Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3779
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
12/13 Jun 44 Bombing Gelsenkirchen
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster II DS818 JI-Q 514 Sqdn RAF 2311 Waterbeach
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0132 Probably shot down by Hptm. G. Keitel of 2./NJG 3 Crashed Oosteinderweg at Nunspeet Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot P/O. D.A. Duncliffe 174413 RAF EVD -
Flight Engineer Sgt. P.G. Cooper 1086096 RAF POW - wounded
Navigator F/Sgt. G.F. Lewis 23 658833 RAF KIA Nunspeet 2 394
Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. H.J. Bourne 1586150 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. G.K. Brown 1520541 RAF KIA Nunspeet 2 393A
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. K.R. Baker 1852412 RAF KIA Nunspeet 2 396
Rear Gunner Sgt. W.E. Steger 20 2208713 RAF KIA Nunspeet 2 395
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 276; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-July 1944’, page 56

Version March, 2022