Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2148
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
29/30 Mar 43 Bombing Bochum
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington III BJ762 OW-O 426 Sqdn RAF 1931 Dishforth
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2346 Shot down by Maj. H. Lent of Stab IV./NJG 1 Crashed near Sondeler Leijen in Gaasterland Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Sgt. R.E. Todd 23 R/126792 RCAF KIA Nijemirdum 2 A 3 from USA
Navigator Sgt. H. Martin R/136325 RCAF POW -
Bomb Aimer Sgt. J.F. Gubb R/145232 RCAF KIA Nijemirdum 2 A 2
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. J. Taylor 1128679 RAF POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. J.A. Bailey 23 R/141776 RCAF KIA Nijemirdum 2 A 1
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 87; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 51; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 112; Veer van der, 'Luchtoorlog boven zuidwest Friesland', page 166

Version March, 2022