Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2351
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
23/24 May 43 Bombing Dortmund
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II W1217 ZA-Z 10 Sqdn RAF 2242 Melbourne
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0216 Shot down by Maj. H. Lent of Stab IV./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 15 km w of Makkum IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. C.J.J. Hine 26 1335229 RAF KIA Makkum M 36
Flight Engineer Sgt. A. Hall 18 577780 RAF KIA Makkum M 33 Washed up Breezanddijk on 3rd Jun 43
Navigator F/O. J.W.T. King 27 121250 RAF KIA Makkum M 32 Washed up Afsluitdijk pole 20.3 on 3rd Jun 43
Bomb Aimer Sgt. H.G. Ashton 33 1394127 RAF KIA Makkum M 37
Wireless Operator Sgt. E.C. Church 21 1270457 RAF KIA Bergen op Zoom 32 A 9 Washed up southside Afsluitdijk 7 Oct 43
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. G.D. Nisbet 27 R/155845 RCAF KIA Makkum M 35 Washed up near Piaam 7th June 43. PV Marechaussee states grave N 35
Rear Gunner Sgt. R.F.F. Baggaley 1436522 RAF KIA Bergen op Zoom 30 A 9 Washed up pole 2 near Huisduinen 5 Jun 43
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 154 ; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 100; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 203

Version March, 2022