Raid: Essen – 9 March 1942
W5442 took off at 20:39hrs from RAF Binbrook. Shot down by flak and crashed at 23:42hrs alongside a road known as the Kagerweg, near Beverwijk Noord Holland, 21 km NW of the centre of Amsterdam.
9 maart 1942 23:42 uur Wellington mkII W5442 PH-B 12Sqn Kagerweg Beverwijk.
Henry Marshall Murdo, Sergeant, Front Gunner: 1060255, geboren circa 1922
Patrick Gibbings Sanders, Sergeant, 2nd pilot, 1380919
Reuben Acton Scragg, Sergeant, Navigator: RNZAF nz/401413, geboren Napier Nieuw-Zeeland 04-03-1917
Pilot: P/O R.H. Buchanan 45419 - Inj (P/O Buchanan was confined in Hospital due injuries then returned to UK)
Rear Gunner: Sgt R.A. (Ron) Arnold 612589 (Initialling reported as missing in action, on 26 March a call was received from Berlin advising that he was a PoW interned in Camps 8B/344/L4. No.24843)
Wireless Operator: Sgt C.J.Chedd 923890, (PoW No.24831)
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Son of William Riddell Murdo and Elspet Nicol Murdo, of Aberdeen.