Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3298
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
11 Jan 44 Bombing Halberstadt
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress F 42-29993 WW-K 306BG/369BS USAAF Thurleigh
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1330 Shot down by German fighters Crashed Schalkhaar near Deventer Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. D.W. Tattershall O-746460 USAAF KIA USA Buried Golden Gate Nat Cem
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. W.E. Grisham O-682752 USAAF KIA Ardennes American Cem B-35-40
Navigator 2/Lt. J. Cranbtree Jr. O-807994 USAAF KIA Ardennes American Cem B-35-46
Bombardier 2/Lt. J.T. Whittle Jr. O-673844 USAAF KIA USA
Engineer S/Sgt. L.K. Johnson 33307771 USAAF KIA USA
Radio Operator T/Sgt. J.A. Hobbs 33221042 USAAF POW -
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. C.A. Melita 32425145 USAAF KIA Ardennes American Cem D-22-7
Left Waist Gunner Sgt. E.J. Sweitzer 35034937 USAAF KIA Ardennes American Cem D-4-9
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. R.H. Hegg 37436962 USAAF KIA USA
Tail Gunner Sgt. W.E. Dodson 15339049 USAAF KIA USA
Wartime Records Background Info
- MACR 1935

Version February, 2023