Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T5639
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
22/23 Apr 44 Bombing Düsseldorf
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Handley Page Halifax III HX291 BM-W 433 Sqdn - 2224 Skipton-on-Swale
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0150 Pobably shot down by Hptm. E. Zechlin of Stab I./NJG 2 Crashed at Meeuwen (Belgium) Belgium
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Pilot F/O. W.L. Canter 23 J/17845 RCAF POW - Captured in se Holland
Flight Engineer Sgt. J.G. Cumming 1343298 RAF KIA Heverlee War Cem 5 E 19-25
Navigator F/O. A.W. Norris J/20921 RCAF POW -
Bomb Aimer W/O. II H.G. Boissevain 23 J/87272 RCAF KIA Heverlee War Cem 5 E 19-25
Wireless Operator F/O. P.A. Schnobb J/12598 RCAF EVD - Liberated in Belgium
Mid Upper Gunner Sgt. H.C. Seedhouse J/94384 RCAF KIA Heverlee War Cem 5 E 19-25
Rear Gunner F/Sgt. A.M.P. Camenzuli 20 1818930 RAF EVD-POW - Arrested Antwerp 3 Aug 44
Wartime Records Background Info
Operations Record Book Chorley, ‘Bomber Command Losses 1944’, page 181; Boiten, ‘Nachtjagd Combat Archive March-May 1944’, page 76; TNA WO344/54-2 for details Canter; WO344/53-1 for details Camenzuli

Version March, 2024