Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3272
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
29/30 Dec 43 Bombing Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax II JD314 ZA-X 10 Sqdn RAF 1713 Melbourne
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1850 Shot down by Oblt. H.-W. Schnaufer of 12./NJG 1 Crashed near Ruinerwold Drenthe
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Sgt. P.B. Green 22 1556996 RAF KIA Ruinerwold 449
Flight Engineer Sgt. W.D. Hall 1254960 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 152
Navigator Sgt. A. Colbourne 20 1474360 RAF KIA Ruinerwold 452
Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. R.E. Roos 20 R/145968 RCAF KIA Ruinerwold 450
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner F/Sgt. S. Webb 169387 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 133
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. D.R.C. Appleyard 1604813 RAF KIA Ruinerwold 453
Rear Gunner Sgt. P.J. Greenmon 1003229 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 151
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1943’, page 439; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive September-December 1943’, page 119; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden III', page 87-90

Version March, 2022