Lists of crews on operations from July to December 1943

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Lists of crews on operations from July to December 1943

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List captains and take off and landing times from 23 July 1943 to 3 December 1942.

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[Diagonally on page] Cancelled [/diagonally on page]

[Deleted] X [/deleted] M S/Ldr. Smith.
U F/Lt. Greig
Q F/Lt. Wilson
G F/O. Gobbie
I P/O. McCrea
F F/Sgt. Allwright.
A F/Sgt. Stevens
N P/O. Pratt.
K F/Sgt. Gifford.
P F/Sgt. Heazlewood.
W F/Sgt. Irwin.
D Sgt. Josling.
T Sgt. Ryrie.
R Sgt. Piggin.
L Sgt. Bowdon.
[Deleted] X E [/deleted] X Sgt. Tansley.

1900 Operations Cancelled.

[Underlined] 24th. July, 1943. [/underlined]

Tonight’s operations.
DACE.

18 offered from 57.
17 actually provided.
17 took off

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406

F F/Sgt. Allwright 2234 0350
I P/O McCrea 2233 0328
J F/Lt. Greig 2232 0344
Q F/Lt. Wilson 2235 0322
K F/Sgt. Gifford 2235 0325
P S/Ldr. Smith 2231 0327
X Sgt. Tansley. 2240 0357
T Sgt. Ryrie 2239 0329
R Sgt. Bourdon 2241 0347
G F/O. Gobbie. 2319 0405
D Sgt. Josling 2309 0414
A P/O West. 2305 0359
H Sgt. Stevens. 2306 0410
M Sgt. Moores. 2307 0424
N P/O. Pratt. 2311 0407
L F/Sgt Heazlewood. 2310 0408
W F/Sgt. Irwin. 2308 0353

Lieut. Russell, P/O Greenwood etc. Returned from N. Africa.
S, Y, J

All aircraft landed safely, at base, including those back from Africa.

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407

[Underlined] 25th. July, 1943. [/underlined]

Operations tonight:
Derby figures on “Bullhead.”

4.00 Z S/Ldr. Smith 2210 0205
4.35 V F/Lt. Greig. 2146 0217
4.40 J [deleted] P [/deleted] F/Lt. Wilson 2213 0234
4.25 G F/O. Gobbie 2215 0245
4.30 C F/Sgt. Allwright 2145 0218
5.00 A F/Sgt. Stevens Landed at Dunholme. 2211 0348
K F/Sgt. Gifford 2150 0224
2.40 I P/O. McCrea Ret. early. Engine trouble 2147 0021
4.30 W F/Sgt. Irwin 2212 0237
5.25 L F/Sgt. Heazlewood 2213 0329
5.25 M Sgt. Moores 2214 0324
- X P/O. Pratt Cancelled. Burst tyre. - -
4.30 H P/O. West. 2216 0244
5.25 F Sgt. Josling 2217 0332
2.10 V Sgt. Ryrie Ret. early. Bomb Circuit u/s. 2228 0049
2.40 R Sgt. Bourdon Ret. early. Rear turret u/s. 2150 0013
4.20 X Sgt. Tansley 2149 0213

O Reserve

[Underlined] Training. [/underlined]

S F/O. Eggins 2130 0140
[Deleted] J [/deleted] Sgt. Parker
[Missing words] 2120 2320

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408

[Underlined] 26th. July, 1943. [/underlined]

No operations ordered.

