RAF 166 Squadron

Crew Photographs - Survived

Lancaster Mk III  AS-Z  PD239

Flg. Off. Walter Fred McElwain & Crew

McElwain Crew
L to R rear


Sgt Lancelot Wagstaff  RAF  1065203 - Flight Engineer

Sgt Patrick Hildyard Cowan Charnock DFC  RAF  1491682 - Navigator

F/O Walter Fred McElwain  RNZAF  421383 - Pilot

Sgt T. M. Manwell  RAF  1556391 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt F. Wardle  RAF  1673695 - Wireless Operator


L to R front


Sgt J. J. McLaughlin  RAF  1558046 - Rear Gunner

Sgt M. F. Blinco  RAF  1622131 - Air Bomber



On 18 July 1944 F/O McElwain flew as 2nd Pilot with F/O Tutty & crew which included F/O Donald Pleasance as Wireless Operator
               
Sorties »   posted in 13 July 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
28 Jul 1944 ND757  AS-L Stuttgart   16 Sep 1944 PD239  AS-Z Steenwijk-Havelte  
10 Aug 1944 ED716  AS-W Dugny   27 Sep 1944 " Calais  
11 Aug 1944 NE113  AS-H Duval   28 Sep 1944 " Calais mission abandoned
15 Aug 1944 PD239  AS-Z Laculot   3 Oct 1944 " Westkapelle  
16 Aug 1944 " Stettin   5 Oct 1944 " Saarbrücken  
25 Aug 1944 " Rüsselsheim   11 Oct 1944 PD310  AS-R Fort Frederik Hendrix  
26 Aug 1944 " Kiel   14 Oct 1944 LM298  AS-Y Duisburg F/O H. Burgoyne - 2nd Pilot
29 Aug 1944 " Stettin   26 Oct 1944 " Minelaying - Fresian Islands  
3 Sep 1944 " Gilze Rijen   31 Oct 1944 " Colonge  
5 Sep 1944 " Le Havre   2 Nov 1944 NG136  AS-Z Düsseldorf  
6 Sep 1944 " Le Havre   21 Nov 1944 " Minelaying - Oslo Fjord  
8 Sep 1944 " Le Havre   27 Nov 1944 " Freiburg  
10 Sep 1944 " Le Havre Lt H. K. Vikholt - 2nd Pilot 29 Nov 1944 " Dortmund  
12 Sep 1944 " Frankfurt   6 Dec 1944 " Merseburg Leuna