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1942-11-09 The loss of Hudson EW912 NO-K (De Boer)

Crash site: North Sea near Den Helder, NL

Crash cause: unknown

Name

1. Jongman, Hindrik

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

H. Jongman Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50

Rank

Vltg maker 2kl KM, Lac., Ag

Stb.Nr. 90092/Z

Decorations

British Empire Medal

Born

7/7/1911

Place

Slochteren, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. VI Nr. EW912 NO-K

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB

Mission

Convoy off Den Helder, NL

Status

MIA, crash cause unknown

age

31

Missing

9/11/1942

Place

North Sea near Den Helder, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

2. Off Vl 2kl R. de Boer, Pilot - MIA

3. Off Vl 2kl J.H.J. van Loon, Copilot - MIA

4. Vltg Telegr J.F. Mijsberg, Wop/Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

Believed to be Engelandvaarder, but an interrogation report was not found in the archive of the Dutch Ministry of Justice in London, NA 2.09.06

Remarks

His name is not on the Loenen Vijfluik

Data confusion


Name

2. Boer, Richard de

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet


R. de Boer, May 1940 Source: @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50

Rank

Off Vl 2kl, P/O., Pilot

Decorations

None known

Born

1/11/1915

Place

's-Gravenhage, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. VI Nr. EW912 NO-K

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB

Mission

Convoy off Den Helder, NL

Status

MIA, crash cause unknown

age

27

Missing

9/11/1942

Place

North Sea near Den Helder, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Vltg maker 2kl KM H. Jongman, Ag - MIA

3. Off Vl 2kl J.H.J. van Loon, Copilot/Nav - MIA

4. Vltg Telegr J.F. Mijsberg, Wop/Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

22/5/1940 from France after he, in a group of 24 aircraft, mostly Fokker trainers, had escaped from Holland on 14/5/1940

Remarks

Data confusion


Name

3. Loon, Johannes Henricus Josephus van

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

J.H.J. van Loon Source: Jubileumboek 1949 St. Odulphus Lyceum, Tilburg

Rank

Off Vl 2kl, P/O., Copilot/Nav

Decorations

None known

Born

30/1/1918

Place

Tilburg, NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. VI Nr. EW912 NO-K

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB

Mission

Convoy off Den Helder, NL

Status

MIA, crash cause unknown

age

24

Missing

9/11/1942

Place

North Sea near Den Helder, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Vltg maker 2kl KM H. Jongman, Ag - MIA

2. Off Vl 2kl R. de Boer, Pilot - MIA

4. Vltg Telegr J.F. Mijsberg, Wop/Ag - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

1. Bircham Newton General Memorial

2. Stained glass window, St. Odulphus Lyceum, Tilburg, NL

Loon J van St Odulphus raam

GB arrival

22/5/1940 from France after he, in a group of 24 aircraft, mostly Fokker trainers, had escaped from Holland on 14/5/1940. He flew the Fokker T-VIIIw Nr. R3

Remarks

He was credited with one 1.000t cargo vessel sunk 12' WNW of Eierland (?) on 26/9/1942

Data confusion


Name

4. Mijsberg, Johan Frederik

Dutch RAF aviator datasheet

J.F. Mijsberg Source @St.M.Vl.P. 1939-50

Rank

Vltg Telegr, Lac. Wop/Ag

Stb.Nr. 20504

Decorations

None known

Born

8/5/1918

Place

Leeuwarden,NL

Squadron

RAF 320 (Dutch) Sqn Coastal Command

Ops/hr

Aircraft

Hudson Mk. VI Nr. EW912 NO-K

Base

RAF Bircham Newton, Norfolk, GB

Mission

Convoy off Den Helder, NL

Status

MIA, crash cause unknown

age

24

Missing

9/11/1942

Place

North Sea near Den Helder, NL

Known to

OGS

yes

CWGC

no

Other crew

1. Vltg maker 2kl KM H. Jongman, Ag - MIA

2. Off Vl 2kl R. de Boer, Pilot - MIA

3. Off Vl 2kl J.H.J. van Loon, Copilot/Nav - MIA

Memorial

Soesterberg

yes

Memorial

Other

yes

Bircham Newton General Memorial

GB arrival

Remarks

Data confusion

Map 27. North Sea crash area of Hudson EW912 NO-K (De Boer)

North Sea area where the De Boer crew was lost. Picture taken from the beach near Fort Kijkduin, Den Helder.

Den Helder 060615-9


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