Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2849
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
Short Stirling III EH937 WP-S 90 Sqdn RAF 2037 Wratting Common
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2340 Crashed into IJsselmeer 15 km ne Marken IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Sgt. K.E. Longmore 25 AUS413622 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 193
Flight Engineer Sgt. R.L. Jones 22 971236 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 155
Navigator Sgt. C.J. Purcell 20 591849 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 9 185 Washed up near Urk 1 Sep 43
Bomb Aimer Sgt. L.M. Stormer 23 R/112684 RCAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 180
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner F/Sgt. V.A. Weaver 26 960685 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 139
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. A.E. Lloyd 22 1304616 RAF KIA Vollenhove 3 4 629 Body recovered from Ijsselmeer 3 Sep 43
Rear Gunner Sgt. G.C. Jeffreys 1440434 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 9 186 Washed up near Urk 1 Sep 43
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 283

Version March, 2022