[Underlined] 27th July, 1943. [/underlined]

4.50 Y S/Ldr. Smith 22.30 20,000 ft. 0310
5.10 U F/Lt. Greig 2222 0332
4.55 J F/Lt. Wilson 2221 0316
5.12 I P/O. McCrea 2224 0336
5.16 F F/Sgt. Allwright 2223 0329
4.50 K F/Sgt. Gifford 2304 0353
4.55 W F/Sgt. Irwin 2259 0355
4.55 S F/Sgt. Heazlewood 2301 0356
4.45 O F/O. Gobbie 2305 0349
4.20 E F/Sgt. Stevens landed Dunholme 2259 0420
2.10 U Sgt. Josling Ret. Early. 2302 0112
L P/O. Pratt Cancelled.
5.10 V Sgt. Ryrie landed Dunholme 2258 0408
5.22 X Sgt. Tansley landed Dunholme 2300 0422
5.24 O Sgt. Bourdon landed Dunholme 2303 0427
5.40 M [Deleted] F/ [/deleted] Sgt. Parker 2249 0430
5.20 X Sgt. Hargrave 2225 0344
4.55 H F/O. Eggins 2226 0319

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413

9th August 1943.
Operations against Mannheim.

Z W/Cdr Haskell R/Early E.D.P. u/s on P. OUTER 2257 0156 3 hrs
O S/L Crocker 2259 0515 0616
O F/L Wilson 2314 0505 0551
Q F/O Levy 2324 0524 0600
R P/O Piggin 2327 0535 0608
K F/S Gifford 2316 0502 0546
M Sgt Moores. 2326 0526 0600
N Sgt Bourdon 2329 0542 0615
E F/S Stevens 2322 0521 0600
H F/L Dunn 2317 0513 0555
I F/O West 2325 0518 0555
U F/L Greig 2258 0512 0615
Y F/O Whittam 2318 0529 0610
W F/S Irwin 2321 0509 0550
V Sgt Ryrie 2320 0507 0550
X Sgt Tansley 2328 0532 0605

S/L Smith ifr Night Flying.

Operations as detailed. One a/c returned early, “Z” with Engine [indecipherable] Pump in Port Outer u/s. ED827

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414

[Underlined] 10th August 1943. [/underlined]

Darby Figures
O W/C Haskell 2140 0527
[Deleted] S [/deleted] Z S/L Smith E.R. 2124 0048
O F/L Wilson & F/S Ratcliffe 2142
R P/O Piggin 2215 0518
K F/S Gifford & F/S Smithers 2143 0503
M Sgt Moores 2211 0526 [deleted] 2206 0504 [/deleted]
N Sgt Bourdon 2206 0504
U F/O Perrers 2212 0538
B F/O Levy Cancelled
H F/L Dunn 2207 0522
E F/S Stevens landed at [indecipherable] 2213 0933 first (7.15) 0530
I F/L Gobbie 08 550
D F/O West 2214 0538
V Sgt Ryrie 2217 0519
U Sgt Tansley 2205 0535
W F/S Irwin 2216 0533
Y F/O Whittam Wing 0530 2210 0820

11th August 1943
Bullseye Exercise for 3 crews.
F/S Duff. F/S Townsend. F/S Smithers.

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415

[Underlined] 12th August 1943 [/underlined]

R W/Cdr Haskell 2125 0555
U S/Ldr Smith & F/S Duff 2123 0507
O S/Ldr Crocker 2122 0553
H F/Lt Dunn 2140 0625
I F/Lt Gobbie 2142 0605
D F/Sgt Stevens 2144 0600
A F/O West 2138 0552
Y F/O Whittam 2142 0619
W F/S Irwin 2123 0524
U P/O Heazlewood 2147 0629
V Sgt Ryrie 2134 0601
B Sgt Tansley 2156 0558
F F/S Townsend 2159 0623
N F/O Perrers 2141 0611
L F/S Gifford ER Stbd O engine fire 2145 0029
M Sgt Moores 2135 0600
P Sgt Bourdon 2137 0622
Q F/O Levy 2146 0616

13th August 1943.
Stand down

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416

14 AUGUST 1943.

1015 Group require 6 a/c each Squadron
Full tanks
TARGET: – MILAN
ZERO:- 0115.
Bomb Loads: 50% each A & B.
A. 1 x 4000. H.C. 5 SBC 90 x4.
4 SBC 8 x 30.
B. 4 x 1000 GP. fused .025
5 SBC 90 x 4
4 SBC 8 x 30.

