Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2286
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
13/14 May 43 Bombing Pilzen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster III ED589 WS-P 9 Sqdn RAF 2142 Bardney
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2351 Shot down by Oblt. L. Linke of 12./NJG 1 Crashed at Hieslum near Workum Noord-Holland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. G.H. Saxton 1499180 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 164
Flight Engineer Sgt. D.C. Ferris 149558 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 149
Navigator F/Sgt. W.R. MacDonald R/124685 RCAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 184
Bomb Aimer Sgt. R.M. Morris 571812 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 159
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. J. Reddish 1211258 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 162
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.C. Owen 24 954224 RAF KIA Hieslum 21 2
Rear Gunner Sgt. J. Buntin 1550979 RAF KIA Hieslum 21 1
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 145; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 85; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 185

Version March, 2022