Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3106
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
22/23 Nov 43 Bombing Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II LW286 LK-H 51 Sqdn RAF 1704 Snaith
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1846 Probably shot down by Flak Crashed into IJsselmeer in between Urk and Hindeloopen IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. H.F. Farley 30 159066 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 131
Flight Engineer Sgt. S.H. Godfrey 21 1272401 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 150
Navigator F/O. F.H. Moynihan 23 139959 RAF KIA Lemmer C 8 222 Washed up near Lemmer 31 Jan 44
Bomb Aimer F/O. H.O. Hetterley 131990 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 125
Wireless Operator Sgt. A.B. Springett 23 1078608 RAF KIA Hindeloopen D 1 2 Washed up at Noorderstrand 22 Jan 44
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. E.H.G. Dyer 1606353 RAF KIA Amersfoort 13 9 188 Washed up Urk 12 Feb 44
Rear Gunner Sgt. J.E. Whitehead 1333569 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 169
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 390; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive September-December 1943’, page 76; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden III', page 47

Version March, 2022