RAF Type C1 roundel

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HA100 to HJ999

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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

comments

HE157

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*U". Used by No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*N" when lost. Failed to return from attack on Duisberg on 12/13 May 1943. All were killed.

HE158

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*G". Bombed Cologne on 14/15 February 1943. Also coded "NA*L", when it returned to base with rear turret shot off, and much of aft fuselage fabric burnt away, date unknown.

HE159

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*P". Serious engine problems during attack at Frankfurt on 10 / 11 April 1943. 1 bailed out rest killed when a/c crashed near Rolvenden, Maidstone, Kent.

HE160

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*R". Bombed Frankfurt on 10/11 April 1943.

HE172

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Also with No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*G", when it turned back early from sea search on 21 January 1943 for mechanical reasons.

HE173

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*S", when it crashed 1 mile NW of Dishforth after takeoff on night training flight, 31 January 1943. Caught fire shortly after take off, 3 crew killed and 1 injured. First aircraft lost by this squadron.

HE174

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*T".

HE175

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*U". Failed to return from attack on Berlin (or Borchum?) on 29/30 March 1943. Ditched in the North Sea, but the crew was never found.

HE176

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*F". Bombed Kiel on 4/5 April 1943. Shot down while on a raid to Stuttgart on 14/15 April 1943. Crashed at Freiburg, Germany.

HE177

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*G". Bombed Cologne on 26/27 February 1943, attacked by night fighter. Crashed after an overshoot at East Moor on 22 May 1943 after mining operation to the Frisian Islands (Nectarine target area). 1 survivor.

HE182

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*A". Failed to return from attack on Berlin on 29/30 March 1943, shot down by flak. 4 crew were killed and 1 POW.

HE183

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*J". Failed to return from attack on Bochum on 13/14 May 1943. No survivors.

HE184

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*M". Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 11/12 June 1943, crashed into the sea. All were killed.

HE197

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*G".

HE198

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*D". During attack on Dortmund 23/24 May 1943 hit by flak, returned to base after 2 crew bailed out.

HE199

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*R".

HE200

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*P". Failed to return from mining operation to the Frisian Islands on 21/22 May 1943. No survivors.

HE201

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*T". Claimed two night fighters shot down during mission to Stuttgart on 14/15 April 1943, one substantiated by German records.

HE202

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*Z". Failed to return from mining operation to the Frisian Islands on 7/8 March 1943. All crew POW.

HE203

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*B". Failed to return from attack on Wuppertal on 29/30 May 1943. Shot down by flak and Oblt M. Meurerof I/NJG I at 00:50 near Heer. All were killed.

HE204

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*C".

HE205

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*X". Bombed Essen on 12/13 March 1943, returned badly damaged by fighter.

HE213

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*F". Failed to return from attack at Frankfurt on 10/11 April 1943. 3 crew were POWs and 2 killed after ditching near the Channel Islands.

HE222

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943, coded "QB*E" and "QB*K" or "QB*R". Also with No. 427 (B) Squadron, RCAF, and No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*E".

HE239

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*Y". Mining operation to Frisian Islands on 18/19 February 1943. Received heavy damage during raid on Duisburg, 8/9 April 1943. Rear turret shot off, fabric burned off most of rear fuselage, part of rudder. Pilot, Sgt. L.F. Williamson, received CGM for bringing aircraft back to base. Rear gunner Sgt L. Bertrand, RAF, killed. Coded "NA*L" on 29/30 May 1943, when it bombed Wuppertal.

HE243

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK 1943, coded "OW*E". Failed to return from attack on Bochum on 13/14 May 1943, no survivors.

HE260

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*P".

HE261

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "R". Crashed into the sea off Cap Bon, near Hacquarhe, Tunisia on 6 August 1943, while attempting a go-around. All 5 crew killed.

HE267

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*I".

HE268

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, coded "KW*K", when it moved from UK to North Africa. Shot down over Bay of Biscay, June 1943, en route to Gibraltar. Crew interned in Portugal.

HE269

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*R".

HE270

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*K".

HE272

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With no. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF in North Africa. Went missing on a mission to Messina on 29 June 1943.

