Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T2816

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
19 Aug 43-Gilze-Rijen Airfield
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
BoeingB-17F42-3192VK-G303BG/358BSUSAAFMolesworth
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
1820Attacked by German fighter and claimed by 2/665 FlakCrashed in the Cartuizerpolder RaamsdonkNoord-Brabant
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Verliesregister 1939-1945 SGLO81Casualty Report by Jan Hey based on MACR 284; KTB Gilze Rijen for cause
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
Pilot1/Lt.J.S.NixO-661541USAAFMargratenH-11-22Initially buried at Oosterhout
Co-Pilot2/Lt.D.A.ShebeckO-670633USAAFMargratenH-11-1
Observer1/Lt.L.T.MoffattO-854733USAAFSurvivedpow
Navigator2/Lt.D.M.CuroO-6874250USAAFSurvivedpow
Bombardier1/Lt.R.K.SolversonO-729513USAAFUSA
EngineerT/Sgt.F.G.Krajacic33268216USAAFMargratenK-7-11
Radio OperatorT/Sgt.C.O.Brooke34209888USAAFSurvivedpow
Left Waist GunnerS/Sgt.G.W.Buck35342288USAAFSurvivedpow
Right Waist GunnerS/Sgt.J.Gross32419137USAAFSurvivedpow
Ball Turret GunnerS/Sgt.F.F.Perez32408305USAAFSurvivedpow
Tail GunnerS/Sgt.F.W.Boyd34388527USAAFSurvivedpow
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
© Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945 / Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945 Last update October 2019