The Loss of Lancaster JA691

The RAF's losses

Click on the aircraft registration to view the details of each loss.
 

Squadron

Aircraft type

Crew Names

10 Sqn Halifax II
JD200


F/S A J E Long
F/O C L Barbezat
Sgt D A Galloway
Sgt J J V Heal
Sgt J Cooper
Sgt L H Sefton
Sgt D Goulden
Sgt F Willetts
 

12 Sqn  Lancaster III
DV168

S/L F B Slade DSO
Sgt S Chapman
F/O G R Carpenter
P/O C W A Manning
P/O J F B Macintyre
P/O P H Phillips RAAF 
Sgt L Myers
 
15 Sqn Stirling III
EE908

F/S R Grundy
Sgt E Honeybill
Sgt C F Hudson
Sgt L C Wood
Sgt C S Carter
Sgt R R Taylor
Sgt R A Scandrett
 
35 Sqn  Halifax II
HR862 

F/S P R Raggett
Sgt V Webster
P/O A J Perkins
F/O S A Baldwin
Sgt F Roberts
Sgt P H Palmer
Sgt P S Wood
 
44 Sqn  Lancaster I
W4935
 

Sgt R McM Campbell
Sgt J G Watkins
F/O L G Popperwell 
Sgt A H Thompson
Sgt J Graham
Sgt H C MacAninch
Sgt W Philip
 
44 Sqn   Lancaster III
DV202

P/O R C Harding RCAF
Sgt T N Weston
F/S L Prendergast
Sgt L F McDermott
Sgt W H Quance
F/S P Pynisky RCAF
F/S S Shaw
 
44 Sqn   Lancaster III
JA897
 

Sgt W J Drew
Sgt J D McG Reid
Sgt S I Rudkin
Sgt W Sparks
Sgt J T Jopling
Sgt T H R James
Sgt J H Bassett 
 
 49 Sqn Lancaster III
ED805 

S/L R N Todd-White
Sgt A Purrington
P/O H O Batchelor
P/O F Plant
P/O B James
Sgt G Humble
Sgt T Brocklehurst  
 
49 Sqn  Lancaster III
JA691
 

F/O H J Randall
Sgt L J Henley
Sgt L F Freeman
Sgt W J Stiles
Sgt R Fowlston
Sgt N W Buchanan RAAF
Sgt R W Slaughter 
 

 49 Sqn

Lancaster III
JA851
 

P/O T E Tomlin DFC
Sgt K E Watson
F/S W J Rooke RAAF
F/S W A Davies MID
Sgt C Stancliffe
F/S T Tonklin DFM
 F/S G B Silvester DFM
 

 49 Sqn

Lancaster III 
JA892

P/O C Robinson
Sgt W A Boyd
F/O P F Dunkham
F/O W J Lowe
Sgt A F Anderson
Sgt D Parkin
Sgt J I Wallner 
 

57 Sqn

 Lancaster III
ED989


W/C W R Haskell DFC
F/S C Butterworth
Sgt R A C M Stringer
F/O J Jones
Sgt J F Harkness
Sgt D E Nye
Sgt J E John
Sgt J L Lamb RACF 
 

 

 61 Sqn

 

 Lancaster I
W4766


 F/L T A Stewart RNZAF
Sgt J C Bradey RCAF
Sgt T A Harris
F/O F Barker
Sgt J F Trotter DFM
Sgt N W H Clark
Sgt L H Thompson RCAF
F/S R K Buxton DFM
 

 61 Sqn  Lancaster I
W4934

F/O W Hughes
Sgt T Graham
Sgt L H Scholey
Sgt B J W Brown
Sgt D Easton
Sgt R C Walton
Sgt W B Ness RCAF 
 
61 Sqn Lancaster I 
ED661

P/O H R Madgett DFM
Sgt J M Lewis RCAF
Sgt H Robinson
P/O S G Palk
F/O F D Norton DFC
P/O R Bradley RCAF
Sgt A W A Souter
Sgt J J Wakefield 
 
