Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2610
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
Vickers Wellington X HF544 HD-Q 466 Sqdn RAF 2349 Leconfield
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0113 Shot down by Maj. H. Lent of Stab IV./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer near Urk IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot W/O. A.B.R. Airy 26 AUS406634 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 191
Navigator F/O. W.E. Riley 25 AUS414960 RAAF KIA Amsterdam NOB 69 B 16 Washed up Urk 5 July 43
Bomb Aimer Sgt. G.C. Green 20 1255176 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 151
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. T.M. Atkinson 1266030 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 141
Rear Gunner Sgt. G.R. Johnson 20 1435337 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 155
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 212; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive June-September 1943’, page 15; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden II', page 254

Version March, 2022