RAF 166 Squadron



Individuals - 166 Squadron Photographs


Sgt. Sidney I. Lipman
RAF  1803273
S I Lipman

Flight Engineer
Posted to Squadron May 1944

Tour Expired August 1944
Other Crew Members

Plt. Off. Alan Worrington Gibson DFM  RNZAF 422278 - Pilot

Flt. Sgt. Victor Vladimir Zamiatin  RAF  423975 - Air Bomber

Flg. Off. Charles Martin DFC  RAF  148743 - Navigator

Sgt. R. E. T. Moisey  RAF  1181094 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. P. Cameron  RAF  1866577 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. Alfred Bowden DFM  RAF  1588335 - Rear Gunner



Additional Information


Plt. Off. Alan Worrington Gibson  - DFM - May 1944, became Plt. Off. 12 May 1944

Flg. Off. Charles Martin  - tour expired Aug 1944

Sgt. R. E. T. Moisey  - tour expired Jul 1944

Sgt. P. Cameron  - tour expired Aug 1944

Sgt. Alfred Bowden - DFM - 6 May 1944

Flt. Sgt. Victor Vladmir Zamiatin  - DOB 11 Jul 1915, Died 15 Jan 1998
               
Sorties »   Posted in April 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
9 Apr 1944 ND859  AS-? Villeneuve Sgt. G.F.Farmer  F/E
Sgt. J. W. Edgar  A/B
27 May 1944 NE112  AS-M Aachen Sgt. S. I. Lipman  F/E
Flt. Sgt. V. V. Zamiatin  A/B
18 Apr 1944 ND825  AS-J2 Rouen Sgt. S. I. Lipman F/E
Flt. Sgt. V. V. Zamiatin  A/B
6 Jun 1944 " Achères "
20 Apr 1944 ND857  AS-G Cologne " 7 Jun 1944 " Versailles "
22 Apr 1944 " Düsseldorf " 12 Jun 1944 " Gelsenkirchen "
24 Apr 1944 " Karlruhe " 14 Jun 1944 " Le Havre "
26 Apr 1944 " Essen " 16 Jun 1944 " Sterkrade/Holten "
27 Apr 1944 " Friedrichshafen " 22 Jun 1944 " Mimoiecques "
3 May 1944 " Mailey " 23 Jun 1944 " Saintes "
7 May 1944 ME755  AS-N Rennes St. Jacques " 24 Jun 1944 " Flers "
10 May 1944 ND825  AS-J2 Dieppe " 28 Jun 1944 " Chateau Barnapre "
21 May 1944 NE112  AS-M Duisburg " 29 Jun 1944 " Domleger "
22 May 1944 " Dortmund " 30 Jun 1944 " Oisemont "
24 May 1944 " Aachen " 2 Jul 1944 " Domleger "
               


Sgt. Philip Thomas Davies
RAF  1152952
P T Davies

Wireless Operator

photograph courtesy  Francis Davies
Wellington Mk X  LN397  AS-P

Lost: 30/31st August 1943

Tasking - Mönchen-Gladbach, Germany
Other Crew Members


Flg. Off. Eric John Cook  RAF  130615 - Pilot

Plt. Off. Albert Eric Barley Freeman  RAF  414990 - Navigator

Sgt. Stanley Ernest Baber  RAF  1338704 - Air Bomber

Sgt. Ronald Geoffrey Blood  RAF  1535273 - Rear Gunner

Sgt. Sidney Whitham ★ Flg. Off. William Samual Richards★ Plt. Off. Hurbert A. L. Wagner ★ Sgt. John Richard Davies
S Witham

Sgt. Sydney Witham

RAF  1622656

Flight Engineer

evaded
A L Wagner

Plt. Off. Hurbert A. L. Wagner

RAF  174157

Pilot

survived became POW
W S Richards

Flg. Off. William Samuel Richards

RCAF  J/28875

Navigator

KIA
J R Davies

Sgt. John Richard Davies

RAF  1622656

Air Bomber

KIA

photograph courtesy  Murray Davies
Posted to Squadron 8 Jun 1944


Missing 3 Aug 1944


Lancaster Mk I  ME839  AS-N
Other Crew Members


Sgt. Henry Charles Joseph Buckler  RAF  1600800 - Wireless Operator - KIA

Sgt. Francis James Graham  RAF  1585636 - Mid Upper Gunner - KIA

Sgt. Lewis John Arthur  RAF  1584922 - Rear Gunner - KIA
       
Sorties »   posted in April 1944 Notes:
       
5 Jul 1944 NE112  AS-M Dijon  
23 Jul 1944 ME839  AS-N Kiel  
24 Jul 1944 " Stuttgart  
28 Jul 1944 " Stuttgart  
30 Jul 1944 " Cahagnes  
31 Jul 1944 " Le Havre Plt. Off. Donnally  F/E
1 Aug 1944 " Le Belle Croix les Bruyeras  
3 Aug 1944 " Trossy St. Maximin damaged by bomb falling from aircraft above caused crash
       


Flt. Sgt. Eric Edward Lancaster
RAAF  413617
E E Lancaster

Air Bomber

Photograph Courtesy  Australian War Memorial  PO4310.016
Wellington Mk III  AS-Q  BK299

Lost: 6/7th April 1943

Tasking - Gardening ARTICHOKES Region
Other Crew Members

Flt. Lt. Nigel Stuart Hally Brown  RAF  72105 - Pilot

Sgt. Ronald Lankester  RAF  1239621 - Navigator

Sgt. Malcolm Harold Victor Lewis  RAF  1315566 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. Ivan Caulton  RAF  1454107 - Rear Gunner

Flt. Lt. Stanley John Arnfield
RAF  46253
S J Arnfield

Pilot

Other Crew Members

Sgt. James Tomlinson  RAF  RAF  1684466 - Flight Engineer

Flt. Sgt. John Cuthbert Barber  RAF  1434102 - Air Bomber

Flg. Off. J. J. P. Kesperance  RAF - Navigator

Flt. Sgt. R. Boursnell  RAF - Navigator after 21/01/44

Flt. Sgt. James McLuskie  DFM  RAF  1340080 - Wireless Operator

Flt. Sgt. William Robert Bedford  RAF  1434102 DFM  - Mid Upper Gunner

Flt. Sgt. Cecil Arthur Bryant  DFM  RAF  1281461 - Rear Gunner
               
Sorties »   posted in Dec 1943 Notes:       Notes:
               
16 Dec 1943 JB649  AS-Z Berlin   1 Mar 1944 JB142  AS-P Stuttgart Flt. Sgt. A J Owen  2nd Pilot
20 Dec 1943 " Frankfurt   15 Mar 1944 " Stuttgart Sgt. S. L. Cole F/E
5 Jan 1944 " Stetin   18/19 Mar 1944 LM386  AS-V Frankfurt "
16 Jan 1944 LL743  AS-U Brunswick   22 Mar 1944 LL743  AS-U Frankfurt "
21 Jan 1944 " Magdeburg Flt. Sgt. Boursnell - Nav 24 Mar 1944 " Berlin "
27 Jan 1944 " Berlin   26 Mar 1944 " Essen "
30 Jan 1944 " Berlin   11 Apr 1944 " Aachen W/O R V McDougall 2nd Pilot
15 Feb 1944 JB142  AS-P Berlin   20 Apr 1944 " Cologne Sgt. S. L. Cole F/E
19 Feb 1944 " Leipzig   22 Apr. 1944 " Düsseldorf "
20 Feb 1944 LM386  AS-V Stuttgart   12 May 1944 Arnfield, Barber, McLuskie, Bedford & Bryant posted away tour expired
               


Sgt. Walter George Williams ★ Sgt. John Derek Bailey ★ Flt. Sgt. Wilfred Walter Leigh