Local bulls eye – Offers required by 1030.
Probably three.

1030 Offered 3 a/c for Bullseye.

B/L [Underlined] OPERATIONS [/underlined] OFF LANDED.

JA875 A K [Deleted] Crocker [/deleted] Bourdon 2125 0611
JA896 A D Dunn 2126 0547
ED698 B [deleted] Q [/deleted] R Levy. 2129 0559
JA892 B U Heazlewood 2128 0539
ED946 A E Stevens 2127 0545
ED758 B [underlined] N [/underlined] Perrers. 2128 0607
B. [underlined] A [/underlined] Reserve.

[Underlined] BULLSEYE (OR [/underlined] X-CNTRY)

W Paterson
R Novick
[Underlined] P [/underlined] Grindley
V Reserve
[Diagonally] Cancelled at take-off. [/diagonally]

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417

15 August 1943.

1005 Same Route and Target.
57 – 10 a/c required.
Bullseye – we offer up to 6.

[Underlined] Milan. OFF LANDED [/underlined]
[Underlined] OPERATIONS. [/underlined]
Y Whittam (& Clements) 0810 2025 0435
W Irwin 0737 2022 0359
Z Smith (& Paterson) 0736 2020 0356
V Ryrie 0753 2027 0420
X Tansley 0755 2028 0423
K Gifford (& [deleted] Novick [/deleted] F/O NOVICK) 0741 2024 0405
M [deleted] T M Moores [/deleted] Crocker (G/C DAVIS. [deleted] & Marsh [/deleted]) 0750 2021 0411
X Gobbie 0746 2023 0409
D Smithers 0818 2029. 0447 Crashed.
[Underlined] A [/underlined] West 0746 2027 0413
S. Reserve. [Deleted] M [/deleted] Q. Reserve.

[Underlined] BULLS-EYE [/underlined]
E Butterworth
F Munday
P Grindley
[Underlined] Cancelled [/underlined]

F/S Smithers D. crashed on aerodrome on return [deleted] ed [/deleted], four members of crew killed and three injured.

Remaining a/c bombed target and returned safely.

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418

16th August 1943

No operations ordered.

[Underlined] 17th August. [/underlined]

[Underlined] Peenemunde [/underlined]

F W/C Haskell F/S Butterworth 2144
Z S/L Smith F/O Munday 2140 0347
O S/L Crocker F/S Grindley ER 2141 0029
H F/L Dunn 2144 0409
A F/O West 2146 0415
0648 E F/L Gobbie 0447 0846 2204
Q F/O Levy 2157 0436
N F/O Perrers. 2153 0419
Y F/O Whittam 2146 0430
P F/O Hodgkinson. 2152 0425
S P/O Heazlewood ER. 2149 2357
V F/S Irwin 2147 0408
K F/S Gifford 2145 0359
M Sgt Moores 2150 0428
B Sgt Ryrie 2153 0411
X Sgt Tansley. 2151 0414

W/Cdr Haskell failed to return.
S/Ldr Crocker returned early
P/O Heazlewood returned early.

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419

[Underlined] 18th August, 1943. [/underlined]
Stand down.

[Underlined] 19th August, 1943 [/underlined]
Operations were ordered. Cancelled 1700 hrs

[Underlined] 20th August [/underlined]
No operations ordered. Bullseye for 10 crews.
Cancelled at 16.30 hrs.

[Underlined] 21st August [/underlined]
No operations.

[Underlined] 22nd August [/underlined]
Operations were ordered against Leverkusen.

