Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3323
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
21/22 Jan 44 Bombing Magdeburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster II DS824 JI-K 514 Sqdn RAF 1956 Waterbeach
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0046 Shot down by Oblt. M. Drewes of 11./NJG 1 Crashed into IJsselmeer w of Makkum IJsselmeer
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. J.K. Williams 161058 RAF KIA Stavoren K 31 Washed up 3 Jun 44
Flight Engineer Sgt. J.R. Keenen 1570038 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 232
Navigator F/Sgt. L.N. Millis 22 1334196 RAF KIA Makkum O 32
Bomb Aimer F/O. D.F. Henshaw 151014 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 206
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/Sgt. W.H. Chapman 26 AUS417157 RAAF KIA Hindeloopen D 1 1 Washed up 1 Apr 44
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. A. Pratt 914246 RAF MIA Runnymede Memorial 236
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. E.A. Lane 932746 RAF KIA Makkum O 39 Recovered from IJsselmeer 2 Aug 44
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 50; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-March 1944’, page 53

Version March, 2022