Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2265
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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
AVRO Lancaster I W4888 SR-P 101 Sqdn RAF 2140 Holme-on-Spalding Moor
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0140 Shot down by Oblt. L. Linke of 12./NJG 1 Crashed 1 km s of Workum Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. N.J. Stanford 80378 RAF KIA Workum D 1 4
Flight Engineer Sgt. A.H. Clark 1203348 RAF KIA Workum D 1 5
Navigator F/Lt. R.D. Paterson 128664 RAF POW -
Bomb Aimer Sgt. A.J.L. Lyon 1336486 RAF KIA Workum D 1 3
Wireless Operator F/O. W.T. Lewis 28 J/16982 RAF KIA Workum D 1 2
Mid Upper Gunner F/Sgt. G.W.F. Reynolds 19 R/131490 RCAF KIA Workum D 1 6
Rear Gunner Sgt. J.M. Hadfield 22 1132867 RAF KIA Workum D 1 7
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 135; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 85; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 171

Version March, 2022