Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T5082
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
5/6 Jan 45 Bombing Hannover
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax III NR251 NP-B 158 Sqdn RAF 1647 Lissett
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
2015 Shot down by Lt. H.-E. von Gienanth of Stab IV./NJG 1 Crashed near Haarle Overijssel
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/Lt. A. Elliott 25 64297 RAF KIA Hellendoorn 16
Flight Engineer Sgt. W.B. Morton 1785374 RAF EVD -
Navigator F/Sgt. A.M.H. Norris 22 1801918 RAF POW - Captured 5 Jan 45 Nijverdal
Bomb Aimer F/Sgt. I.A.H. Croad 1801318 RAF EVD -
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner F/Sgt. P.D. Watson 1810086 RAF EVD -
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. D. MacMahon 1580930 RAF POW -
Rear Gunner Sgt. R.H. Dickson 994641 RAF EVD -
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1945’, page 33; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive January-May 1945’, page 13; WO344/236/1 for details Norris

Version September, 2022