Sgt. J. G. Anderson ★ Flt. Sgt. Ron N. Archer ★ Sgt. R. Craig
W G Williams

Sgt. Walter George Williams

RAF  1805890

Flight Engineer


photograph courtesy Craig Atkinson
J D Bailey

Sgt. John Derek Bailey

RAF  1583184

Air Bomber


photograph courtesy IBCC
W W Leigh

Flt. Sgt. Wilfred Walter Leigh

RAF  1223209

Wireless Operator


photograph courtesy IBCC
J G Anderson

Sgt. J. G. Anderson

RAF  1900390

Rear Gunner


photograph courtesy IBCC
R N Archer

Flt. Sgt. Ron N. Archer

RAF  1453328

Navigator


photograph courtesy IBCC
R Craig

Sgt. R. Craig

RAF  1824592

Mid Upper Gunner


photograph courtesy IBCC
Other Crew Member

Flg. Off. George Knott  DFC RAF  179799 - Pilot

               
Sorties »   posted in Oct. 14 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
19 Oct 1944 NG136  AS-Z Stuttgart   27 Nov 1944 ND405  AS-C Freiburg  
23 Oct 1944 PB648  AS-B Essen   29 Nov 1944 " Dortmund  
25 Oct 1944 ND506  AS-L2 Essen   4 Dec 1944 " Karlruhe  
28 Oct 1944 NG183  AS-D Cologne   6 Dec 1944 " Merseburg-Leuna  
29 Oct 1944 ND635  AS-M Domburg   12 Dec 1944 " Essen  
30 Oct 1944 PB153  AS-O Cologne   13 Dec 1944 " Minelaying  
31 Oct 1944 ND405  AS-C Cologne   21 Dec 1944 PD384  AS-H Minelaying mission abandoned  U/S H2S
2 Nov 1944 " Düsseldorf   26 Dec 1944 PD394  AS-P St. Vith  
4 Nov 1944 " Bochum Flg. Off. R. E. O'Connor 2nd Pilot 5 Jan 1945 ND405  AS-C Hannover  
11 Nov 1944 " Dortmund   6 Jan 1945 NG183  AS-D Minelaying  
21 Nov 1944 ME318  AS-E Minelaying Sgt J Randle  R/G 14 Jan 1945 ND405  AS-C Merseburg-Leuna  
        16 Jan 1945 " Zeitz Troglitz final sortie  tour expired
               


Flt. Lt. Geoffery Underhill Fulford
RAF  115221
G U Fulford

Pilot

picture courtesy Geoff Coe
Lancaster Mk I  PD239  AS-Z

Lost: 7 October 1944

Tasking - EMMERICH, Germany
Other Crew Members

Sgt. David Maurice Hughes  RAF  570033 - Flight Engineer

Sgt. William Fredrick Whitehouse Jones  RAF  1602237 - Air Bomber

Sgt. John Walton Barnden  RAF  1800728 - Navigator

Sgt. Raymond Edmund Thomas Burns  RAF  1606652 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. William Skea  RAF  1825534 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. John Peter Van-der-Linde  RAF  1869498 - Rear Gunner

       
Sorties »   posted in September 19, 1944 Notes:
       
27 Sep 1944 PD224  AS-K2 Calais  
7 Oct 1944 PD239  AS-Z Emmerich missing nothing heard after take-off
       


Sgt. Charles Alexander Nixon ★ Flt. Sgt.Peter Guthrie Cullen ★ Sgt. John Geoffrey Sherburn ★ Plt. Off. Frank Josiah Booth
P G Cullen

Flt. Sgt.Peter Guthrie Cullen

RAF  1109838

Wireless Operator


photograph courtesy the Rona Thomson
C A Nixon

Sgt. Charles Alexander Nixon

RAF  1796275

Mid Upper Gunner


photograph courtesy the Nixon family
J G Sherburn

Sgt. John Geoffrey Sherburn

RAF  3010170

Flight Engineer


photograph courtesy www.burnleygallantry.co.uk
P J Booth

Plt. Off. Frank Josiah Booth

RAF  182236

Pilot


photograph courtesy Rona Thomson
Lancaster Mk I  NG297  AS-K2

Lost: 24 December 1944

Tasking - COLOGNE, Germany
Other Crew Members

Flt. Sgt. Peter Anthony Joseph Offord  RAF  1808316 - Air Bomber

Flt. Sgt. Benjamin Hartley Smith  RAAF  424891 - Navigator

Sgt. Thompson Alfred Rodgers  RAF  1880035 - Rear Gunner
               
Sorties »   Posted in Sept. 21, 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
11 Oct 1944 NG115  AS-U Fort Frederix Hendrik   6 Nov 1944 ME647  AS-J Gelsenkirchen  
14 Oct 1944 ME297  AS-Q Duisburg   9 Nov 1944 NG297  AS-K2 Wanne-Eickel Flg. Off. Foderingham  2nd Pilot
15 Oct 1944 ND626  AS-O Wilhelmshaven   11 Nov 1944 ME297  AS-Q Dortmund  
19 Oct 1944 NN707  AS-K2 Stuttgart   16 Nov 1944 NG297  AS-K2 Düren  
23 Oct 1944 " Essen   27 Nov 1944 " Freiburg  
31 Oct 1944 " Cologne   3 Dec 1944 PB632  AS-L Urft Dam  
2 Nov 1944 " Düsseldorf   6 Dec 1944 NG297  AS-K2 Leuna  
4 Nov 1944 " Bochum   24 Dec 1944 " Cologne crashed in target area
               


Sgt. John Robert Gurdon
RAF  919478
J R Gurdon

Wireless Operator

photograph courtesy Gary Blakeley
Wellington Mk III  BK495  AS-F

Lost: 11 April 1943

Tasking - FRANKFURT, Germany
Other Crew Members

Flg. Off. Jerold Mountford Everill  RAF  119783 - Pilot

Plt. Off. Roy Brown  RAF  131965 - Air Bomber

Plt. Off. Francis Desmond Clarke RAF  129352 - Navigator

Flt. Sgt. Thornton Edward Richardson  RCAF  R/122409 - Rear Gunner
       
Sorties »   posted in Sep. 21, 1944 Notes:
       
4 Mar 1943 BJ705  AS-U Gardening  
5 Mar 1943 " Essen  
9 Mar 1943 " Gardening  
13 Mar 1943 BK299  AS-Q sea search for dinghy  
16 Mar 1943 X3807  AS-Z Gardening  
28 Mar 1943 BK459  AS-F St-Nazaire  
6 Apr 1943 " Gardening  
11 Apr 1943 " Frankfurt missing nothing heard after take-off
       


Sgt. Charles Webb ★ Sgt. Armand Richelet
RAF  1477068
RAF  1299973
C Webb

Sgt. Charles Webb

Flight Engineer


picture courtesy Mike Webb
A Richelet

Sgt. Armand Richelet - KIA

Mid Upper Gunner

picture courtesy Michel Beckers
Lancaster Mk I  LL954  AS-E

Lost: 22 May 1944

Tasking - DORTMUND, Germany
Other Crew Members

Flg. Off. Robert Beaumont Shepherd  RAF  137386 - Pilot  - survived became POW (hospital)

Flg. Off. L. C. Harvey  RAF  152770 - Air Bomber  - survived became POW

Sgt. G. Green  RAF  1579028 - Navigator  - survived became POW

Sgt. D. V. A. Parker  RAF  1315573 - Wireless Operator  - survived became POW

Sgt. J. E. J. A. Courtois  RAF  1424977 - Rear Gunner
       
Sorties »   posted in Sept. 21, 1944 Notes:
       
      Flg. Off. Shepherd flew 2nd Pilot with
      Plt. Off. Jones and crew May 19, 1944 in ND651  AS-G
21 May 1944 LL954  AS-E Duisburg  
22 May 1944 LL954  AS-E Dortmund  
       


Sgt. Roy V. Keen
RAF  1320785
R V Keen

Flight Engineer

survived became POW

photograph courtesy f4 Publishing
Lancaster Mk III  ND620  AS-I

Lost: 22 May 1944

Tasking - BERLIN, Germany
Other Crew Members


Flt. Lt. William R. Jackson  RCAF  J/12814 - Pilot  - survived became POW

Flg. Off. Benjamin Cynddlan Jones  RAF  142452 - Air Bomber

Flg. Off. George Carlisle Reed  RAF  151078 - Navigator

Sgt. Frank Edward Fountaine  RAF  1231027 - Wireless Operator

Flt. Sgt. Kenneth Gordon Mitchell  RAF  751705 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. Peter Owen Fenner  RAF  1058300 - Rear Gunner
       
Sorties »   posted in 27 January 1944 Notes:
       
30 Jan 1944 DV635  AS-? Berlin  
24/25 Feb 1944 ME643  AS-R Augsburg  
1 Mar 1944 ND579  AS-H Stuttgart  
15/16 Mar 1944 " Stuttgart  
18/19 Mar 1944 ND620  AS-I Frankfurt  
22 Mar 1944 " Frankfurt  
24 Mar 1944 " Berlin missing nothing heard after take-off
       


