Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2212
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
26/27 Apr 43 Bombing Duisburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Short Stirling I BF383 WP-T 90 Sqdn RAF 0037 Ridgewell
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0337 Shot down by Oblt. W. Husemann of Stab/NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 3,5 km nw of Lelystad IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. I.F. Mackenzie 31 123952 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 126
Flight Engineer Sgt. J. Wilson 1372169 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 C 6
Navigator F/O. P.A. Walker 127545 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 C 6
Bomb Aimer Sgt. R.F. Cocking 28 1312110 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 C 7
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. V.G. Leak 23 1194348 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 156
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.R. Boyes 25 1101061 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 143
Rear Gunner Sgt. R.E. Hardingham 927795 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 6 106 Washed up near Bunschoten on 11 May 43
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 123; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 81; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 142

Version March, 2022