Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2263
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
4/5 May 43 Bombing Dortmund
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II W7817 VR-A 419 Sqdn RAF 2301 Middleton St. George
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0209 Shot down by Oblt. A. Geiger of 7./NJG 1 Crashed Kampernieuwstad w of Kampen Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. C.J.L. Vaillancourt J/12563 RCAF POW -
Flight Engineer Sgt. A. Jaynes R/18054 RCAF POW -
Navigator F/Lt. D. Grimshaw 131904 RAF POW -
Bomb Aimer Sgt. N.M. Douglas 150737 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. A.S. Morrison R/91314 RCAF POW -
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.L. Peck R/120248 RCAF POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. F.T. Stanley 20 R/134212 RCAF KIA Zwolle (de Kranenburg) Gen Cem 3
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 138; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 85; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 403

Version March, 2022