Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T4644
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
4/5 Nov 44 Bombing Bochum
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax III MZ772 DY-Q 102 Sqdn RAF 1741 Pocklington
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
Crashed near Laurensberg 4 km nw Aken (Germany) Germany
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. A.C. Cameron 21 AUS415923 RAAF KIA Hotton War Cem V A 4
Flight Engineer Sgt. T. Jones 19 3010723 RAF KIA Hotton War Cem V A 3
Navigator F/O. R.F. Hudson 27 156283 RAF KIA Hotton War Cem V A 1
Bomb Aimer F/O. M.P. Frobisher 21 153321 RAF KIA Hotton War Cem V A 5
Wireless Operator F/O. E. Bolton 21 157916 RAF KIA Hotton War Cem V A 6
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. J.M. Wilby 19 1595172 RAF KIA Hotton War Cem V A 2
Rear Gunner Sgt. E.C.M. Swart 1486325 RAF KIA Overloon War Cem 3 A 9 Initially buried at Margraten, in 1947 re-interred at Overloon
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 475

Version July, 2022