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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52860
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Date:31-MAY-1942
Time:02:26 LT
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:10 Squadron Royal Air Force (10 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W1042
C/n / msn: ZA-T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 km northwest of Maarheeze, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leeming
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 23:31 hrs for participation in the first 1000 bomber raid with target Köln, Germany.
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by the night fighter crew of Oberleutnant Wolfgang Thimmig & Oberfeldwebel Hans Steckemetz of the 2./NJG 1, who were flying a Bf 110 from Venlo airfield - 3km NW of Maarheeze: 5,300m at 02:26 hrs.
Those who did not survive rest at Eindhoven:

Pilot:1375598 Sgt Anthony Reginald Moore - Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery Plot JJ. Grave 67.
Sgt D L Thurlow PoW Camps L3 / L6 / 357, PoW Number 448
WOII L R Silver RCAF PoW Camp L3, PoW Number 527
Sgt J A Ogden PoW Camps 383 / L7, PoW Number 524
Sgt H R Stacey PoW Camps L3 / L6 / 357, PoW Number 444
Air Gunner:R/86298 Sgt Marshall Frederick English RCAF - Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery Plot JJ. Grave 70.
Air Gunner:1378434 Sgt Fred Walker - Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery Plot JJ. Grave 68.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1531&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
https://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=nl&u=http://www.crashsiteslimburg.nl/MAININDEX/index-Halifax-W1042-ZA-T/index-Halifax-W1042-ZA-T.htm&prev=search
CWGC


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2009 06:24 silverfox123 Updated
30-May-2017 09:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2018 15:00 Red Dragon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
02-Nov-2018 19:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
21-Apr-2020 11:04 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Apr-2020 11:09 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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