Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2079
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
1/2 Mar 43 Bombing Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II W7877 TL-O 35 Sqdn RAF 1824 Graveley
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0037 Shot down by Lt. A. Geiger of 7./NJG 1 Crashed near Stokkum 2 km se of Markelo Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot S/Ldr. P.C. Elliot 42401 RAF KIA Markelo 4 A 5
Flight Engineer F/Sgt. S.L.C. Watts 216038 RAF KIA Markelo 4 A 2
Navigator F/Sgt. G.C.H. Chandler 1258999 RAF EVD-POW -
Bomb Aimer Sgt. R.V. Ledger 21 1330439 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 156
Wireless Operator F/Sgt. G.S. Sloman 23 AUS403036 RAAF KIA Markelo 4 A 4
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. D. Kelly 1384311 RAF KIA Markelo 4 A 1
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. T.N. Sankey 612042 RAF KIA Markelo 4 A 3
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 54; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 35; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 292

Version March, 2022