HE273

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*B". Went missing on a mission to Messina on 29 June 1943.

HE279

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF

HE280

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*V". Failed to return from attack at Essen on 5/6 March 1943. All were killed.

HE281

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*D". Failed to return from attack on Dortmund on 23/24 May 1943. All were killed.

HE282

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HE288

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*P".

HE294

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*P". Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*P" when lost during raid on Essen 27/28 May 1943, no survivors. Reported to have come down in the North Sea, 35 kilometres north-west of Den Helder, Holland.

HE296

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*V". Shot down on mission to Messina on 14 August 1943.

HE319

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*Y". Went missing while on a mission to Wuppertal on 30 May 1943.

HE321

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*Z". Shot down by ObIt August Geiger in a III./NJG 1 night-fighter on 13 May 1943 while on a mission to Duisburg. The aircraft crashed near Deuringen, Holland.

HE322

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*J". Crashed on takeoff from Dalton on 11 June 1943, for attack on Dusseldorf. 1 survivor.

HE329

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*O".

HE330

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "KW*C".

HE348

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*P". Failed to return from mining operation to Brest on 12/13 August 1943, no survivors.

HE353

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*R". Failed to return from attack on Aachen on 13/14 July 1943. All were killed.

HE367

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*V". Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*F". Overshot on landing at Topcliffe while with this unit, crashed into a field adjacent to No. 5 Hangar when the landing gear collapsed, early 1943.

HE369

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*P". On return from attack at Wilhelmshaven on 25 February 1943, crashed on the perimeter track at Topcliffe, burst into flames, killing 3 crew.

HE374

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With no. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, based at Bourn, coded "SE*X". Lost on operation to Stuttgart on 15 April 1943. Crashed near Birmensdorf-Schweiz.

HE375

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*H". Attacked Duisberg on 26/27 March 1943.

HE379

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Burn, UK, coded "SE*H". Failed to return from attack on Pilsen on 16/17 April 1943. 4 crew were POWs and one crew was killed.

HE382

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*Y". Failed to return from attack on Duisberg on 26/27 April 1943. All were killed.

HE392

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*L". Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 11/12 June 1943, crashed into the sea. All were killed.

HE394

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*V". Failed to return from attack on Mulheim on 22/23 June 1943. All were killed.

HE396

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*K".

HE414

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, dates unknown. With No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in 1943, coded AL*H" when it was lost. On landing at Exeter on one engine, after mining operation to Brest, swung off the runway and crashed into a gully, burst into flames. The crew escaped unharmed.

HE417

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*L".

HE422

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*Q". Became lost after attack at Frankfurt on 10/11 April 1943. Very low on fuel over England on return, crew bailed out. 1 man landed in Carmarthen Bay near Tenby, South Wales and drowned, remainder of crew uninjured.

HE423

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, coded "KW*A". Bombed Frankfurt on 10/11 April 1943.

HE425

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 427 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "ZL*W". Bombed Duisberg on 26/27 March 1943.

HE431

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*X". Bombed St. Nazaire, date unknown.

HE432

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, first coded "NA*C". Coded "NA*B" when lost. Failed to return from attack on Kiel on 4/5 April 1943, went down off coast of Holland. All were killed.

HE438

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*A".

HE440

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*Y".

HE443

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*O". Failed to return from attack on Cologne on 28/29 June 1943. All were killed.

HE475

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, at Disforth, UK. Coded "KW*E". Failed to return from attack on Pilsen on 16/17 April 1943. 3 crew were POWs and 2 were killed.

HE476

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*Z". After attack on Duisberg on 26/27 April 1943, crash landed at Barnby due to a fuel shortage, no injuries.

HE481

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*O".

HE482

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*W".

HE486

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, coded "KW*T".

HE491

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No.425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "KW*U". Failed to return from mining operation to Texel on 11/12 April 1943. All were killed.

HE492

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF in North Africa. Reported missing on mission to Battipaglia on 7 September 1943.

HE500

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, mid 1943. Coded "KW*C".