61 Sqn   Lancaster I
JA900

F/S R J Docker
F/S A N Vidler RCAF
Sgt L Lucas
Sgt R Laughton
Sgt E G Francis
Sgt S W James
Sgt P W Mitchell
Sgt R R Urquhart RCAF
 
 77Sqn Halifax II
JD324 

Sgt F E Shefford
Sgt F J Lane
Sgt G Wood
Sgt J R Vint
Sgt H F Roza
Sgt A W Ready
Sgt J B L Smith 
 
78 Sqn   Halifax II
JD370

 W/O V McKinley
Sgt A Scrivens
Sgt A J K Steven
Sgt A McKenzie
Sgt F Cartwright
Sgt J Winchester
Sgt D G Cummings
 
 100 Sqn Lancaster III
ED647
 

F/O H I Spiers RNZAF
Sgt C W Torbett
P/O J Weaver
Sgt K F Goode
Sgt S J Cassell
Sgt O M Atkins
Sgt J Francis 
 
102 Sqn  Halifax II 
JD296

F/S W B Lambert
Sgt E J Dyke
F/O W L Cook
Sgt L H Thomas
Sgt W A Rice
Sgt H E Bentley
Sgt J Hope 
 
103 Sqn   Lancaster III
ED725

Sgt P J O'Donnell
Sgt W H Greaves
Sgt C P Williams
F/S M G Medhurst RAAF
F/S P J Capon
Sgt C N Lee
F/S E R Biggs RAAF 
 
 115 Sqn Lancaster II
DS630 

F/O F R Pusey
Sgt T M Leonard
F/O C G Bruton RCAF
P/O J D S Cable
Sgt L P Howard
Sgt M G McKibbon RCAF
Sgt J J Corbett
 

 

139 Sqn 

 

Mosquito
DZ379

 

F/O A S Cooke
Sgt D A H Dixon

139 Sqn

Mosquito
DZ465

F/L R A V Crampton
F/O P L U Cross

 158 Sqn Halifax II 
JD260

F/S W D Caldwell RNZAF
Sgt A Tice
F/O W R Schmehl RCAF
Sgt R H Reay
Sgt J C D Riddell
Sgt J E Pearson
Sgt M Czajkowski 
 
 405 Sqn Halifax II 
HR817

F/O H S McIntyre RCAF
Sgt H W Cooke
Sgt D C B Angus RCAF
Sgt W E Gimby RCAF
Sgt T J Bowling
Sgt W M Haugen RCAF
Sgt T A Pargeter
 
419 Sqn  Halifax II 
JD158

F/O S M Heard RCAF
Sgt D M Macpherson
Sgt G Blyth
Sgt G S Walter RCAF
Sgt P O McSween RCAF
Sgt J J Newbon
Sgt D Thornton RCAF
Sgt J W Dally RCAF 
 
 419 Sqn  Halifax II
JD163

Sgt J M Batterton RCAF
Sgt A Dixon
 Sgt G F Parker RCAF
Sgt J O Jerome RCAF
Sgt D A Lloyd
Sgt L F Power RCAF
Sgt H U Morris RCAF
 
 419 Sqn Halifax II
JD458
 

F/S S T Perkin RAAF
Sgt H C Baker
F/O P J Sparkes
Sgt J K Gilvary
Sgt H Price
Sgt F P Davies
Sgt E C Ramm 
 
426 Sqn  Lancaster II 
DS674

F/L D D Shuttleworth DFC RCAF
Sgt S Barnes
F/O G C Robinson RCAF
Sgt J M L Bouvier DFM RCAF
Sgt K G Gawthrop RCAF
Sgt K G Scammell DFC
Sgt G W Bentley 
 
 426 Sqn Lancaster II 
DS681

W/C L Crooks DSO DFC
Sgt J C Hislop
F/A A J Howes
Sgt K W Reading
F/L F P Marsh DFC RCAF
P/O T Dos Santos RCAF
Sgt H M Smith RCAF 
 
