Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2455
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
12/13 Jun 43 Bombing Bochum
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster I W4316 UV-Q 460 Sqdn RAF 2310 Binbrook
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0123 Shot down by Hptm. R. Sigmund of 10./NJG 1 Crashed into Ganzendiep near Grafhorst Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. R.O. Vaughan 22 1388329 RAF KIA Grafhorst B 47
Flight Engineer Sgt. L.F.C. Day 20 1433929 RAF KIA Grafhorst A 44
Navigator F/Sgt. D.C.P. Lundie 20 AUS412986 RAAF KIA Grafhorst B 45
Bomb Aimer F/O. C.W.R. Young 27 132851 RAF KIA Grafhorst A 48
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. D.A. Thomas 19 1336716 RAF KIA Grafhorst A 46
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.C. Cornish R/156778 RCAF POW -
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. A. Gordon 20 AUS409404 RAAF KIA Grafhorst B 43
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 184; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 120

Version March, 2022