Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2165
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
3/4 Apr 43 Bombing Essen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II DT795 NP-N 158 Sqdn RAF 1941 Lissett
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2350 Shot down by Uffz. E. Heinzelmann of 8./NJG 1 Crashed Apeldoornskanaal at Wapenveld Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot W/O. II F.H. Blake 26 R/78495 RCAF KIA Amersfoort 13 5 95
Flight Engineer Sgt. G.S. Walters 1271369 RAF KIA Wapenveld Identified 2015
Navigator Sgt. W.D. Hawkins 23 1316309 RAF KIA Wapenveld Identified 2015
Bomb Aimer Sgt. J.C. Jones 31 1386043 RAF KIA Wapenveld Identified 2015
Wireless Operator Sgt. P.H. Eldridge 29 1293257 RAF KIA Wapenveld Identified 2015
Mid Upper Gunner W/O. II R. Webber 21 R/106709 RCAF KIA Amersfoort 13 5 96 from USA
Rear Gunner Sgt. T.V. Trollope 22 1352234 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 5 94
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 91; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 54; Cornelissen, 'Van Grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 403

Version March, 2022