HE503

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No.431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*S". Failed to return from attack on Duisberg on 26 / 27 March 1943, no survivors. Believed to have crashed in the North Sea. The 5 fatalities included pilot F/L G. Eades, RAFVR, a published poet and playwright, on the first mission of his second tour. One crew member washed ashore in Sweden. May have been shot down by Halifax of 51 Squadron, but this is not confirmed.

HE505

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*X". Bombed St. Nazaire, France, date unknown. Mining operation to Frisian Islands on 18/19 February 1943.

HE513

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*A". Crash landed near Medenine after running out of fuel in late 1943, not repaired.

HE514

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*K". Ditched off Cromer on return from attack on Essen on 25/26 July 1943. All were rescued.

HE515

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*T". Shot down on mission to Taranto on 26 August 1943.

HE516

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*S".

HE521

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*V".

HE522

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*B".

HE523

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943.

HE524

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 420 Squadron, RCAF in North Africa when lost on raid to Messina, Italy on 15 August 1943.

HE529

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "E".

HE534

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*P".

HE535

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*R".

HE536

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*E". Swung on take-off from Kairouan on 10 July 1943 when a tire burst. The aircraft exploded and was destroyed.

HE540

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*N".

HE543

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*D". Failed to return from mining operation to the Frisian Islands on 28/29 April 1943. All were killed.

HE547

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No.427 (B) Squadron, RCAF at Croft, UK, coded "ZL*D". Failed to return from attack on Pilsen on 16 / 17 April 1943, 4 crew were POWs and one was killed.

HE550

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No.420 Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*C". Failed to return from attack on Stuttgart on 14 / 15 April 1943, shot down by a night fighter. All were killed.

HE551

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*T".

HE553

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No.432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*S". Crashed into a hill 29 / 30 May 1943, on return from attack on Wuppertal , near Richmond in Yorkshire, 2 killed. Was descending through clouds when it struck high ground. Crash site also reported as near Reeth, in Swaledale.

HE554

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*M".

HE555

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK in 1943, coded "PT*A". Also with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*A".

HE556

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HE567

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*Z".

HE568

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*Y".

HE569

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*P".

HE572

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*K". Bombed Pilsen on 16/17April 1943.

HE582

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*M".

HE583

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*E".

HE586

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, when shot down on 1 July 1943.

HE589

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*V" when it bombed Dortmund on 4/5 May 1943. Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*N".

HE590

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*P". Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 25 / 26 May 1943, shot down Oblt W. Telge II/NJG 1 at 02:40 near Zemst. All were killed.

HE591

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF at Dushforth, UK, coded "OW*R". Failed to return from attack on Pilsen on 16 / 17 April 1943, shot down by a night fighter. All were killed.

HE592

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, mid 1943. Coded "KW*Q". Failed to return from attack on Duisberg 8 / 9 April 1943. All were killed.

HE593

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*Z". Bombed Duisberg on 26/27 April 1943. Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 11 / 12 June 1943, shot down by a night fighter. 4 crew killed and one evaded.

HE594

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*C".

HE595

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron in the UK, coded "KW*Q".

HE630

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*V". Used by No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*B" when lost. Bombed Pilsen on 16/17 April 1943, with No. 432 Sdn. After attack on Cologne on 3/4 July 1943 directed to West Malling on return due to poor weather. With fog and low fuel, crashed into a house near Gravesend, 3 killed.

HE632

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*R".

HE636

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*Q". Failed to return from attack at Frankfurt on 10/11 April 1943. All were killed.

HE638

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*F".

HE640

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "E".

HE652

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*H". Failed to return from attack at Frankfurt on 10 / 11 April 1943, shot down by a night fighter. All were killed.

HE655

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, coded "KW*B".

HE656

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*L", when it bombed Kiel on 4/5 April 1943. Later served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*A". Crashed into the sea off Gravelines after a raid to Duisburg on 13 May 1943.

HE682

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF at Middleton St. George, UK, coded "PT*T". Failed to return from attack on Pilsen on 16 / 17 April 1943, exploded over Luxembourg after being attacked by a night fighter en route to target. 4 crew were killed and one POW.

HE684

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF. Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*R".

HE685

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in 1943. Also reported with No. 428 (B) Squadron.

HE686

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*R".