W/O. William Patterson DFM ★ Sgt. Joseph Alan Dodds DFM ★ Sgt. John Alldritt DFM
J A Dodds


Sgt. Joseph Alan Dodds DFM

Flight Engineer
W Patterson


W/O. William Patterson DFM

RAF  1149155

Pilot

photograph courtesy Claire Bhela
J Alldritt


Sgt. John Alldritt DFM

RAF  1437011

Navigator

photograph courtesy Claire Bhela
posted away from squadron

9 March 1944
Other Crew Members


Flt. Sgt. Iowerth Francis Carney DFM  RAF  1482426 - Air Bomber

Flt. Sgt. Thomas Henry Franklin DFM  RAF  1269216 - Wireless Operator

Flt. Sgt. Frederick Arthur DFM  RAF  1580586 - Mid Upper Gunner

Flt. Sgt. James Archibald McNair Seaton DFC  RCAF  R/149294 - Rear Gunner

               
Sorties »   posted in Sept. 1943 Notes:       Notes:
               
22 Sep 1943 LM341  AS-B Hannover   18 Nov 1943 W4996  AS-R Berlin Sgt Powdrill - 2nd Pilot
Plt Off D Spink - F/E
23 Sep 1943 " Mannheim   22 Nov 1943 LM382  AS-Q Berlin Flt Sgt Sutton - 2nd Pilot
Plt Off R Prankett - F/E
27 Sep 1943 JB151  AS-H Hannover   23 Dec 1943 ED327  AS-B2 Berlin  
29 Sep 1943 " Bochum   29 Dec 1943 LM382  AS-Q Brunswick  
1 Oct 1943 " Hagen   14 Jan 1944 " Brunswick  
4 Oct 1943 " Ludwigshafen   20 Jan 1944 " Berlin  
7 Oct 1943 " Stuttgart Sgt E Stevenson - F/E 27 Jan 1944 " Berlin  
8 Oct 1943 " Hannover " 28 Jan 1944 " Berlin  
3 Nov 1943 " Düsseldorf Sgt Jennings - F/E 30 Jan 1944 " Berlin  
10 Nov 1943 " Modane Sgt W C Truman - F/E 24 Feb 1944 LM388  AS-N Schweinfurt  
        25 Feb 1944 " Augsburg  
              Posted away from Squadron
9 Mar 1944
               


Flt. Sgt. David Ellis Murray Carson DFM
RAF  1108682
Wellington Mk X  HE578  AS-G

Lost: 3 August 1943

Minelaying
D E M Carson

Air Bomber

DFM


Other Crew Members

W/O. Royce Reginald Burton  RAF  1331548 - Pilot

Sgt. Bertram Stanley Harris  RAF  1233698 - Navigator

Sgt. James Hamilton Connel  RAF  1370941 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. Alan Ord  RAF  1548857 - Rear Gunner

               
Sorties »     Notes:       Notes:
               
13 May 1943 HE699  AS-M Bochum   28 Jun 1943 HE578  AS-G Cologne  
21 May 1943 HE578  AS-G Minelaying   3 Jul 1943 " Cologne  
23 May 1943 " Dortmund   8 Jul 1943 " Minelaying  
11 Jun 1943 " Düsseldorf   24 Jul 1943 " Hamburg  
13 Jun 1943 " Minelaying   25 Jul 1943 " Essen  
22 Jun 1943 " Krefeld   27 Jul 1943 " Hamburg  
25 Jun 1943 " Gelsenkirchen   29 Jul 1943 " Hamburg  
        2 Aug 1943 " minelaying - Elbe estuary missing nothing heard after take-off
               


Flt. Sgt. William Henry Holbrook
RAF  1622836
Lancaster Mk I  NG200  AS-V

Lost: 27 November 1944

tasking Freiburg
W H Holbrook


Mid Upper Gunner

photograph courtesy David Holbrook
Other Crew Members


Flt. Lt. Richard Lyon Strachan  RAF  152397 - Pilot

Sgt. Harold Jackson  RAF  1593864 - Flight Engineer

Flg. Off. Stanley Gale  RAF  154202 - Air Bomber

Flt. Sgt. Thomas Dennis Ingle  RAF  1683129 - Navigator

Flt. Sgt. William Stanley Evans  RAAF  424563 - Wireless Operator

Flt. Sgt. George Arthur Barrett  RAF  1623973 - Rear Gunner

               
Sorties »   posted int unit - 25.8.1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
29 Aug 1944 LM176  AS-X Stettin   5 Oct 1944 NG114  AS-S Saarbrücken  
31 Aug 1944 ED216  AS-? St. Roiquier   7 Oct 1944 " Emmerich  
3 Sept 1944 LM176  AS-X Gilze Rijan   11 Oct 1944 " Fort Frederik Hendrix  
12 Sept 1944 ND635  AS-M Frankfurt   14 Oct 1944 " Duisburg  
16 Sept 1944 PD310  AS-R Steenwijk-Havelte   23 Oct 1944 " Essen Flt Sgt R N Dickson - F/E
20 Sept 1944 PD239  AS-Z Sangatte   31 Oct 1944   Cologne  
23 Sept 1944 NG114  AS-S Neuss   2 Nov 1944 " Düsseldorf  
25 Sept 1944 " Calais   4 Nov 1944 " Bochum  
26 Sept 1944 PB515  AS-I Calais   6 Nov 1944 PD384  AS-H Gelsenkirchen  
28 Sept 1944 NG114  AS-S Calais   18 Nov 1944 ND405  AS-C Wanne-Eickel  
3 Oct 1944 ME835  AS-T Westkapelle   21 Nov 1944 PD384  AS-H minelaying - Oslo Fiord  
5 Oct 1944 NG114  AS-S Saarbrücken   28 Nov 1944 NG200  AS-V Freiburg missing nothing heard after take-off
               


Sgt. William Thomas Violett
RAF  164441
Lancaster Mk I  LL743  AS-U

Shot Down: 4 May 1944

tasking Mailly
W Violett


Wireless Operator 

evaded

W Violett


96th birthday 29.7.2017 

Other Crew Members


Flt. Sgt. J. A. Sanderson  RNZAF  152397 - Pilot  - survived became POW

Sgt. F. J. Solomon  RAF  1872650 - Flight Engineer  - survived became POW

Sgt. R. G. Marks  RAF  1397726 - Navigator  - survived became POW

Sgt. C. Farley  RAF  1397812 - Air Bomber  - survived became POW

Sgt. John Thomas Cockburn  RAF  1569223 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. Jack Arthur William Bodsworth  RAF  1853136 - Rear Gunner

               
Sorties »   posted into unit - 2.3.1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
18/19 Mar 1944 ND707  AS-W Frankfurt   22 Apr 1944 LM388  AS-W Düsseldorf  
22 Mar 1944 ED905  AS-X Frankfurt   24 Apr 1944 " Karlsruhe  
24 Mar 1944 " Berlin   26 Apr 1944 LL743  AS-U Essen  
30 Mar 1944 LL743  AS-U Nuremburg   27 Apr 1944 " Friedrichshafen  
11 Apr 1944 ND628  AS-Y Aachen   30 Apr 1944 " Maintenon Plt Off G J R Clark - 2nd Pilot
18 Apr 1944 ME720  AS-X Rouen   1 May 1944 " Lyons  
20 Apr 1944 LM388  AS-W Cologne   3 May 1944 " Mailly missing nothing heard after take-off
               


Sgt. Edward Thomas Peters
RAF  1623881
Posted in 13 July 1944

Completed tour December 1944
T Peters


Flight Engineer  - completed tour

Other Crew Members


Flt. Lt. John George Stratford DFC  RAF  100644 - Pilot  - completed tour

Sgt. Cyril A. Cook  RAF  1602485 - Air Bomber  - completed tour

Sgt. Harry Smith  RAF  1580009 - Navigator  - completed tour

Plt. Off. Ronald George Buckland  RAF  171366 - Wireless Operator  - completed tour

