Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2601
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
25/26 Jun 43 Bombing Gelsenkirchen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster I W4367 ZN-C 106 Sqdn RAF 2245 Syerston
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0106 Shot down by Oblt. H. Leickhardt of 2./NJG 5, detached to 11./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer 20 km nw Harderwijk Flevoland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. P.J. Page 22 143377 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 16 Recovered from IJsselmeer 5 Jul 43
Flight Engineer Sgt. E.E. Tyler 576427 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 7 Recovered from IJsselmeer 3 Jul 43
Navigator F/Sgt. J. Hancock 31 1032799 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 18 Recovered from IJsselmeer 5 Jul 43
Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. J. MacMillan 32 1366232 RAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 B 13 Washed up Schellingwoude 8 Jul 43
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. J. Pass 27 990571 RAF KIA Harderwijk 2 8 Recovered from IJsselmeer 3 Jul 43
Mid Upper Gunner F/Sgt. H.E. Davies 22 1317697 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 136
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. J.C. Welch 22 1251211 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 139
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 210; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive June-September 1943’, page 15; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 254 and 263; TNA AIR24/256 for radio letter as of 24/25 June 1943

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