Hours
ED 827 Z F/L Paterson 5.09 2125 0234
ED 994 W F/S Irwin, F/S Grindley. 4.29 2111 01.40
ED 941 V Sgt Ryrie 4.31 21.10 01.41
ED 944 I F/S Clements 5.21 2114 0235
ED 655 X Sgt Tansley 4.50 2135 0225
DV 201 M F/S Duff. 4.55 21.13 0208
[Deleted] ED 758 [/deleted] JA 872 U F/S Townsend 4.40 21.31 0211
EE 197 Y Sgt Hargrave 4.40 2137 0217
JA 910 H Sgt Josling 4.55 21.12 0206
W 5008 B F/S Parker Stbd/O u/s. 3.15 2127 0042
ED 777 Q F/O Levy Intercom 3.00 2126 0028
ED 698 R F/O Novick 4.44 2115 0159
ED 758 N P/O Pratt 4.58 2132 0230
[Missing words]

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420

23rd August 1943.
[Underlined] Berlin [/underlined]

O S/L Crocker 0710 2000 0310
N F/O Pratt RT U/S. 0321 2026 2347
Q F/O Levy 0728 2022 0350
R F/O Novick 0753 2011 0404
K F/Sgt Bourdon 0730 2025 0356
M Sgt. Howe 0714 2024 0338.
I F/L Gobbie & F/S McPhie 0725 2002 0325
E F/S Stevens 0725 2020 0346
B F/S Parker PI U/S 0100 2015 2113
H Sgt Josling 0751 2018 0409
Z F/L Paterson 0725 2016 0341
W. F/S Irwin 0705 2001 0304
V Sgt Ryrie 0720 2017 0335
D [deleted] X [/deleted] F/S Duff 0742 2010 0352
S Sgt Tansley 0738 2023 0401
Y F/O Whittam 0740 2021 0359
C P/O Heazlewood 0725 2019 0344
A F/S Townsend 0720 2012 0334

[Underlined] 24th August. [/underlined]
No operations.

[Underlined] 25th August. [/underlined]

[Underlined] 26th August [/underlined]

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421

August 27th 1943. Scampton.

Operations [underlined] Nuremberg [/underlined]

HRS. OFF. LANDED
O F/Lt Patterson Landed Fiskerton 7.42 2132 0514.
R F/O Novick Landed Dunholme 7.39 2129 0508.
N P/O Pratt. Landed Fiskerton 7.45 2133 0518
K. F/S Bourdon Landed Dunholme 7.30 2134 0504.
M F/S Grindley Landed Swinderby 8.02 2113 0515
B F/O Levy. Missing 2131
C F/L Gobbie Landed Fiskerton 7.24 2136 0500
I P/O McCrea. 6.51 2100 0351
H F/O Eggins. 7.15 2101 0414
D F/O Munday Landed Exeter 8.41 2110 0551.
E F/S Stevens Landed Swinderby 7.47 2125 0512
A F/S Parker Landed Dunholme 7.33 2127 0500
Y F/O Hodkinson Landed Dunholme 7.23 2130 0453.
Z P/O Heazlewood Crash landed on aerodrome 7.14 2103 0417.
V W/O Clements 8.41 2108 0549.
W F/S Townsend 8.08 2112 0520
U F/S Duff. Landed Dunholme 8.06 2109 0515
U Sgt Hargrave. Early return R/T U/S. 1.56 2128 2324
S Sgt. Tansley. Landed Dunholme 7.05 2102 0407

28th August.
No operations ordered.

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422

E. Kirkby. 30th August 1943

Operations – [underlined] Munchen-Gladbach. [/underlined]
HRS. OFF LANDED

V W/O Clements 05.10 2347 – 0459
X F/S Duff. Early Return 02.20 2359 0220
U F/S Townsend 04.40 0008 0448
U F/L Dunn 04.35 2334 0409
A F/S Parker 04.55 2357 0452
C Sgt McPhie 0435 0005 0442
H. F/O Eggins 04.55 0007 0502
O S/L Crocker 04.26 2332 0358
D F/L Paterson 04.45 0011 0455
M F/L Novick 04.45 0002 0445
N P/O Pratt 04.30 2333 0401
K F/S Gifford 04.20 2338 0356
R F/S Grindley 04.50 2345 0434
I F/S Bourdon 04.30 2335 0405
[deleted] X [/deleted]

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427

22nd September 1943.

