Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3500
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
6 Mar 44 - Berlin
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Boeing B-17 G 42-31373 452BG/731BS USAAF Deopham Green
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1513 Hit by German fighters on the Dutch-German border "Flakstop" crashed in De Leijen e of Staphorst Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. C.F. Wagner O-684435 USAAF KIA Margraten J-3-16 Initially buried at Staphorst
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. A.R. Willis O-754451 USAAF EVD - evaded
Navigator 2/Lt. C.J. Martin O-691779 USAAF EVD - evaded
Bombardier 2/Lt. H.H. Gladys O-682106 USAAF EVD - evaded
Engineer T/Sgt. D.A. Porter 16154449 USAAF EVD - evaded
Radio Operator T/Sgt. F. Shaffer 34403199 USAAF KIA USA
Left Waist Gunner Sgt. J.E. Tracy 12143775 USAAF KIA USA
Right Waist Gunner S/Sgt. F.V. Richmond 11018903 USAAF KIA USA
Ball Turret Gunner S/Sgt. L.J. Freeman 20842306 USAAF - pow
Tail Gunner T/Sgt. G.L. James 06572725 USAAF KIA Margraten M-5-5
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 2916; Bulletin 235/8-11; Soldbuch Ofh K-F. Lange for time

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