Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3425
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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
AVRO Lancaster III JB609 PH-F 12 Sqdn RAF 2323 Wickenby
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0534 Shot down by Ofw H. Vinke of 11./NJG 1 Crashed along Schaarweg sw of Elspeet Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Sgt. N.C. Bowker 21 1577716 RAF KIA Harderwijk 1 44
Flight Engineer Sgt. F.W. Burdett 21 1737563 RAF KIA Harderwijk 1 40
Navigator F/Sgt. A.I. Corlett 1383128 RAF KIA Harderwijk 1 46-48
Bomb Aimer Sgt. E. Gedge 29 1228595 RAF KIA Harderwijk 1 42
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. H.G. Williams 22 1312589 RAF KIA Harderwijk 1 46-48
Mid Upper Gunner W/O. II J. May R/142029 RCAF KIA Harderwijk 1 50
Rear Gunner Sgt. E.S. Goodridge 24 1153626 RAF KIA Harderwijk 1 54
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 83; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-March 1944’, page 89

Version March, 2022