Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T2854
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
31 Aug/1 Sep 43 Target marking Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II HR878 TL-J 35 Sqdn RAF 2010 Graveley
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2241 Shot down by Oblt. H.-W. Schnaufer of 12./NJG 1 Crashed 1,5 km e of Kuinre Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot S/Ldr. W.W. Surtees 77876 RAF POW -
Flight Engineer P/O. E.J. Brown 22 52566 RAF KIA Kuinre 22 40D
Navigator F/Lt. G. Newsham 29 79755 RAF KIA Kuinre 22 40C
Bomb Aimer P/O. H.G.W. Wooley 148818 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner F/O. H.A. Penny 139204 RAF EVD - Returned to UK 11 Nov 43
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. T.H. Sutton 21 1033490 RAF KIA Kuinre 22 40B
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. J.R. Griffin 31 848343 RAF KIA Kuinre 22 40E
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 299; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive June-September 1943’, page 107

Version March, 2022