Operations. – Hanover. OFF LANDED.
U S/L Smith. S/L Heward (E. Return) JA872 1847 2208
O F/L Whittam. P/O Hogan JB236 1851 2354
W P/O Irwin. P/O Wangler. ED994 1850 0011
[Deleted letter] A [Deleted] F/L [/deleted] Lt. West F/S Laing ED920 1906 0054
Y F/L Hodgkinson EE197 1848 2356
I F/O Munday ED944 1906 0054
F F/Sgt Evans JB233 1902 0027
C Sgt Fearn DV239 1904 0009
H Sgt. Austin JA910 1922 0058
K F/O Bourdon JA875 1852 0005
N Sgt Yates ED758 I 1919 0052
Q F/O Perrers ED.[deleted] 698 [/deleted] 777 19[deleted] 00 [/deleted]11 0104
P P/O Howe W4822 I 1853 0037
X P/O Tansley ED655 1908 0015
T W/O Clements ED413 1905 0050
S P/O Duff W4948 I 1918 –
D P/O Townsend ED308 I 1912 0030.
V P/O Ryrie ED941 1907 0020
R F/O Novick ED698 1900[deleted]8[/deleted] 0101
L F/L Patterson JB135 1903 0001
E F/L Eggins cancelled. JB234.
M P/O Moores DV201 1854 0046.

22 Aircraft were detailed. E was cancelled.
21 took off. U (S/L Smith) returned early with Bomb sight U/S. Stbd Generator U/S. Elevator [indecipherable] U/S.
The remainder bombed the target & returned S. (P/O Duff) was attacked & shot down [missing word] in circuit of base on return. Remainder [missing words]

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428

23rd September 1943.

Operations – Mannheim OFF Landed.
H. F/L Eggins JA910 1902 0125
A Lt. West ED920 1859 0117
C Sgt. Fearn DV239 1908 0137
E P/O Laing [Deleted] JB233 [/deleted] JB234 1911 0145
F F/S Evans E.R. JB233 1914 2035
I F/O Munday ED944 1916 0153
L F/L Paterson JB135 1905 0150
O F/L Whittam JB236 1858 0140
R F/O Novick ED698 1900 0142
Q F/O Perrers I ED777 I 1903 0155
K P/O Bourdon – missing JA875 1901 -
G [deleted] D [/deleted] P/O Hogan – missing LM336 1915 -
N Sgt Yates. ED758 I 1907 0137
M F/S Austin Missing DV201 1909 -
T W/O Clements ED413 1904 0200
P [deleted letter] S/L Smith W.4822 [deleted] JA872 [/deleted] I 1856 0119
V P/O Townsend ED941 1910 0209
W P/O Irwin ED994 1906 0146
Y P/O Wangler EE197 1912 0205
Z S/L Heward JB237 1913 0210
[Deleted] P P/O Tansley W4822 [/deleted]

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24th Sept 1943
- No operations were ordered.

25th Sept 1943
Operations ordered. 18 A/c were detailed.
Take off time was postponed 5 1/4 hours and operations were cancelled at [deleted] 08 [/deleted] 20.50hrs. Weather over Target.

26th Sept. 1943.
Operations. 18 Aircraft detailed.
Cancelled 17.30 hrs. Weather over Target.

27th Sept 1943
Operations. 18 aircraft detailed Hanover

O F/L Whittam & P/O Walters 1925 0052
A Lt. West 1927 0003
B P/O Stevens 1923 0110
C Sgt. Fearn 1942 0135
D F/S Evans 1935 2119
E F/L Eggins 1945 0127
F P/O Josling 1924 0048
H F/O Laing 1940 0105
I F/O Munday 1947 0115
U P/O Tansley 1945 0125
Y P/O Townsend 1946 0053
T P/O Clements 1948 0121
V P/O Hargrave 0510 1944 0055
L P/O Wangler 0600 1933 0135
P F/O Perrers 0530 1930 0059
R F/O Novick 0525 1937 0100
N Sgt Yates 0510 1939 0049
O P/O Moores 0525 1925 0052

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29th September 1943.
Operations. Bochum
15 Aircraft were detailed.

