Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T1966
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
22/23 Dec 42 SD / SOE Marrow 12
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II W7775 NF-R 138 Sqdn RAF 2245 Tempsford
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0103 Shot down by Lt. H. Caspers of I./NJG 3 Crashed IJhorsterveld at IJhorst Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. G.F.B. Newport-Tinley 20 108998 RAF KIA IJhorst 6
Second Pilot Sgt. B.M. Pick 21 1194506 RAF KIA IJhorst 3
Flight Engineer Sgt. B.S. Nixon 30 1252858 RAF KIA IJhorst 5
Navigator W/O. C.A. Howard 580998 RAF KIA IJhorst 2
Bomb Aimer Sgt. W.H. Bloxham 577761 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner F/Sgt. H.C. Taylor 23 624640 RAF KIA IJhorst 1
Rear Gunner Sgt. F.O. Tierney R/82760 RCAF POW -
Air Despatcher Sgt. C.C. Hayes 21 1331642 RAF KIA IJhorst 4
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1942’, page 285; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-December 1942’, page 124; Zwanenburg, 'En nooit was het stil I', page 536

Version March, 2022