Sgt. Alfred Holliday  RAF  2206467 - Mid Upper Gunner  - completed tour

Sgt. Albert Jones  RAF  1591390 - Mid Upper Gunner  - completed tour

               
Sorties »   posted into unit - 13.7.1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
25 Jul 1944 PB153  AS-J2 Stuttgart   6 Sep 1944 PD227  AS-V Le Havre  
28 Jul 1944 ME835  AS-T Stuttgart   8 Sep 1944 " Le Havre  
30 Jul 1944 LM176  AS-X Cahagnes   12 Sep 1944 " Frankfurt  
1 Aug 1944 ME835  AS-T La Belle Croix   17 Sep 1944 " Biggererke  
2 Aug 1944 LM289  AS-Y Le Havre   20 Sep 1944 " Sangatte  
3 Aug 1944 ME835  AS-T Trossy St. Maximin Sgt D M Barr - A/B
Sgt C J Cameron - W/Op
25 Sep 1944 " Calais  
5 Aug 1944 " Pauillac P/O A Scott - W/Op 26 Sep 1944 " Calais  
7 Aug 1944 LM289  AS-Y Fontenay Le Marmion Sgt G Luckraft - W/Op 27 Sep 1944 " Calais  
10 Aug 1944 ME835  AS-T Dugny Flg Off D Pleasance - W/Op 3 Oct 1944 " Westkapelle Plt Off D G Stuart - 2nd Pilot
12 Aug 1944 PD239  AS-Z Bordeaux " 4 Oct 1944 " Saarbrücken  
13 Aug 1944 " Falaise Sgt Schoffield - W/Op 12 Oct 1944 LM298  AS-Y Fort Frederik Hendrik  
15 Aug 1944 PD716  AS-W Leculot Sgt D W Lines - W/Op 28 Oct 1944 NG200  AS-V Cologne  
25 Aug 1944 PD227  AS-V Rüsselsheim Plt Off R G Buckland - W/Op 30 Oct 1944 " Cologne  
26 Aug 1944 " Kiel   6 Nov 1944 " Gelsenkirchen  
5 Sep 1944 " Le Havre   9 Nov 1944 " Wanne-Eickel Flt Lt A McCartney - A/B
Flg Off P G H Tripp - MUG
              mission abandoned - engine u/s
               


Flg. Off. John MacPherson
RAF  122355
Posted in 8 May 1944

Posted away September 1944
J MacPherson


Navigator

Other Crew Members


Flt. Lt. Peter Allan Rippon  RAF  63466 - Pilot

Sgt. C. E. Cox  RAF  1440880 - Flight Engineer

Sgt. George Walter Gulliver  RAF  1473512 - Air Bomber

Plt. Off. Wilfred Small DFC  RAF  157519 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. F. Watson  RAF  1109559 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. H. Pilkington  RAF  2211338 - Rear Gunner

               
Sorties »   posted into Unit - 13.7.1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
22 May 1944 ND628  AS-Y Dortmund Mission Abandoned
R/G acute appendicitis
23 Jul 1944 ND628 AS-Y Kiel Flt Lt J Barritt - MUG
24 May 1944 " Aachen Flg Off L Isaacson - R/G 1 Aug 1944 LM289  AS-Y Le Belle Croix  
6 Jun 1944 " Acheres Sgt A G Manuel - R/G 3 Aug 1944 " Trossy St Maximin Flt Lt R A Squire - F/E
7 Jun 1944 " Versailles Sgt M R Welsh - R/G 5 Aug 1944 " Pauillac  
12 Jun 1944 " Gelsenkirchen Flt Sgt R Gooden - R/G 10 Aug 1944 " Dugny  
16 Jun 1944 " Sterkade/Holten Sgt M R Walsh - R/G 12 Aug 1944 " Bordeaux  
22 Jun 1944 " Mimoyeques Flg Off T S Williams DFM - R/G
now regular crew member
31 Aug 1944 " Agenville  
23 Jun 1944 " Saintes   20 Sep 1944 " Sangatte  
28 Jun 1944 " Chateau Bernapre   25 Sep 1944 " Calais Flg Off C V Flanagan - Nav
20 Jun 1944 " Oisemont   26 Sep 1944 " Calais "
4 Jul 1944 " Orleans   27 Sep 1944 " Calais "
6 Jul 1944 " Forêt-du-Croc          
18 Jul 1944 " Scholven/Buer   Flt Lt J MacPherson posted away Sep 1944    
               


Flg. Off. George Richard Phelps ★ Sgt. Robert Thomas Terry
Lost 1 March 1945

Lancaster Mk I ME447 AS-E
R T Terry


Sgt. Robert Thomas Terry

RAF  1881084

Flight Engineer

photograph courtesy Lisa Osborne
G R Phelps


Flg. Off. Gordon Richard Phelps

RAF  150236

Pilot
Other Crew Members


Flg. Off. John Johnson  RAF  164489 - Air Bomber

Flt. Sgt. William Forrester Webster   RAF  1672314 - Navigator

Flg. Off. Flg. Off. Leslie John Rich  RAF  176192 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. Charles Luther Milner  RAF  1051697 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. Leslie John Jeffery  RAF  3035068 - Rear Gunner

       
Sorties »   posted into unit - 22.1.1945 Notes:
       
20 Feb 1945 PD384  AS-H Dortmund  
21 Feb 1945 NN763  AS-F Duisburg  
23 Feb 1945 NG255  AS-I Pforzheim  
1 Mar 1945 ME447  AS-E Mannheim missing nothing heard after take-off
       


Sgt. James O'Reilly
RAF  1549441
Lost 9 October 1943

Lancaster Mk I ED993 AS-C
J O'Reilly


Navigator

photograph courtesy  Peter O'Reilly
Other Crew Members


W/O. Reginald Paul Rabett  RAF  1317004 - Pilot

Sgt. Trevor Roberts  RAF  1413356 - Flight Engineer

Sgt. Ronald Ernest Gratwick  RAF  1324750 - Air Bomber

Sgt. Ronald Davies   RAF  1032360 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. E. W. Croxon  - Mid Upper Gunner - survived

Flt. Sgt. L. D. Davidson  - Rear Gunner - survived

       
Sorties »   posted into unit - 10.1943 Notes:
       
22 Sep 1943 ED993 AS-C Hannover  
27 Sep 1943 " Bochum Sgt. R. Hutchen - W/Op.
29 Sep 1943 " Hannover  
1 Oct 1943 " Hagan  
2 Oct 1943 JB145 AS-D Munich Plt. Off. Green - 2nd Pilot
4 Oct 1943 ED993 AS-C Ludwigshafen Plt. Off. S. W. Little - 2nd Pilot
7 Oct 1943 " Stuttgart Sgt. H. B. Jupp - 2nd Pilot
8 Oct 1943 " Hannover crashed on approach - RAF Kirmington
       


Flg. Off. Ronald Victor Osborne DFC
RAF  145392
Posted in 23 May 1944

Posted to 28 OTU 28 September 1944
R V Osborne


Flg. Off. Ronald Victor Osborne DFC

RAF  145392

Navigator

photograph courtesy  Hazel & Ken Skeggs
Other Crew Members


Flg. Off. Jack William Blanchard DFC  RAF  141885 - Pilot

Sgt. Evan Desmond Slade  RAF  1836264 - Flight Engineer

Flt. Off. R. K. Strickland  RAF  152833 - Air Bomber

Sgt. Ernest Sutton  RAF  1581221 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. K. R. Dean  RAF  1587579 - Mid Upper Gunner

Flt. Sgt. Charles Benjamin Wood  RAF  1578929 - Rear Gunner

               
Sorties »   posted into unit 13.7.1944 Notes: Notes:
               
6 Jun 1944 ND757  AS-L Achères   18 Jul 1944 ND857  AS-P Scholven  
7 Jun 1944 " Versailles   20 Jul 1944 " Wizernes Flg Off W R Brennan - 2nd Pilot
Sgt Alderson - R/G
10 Jun 1944 " Achères   23 Jul 1944 " Stuttgart Flt Sgt D B W Gilbert - R/G
12 Jun 1944 " Gelsenkirchen   25 Jul 1944 " Stuttgart  
14 Jun 1944 ND399  AS-P Le Havre   30 Jul 1944 " Cahagnes  
16 Jun 1944 ND757  AS-L Sterkade/Holten   31 Jul 1944 " Le Havre  
17 Jun 1944 " Aulnoye (Railway Bridge)   2 Aug 1944 " Le Belle Croix  
22 Jun 1944 ND857  AS-P Mimoyecques   3 Aug 1944 " Le Havre Flt Sgt D B W Gilbert - RG
23 Jun 1944 " Saintes   5 Aug 1944 " Pauillac Flt Sgt. J E Roberts - MUG
Flt Sgt W H Ansell - R/G
29 Jun 1944 " Domleger   7 Aug 1944 " Fonternay Le Marmion "
30 Jun 1944 " Oisemont   10 Aug 1944 " Dugny "
2 Jul 1944 " Domleger   11 Aug 1944 " Duval "
4 Jul 1944 " Orleans   12 Aug 1944 " Bordeaux "
7 Jul 1944 " Dijon   14 Aug 1944 " minelaying - Gironde Estuary "
               