A Lt West
B P/O Stevens
C Sgt Fearn
D P/O Walton
F F/O Laing
H P/O Wangler missing.
L F/L Paterson
Q F/O Perrers
O P/O Moores
O Sgt Yates
T F/O Novick
U F/L Hopkinson Cancelled.
Z P/O Ryrie
V P/O Tansley
Y P/O Townsend.

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433

3rd/4th October.

Operations – Kassel.
9 Aircraft detailed
J F/L Paterson 1847 0020
U F/L Dunn 1844 0016
E F/O Munday. E.R. Midupper Sick 1858 2100
G F/O Perrers 1856 0036
W P/O Tansley 1845 0015
O P/O Moores 1845 0012
O P/O Smith F. 1857 0045
A P/O Parker 1855 0036
B Sgt Fearn 1846 0050

All took off. E. F/O Munday returned Early. M/U Sick.

4th/5th October 1943.

[Deleted] B F/Lt Gobbie [/deleted] Operations – Frankfurt. A/M.
13 Aircraft detailed
B F/Lt Gobbie 4superchargers U/S. 1821 2143
A Lt West 1820 0010
I P/O McCrea 1824 0018
P P/O Parker 1823 0028
L F/O Munday }
R F/O Laing }
J F/O Novick 1815 0020
N P/O Howe 1843 0053
O P/O Smith F. 1832 0050
W P/O Walton [numbers missing]

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434

5/6th October 1943.

14 Aircraft were detailed for operations.
Cancelled 17.30 hrs for weather.

6/7 October.
19 Aircraft were detailed for operations.
Cancelled 1700 hours.

7/8th October.
Operations. Stuttgart
O S/L Crocker. F/Lt Fisher 2017 0320
L F/L Paterson 2129 0338
N P/O Howe E.R. 2023 [indecipherable]
O P/O Smith 2027 0341
J F/O Novick 2020 0303
F F/L Gobbie 2012 0327
I P/O McCrea 2141 0359
A Lt West 2010 0324
D F/O Munday ER 2024 2352
B P/O Stevens ER 2011 0108
R P/O McPhie 2026 0345
P F/O Laing 2021 0310
T Sgt Fearn ER 2025 2359
S P/O Walton ER 2028 0100
V F/L Dunn ER 2018 0035
W P/O Irwin & F/Sgt Grimbley 2013 0331
X F/L Hodgkinson 2014 0316
X P/O Tansley 2019 0336
Y P/O Townsend 2022 0350
Z S/L Heward. 2017 0313.

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435

8/9 October 1943.

Operations. Hanover Off Landed
E. P/O McCrea 2248 0337
B. P/O Stevens 2240 0400
D. Sgt Fearn Cancelled
A. Lt. West. 2244 0411
Y. P/O McPhie 2248 0404
O F/L Whittam & F/S Edwards 2236 0357
L F/L Paterson 2249 0349
P P/O Howe 2247 0355
R. P/O Smith F. 2251 0116
J. F/O Novick 2239 0353
T. P/O Walton 2253 0407
U F/L Dunn 2245 0413
X F/L Hodgkinson 2250 0343
X P/O Tansley 2247 0341
S. P/O Townsend. 2243 0347

15 A/C detailed. 14 took off. 1 Cancelled. 1 Early return.

N. F/S Grimbly, did a Cross Country.

9th/10th
6 A/C were detailed for Operations
Cancelled for weather.

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436

10th Oct

No operations ordered

11th, 12th, 13th no operations. Training only.
Weather prevented flying.

14th No operations 15. 16. 17.

18th October 1943
Operations – Hanover.