427 Sqn  Halifax V
DK227 

Sgt W H Schmitt RCAF
Sgt N W Wood RCAF
P/O A H Fernard
P/O G L Vogan RCAF
Sgt S Fahner RCAF
Sgt L S Gray RCAF
Sgt R McNamara RCAF 
 
 427 Sqn Halifax V 
DK243

Sgt F J D Brady RCAF
Sgt I W Pugh
Sgt R W Charman RCAF
Sgt R T Johnson RCAF
Sgt J L Troman RCAF
Sgt O M McIntyre RCAF 
Sgt J L Fletcher RCAF
 
 428 Sqn  Halifax V
DK230

F/L G W N Fanson RCAF
Sgt R A Lewis
P/O D H Orr RCAF
Sgt J D McNeill RCAF
Sgt L M Banks RCAF
Sgt R G McCallum
Sgt J A Leighton RCAF 
 
 428 Sqn Halifax V
DK238
 

 Sgt W W Blackmore RCAF
Sgt F S Williams
Sgt N F Oliver RCAF
Sgt W S E Wood RCAF
F/S J J P R Richard RCAF
Sgt G F Hodgson
F/S R G Seaborn RCAF
 
 428 Sqn Halifax V
EB211
 

Sgt J F Sheridan RCAF
Sgt D Kennedy
Sgt M B Murphy RCAF
Sgt T B Lifman RCAF
 Sgt W L Cogger RCAF
Sgt N R Mitchell
Sgt E R Marks RCAF
 
434 Sqn  Halifax V
DK260 

F/L I L Colquhoun RCAF
Sgt P S Crees
Sgt J R Dobie RCAF
F/S C P Fitzpatrick RCAF
F/O W E Beswick RCAF
F/S J P C Lapointe RCAF
Sgt D A Young 
 
 434 Sqn Halifax V 
EB258

F/S F J Piper RCAF
Sgt G N Irving RCAF
P/O A H Wetter RCAF
Sgt R C Jordan RCAF
Sgt G R Connor RCAF
Sgt C A BRown RCAF
Sgt J I R R Renaud RCAF 
 
 434 Sqn Halifax V 
EB276

Sgt G McI Johnston RCAF
Sgt KW Rowe
P/O J S Armstrong RCAF
P/O C C Gibbs
P/O J G A McPherson
F/S D M J Labelle RCAF
P/O L G Christmas RCAF 
 
 467 Sqn  Lancaster III
ED764

P/O F W Dixon RAAF
Sgt L C Hayward
Sgt C A Bicknell
Sgt E W Dickson
Sgt P Lowe
Sgt R D Hughes
Sgt R Garnett 
 
 467 Sqn  Lancaster III
LM342

S/L A S Raphael DFC
Sgt V Smith
P/O R G Carter DFC RCAF
Sgt F Grey
F/L M H Parru
F/S D Fieldon
Sgt A C Brand
F/S F B Garrett
 
 619 Sqn Lancaster III
ED982 

Sgt A J Pearce
Sgt W H Humphrey
F/O J M Warren
F/O L G Davies
Sgt T B Barrie
Sgt R D Deugard
Sgt C B Francis 
 
619 Sqn   Lancaster III
EE117

W/C I J McGhie
F/S V G Stabell RAAF
F/S P J Horsham
F/O E G Prest RCAF
P/O P M Goldsmith RAAF
Sgt F A Thompson RCAF
Sgt W A Mitchell
Sgt A C R Chapman 
 
619 Sqn  Lancaster III
EE147

 P/O O A O'Leary RCAF
Sgt T Underdown
F/S R Crossley
Sgt J T Hubbard
Sgt J H Shaw
Sgt D G Cox
F/S L F English RNZAF
 
620 Sqn   Stirling III
EF457

S/L A D Lambert DFC
F/O L G Kennett
Sgt V L Enders
Sgt E W Evans
Sgt R G Cooper
Sgt D J Carrington
Sgt C C Leeming
Sgt R E Thompson 
 

In the raid on Peenemünde 237 airmen were killed and 45 were made POW.
The Berlin cemetery contains the graves of nine unknown airmen specifically dated August 18th 1943.