Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2353
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 V DK169 MP-M 76 Sqdn RAF 2230 Linton-on-Ouse
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0239 Shot down by Lt. H.-H. Augenstein of 7./NJG 1 Crashed Broeklanderdijk at Broekland near Raalte Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot W/O. C.H. Cousins 1320792 RAF POW -
Flight Engineer Sgt. J. Parr 1021354 RAF POW -
Navigator P/O. A.W.L. Pruce 130592 RAF POW -
Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. J.F. Hughes 1147600 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. A.G. Dale 21 1333001 RAF POW - Captured 24 May 43 Arnhem
Mid Upper Gunner F/O. J.W. Coleman 26 137555 RAF KIA Raalte 10
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. H.A. Crouse R/97071 RCAF KIA Raalte 9
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 156 ; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 100; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 300 and 403; TNA WO344/82/1 for details Dale

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