Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T2906
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
27/28 Sep 43 Bombing Hannover
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax V EB215 NA-T 428 Sqdn RAF 1917 Middleton St. George
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0017 Flak Crashed at Oosterhof near Vaassen Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. J.E. Farmer 21 1338093 RAF KIA Vaassen 693
Flight Engineer Sgt. J.W. Satchell 20 1801758 RAF KIA Vaassen 690
Navigator Sgt. D.A.J. Griffin 1497289 RAF POW -
Bomb Aimer Sgt. T.J. Wilson 23 1498723 RAF KIA Vaassen 691
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. E.T. Springett 20 1336371 RAF KIA Vaassen 695
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. A. Stuart 23 1121371 RAF KIA Vaassen 692
Rear Gunner Sgt. W.E. Mussen 23 618204 RAF KIA Vaassen 694
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 339; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive September-December 1943’, page 14

Version March, 2022