HE687

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*T".

HE688

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*V". Bombed Wuppertal on 29/30 May 1943.

HE689

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Operated by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*X". Bombed Duisberg on 26/27 April 1943. Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*X".

HE690

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Operated by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*U". Failed to return from attack at Essen on 12 / 13 March 1943, shot down by flak. 4 POW 1 killed.

HE691

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*K".

HE692

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF. Overshot on landing and crashed into a stand of trees at Penrhos while on a cross country flight on 2 May 1943.

HE693

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Operated by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*W". Failed to return from attack on Duisberg on 26 / 27 April 1943, shot down by a night fighter. All were killed.

HE694

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HE697

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Operated by No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*M". Failed to return from attack on Bochum on 13 / 14 May 1943, shot down by a night fighter. All were killed.

HE703

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK mid 1943, coded "QB*B". Also served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HE705

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*H".

HE727

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*K". Failed to return from attack on Dortmund on 4 / 5 May 1943. Crashed NW of Utrecht, Holland. 3 crew killed and 2 were POW.

HE728

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*B". Coded "NA*D" when lost. Failed to return from mining operation to the Frisian Islands on 28/29 April 1943. All were killed.

HE729

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*U". Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 11 / 12 June 1943, no survivors.

HE732

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*J". Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*O".

HE733

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, coded "KW*S".

HE735

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF in North Africa. Struck a 4,000 pound bomb while taking off from Kairouan on 27 June 1943. Aircraft was destroyed.

HE737

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*V". Used by No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*B" when it failed to return from attack on Duisberg on 26 / 27 April 1943, shot down by a night fighter. 3 crew were killed and 3 POW.

HE738

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*O". Used by No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*O".

HE743

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 427 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded X.

HE744

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 427 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "ZL*J". Failed to return from attack on Berlin on 29 / 30 March 1943, no survivors.

HE745

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 427 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "ZL*E". Returning from attack on Pilsen on 16 / 17 April 1943, hit a hill due to engine problems while trying to land at Twinwood Farm. The crew was slightly injured.

HE750

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*R".

HE751

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*S".

HE771

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*F". Crashed near Leiston while returning from attack on Duisberg on 26 / 27 April 1943. 1 killed.

HE794

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*D".

HE795

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*F". Failed to return from mission to Formia, Italy on 1/2 October 1943. Target was a road junction. Believed to have come down in the Mediterranean, no survivors.

HE800

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*A".

HE803

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*W". Failed to return from attack on Essen on 25 / 26 July 1943, shot down by a night fighter. 1 crew was killed and 4 POWs.

HE817

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*K". Failed to return from attack on Hannover on 27 / 28 September 1943. 4 crew were killed and 2 POW.

HE818

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*Q".

HE863

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*G". Failed to return from attack on Stuttgart on 14 / 15 April 1943, shot down by a night fighter. 2 crew were killed, 2 evaded capture, and 1 was a POW.

HE864

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QB*W". Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*D" when it failed to return from attack on Dortmund on 4 / 5 May 1943, shot down by Uffz Emil Heinzelmann in a IV./NJG 1 night-fighter. 3 were POWs and 2 killed. Crashed near Zwolle, Holland.

HE865

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, coded "KW*K". Served with No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*A". Bombed Dortmund on 23/24 May 1943.

HE866

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*A". Bombed Dortmund on 23/24 May 1943.

HE867

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*T". Crew bailed out near Stonegrove, UK, after being seriously damaged by fighter attack during raid on Duisberg on 26 / 27 April 1943.

HE873

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK in 1943, coded "PT*D". Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*H".

HE898

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HE899

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF. Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*B", when it failed to return from mining operation to the Frisian Islands on 21 / 22 May 1943, no survivors.

HE900

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "KW*E".

HE901

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, coded "KW*V".

HE903

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK, coded "KW*W".

HE904

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK 1943. Coded "OW*C". Bombed Duisberg on 12/13 May 1943.

HE905

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, in the UK 1943. Coded "OW*V". Failed to return from attack on Duisberg on 12 / 13 May 1943, shot down by flak. 4 crew were POWs, one killed, and one evaded capture.

