Dutch Airwar Studygroup 1939-1945

Loss Chart on: T3877

Day or Night of operationOperationTarget
20/21 Jul 44-Bottrop
FactoryAircraftMkSerial/Wnr.Call SignUnitAir ForceTO/tAirfield
Handley PageHalifaxIIIMZ511LK-M578 SqdnRAF2305Burn
TimeCause of the CrashCrash LocationDamageProvince
0130Shot down by NF Maj. M. Drewes of III/NJG 1Crashed 3.5 km nw HeerdeGelderland
SourceMag / PageAdditional sources
Chorley W.R. 'Bomber Command Losses 1944'340"Van grasmat tot Fliegerhorst" p.407 for NF and time 01:11; "Wespennest III" p.249-258 for details and pictures; Archive H. Welting for crew data; Archive D. Breedijk for location, claim Time 0120
FunctionMil RankIniNameHonMil regAir ForceCemeteryGraveRemark
PilotF/Lt.A.T.Hope Robertson127900RAFHeerde664Found 31 Aug 44
Flight engineerSgt.G.Johnson1590858RAFHeerde660Found 21 Jul 44
NavigatorF/Sgt.J.Smith177571RAFSurvivedpow, wounded
Bomb aimerF/O.K.C.Parsons130602RAFSurvivedevader
Wo agP/O.D.F.Jones178696RAFHeerde662Found 25 Jul 44
Air gunnerF/Sgt.T.R.Gunn1433278RAFHeerde659Found 21 Jul 44
Air gunnerF/Sgt.G.H.Jones1125703RAFHeerde661Found 22 Jul 44
Data on those who were killed from: www.CWGC.org www.Volksbund.de www.abmc.gov Design SGLO(V.1000104)
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