Flg. Off. Michael Frederick Vickerman
RAF  164441
M F Vickerman

Navigator

photograph courtesy  John Vickerman
Lancaster Mk I  NG115  AS-S

'Lucky Seven'
Other Crew Members

Flg. Off. Robert Lawson  RAF  55100 - Pilot  - completed tour

Flt. Sgt. H. Allen  RAF  1582241 - Flight Engineer  - completed tour

Flg. Off. Fred Hicks  RAF  164614 - Air Bomber  - completed tour

Sgt. W. G. Hine  RAF  1814134 - Wireless Op.  - completed tour

Sgt. J. Campbell  RAF  1827048 - Mid Upper Gunner  - completed tour

Sgt. W. B. Mandeville  RCAF  R/279119 - Rear Gunner  - completed tour
       
Sorties »   posted in 10 March 1945 Notes:
       
27 Mar 1945 NN770  AS-B Paderborne  
31 Mar 1945 ME500  AS-P Hamburg  
3 Apr 1945 ME499  AS-D Nordhausen  
9 Apr 1945 NG254  AS-A2 Kiel  
10 Apr 1945 " Plauen  
14 Apr 1945 NN770  AS-B Potsdam  
18 Apr 1945 ME499  AS-D Heligoland  
22 Apr 1945 " Bremmen  
25 Apr 1945 " Berchtesgaden  
30 Apr 1945 SW278  AS-W Operation Manna 3b  
10 May 1945 ME746  AS-R2 Operation Exodus  
       


Plt. Off. Walter Henry Burnett ★ Flt. Sgt. Richard Harrington Bannister
W H Burnett

Plt. Off. Walter Henry Burnett

RAF  171640

Pilot

R H Bannister

Flt. Sgt. Richard Harrington Bannister

RCAF  R/145314

Air Bomber

survived became POW

Lancaster Mk III  ND798  AS-C

Lost 30th March 1944

Tasking - Nuremburg
Other Crew Members

Plt. Off. Victor William Reginald Park  RAF  172302 - 2nd Pilot 

Sgt. John Toole  RAF  1684897 - Flight Engineer  - survived became POW

W/O. L. E. Edmunds  RCAF  J/87093 - Navigator  - survived became POW

Sgt. Albert Binder  RAF  11465223 - Wireless Op. 

Sgt. Peter Henry Brown  RAF  1305927 - Mid Upper Gunner 

Sgt. Frank Storer  RAF  1085739 - Rear Gunner 
               
Sorties »     Notes:       Notes:
               
29 Dec 1943 JA712  AS-G Berlin 2nd Pilot with Lindley crew 19 Feb 1944 ME635  AS-C Leipzig Flt Sgt R Northridge - MUG
14 Jan 1944 ED327  AS-B2 Brunswick Sgt R Northridge - MUG 20/21 Feb 1944 " Stuttgart Flt Sgt P H Brown - MUG
20 Jan 1944 " Berlin (mission abandoned) " 24/25 Feb 1944 " Schweinfurt "
21 Jan 1944 LL327  AS-J2 Magdeburg " 25/26 Feb 1944 " Augsburg Flt Sgt R Northridge - MUG
27 Jan 1944 EE137  AS-C2 Berlin " 1 Mar 1944 " Stuttgart "
28 Jan 1944 LL749  AS-J2 Berlin Sgt R Northridge - MUG
Sgt H V Reed - R/G
15/16 Mar 1944 " Stuttgart Flt Sgt E Bown - 2nd Pilot
Flt Sgt R Northridge - MUG
15 Feb 1944 LM388  AS-W Berlin Flt Sgt R Northridge - MUG 18/19 Mar 1944  " Frankfurt Sgt A Gibson - 2nd Pilot
        30 Mar 1944 ND798  AS-C Nuremburg Plt Off V W R Park - 2nd Pilot
Sgt P H Brown - MUG
              missing nothing heard after take-off
               


Flg. Off. Stephen Pascal ★ Sgt. John Ward Inman
J W Inman



Sgt. John Ward Inman 

RCAF  R/219755

Mid Upper Gunner


S Pascal



Flg. Off. Stephen Pascal 

RCAF  J/41525

Air Bomber


Lancaster Mk I  NG114  AS-S

Lost: 24 March 1945

Tasking - HARPENERWAG, Germany
Other Crew Members


Flg. Off. Charles Albert Henri DeFraigne  RAF  125748 - Pilot

Plt. Off. John Ross Mearns  RAF  185171 - Flight Engineer

Flg. Off. Thomas Henry Howell  RAF  55640 - Navigator

Sgt. Frederick William Mitchell  RAF  1865449 - Wireless Op.

Sgt. Richard Bertram Ross Kendall  RCAF  R/250704 - Rear Gunner  - survived became POW

       
Sorties »     Notes:
19 Mar 1945 ME446  AS-T Hanua Flt Sgt E R Drown - MUG
21 Mar 1945 ME446  AS-T Bremen Flt Sgt G Godsman - MUG
24 Mar 1945 NG114  AS-S Harpenerwag missing nothing heard after take-off
       


Sgt. Louis Wayte  DFM
RAF  940857
L Wayte


Sgt. Louis Wayte

Rear Gunner


Lancaster Mk I  ME746  AS-C

Other Crew Members

Sqn. Ldr. Arthur Stanley Caunt  DFC  RAF  105165 - Pilot  - completed tour

Sgt. David John Baverstock  DFM  RAF  1835317 - Flight Engineer  - completed tour

Flg. Off. Burton Leigh Thompson  RAAF  412757 - Air Bomber  - completed tour

Sgt. Gordon Grafton Hotson Rodwell  DFM  RAF  1323952 - Nav  - completed tour

Sgt. Edward Ridout  DFM  RAF  1339222 - Wireless Op.  - completed tour

Sgt. Alexander Ritchie Williamson  RAF  1374587 - Mid Upper Gunner  died 12.10.1944 training excercise different crew

       
Sorties »   Posted in 23.1.1944 Notes:
       
15 Feb 1944 LL743  AS-U Berlin  
19 Feb 1944 " Leipzig  
24 Feb 1944 " Schweinfurt  
25 Feb 1944 " Augsburg  
1 Mar 1944 " Stuttgart  
15/16 Mar 1944 ND621  AS-U Stuttgart  
18/19 Mar 1944 " Frankfurt  
9 Apr 1944 " minelaying - Danzig Bay  
22 Apr 1944 ME746  AS-C Düsseldorf  
24 Apr 1944 " Karlsruhe  
19 May 1944 " Orleans  
22 May 1944 " Dortmund  
3 Jun 1944 " Wimereux Gun Position W/Cdr D A Garner - Pilot
Flt Sgt P C Robins - MUG
5 Jun 1944 " Cherbourg Sgt C L Nordbye - MUG
14 Jun 1944 " Le Havre W/Cdr D A Garner - Pilot
Sgt H Watson - MUG
1 Jul 1944 " Domleger "
20 Jul 1944 " Wizernes  
       


Plt. Off. Frances Frederick George Allan ★ Plt. Off. James Joseph Yelland ★ Sgt. William Arthur Dykes
J J Yelland

Plt. Off. James Joseph Yelland

RCAF  J/85960

Air Bomber

photograph courtesy  Aircrew Remembered
F F G Allen

Plt. Off. Frances Frederick George Allan

RCAF  J/19942

Pilot

photograph courtesy  Aircrew Remembered
W A Dykes

Sgt. William Arthur Dykes

RAF  1575431

Wireless Operator

photograph courtesy  Mancel Wood

Lancaster Mk III  DV220  AS-J

Lost: 19 December 1943

Tasking - LEIPZIG, Germany
Other Crew Members

Sgt. Thomas Henry Lee  RAF  1157645 - Flight Engineer  - survived became POW

Flt. Sgt. F. H. Hughes  RCAF  R/165160 - Navigator  - survived became POW

Flt. Sgt. Joseph Manuel  DFM  RAF  1087197 - Mid Upper Gunner  - survived became POW