HE906

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 427 (B) Squadron, RCAF. Also with No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*H", when it bombed Essen on 27/28 May 1943, and when it was lost. Failed to return from attack on Hamburg on 2 /3 August 1943. All were killed.

HE911

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded, "NA*I".

HE917

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*W".

HE918

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "NA*C". Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*C".

HE929

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*V".

HE930

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*A".

HE931

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*L".

HE961

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, when shot down on 1 July 1943.

HE962

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*N". Engine caught fire after take-off from Kairouan on 17 July 1943. Aircraft was abandoned in flight.

HE963

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*U". Shot down while on a mission to Messina on 14 July 1943.

HE965

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 420 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "PT*R".

HE966

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HE967

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*O". Shot down while on a mission to Randazzo on 2 August 1943.

HE968

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*Q".

HE970

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "KW*C".

HE971

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*G". Suffered a ground fire and exploded at Paviller on 6 July 1943. Resulting fire also destroyed HZ371.

HE973

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF.

HE974

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*K".

HE975

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, in England and in North Africa in 1943. Coded "U".

HE976

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*H".

HE977

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*I".

HE978

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*X".

HE979

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 425 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943, coded "KW*Y".

HE981

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF. With No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*T" when lost. Failed to return from attack on Krefeld on 21/22 June 1943, shot down by a night fighter. All were killed.

HE983

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*A".

HE990

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*Z". Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 25/26 May 1943. Shot down by night fighter of I/NJG 1 at 01:24 near Oostrum. 2 were POWs and 3 killed.

HE991

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 429 (B) Squadron and No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in 1943.

HE995

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 426 Squadron, RCAF, coded "OW*R". Hit by flak attack on Dortmund on 23/24 May 1943, severe damage to the fuselage and caught fire. 2 crew bailed out, crash-landed at Martlesham Heath.

HF113/G

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XII

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*P". /G suffix probably resulted from radar or Leigh Light installation.

HF115

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XII

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*W". Sank U-669 in the Bay of Biscay on 6/7 September 1943, this unit's first u-boat kill. Operating from Skitten, Scotland at this time. Attack made using radar and Leigh Light, at 44-53N 10-13W. Five depth charges released on second pass over u-boat, one hung up. Remainder straddled the submerging boat. Operating from Limavady, Northern Ireland on 7 February 1944 when it attacked a u-boat using radar and Leigh Light, piloted by F/O O. Campbell. 6 depth charges dropped, no clear results. Remained in area as long as fuel permitted, total flight time was almost 11 hours.

HF124

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943, coded "C1*Q". Disappeared on 27 August 1943, while searching for MP693 which had disappeared the day before.

HF127

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

With No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF. Attacked a u-boat on 2 August 1943, without observed results.

HF131

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*P". Ditched off Orkney Islands on 24 March 1944 during a night navigation exercise, all crew killed or missing.

HF132

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*A".

HF134

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*M". Sank U-846 in the Bay of Biscay on 3/4 May 1944, this unit's third u-boat kill. Operating from Chivenor, Devonshire at this time. Back at Chivenor on 3 May 1944, when it attacked u-boat at 46-04N 09-20W, using radar and Leigh Light. Used 6 depth charges to sink U-846. Pilot was F/O L.J. Bateman. Used radar to attack and damage U-971 in English Channel on 20 June 1944, using 6 depth charges. Pilot was F/O F.H. Foster. This u-boat was later sunk after attacks by HMCS Haida, HMS Eskimo, and a Liberator from No. 311 Squadron.

HF142

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/44, coded "C1*H". Stalled and crashed on takeoff from Limavady on the morning of 15 February 1944, killing pilot Lt. D.B. Bleser, USAAF and one RCAF and three RAF crew.

HF144

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*G".

HF149

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/44, coded "C1*C". Joined with No. 224 Squadron Liberator to badly damaged U-989 in the English Channel on 6 June 1944. Failed to return to base, pilot S/L D.W. Farrell and crew lost.

HF171

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*J".

HF182

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*T".

HF184

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

With No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF in 1943. Collided with RAF Liberator during level bombing attack on enemy surface vessels on 24 December 1943, returned safely to Chivenor, touching down at 08:24 on 25 December.

