Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2296
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
12/13 May 43 Bombing Duisburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Short Stirling III BF523 WP-G 90 Sqdn RAF 0030 Ridgewell
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0328 Shot down by Uffz. E. Heinzelmann of 8./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 9 km sw Harderwijk Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Sgt. W. Morey R/120226 RCAF KIA Jonkerbos 23 J 4 Recovered during excavation June 1972
Flight Engineer Sgt. R.S. Shaw 19 575244 RAF KIA Jonkerbos 23 J 3 Recovered during excavation June 1972
Navigator Sgt. B.A. Bacon 20 1320220 RAF KIA Jonkerbos 23 J 2 Recovered during excavation June 1972
Bomb Aimer Sgt. W. Murray 24 658018 RAF KIA Harderwijk 1 24 Recovered from Ijsselmeer on 24 May 43
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. E.W. Eke 20 1332191 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 7 131 Washed up 31 May 43
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. A.J. Buxton 26 785082 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 7 132 Washed up 31 May 43
Rear Gunner Sgt. C. Green 614909 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 C 14
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 141; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 89; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 403

Version March, 2022