Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2141
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
24/25 Mar 43 SD / SOE Catarrh 11 / Leek 5
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II HR665 NF-L 138 Sqdn RAF 2220 Tempsford
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0136 Shot down by Oblt. D. Schmidt of 8./NJG 1 Ditched at IJsselmeer between Stavoren - Enkhuizen IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. E. Clow 22 NZ402540 RNZAF POW -
Flight Engineer Sgt. F. Boyd 20 1330315 RAF POW -
Navigator Sgt. T.W.R. Holmes 18 578011 RAF POW -
Bomb Aimer Sgt. F. Ross 21 1239573 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner F/Sgt. R.D. Alexander 20 1333627 RAF POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. W.A.A. Floyd 22 R/127528 RCAF POW -
Air Despatcher Sgt. S.W. Reynolds 21 1304128 RAF POW -
Dutch Agent Sgt. P.R. Gerbrands 23 - SAFE - Codename 'St.John'
Dutch Agent Sgt. A. Bergmann 24 - KIA Amsterdam NOB Killed during NF attack. Codename 'St. Andrew'
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 80; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 46; Zwanenburg, 'En nooit was het stil I', page 538; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 403

Version March, 2022