Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T3685
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
21/22 May 44 Bombing Duisburg
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Avro Lancaster I ME722 PM-E 103 Sqdn RAF 2245 Elsham Wolds
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0050 Shot down by Hptm. M. Drewes of Stab III./NJG 1 Crashed Hasselterdijk at Zwollerkerspel 8 km n of Zwolle Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. T.I. Jones 21 171649 RAF KIA Zwolle (de Kranenburg) Gen Cem 4-5
Flight Engineer Sgt. D. Sharpe 1874700 RAF EVD-POW -
Navigator W/O. II E.S. Moran R/74523 RCAF EVD-POW -
Bomb Aimer W/O. B.H. Davis 26 AUS416563 RAAF EVD-POW -
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. C.R. Francis 1321173 RAF EVD -
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. M. Pickles 1590407 RAF KIA Zwolle (de Kranenburg) Gen Cem 4-5
Rear Gunner Sgt. W.E. Jones 23 1061382 RAF KIA Zwolle (de Kranenburg) Gen Cem 4-5
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 229; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-July 1944’, page 11; Jansen, 'Wespennest Leeuwarden III', page 219

Version September, 2022