Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3280
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
2/3 Jan 44 Bombing Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster III JA902 JO-D 463 Sqdn RAF 2313 Waddington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0100 Crashed Lindeweg M-92 in Noordoostpolder IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. J. Weatherill 20 AUS410021 RAAF KIA Vollenhove 3 4 627
Flight Engineer Sgt. A.E. Cowell 1860362 RAF KIA Vollenhove 3 4 626
Navigator P/O. J.W. Gage 151085 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 206 Fieldgrave at crash location
Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. F.N. Looney 20 AUS423290 RAAF KIA Vollenhove 3 4 628
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/Sgt. W.D. Toohey AUS426401 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 262 Fieldgrave at crash location
Mid Upper Gunner P/O. P.L. Symonds AUS408054 RAAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 259 Fieldgrave at crash location
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. C. Hemingway 25 AUS417839 RAAF KIA Vollenhove 3 4 625
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 25; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-March 1944’, page 10

Version March, 2022