Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3422
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
19/20 Feb 44 Bombing Leipzig
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax III LW367 EY-L 78 Sqdn RAF 0011 Breighton
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0522 Shot down by Ofw. R. Frank of 3./NJG 3 Crashed Kallenkote near Steenwijkerwold Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. T.H. Smith 20 159075 RAF KIA Kallenkote 1 2
Flight Engineer Sgt. W.J. Webb 31 941457 RAF KIA Kallenkote 1 1
Navigator P/O. I.G. Bunn 27 159427 RAF KIA Kallenkote 1 5
Bomb Aimer F/O. D.A. Riach 23 J/18089 RCAF KIA Kallenkote 1 3
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner F/Sgt. A.C. Hamilton 21 NZ415575 RNZAF KIA Kallenkote 1 4
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. H. Hemmings 24 980268 RAF KIA Kallenkote 1 6
Rear Gunner Sgt. R.J. Chaplin 1812960 RAF KIA Kallenkote 1 7
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 86; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-March 1944’, page 89; Cornelissen, 'Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst', page 405

Version March, 2022