HF187

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*S".

HF207

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*O". Attacked surfaced u-boat on 7 February 1944 at 51-45N 18-50W, using radar and Leigh Light. 6 depth charges dropped, no observed damage. Based out of Limavady, Northern Ireland at this time.

HF228

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*M". Attacked a u-boat on the night of 2/3 December 1943, using Leigh Light and radar. No observed damage. Operating from St. Eval by 2 December 1943, when it attacked a u-boat at night, using radar and Leigh Light. 5 Depth charges dropped, sub appeared to be damaged. Returned to Chivenor after attack, as squadron was moving to this base.

HF286

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*L". Flying out of Chivenor on 14 June 1944 when it used Leigh Light to attack surfaced u-boat at 45-31N 01-33W. 6 depth charges dropped, no observed results.

HF302

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*J". Flew this unit's last operation mission, a convoy escort on 1 June 1945, from Chivenor, Devonshire.

HF306

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*E". Operating from Chivenor on 22 May 1944, when it used radar and Leigh Light to attack U-boat in the English Channel. AA fire forced aircraft to break off first three passes. Dropped 6 depth charges on fourth pass, AA fire ceased and radar contact lost, but no sunk or damaged sub identified. Pilot F/O C.M. Balgar received DFC for this mission.

HF311

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

With No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF, coded "H", when it was lost on 11 March 1944 during an attack on U-256. Conflicting reports if U-boat flak downed aircraft, or if it crashed for some other reason. Pilot was F/O E. O'Connell, DFC. One crew member's body washed up in Derrygimbla, near Clifden, Ireland some months later .

HF412

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. XIV

Served with No. 407 (GR) Squadron, RCAF c.1943/45, coded "C1*P".

HF457

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*H". Failed to return from attack on Mulheim on 22/23 June 1943, shot down by a night fighter. 3 were killed and 2 POW.

HF458

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Used by No. 420 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa in 1943.

HF477

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*C".

HF479

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF. Coded "QB*K". Damaged beyond repair in an unspecified accident on 30 June 1944.

HF493

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*C". Hit by flak during attack on Cologne on 3 / 4 July 1943. On return to England aircraft was abandoned and crashed near Gravesend.

HF495

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HF518

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*J". Failed to return from attack on Krefeld on 21 / 22 June 1943, no survivors.

HF542

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "AL*O". Failed to return from attack on Dusseldorf on 11 / 12 June 1943, shot down by a night fighter. All were killed.

HF543

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*P". Collided with a 427 (B) Squadron Halifax at Oulton during attack on Dusseldorf on 11 / 12 June 1943, writing off the Wellington, all crew OK.

HF567

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*Z".

HF568

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 427 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "ZL*Y". Failed to return from mining operation to Lorient and Brest on 26 / 27 June 1943, no survivors.

HF571

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF. Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*U".

HF572

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 432 Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*J". Failed to return from attack on Wuppertal on 24/25 June 1943. All were killed.

HF582

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 424 Squadron, RCAF, in North Africa, late 1943. Coded "QB*M".

HF599

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 432 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "QO*L".

HF600

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

With No. 429 (B) Squadron, RCAF, in 1943. Served with No. 428 (B) Squadron, RCAF.

HF603

Vickers

Vickers, Chester

Wellington

B. Mk. X

Served with No. 431 (B) Squadron, RCAF, coded "SE*K".

HJ669

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 11 May to 11 August 1943.

HJ670

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 11 May to 31 July 1943.

HJ715

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

NF.II

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, coded "TH*D". Lost in action on 11 February 1944, may have crashed on return to UK. F/L A.L. Sanagan killed.

HJ719

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, from 30 May to 6 June 1943, and again from 17 September 1943 to 2 May 1944. Coded "TH*U" in September 1943.

HJ722

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 20 May 1943, coded "TH*E" in September 1943. Lost on operations 28 January 1944, F/L T.E. Dubroy killed.

HJ729

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 1 August 1943. Coded "TH*H" in September 1943. Returned to No. 43 Group briefly in November 1943. Back to 418 Sdn., then to 605 Squadron on 31 January 1944.

