Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T3835
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
21/22 Jun 44 Bombing Scholven-Buer
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster I LL840 VN-M 50 Sqdn RAF 2317 Skellingthorpe
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0201 Probably shot down by Hptm. E.-W. Modrow of 1./NJG 1 Crashed at Oenerbroek near Epe Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot S/Ldr. T.B. Cole 104459 RAF POW -
Flight Engineer F/Sgt. K.H.C. Ingram 21 1400819 RAF EVD-Killed Apeldoorn 4 299 Killed 2 Oct 44
Navigator F/O. J. Craven 127010 RAF EVD -
Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. A.G. Beresford 1576595 RAF POW -
Wireless Operator P/O. E.J. Blakemore 169156 RAF EVD -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner W/O. J.F. Lane 22 1376435 RAF KIA Epe second wireless operator
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. F.H. Shorter 24 1880037 RAF KIA Epe
Rear Gunner Sgt. P.F. Hayes 1875976 RAF POW -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 289; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive May-July 1944’, page 74

Version March, 2022