Sgt. Allan Rose  RAF  1819912 - Rear Gunner  - survived became POW
               
Sorties »     Notes:       Notes:
               
23 Nov 1943 DV220  AS-J Berlin Sgt T Rudden - F/E
Sgt A B Mansfield - MUG
5 Jan 1944 EE137  AS-C Settin Sgt T H Lee - F/E
Flt Sgt J Manuel - MUG
26 Nov 1943 JB649  AS-O Berlin " 20 Jan 1944 DV220  AS-J Berlin "
29 Dec 1943 " Berlin Sgt T H Lee - F/E
Flt Sgt J Manuel - MUG
15 Feb 1944 LM386  AS-M Berlin "
1 Jan 1944 " Berlin " 19 Jan 1944 DV220  AS-J Leipzig "
              missing nothing heard after take-off
               


Sgt. Francis James Appleby
RAF  1524142
F J Appleby

Mid Upper Gunner

Lancaster Mk III  ND626  AS-O

tour expired 7th July 1944

Other Crew Members

Sgt. George Alfred Serrels  DFC  RAF  1389206 - Pilot 

Sgt. William Roy Swaffield  RAF  1403707 - Flight Engineer 

Sgt. J. J. Clarke  RAF  1376966 - Air Bomber 

Flt. Sgt. Douglas Drummond Lindsay  DFC  RAF  1040981 - Navigator 

Sgt. George Edward Bradwell  RAF  1580644 - Wireless Op. 

Sgt. E. Dennis  RAF  992322 - Rear Gunner 
               
Sorties »   posted in - 24.2.1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
26 Mar 1944 ND626  AS-O Essen   24 May 1944 ND626  AS-O Aachen  
30 Mar 1944 " Nuremburg   12 Jun 1944 " Gelsenkirchen  
9 Apr 1944 " minelaying - Danzig Bay   14 Jun 1944 " Le Havre  
10 Apr 1944 " Aulnoye   16 Jun 1944 " Sterkrade/Holten  
20 Apr 1944 " Cologne   22 Jun 1944 " Mimoyecques  
22 Apr 1944 " Düsseldorf   23 Jun 1944 " Saintes  
24 Apr 1944 " Karlsruhe   24 Jun 1944 " Flers  
6 May 1944 " Aubigne   28 Jun 1944 " Chateau Bernapre  
10 May 1944 " Dieppe   29 Jun 1944 " Domleger  
12 May 1944 " mineloaying - Heligoland   30 Jun 1944 " Oisemont  
15 May 1944 " minelaying - Kiel   2 Jul 1944 " Domleger  
19 May 1944 " Orleans   5 Jul 1944 " Dijon  
21 May 1944 " Duisburg   6 Jul 1944 " Forêt-du-Croc  
22 May 1944 " Dortmund   7 Jul 1944 " Caen  
              tour expired
               


W/O. II Marvin Max Sandomirsky ★ Sgt. John Ernest Sabine ★ Sgt. William Waldemar Webber
crew posted to 153 Sqdn. 7.10.1944

M M Sandomirsky


W/O. II Marvin Max Sandomirsky

RCAF  R/181716

Navigator

J E Sabine


Sgt. John Ernest Sabine

RCAF  R/201885

Mid Upper Gunner

photographs courtesy  Canadian Virtual War Memorial
W W Webber


Sgt. William Waldemar Webber

RCAF  R/219147

Rear Gunner

Other Crew Members

Plt. Off. Leo Joseph Robert Gregorie DFC RCAF  J/87391 - Pilot 

Sgt. William Leslie James  RAF  941154 - Flight Engineer 

Sgt. H. L. Cosby  RCAF  R/173784 - Air Bomber 

Sgt. William Christopher Harrison  RAF  1101056 - Wireless Operator 

       
Sorties »   posted in August 29, 1944 Notes:
       
15 Sep 1944 PD224  AS-A Le Havre  
12 Sep 1944 JB297  AS-A2 Frankfurt  
23 Sep 1944 PD239  AS-Z Neuss  
26 Sep 1944 ED716  AS-W Calais  
28 Sep 1944 NG115  AS-U Calais  
5 Oct 1944 ED726  AS-W Saarbrücken  
       


Plt. Off. Donald Pleasance
RAF  157509
Lancaster Mk III ND635 AS-M

Shotdown 31st August 1944

D Pleasance



Wireless Operator 

survived became POW

photograph courtesy James Zeruk
Other Crew Members

Flg. Off. Edward Bryan Tutty  RAF  135616 - Pilot  - evaded

Sgt. Robert Derek Butcher  RAF  1591208 - Flight Engineer  - evaded

Sgt. Gordon J. Kirkby  RAF  1623229 - Air Bomber  - survived became POW

Flg. Off. Donald Allen Wallis  RAF  137333 - Navigator  - survived became POW

Sgt. Lennard Letten  RAF  1593256 - Mid Upper Gunner  - died

Sgt. William Cecil Alderson  RAF  1853664 - Rear Gunner  - died
               
Sorties »   posted in - 4.6.1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
10 Jun 1944 ND678  AS-Q Achères   5 Jul 1944 ND635  AS-M Dijon Flt Sgt W B Pinfold - A/B
22 Jun 1944 ND635  AS-M Mimoyecques Sgt P A Millett - F/E
Sgt G J Kirkby - wounded
7 Jul 1944 " Caen "
23 Jun 1944 " Saintes Sgt E M Bryant - A/B 12 Jul 1944 " Revigny Sur Ormain "
24 Jun 1944 " Flers Flg Off R K Strickland - A/B 18 Jul 1944 " Sannerville Flg Off W F McElwain - 2nd Pilot
Flt Sgt W B Pinfold - A/B
28 Jun 1944 " Chateau Bernapre " 24 Jul 1944 " Stuttgart Flt Sgt G J Kirkby - A/B
29 Jun 1944 " Domleger Flt Sgt W B Pinfold - A/B 25 Jul 1944 " Stuttgart "
30 Jun 1944 " Oisemont " 29 Aug 1944 " Stettin "
4 Jul 1944 " Orleans " 31 Aug 1944 " Agenville "
               


Sgt. Gerald Hayman Reid
RCAF  R/183371
Lancaster Mk III ND635 AS-M

tour expired 22nd January 1945

G H Reid



Rear Gunner 

photograph courtesy Philip Reid
Other Crew Members

Flg. Off. Paul Duncan Saunders  DFC  RCAF  J/26331 - Pilot 

Sgt. D. H. Griffith  RAF  1886069 - Flight Engineer 

Flg. Off. Edward Sanford Chambers  DFC  RCAF  J/37817 - Air Bomber 

Sgt. V. S. Cox  RCAF  R/170665 - Navigator 

Flt. Sgt. T. Wallach  RCAF  R/168003 - Wireless Operator 

Sgt. S. Kenny  RCAF  R/196011 - Mid Upper Gunner 
               
Sorties »   posted in - 14th September, 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
23 Sep 1944 NF986  AS-P Neuss   11 Nov 1944 PB385  AS-W minelaying Flt Sgt L J Denny - MUG
25 Sep 1944 NG115  AS-U Calais   16 Nov 1944 " Düren Flt Sgt E T M Rees - MUG
26 Sep 1944 " Calais   18 Nov 1944 " Wanne-Eickel Sgt C A Nixon - MUG
5 Oct 1944 W4994  AS-S Saarbrücken   29 Nov 1944 " Dortmund Flt Sgt S Willis - MUG
7 Oct 1944 LM176  AS-X Emmerich " 3 Dec 1944 LM176  AS-X Urft Dam "
12 Oct 1944 " Fort Frederik Hendrix   6 Dec 1944 LM687  AS-N Leuna Plt Off R S Martin - 2nd Pilot
Flt Sgt S Willis - MUG
14 Oct 1944 PD310  AS-R Duisburg   12 Dec 1944 NG114  AS-S Essen Sgt S Willis - MUG
15 Oct 1944 " Wilhelmshaven W/O. D M Pugh - A/B 15 Dec 1944 NG115  AS-U Ludwigshafen Flt Lt J Glenesk - 2nd Pilot
Flt Sgt S Willis - MUG
19 Oct 1944 NG114  AS-S Stuttgart Flt Sgt W S Evans - W/Op 21 Dec 1944 PD385  AS-W minelaying - Kattegat Sgt J Gill - F/E
Sgt S Willis - MUG
23 Oct 1944 ED716  AS-W Essen " 24 Dec 1944 " Cologne Sgt S Willis - MUG
28 Oct 1944 PD310  AS-R Cologne   28 Dec 1944 " Mönchen-Gladbach "
30 Oct 1944 PD385  AS-W Cologne   29 Dec 1944 " Scholven/Buer "
31 Oct 1944 " Cologne   2 Jan 1945 " Nuremburg "
4 Nov 1944 " Bochum   5 Jan 1945 " Hannover "
6 Nov 1944 NG254  AS-A2 Gelsenkirchen   6 Jan 1945 " minelaying - Baltic ports "
        22 Jan 1945 " Duisburg(Hamborn) "
               


