Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2843
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
23/24 Aug 43 Bombing Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster III LM333 HW-V 100 Sqdn RAF 2033 Grimsby
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2335 Hit by Flak and exploded Crashed near De Franschman between Bergen and Bergen aan Zee Noord-Holland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. F.A. Preston 22 AUS407972 RAAF KIA Bergen NH 2 C 24
Flight Engineer Sgt. H. Chadwick 23 1020104 RAF KIA Bergen NH 2 C 25
Navigator Sgt. E.J. Gargini 20 1385333 RAF EVD-POW -
Bomb Aimer Sgt. J. Noble 22 1341382 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator Sgt. A.E. Henry 22 1383201 RAF EVD-POW - Captured 28 Aug 1943
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.J. Adelstein 26 R/154369 RCAF POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. R. Fidler 1549502 RAF EVD - Arrived UK 23 Jan 1944
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 284; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive June-September 1943’, page 76; Bulletin Air War 274, page 4-10

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