Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2558
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
22/23 Jun 43 Bombing Mülheim
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Short Stirling III EH889 AA-Z 75 Sqdn RAF 2348 Newmarket
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0226 Shot down by Fw. H. Vinke of 11./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer off Den Oever IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. T.F. McCrorie 27 68770 RAF KIA Molkwerum 190 Washed up near Molkwerum 5th Jul 43
Flight Engineer Sgt. E. Grainger 625045 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 151
Navigator P/O. W. Stuckey 29 51042 RAF KIA Makkum O 31 Washed up near Ferwoude 24th Jul 43
Bomb Aimer Sgt. J.L. Richards NZ404946 RNZAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 199
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner W/O. II R.E. Tod 23 R/91742 RCAF KIA Medemblik 249 Washed up near Medemblik 6th Jul 43
Mid Upper Gunner W/O. II R.D. Tod 23 R/91741 RCAF KIA Medemblik 250 Washed up Andijk-Oost
Rear Gunner Sgt. R.A. Kennedy 28 1003148 RAF KIA Middenmeer 1448 Washed up near Middenmeer
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 199; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive June-September 1943’, page 7

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