Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2229
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
30 Apr/1 May 43 Bombing Essen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster III ED771 PO-E 467 Sqdn RAF 0022 Bottesford
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0315 Shot down by Flak Crashed Kampweg at Harderwijk Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. R.A. Craigie 40210 RAF POW -
Flight Engineer F/Sgt. W.T. Fair 929876 RAF POW -
Navigator F/O. R.H. Capron 35 127066 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 31
Bomb Aimer F/O. G.J. Phillips 130512 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. G.H. Edwards 22 1078045 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 33
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.A. Proctor 1520443 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 31
Rear Gunner Sgt. T.D. Peat 21 1559144 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 33
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 130; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 83; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 403

Version March, 2022