Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2293
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 I W4981 OL-A 83 Sqdn RAF 2154 Wyton
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2322 Shot down by Oblt. L. Linke of 12./NJG 1 Crashed near Eesterga 2 km n of Lemmer Friesland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. A.S. Renshaw 535117 RAF KIA Lemmer C 9 240
Flight Engineer Sgt. F.A. Worsnop 29 1083323 RAF KIA Lemmer C 9 239
Navigator Sgt. J.E. Lecomber 1393387 RAF KIA Lemmer C 8 238
Bomb Aimer Sgt. H.R. Williamson 23 1365974 RAF KIA Lemmer C 9 241
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/O. S.W. Gould 47704 RAF POW -
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.Mc.G. Hargreaves 32 1310051 RAF KIA Lemmer C 8 220 Recovered in 1952
Rear Gunner Sgt. J.R. Stone 20 1333951 RAF KIA Lemmer C 8 237
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 147; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 92; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 182-185

Version March, 2022