Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3545
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
23 Mar 44 Bombing Achmer Airfield (G)
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Consolidated B-24 Liberator H 42-52587 2U- 466BG/785BS USAAF Attlebridge
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0950 Mid-air collision with 41-29466 Crashed near Boschwijde e of St. Jansklooster Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot 2/Lt. R.L. Garrett O-803596 USAAF EVD-Killed Belgium Private Cem
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. B.B. Boyer O-808939 USAAF EVD-POW -
Navigator 2/Lt. R.D. Beukelman O-698641 USAAF KIA USA
Bombardier 2/Lt. G.R. Russell jr. O-693531 USAAF KIA Margraten J-9-7
Engineer S/Sgt. J.J. Laurich 39549631 USAAF KIA Margraten P-2-15
Radio Operator S/Sgt. B.H. King 15382154 USAAF EVD -
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. J.R. Eaton 14147637 USAAF KIA Margraten I-11-10
Left Waist Gunner Sgt. O.S. Good 14182501 USAAF KIA Margraten H-9-20
Right Waist Gunner Sgt. M.E. Thompson 34724732 USAAF KIA USA
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. C.P. Miller 37221024 USAAF EVD-POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
- Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 3455; Archives Zwartsluis and Vollenhove.

Version October, 2022