04/05-09-1942 (SGLO T1805) AVRO Lancaster Mk I R5682 QR-R

Loss Chart on T1805
Day or Night of Operation 4/5 Sep 1942
Target Bremen
Aircraft AVRO Lancaster Mk I
Built by AVRO
c/n or Werknr
Serial or Stammkenzeichen R5682
Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen QR-R
Unit 61 SQN
Air Force RAF
Take off time 00.25
Airfield Syerston
Crashed at 02.51
Cause of the Crash Hit by Flak over the Dutch coast,
shot down by NF Oblt. H. Lent of II/NJG 2
Crash Location Crashed near Wartena, 9 km se of Leeuwarden
Province Friesland
Salvaged by
Salvage date
Wreckage sent to
Source Chorley W.R. Bomber Command Losses 1942 page 203
Additional source “Wespennest Leeuwarden I” page 303-304 for location and time;
Archive H. Welting for cause and crew data
Last update June 2016
Function Mil Rank Name Hon Mil Reg Age Air Force Cemetery Grave Remark
Pilot P/O. P.C.V. Joslin 131479 RAF Wartena B 12 21
Flight Engineer Sgt. E.V. Booth 631551 RAF Survived POW
Navigator Sgt. P.J. Bridgeman R/92999 RCAF Survived POW
Wireless Op F/Sgt. B.A. Farmer 901579 RAF Survived POW
Wo Ba F/Sgt. E.J. May 755631 RAF Eernewoude 15 2
Air Gunner F/O. N.D. Mullins R/77351 RCAF Survived POW
Air Gunner W/O II. J.F. Cooper R/55387 RCAF Runnymede Memorial 102


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