Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T5523
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Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
7/8 Apr 45 Recce flight Apeldoorn - Amersfoort
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Vickers Wellington XIII MF397 69 Sqdn RAF 2130 Melsbroek (B.58)
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
Hit by Flak over Deventer Crashed 5 km ne of Vaassen Gelderland
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot Sgt. M.A. Hunt 20 1587198 RAF KIA Vaassen 699
Navigator Sgt. W.J.H. Clarke 21 1523230 RAF KIA Vaassen 696
Bomb Aimer Sgt. G.W. Harper 21 1605674 RAF KIA Vaassen 697
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sgt. F.T. Hare 20 1818605 RAF KIA Vaassen 701
Rear Gunner Sgt. G. Peace 29 952033 RAF DOW Vaassen 698 Died 13 Apr 45 Apeldoorn
Passenger Lac. F.E. Tulley 19 1893911 RAF KIA Vaassen 700 Not mentioned in ORB
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Shores & Thomas, ‘2nd Tactical Air Force January-May 1945’, page 481

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