Sgt. Ronald Tom Hallett
RAF  1602270
R T Hallett

Rear Gunner

photograph courtesy  Peter Edwards
Lancaster Mk I  PD242  AS-E
Other Crew Members

S/Ldr. Thomas Woodruff Rippingale  DSO  RAF  39159 - Pilot

Sgt. R. C. Taylor  RAF  1559642 - Flight Engineer

Flg. Off. Harold Lawson Howling  RAF  164614 - Air Bomber

Sgt. Francis William Cridge  RAF  1802499 - Navigator

Plt. Off. Clifford Ivor Edwards  RAF  170904 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. D. Lewington  RAF  1609984 - Mid Upper Gunner

       
Sorties »   posted in 25 August 1944 Notes:
       
12 Sep 1944 PD242  AS-E Frankfurt  
17 Sep 1944 " Biggekerke(Gun Site)  
20 Sep 1944 " Sangatte  
23 Sep 1944 " Neuss Sgt Hallett killed and Sgt Cridge and Plt Off Edwards wounded during aerial combat
       


Flt. Lt. Edward Grey Spankie DFC ★ Flt. Sgt. James Pirie Brown ★ Sgt. Francis Alma Coombs
Lancaster Mk I ND648 AS-O

Lost 1st February 1945 - Tasking Ludwigshaven

E G Spankie



Flt. Lt. Edward Gray Spankie DFC

Pilot

RCAF  J/86068


F A Coombs



Sgt. Francis Alma Coombs

Rear Gunner

RCAF  J/92482


J P Bropwn



Flt. Sgt. James Pirie Brown

Mid Upper Gunner

RCAF  R/220677


Other Crew Members

Sgt. Raymond Stennett  RAF  1590355 - Flight Engineer

Sgt. Hugh Henry Taggert  RAF  553937 - Air Bomber

Flt. Lt. John Edward Shannon  DFC  RAF  87419 - Navigator

Sgt. Alexander McIvor  RAF  1573475 - Wireless Operator

               
Sorties »   posted in - September 14th, 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
11 Oct 1944 ME648  AS-J2 Fort Frederix Hendrix   21 Nov 1944 ND635  AS-M Aschaffenburg  
14 Oct 1944 " Duisburg   3 Dec 1944 NG136  AS-Z Urft Dam  
15 Oct 1944 PD335  AS-K Wilhelmshaven   4 Dec 1944 ND635  AS-M Karlsruhe  
19 Oct 1944 ME648  AS-J2  Stuttgart   6 Dec 1944 " Merseburg Leuna  
23 Oct 1944 NF986  AS-P Essen mission abandoned 12 Dec 1944 ND635  AS-M Essen  
25 Oct 1944 ND635  AS-M Essen   15 Dec 1944 " Ludwigshafen  
29 Oct 1944 ME297  AS-Q Domburg   21 Dec 1944 ME648  AS-J2 minelaying - Kattegat  
30 Oct 1944 ND635  AS-M Cologne   27 Dec 1944 " Rheydt  
31 Oct 1944 ME648  AS-J2 Cologne   31 Dec 1944 " Osterfeld  
2 Nov 1944 ND635  AS-M Düsseldorf " 7 Jan 1945 " Munich  
4 Nov 1944 ME648  AS-J2 Bochum   14 Jan 1945 " Leuna  
9 Nov 1944 ND635  AS-M Wanne-Eickel   1 Feb 1945 " Ludwigshafen missing nothing heard after take-off
11 Nov 1944 ME648  AS-J2 Dortmund          
               


Sgt. Charles Arthur Pitt
RAF  1176419
C A Pitt

Wireless Operator

Wellingon Mk III  X3544  AS-H
Other Crew Members

Sgt. Maurice Freeman Clements  RAF  1242362 - Pilot

Sgt. Kenneth William Edwards  RAF  1118711 - Navigator

Sgt. Alfred Brian Burgess  RAF  1230174 - Air Bomber

Sgt. Donald Jack Smith  RAF  1235284 - Rear Gunner

       
Sorties »   posted in 27 January 1943 Notes:
       
29 Jan 1943 X3544  AS-H Lorient  
7 Feb 1943 " Lorient missing nothing heard after take-off
       


Sgt. James Archibald Goodwin
RAF  965228
J A Goodwin


Rear Gunner 

photograph courtesy  Norrie Morrison
Other Crew Members

Flg. Off. Albert Francis Duffield  RAF  150761 - Pilot

Sgt. P. S. Allin  RAF  1803525 - Flight Engineer

Sgt. J. H. P. Cooper-Reade  RAF  1605410 - Air Bomber

Plt. Off. J. L. Williams  RAF  165199 - Navigator

Sgt. G. D. Brodie  RAF  1822405 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. W. G. C. Bolton  RAF  1721894 - Mid Upper Gunner

               
Sorties »   posted in - March 24, 1945 Notes:       Notes:
               
26 Mar 1945 ME500  AS-P Training X country - Bombing 15 May 1945 PA321 AS-R Training X country - Air to Sea
11 Apr 1945 NG255  AS-I Fighter Affil + Bombing   21 May 1945 PA321 AS-R Training X country - Air to Sea
18 Apr 1945 PB321  AS-R Heligoland   25 May 1945 " Training Map Reading - Air to Sea
22 Apr 1945 " Bremen mission abandoned 26 May 1945 " Operation Exodus Brussels
24 Apr 1945 NG136 AS-Z Training Air Test 9 Jun 1945 NG255  AS-I Training Air to Sea - Bombing
25 Apr 1945 PB321 AS-R Berchtesgaden   13 Jun 1945 PA320  AS-Y Germany sightseeing trip
28 Apr 1945 " Operation Exodus   15 Jun 1945 ME446  AS-T minelaying X country - bombing
30 Apr 1945 " Manna The Hague 21 Jun 1945 ND857  AS-G Training Fighter Affil - Bombing
1 May 1945 " Manna Rotterdam 22 Jun 1945 RF211  AS-M Training X country - Air to Air - Air to Sea
2 May 1945 " Manna " 23 Jun 1945 NG165  AS-J Munich F/Affil - Air to Air - Air to Sea
3 May 1945 " Manna " 25 Jun 1945 PA321 AS-R Germany post mortem Flensburg
4 May 1945 " Manna " 26 Jun 1945 PA310 AS-C2 Training X country - bombing
7 May 1945 LM689 AS-H Manna " 1 Jul 1945 PA321 AS-R Germany post mortem Flensburg
10 May 1945 PA321 AS-R Manna " 12 Jul 1945 PB632 AS-L Training X country - Air to Sea
11 May 1945 " Operation Exodus Brussels 13 Jul 1945 PA321 AS-R Fighter Command Exercise  
        14 Jul 1945 " Training formation flying - map reading
               


Flg. Off. Lincoln Edward Doll
RCAF J/40411
L E Doll

Navigator

Other Crew Members

Sqd. Ldr. George Harold Whowell  DFC  RAF  128986 - Pilot

Sgt. Donald Albert Campbell Leeming  RAF  1897924 - Flight Engineer

Flg. Off. J. E. Dougherty  RCAF  J/27431 - Air Bomber

Sgt. Herbert George Ball  RAF  1655355 - Wireless Operator

Flg. Off. George Wilfred Winstanley DFC  RAF  137613 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. R. E. Doust  RCAF  R/127980 - Rear Gunner

