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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52734
Last updated: 24 April 2018
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Date:30-JUN-1942
Time:02:14
Type:Handley Page Halifax Mk II
Owner/operator:405 (Vancouver) Squadron Royal Canadian Air Force
Registration: W7714
C/n / msn: LQ-K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Deersum and Sybrandaburen 13 km ssw of Leeuwarden -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Pocklington
Destination airport:Bremen
Narrative:
Shot down by Maj Alfred Helm Erpr. Stelle Werneuchen/II/NJG 2 - Deersum at 02:14 - flying a Bf 110 or Do 215 B-5 from Leeuwarden airfield.

Crew
Pilot:R/58531 WO II Lawrence Sidney - RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 102
Flight Engineer:R/54847 Sgt Cecil Stephen Walsh RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 107
Navigator:R/74994 Sgt Edmund Keith Brennan RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 102
Bomb Aimer:1063335 Sgt George Arthur White - Runnymede Memorial Panel 96
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner:R/62217 Flt Sgt Raymond Albert Amie Gorieu RCAF - Runnymede Memorial Panel 104
Air Gunner:912780 Sgt Thomas Gower Gunn - Runnymede Memorial Panel 84
Air Gunner:972384 Flt Sgt Charles Pearn Philp - Rauwerderhem (Dearsum) Protestant Churchyard Row 17. Grave 1.


Sources:

http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1658
http://en.tracesofwar.com/article/11958/Memorial-for-the-Crew-of-Halifax-II-W7714.htm
CWGC
Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-May-2014 10:04 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2017 12:11 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Feb-2018 16:35 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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