Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3412
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
15/16 Feb 44 Bombing Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax III LV861 TL-O 35 Sqdn RAF 1736 Graveley
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2248 Shot down by Oblt. H.-H. Augenstein of 7./NJG 1 Crashed at Raalterweg 49 near Diepenveen Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. C.F. Blundell 28 AUS411116 RAAF KIA Diepenveen 2 1
Flight Engineer F/Sgt. L.A. Hazell 918657 RAF KIA Diepenveen 2 16
Navigator F/Lt. P.B.O. Ranalow 130989 RAF EVD - returned
Bomb Aimer W/O. A.W. Bennett 1379973 RAF EVD -
Wireless Operator F/Sgt. R. Moreton 1332943 RAF EVD - returned
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. R.V.M. Daniels 24 962812 RAF KIA Diepenveen 2 13
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. J.E. Pogonowski AUS418011 RAAF KIA Diepenveen 2 2
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 75; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-March 1944’, page 80; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 405

Version March, 2022