Flying Officer T J Muir RCAF & Crew

Date of Operation Sunday 3rd October 1943
Target KESSEL
Code Name (Ref) Bream “E”
Master Bomber Call Sign
Take Off Time 19.04hrs
Base RAF Downham Market, Norfolk.
Time of Loss 22.27hrs (German time )  October 3rd 1943
Cause of Loss Night Fighter : Major Helmut Lent Stab/NJG3 (79th kill)
Aircraft Crashed Harlehausen  3 miles north west of Target.
Escape & Evasion Report
Crew reported Cause of Loss
Loss Card Details ‘Aircraft crashed in woods in Kassel area’

Crew initially buried in Kassel.

Zero Hour over Target 21.15hrs
Scheduled To Attack Zero + 10 to Zero + 15
Wave Third
Bombing Height 13,000ft – 16,000ft
Bomb Load 810x4lb I.B + 68 x 30lb I.B
Bombing Method if Known ‘Newhaven’ ground markers.
Route Ref  Loss Card.
Special Equipment Gee

 

Pilot

Flying Officer Thomas James MUIR

J/213309 RCAF

Grave 1.H.4

Hanover War Cemetery

 

Navigator

 

Sergeant Ashley William Frederick NOTMAN

1321158 RAFVR

Grave 1.H.3

Hanover War Cemetery

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Sergeant Ashley Notman

 

Wireless Operator Sergeant John DAWSON

1386587 RAFVR

Age 20 of Bognor Regis, Sussex

Son of John and Marie Dawson

Grave 1.H.2

Hanover War Cemetery

 

Flight Engineer Sergeant Islyn JENKINS

1129497 RAFVR

Grave 1.H.5

Hanover War Cemetery

Bomb Aimer Sergeant Lloyd Webster MOORE

R/138578 RCAF

Prisoner of War

Number 259890

Camp Stalag 4B Muhlberg (Elbe)

“Safe” in UK 16th May 1945

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The sole survivor Sergeant Lloyd Moore RCAF

Mid Upper Gunner Flight Sergeant Thomas McPhaile MARTIN

R/184683 RCAF

Age 19, of Englehart, Ontario, Canada

Grave 1.H.5

Hanover War Cemetery

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19-year-old Canadian Flight Sergeant Thomas Martin

 

Rear Gunner Flight Sergeant Roy Vincent KNOX

R/179319 RCAF

Age 19, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Hanover War Cemetery

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Helmet Lent

Bomber Command Night Raid Report

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Route Map