Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2161
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
1 Apr 43 Bombing Emmerich
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster III ED626 PM-G 103 Sqdn RAF 0429 Elsham Wolds
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0722 Shot down by Ofw. F. Timm of 3./JG 1 Crashed 5 km e of Hulshorst station Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot S/Ldr. C. O'Donoghue 39828 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 19
Flight Engineer Sgt. J.E. Callaghan 20 1459176 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 29
Navigator Sgt. A.H. Fry 21 658467 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 25
Bomb Aimer F/O. E.R.V. Ashcroft 20 126517 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 27
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. J.E. Winn 22 1212281 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 23
Mid Upper Gunner F/O. I.C. Burns 22 115731 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 21
Rear Gunner Sgt. S. Stafford 33 1033931 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 5 97
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 88; Lageberichte WBN

Version March, 2022