Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T4646
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
6/7 Nov 44 Bombing Gravenhorst
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Avro Lancaster III LM628 VN-M 50 Sqdn RAF 1619 Skellingthorpe
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
1923 Shot down by Hptm. W. Baake of Stab I./NJG 1 Crashed near Heerde Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. R.E. Rennie 23 J/25818 RCAF KIA Heerde 667
Flight Engineer Sgt. W. Darby 20 1737140 RAF KIA Heerde 667
Navigator F/O. F.A. Horning 23 J/36835 RCAF KIA Heerde 668
Bomb Aimer F/O. G.T.G Terris 23 J/36306 RCAF KIA Heerde 666
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner P/O. G.A. Dunkelman 21 J/95289 RCAF KIA Heerde 667
Mid Upper Gunner F/Sgt. R.A. Dowling 19 R/270087 RCAF KIA Heerde 667
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. M.A. Cook 21 R/263352 RCAF KIA Heerde 665
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 479; Nachtjagd Combat Archive October-December 1944’, page 34

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