Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register


Loss chart: T4292
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
23/24 Sep 44 Bombing Münster-Handorf Airfield
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
AVRO Lancaster I PD318 EM-J 207 Sqdn RAF 1902 Spilsby
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2330 Shot down by Flak Crashed at De Hoge Duvel in Royal Forestry at Uddel Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. R.T. Kerwin 22 AUS426616 RAAF KIA Apeldoorn 4 316
Flight Engineer Sgt. F.R.W. Baker 1710506 RAF KIA Apeldoorn 4 315
Navigator Sgt. V.A. Hanmer 20 1803007 RAF KIA Apeldoorn 4 310-314
Bomb Aimer Sgt. A.D. Ghisletta 22 1612557 RAF KIA Apeldoorn 4 310-314
Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner Sgt. R. Newboult 1590064 RAF KIA Apeldoorn 4 310-314
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. F.P. Boyle 1750635 RAF KIA Apeldoorn 4 310-314
Rear Gunner Sgt. K.W. Clarke 21 1602946 RAF KIA Apeldoorn 4 310-314
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 434; Nachtjagd Combat Archive July-October 1944’, page 85; Meijer, '55 Namen op Heidehof', page 62-63

Version March, 2022