Crew list for Siracourt operation

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Title

Crew list for Siracourt operation

Description

Date 25 June 1944, target, zero hour 0905 hours.Lists leader and marker 1 in P51, two more markers in Mosquito and 17 crews in Lancaster carrying tallboy bombs.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Margaret Carr
David Bloomfield

Rights

This content is property of the Leonard Cheshire Archive which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Format

Five page typewritten document

Language

Identifier

MCheshireGL72021-181210-060003, MCheshireGL72021-181210-060004, MCheshireGL72021-181210-060005, MCheshireGL72021-181210-060006, MCheshireGL72021-181210-060007

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[underlined] DATE: [/underlined] 25th JUNE, 1944

[underlined] TARGET: [/underlined] CONSTRUCTIONAL WORKS SIRACOURT. [/underlined]

[underlined] ZERO HOUR. [/underlined] 0905 HOURS.

[underlined] CREWS: [/underlined]

[underlined] LEADER & MARKER NO. 1: [/underlined] W/cdr. Cheshire

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] Mustang N

[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 2 Red Spot Fires.

[underlined] MARKER No.2. [/underlined] S/Ldr. Shannon
Navigator: F/O Sumpter

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] Mos. 'L'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 4 Smoke Bombs
2 T. I. Red

[underlined] MARKER NO. 3. [/underlined] F/L/ Fawke
Navigator: F/O. Bennett

[underlined] A/C Letter: Mos. [/underlined] 'N'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined]
4 Smoke Bombs
2 T.I Red

[underlined] DEPUTY LEADER: [/underlined] S/Ldr. Munro
F/Engineer: F/S Appleby
Navigator: F/L Rumbles
W/Operator: F/O Pigeon
A/G M.U P/O Howarth
Air Bomber F/L Astbury
A/G Rear: F/O Weeks

[underlined] A/C LETTER: [/underlined] 'W'
[underlined] Bomb Load [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] S/Ldr. McCarthy
F/Engineer: F/O Radcliffe
Navigator: F/O Maclean
W/Operator: W/O Eaton
A/G M. U. W/O Batson
Air Bomber: F/O Daniel
A/G Rear: F/L Rodger

[underlined] A/C Letter [/underlined] 'Y'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy"

[page break]

[underlined] CREWS: [/underlined]

[underlined] [CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/O Lee
F/Engineer: Sgt.Luck
Navigator: F/S.McKie
W/Operator: F/S Richards
A./G M.U Sgt.Craig,
Air Bomber: F/S Hoyland
A/G.Rear: F/S Hunnisette.

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'V'
[underlined] Bomb Load [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy"

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined]
F/Engineer: Sgt Hawkins
Navigator: F/O McDonald
W/Operator: F/S Luncan
A/G M. U. W/O Woods
Air Bomber: F/S Hartley
A/G Rear: F/S Clarke

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'D'
[underlined] Bomb Load [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/O Willsher
F/Engineer: Sgt Hurdiss
Navigator: F/O Playford
W/Operator: P/O Bell
A/G M.U. F/S Salter
Air Bomber: P/O Everett
A/G Rear: F/O Witherick
Front Gunner: F/S Cooper

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'T'
[underlined] Bomb Load [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [underlined] F/O Kell
F/Engineer: P/O Clarke
Navigator: F/O Hager
W/Operator: F/O Evans
A/G M.U P/O Snell
Air Bomber: F/O Morieson
A/G Rear: Sgt.Ronald

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'P'
[underlined] Bomb Load [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[page break]

[underlined] CREWS: [/underlined]

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/L Reid
F/Engineer: F/S Stewart
Navigator: F/O Peltier
W/Operator: F/O Luker
A/G M.U: F/S Holt
Air Bomber: P/O Rolton
A/G Rear: W/O Hutton

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'S'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/L Kearns
F/Engineer: P/O Henderson
Navigator: F/O Barclay
W/Operator: P/O Ellwood
A/G M.U: W/O Bickley
Air Bomber: F/L Tate
A/G Rear: F/O Petch

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'F'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/L Williams
F/Engineer: Sgt. Soilleux
Navigator: F/O Talbot
W/Operator: F/S Potter
A/G M.U: F/S Blagdon
Air Bomber: F/O Walker
A/G Rear: Sgt. Matthews

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'B'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/L Clayton
F/Engineer: F/O Hill
Navigator: F/O Buttle
W/Operator: F/O Chalmers
A/G M.U: F/S Sharp
Air Bomber: F/O Watson
A/G Rear: F/S Hume

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'H'
[/underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[page break]

[underlined] CREWS: [/underlined]

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/O Stanford
F/Engineer: Sgt.Judson
Navigator: P/O Butler
W/Operator: W/O Jordon
A/G M.U: F/S Griffiths
Air Bomber: W/O Clarke
A/G Rear: P/O Jewell
Front Gunner: F/S Hepworth

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'C'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/O Carey
F/Engineer: Sgt.Franks
Navigator: P/O Kerr
W/Operator: Sgt.Young
A/G M.U: Sgt.Fowle
Air Bomber: W/O McLennan
A/G Rear: F/S Colyer

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'K'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] P/O Gingles
F/Engineer: Sgt.Henderson
Navigator: F/O Beale
W/Operator: W/O Riley
A/G M.U: F/L Scott-Kiddie
Air Bomber: F/S Hazell
A/G Rear: F/O Hall

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'L'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/L Wilson
F/Engineer: Sgt.Cherrington
Navigator: F/O Stott
W/Operator: F/O Allen
A/G M.U: F/S Vaughan
Air Bomber: F/O Finlay
A/G Rear: F/L Chandler
Front Gunner: Sgt.King
[
underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'N'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[page break]

[underlined] CREWS: [/underlined]

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/L Poore
F/Engineer: F/S Johnson
Navigator: F/O Roberts
W/Operator: F/S Thompson
A/G M.U. F/S Tookey
Air Bomber: F/O Elsey
A/G Rear: F/S Castleman

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'X'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/O Ross
F/Engineer: F/O Girling
Navigator: F/O Davies
W/Operator: F/S Hickson
A/G M.U: F/O Platt
Air Bomber: W/O McLellan
A/G Rear: F/O Tuxford
Front Gunner: F/O Atkinson

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'R'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

[underlined] CAPTAIN: [/underlined] F/O Knights
F/Engineer: P/O Twells
Navigator: F/O Rhude
W/Operator: F/O Hosie
A/G M.U: Pengelly
Air Bomber: P/O Bell
A/G Rear: F/S Derham
Front Gunner: Sgt.Briars

[underlined] A/C Letter: [/underlined] 'A'
[underlined] Bomb Load: [/underlined] 1 'Tallboy'

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Citation

“Crew list for Siracourt operation,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 14, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16610.

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