HJ731

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 30 May 1943.

HJ733

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 30 May 1943. Coded "TH*A" when it crashed and was written off on 12 June 1943.

HJ741

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 2 June 1943. Bombed railway junction near Melun, France on 27/28 July 1943. Coded "TH*S" in September 1943. Left this unit on 15 March 1944.

HJ742

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 2 June 1943. Lost on operations on 21 November 1943, coded "TH*B". F/O H.S. Schellenburg and F/O T. Thomson killed.

HJ743

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 3 June to 8 August 1943, coded "TH*T".

HJ756

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 11 June to 8 August 1943, coded "TH*G".

HJ757

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 15 June to 8 August 1943, coded "TH*N".

HJ758

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 16 June to 5 July 1943.

HJ761

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 24 March to 30 April 1944.

HJ762

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 11 June to 23 July 1943, coded "TH*F".

HJ763

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 11 June to 16 August 1943, coded "TH*V".

HJ764

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF in June 1943, and again from 27 August 1943 to 28 February 1944. Coded "TH*X" in September 1943. With this unit again in April 1945, as "TH*H".

HJ771

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 14 June to 11 August 1943, coded "TH*U".

HJ772

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 15 June to 16 August 1943, coded "TH*H".

HJ773

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 16 June 1943. Missing on operations, 24 August 1943. May have been shot down by a Mosquito of No. 29 Squadron, RAF, not confirmed.

HJ774

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, 20 June to 27 July 1943, coded "TH*K".

HJ792

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, received directly from de Havilland on 26 August 1943. Later temporarily registered as G-AGKR.

HJ821

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

F.B.VI

Served with No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 8 July 1943 to 7 April 1944, coded "TH*F" in September 1943. With this unit again from 14 May 1944 to 19 January 1945, as "TH*S". Also reported as "TH*W", dates not known.

HJ822

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, received directly from de Havilland on 9 July 1943. Lost on operations 25 / 26 July 1943. Crashed at Lijnden, near Schipol, Holland at 23:55 local time on 25 July 1943.

HJ823

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, received directly from de Havilland on 6 July 1943. Coded "L" by September 1943. Written off after flying into Dover balloon barrage, 29 September 1943; F/L D.D. Johnston and F/O F.D. Dwyer killed.

HJ825

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF when lost on Ranger mission, near Lingen, Germany on 18/19 August 1943. F/O G.B. MacLean and F/O H. Plant, RAF killed.

HJ827

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron , RCAF when lost on a Flower mission near Beaumont-le-Roger, France on 16/17 September 1943. F/O J.E. fisher and Sgt. D. Ridgeway, RAF killed.

HJ829

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, received directly from de Havilland on 9 July 1943. Coded "M" by September 1943. Missing from operations, 11 November 1943. F/O B.G. Henderson and F/L S.P. Marlatt killed.

HJ830

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, received directly from de Havilland on 12 July 1943. Coded "J" by September 1943. Missing from operations, 9/10 November 1943. F/L J.L.D. Armstrong and F/O A.J. Brown killed.

HJ831

de Havilland

DH, Hatfield

Mosquito

FB.VI

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF, received directly from de Havilland on 12 July 1943. Coded "O" by September 1943, and "D" by April 1945. Last recorded operation with this unit on 24/25 April 1945.

HJ870

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

T.III

With No. 418 (I) Squadron, RCAF from 19 February 1943, first Mosquito with this unit. Coded "Z" from February 1943.

HJ919

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

N.F. Mk. II

Served with No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF, coded "RA*B".

HJ927

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF when lost during patrol over the North Sea on 22/23 October 1943. F/L R.H.B. Jackson and F/O M.C. Murray killed.

HJ929

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF when it spun in near Balk Wood, Dethick, Derbyshire on 16 August 1943.

HJ930

de Havilland

DH at Leavesden

Mosquito

NF.II

With No. 410 (NF) Squadron, RCAF. Crashed at Coleby Grange on return from patrol on 18/19 March 1943. F/S B.M. Haight and Sgt. O.S. Milburn, RAF killed.


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