               
Sorties »   posted in - November 11th, 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
4 Dec 1944 ND707  AS-E Karlsruhe   20 Feb 1945 LM289  AS-Y Dortmund  
12 Dec 1944 LM289  AS-Y Essen   1 Mar 1945 " Mannheim  
17 Dec 1944 " Ulm   5 Mar 1945 " Chemnitz  
22 Dec 1944 " Coblenz   18 Mar 1945 " Hanau  
2 Jan 1945 " Nurnburg   21 Mar 1945 " Bremen  
5 Jan 1945 NG304  AS-T Hannover   24 Mar 1945 " Harpenerweg  
7 Jan 1945 LM289  AS-Y Munich   27 Mar 1945 " Paderborne  
14 Jan 1945 " Leuna   31 Mar 1945 " Hamburg  
16 Jan 1945 " Zeitz/Troglitz   3 Apr 1945 " Nordhausen  
22 Jan 1945 " Duisburg(Hamborn)   9 Apr 1945 PA320  AS-Y Kiel Flg Off S B Beevers - 2nd Pilot
2 Feb 1945 " Wiesbaden   14 Apr 1945 " Potsdam  
8 Feb 1945 " Politz   18 Apr 1945 " Heligoland  
13 Feb 1945 " Dresden   30 Apr 1945 " supply dropping - Manna 3B  
14 Feb 1945 " Chemnitz   2 May 1945 " supply dropping  
               


Sgt. Albert Amos ★ Flg. Off. Andrew McNeill ★ Sgt. Leonard Schaff ★ Flg. Off. Bryn Evans Roberts ★ Flg. Off Edward Roger Lambert
A Amos


Flt. Sgt. Albert Amos

RAF  616762

Flight Engineer
B E Roberts


Flg. Off. Bryan Evans Roberts

RCAF  J/36862

Navigator
A McNeill


Flg. Off. Andrew McNeill

RCAF  J/25785

Pilot
E R Lambert


Flg. Off. Edward Rodger Lambert

RCAF  J/35772

Air Bomber
L Schaff


Sgt. Leonard Schaff

RCAF  R/213524

Rear Gunner
Lancaster Mk I  AS-K2  PD224

Lost 14th October 1944 - Tasking Duisburg

Other Crew Members

Flt. Sgt. Joseph William Powell  RAAF  418323 - Wireless Op. 

Sgt. Harold Irwin Scott  RCAF  R/252756 - Mid Upper Gunner 

Sgt. Leonard Schaff  RCAF  R/213524 - Rear Gunner 

all official RCAF photographs
       
Sorties »   posted in August 10th, 1944 Notes:
       
25 Aug 1944 ND635  AS-N Rüsselsheim  
6 Sep 1944 W4994  AS-R2 Le Havre  
8 Sep 1944 " Le Havre  
10 Sep 1944 ME648  AS-J2 Le Havre  
16 Sep 1944 ND635  AS-M Steenwijk-Havelte  
17 Sep 1944 " Biggekerke(Gun Site)  
20 Sep 1944 PB153  AS-K2 Sangatte  
23 Sep 1944 " Nuess  
26 Sep 1944 ND857  AS-P Calais  
27 Sep 1944 PD335  AS-K Calais  
3 Oct 1944 PB153  AS-K2 Westkapelle  
5 Oct 1944 " Saarbrücken  
7 Oct 1944 " Emmerich  
14 Oct 1944 PD224  AS-K2 Duisburg Sgt W G Angles - F/E
Sgt S S Harper - MUG
      missing nothing heard after take-off
       



Sgt. Herbert Arthur Taylor
RAF  188900
H A Taylor


Air Bomber 

photograph courtesy  Guy Taylor
Other Crew Members

Plt. Off. R. G. Williams  RNZAF  428774 - Pilot

Sgt. J. Dickson  RAF  1795467 - Flight Engineer

Sgt. David Hurbert Duignan  RAF  1583545 - Navigator

Sgt. A. R. Crookes  RAF  1612812 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. A. R. Heath  RAF  1825487 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. James S. Carter  RAF  1339749 - Rear Gunner

               
Sorties »   posted in - July 20, 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
28 Jul 1944 ND857  AS-P Stuttgart   31 Aug 1944 PB153  AS-K2 St Roiquier mission abandoned per M/C
30 Jul 1944 ND757  AS-L Cahgnes   5 Sep 1944 ND626  AS-O Le Havre  
10 Aug 1944 ND626  AS-O Dugny   6 Sep 1944 ME812  AS-P Le Havre mission abandoned per M/C
11 Aug 1944 PD260  AS-N Duvel   8 Sep 1944 NN707  AS-K Le Havre  
15 Aug 1944 ND757  AS-L Leculot   10 Sep 1944 " Le Havre  
18 Aug 1944 " Reime   16 Sep 1944 LM687  AS-N Steenwijk-Havelte  
25 Aug 1944 " Rüsselsheim   3 Oct 1944 ND757  AS-L Westkapelle  
26 Aug 1944 " Keil   5 Oct 1944 " Saarbrücken  
29 Aug 1944 NN707  AS-K Stettin   6 Oct 1944     posted to 153 Sqdn
               


Sgt. John Paul Merton
J P Merton


RCAF  R/129438

Air Bomber 

photographs courtesy  Aircrew Remembered
HE862


Lord and Hadingham rescued 

Other Crew Members

Flg. Off. Selwyn Jaques Lupton  RAF  125539 - Pilot  KIA

Flg. Off. Roderick Alan Lord  RAF  121315 - Navigator  - survived

Sgt. John Paul Merton  RCAF  R/129438 - Air Bomber  KIA

Sgt. William Forrester Whitfield  RAF  1063748 - Wireless Operator  KIA

Flg. Off. Eric George Hadingham  RAF  80370 - Rear Gunner  - survived

               
Sorties »     Notes:       Notes:
               
7 Feb 1943 X3888  AS-? Lorient Sgt Merton with Sgt R J Foster and crew 28 Mar 1943 X3965  AS-L St Nazaire Sgt Merton with Flg Off S J Lupton and crew
9 Feb 1943 " Gardening " 3 Apr 1943 BK299  AS-Q Gardening "
13 Feb 1943 " Lorient " 6 Apr 1943 HE862  AS-N Gardening "
14 Feb 1943 BJ973  AS-J Cologne " 8 Apr 1943 " Duisberg "
16 Feb 1943 X3888  AS-? Lorient " 10 Apr 1943 " Frankfurt "
19 Feb 1943 X3965  AS-L Wilhelmshaven Sgt Merton with Flg Off S J Lupton and crew 14 Apr 1943 " Stuttgart "
26 Mar 1943 " Duisberg " 16 Apr 1943 " Mannheim engine trouble ditched off
Cayeau-sur-Mer
               


Flg. Off. Richard Edward Hicks ★ Sgt. James Thomas Ravenscroft ★ Sgt. Derek Kilgour Ashton
J T Ravenscroft


Sgt. James Thomas Ravenscroft 

RAF  130619

Wireless Operator

photograph courtesy  Angela Gunstone
R E Hicks


Flg. Off. Richard Edward Hicks

RAF  1387476

Pilot

photograph courtesy  IBCC
D K Ashton


Sgt. Derek Kilgour Ashton

RAF  1396278

Air Bomber

photograph courtesy  Tommy Gunstone
Other Crew Members

Sgt. Joseph William Swann  RAF  1624377 - Flight Engineer

Flg. Off. Aubrey Edgar Cook  RAF  1438852 - Navigator

Sgt. Anthony Joe Holdon  RAF  1325933 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. Harold Bernard Bell  RAF  1473823 - Rear Gunner

       
Sorties »   posted in October 2nd, 1943 Notes:
       
7 Oct 1943 JB142  AS-P Stuttgart  
8 Oct 1943 " Hannover  
3 Nov 1943 W4966  AS-C2 Düsseldorf  
22 Nov 1943 LM388  AS-W Berlin Flt Sgt Allan - 2nd Pilot
16 Dec 1943 " Berlin  
23 Dec 1943 DV367  AS-K Berlin mission abandoned
1 Jan 1944 LM382  AS-Q Berlin  
14 Jan 1944 ND366  AS-? Brunswick  
20 Jan 1944 DV386  AS-K2 Berlin  
21 Jan 1944 " Magdeburg  
27 Jan 1944 W4996  AS-R Berlin missing nothing heard after take-off