Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2168
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 HR713 EQ-F 408 Sqdn RAF 1945 Leeming
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2346 Shot down by Marine Flak 1./MFLA816 Crashed into North Sea near IJmuiden North Sea
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. R.H.P. Gamble J/9337 RCAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 172
Flight Engineer Sgt. R.W. Barker 989712 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 141
Navigator F/Sgt. D.L. Jarrett R/90781 RCAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 180
Bomb Aimer Sgt. A.J. Hawkins 919537 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 152
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner P/O. C.N. Black AUS405437 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 190
Mid Upper Gunner F/Sgt. K.S. McNoll AUS401712 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 191
Rear Gunner F/O. E.R. Ray J/11851 RCAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 174
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 92; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 54

Version March, 2022