Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2514
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
21/22 Jun 43 Bombing Krefeld
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Short Stirling III BK799 OJ-O 149 Sqdn RAF 2351 Lakenheath
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0239 Shot down by Oblt. E.-G. Drünkler of 2./NJG 5, detached to 12./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer in Makkumerwaard 0,5 km w of Makkum IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. J. Lowrie 21 148179 RAF KIA Makkum M 40-41
Flight Engineer Sgt. J. Atkinson 28 1017417 RAF KIA Makkum M 40-41
Navigator F/O. D.H. Lyne 23 125540 RAF KIA Makkum M 40-41
Bomb Aimer Sgt. A. Coull 19 1559064 RAF KIA Makkum M 40-41
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. D.C.H. Fudge 22 1312340 RAF KIA Makkum M 40-41
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. E.C. Waite 21 1279016 RAF KIA Makkum M 39
Rear Gunner Sgt. E.G. Hird 29 1319154 RAF KIA Makkum M 38
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 195; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-June 1943’, page 128; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 225

Version March, 2022