A P/O McPhie [indecipherable] 2257
B P/O Stevens 1712 2221
C F/L Gobbie 1744 2251
E P/O Parker [indecipherable] 1736 2308
F P/O Josling 1727 2250
G P/O Munday 1729 2240
H F/L Eggins 1747 2246
I P/O McCrea. 1714 2237
O S/L Crocker & F/S Homewood 1715 2232
L F/L Paterson 1725 2242
Q F/O Perrers 1724 2300
J P/O Moores 1713 2311
R Sgt. Yates 1746 2259
O F/Sgt Edwards 1745 2304
Z S/L Heward 1726 2217
X F/L Hodgkinson & P/O Shewan 1721 2214
X P/O Irwin & F/O Spriggs. 1714 2220
V P/O Ryrie 1716 2253
Y F/S Grimbley Coltishall 1723 2238

[Missing words]

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439

22/23 October.

Operations – Kassel.

B S/L Crocker 1803 2245
[Deleted] S [/deleted] K F/L Paterson 1805 2350
O F/O Perrer 1811 2355
[Deleted] X [/deleted] I P/O Howe 1815 0032
Q Sgt Yates 1808 0012
R F/S Homewood 1813 0035
P F/S Edwards 1814 2351
Z F/L Novick 1757
A P/O McPhie 1807 2337
B F/L Gobbie 1800 2333
D P/O Shewan 1811 0003
F P/O Josling 1806 2342
G F/O Munday 1808 2347
H F/L Eggins 1804 2332
X P/O Miller 1812
U F/O Spriggs 1802 2353
X P/O Walton 1810 0046
S P/O Townsend 1758 2328
V P/O Ryrie 1807 2324

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440

3rd November. 1943

Operations.
JB236 O S/L Crocker 1709 2112
JB419 K F/L Paterson [Deleted] 1722 [/deleted] 1708 2120
JB318 O F/L Perrers 1710 2149
EZ698 R P/O Piggin 1713 1945
JB364 M P/O Smith 1719 1932
ED758 N F/S Yates
JB135 L F/S Homewood 1728 2145
JB312 J F/O Pratt 1713 2157
DH822 P Lt. West & F/O Clements 1722
JB311 B P/O McPhie 1704 2133
JB233 F P/O Josling & P/O Douglas 1700 2119
JB420 G F/O Laing 1722 2135
JB 370 H F/L Eggins 1703 2124
ED914 I [deleted] Y [/deleted] Sgt. Fearn 1711 2138
JB372 V P/O Ryrie & P/O Ludford 1659 2129
JA872 U F/O Spriggs 1706 2147
JB366 S P/O Townsend 1702 2122
JB418 T P/O Walton 1707 2200
JB485 Y F/L Hodgkinson 1701 2114
JB529 W P/O Tansley 1706 2124
ED308 D F/O Shewan. 1705 2153

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441

10/11 November. MODANE.

O S/L Crocker & P/O Lyon 2055 0509
K F/L Paterson 2102 0439
O F/L Perrers. 2056 0449
L P/O Howe 2122 0455
F P/O Josling & F/S Atcheson 2112 0437
R P/O Piggin 2119 0513
H F/L Eggins 2106 0444
I F/L Gobbie 2059 0434
S P/O Townsend 2111 0427
V P/O Ryrie & Sgt Simpson 2057 0429
W F/O Tansley 2104 0442
Y F/L Hodgkinson 2116 0446
J P/O Pratt 2107 0452
B F/O Laing 2117 0458
[Deleted] G F/O Munday. [/deleted]

14th November.
2 A/C were detailed for Dinghy search in N. Sea.
Y. P/O Tansley
S. P/O Ryrie.

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18/19 November.

Operations. Berlin
K S/L Heward 1720 0127
N P/O Townsend 1721 0121
R P/O Ryrie & F/O Lyon 1722 0130
P P/O Tansley 1725 0123
L F/L Hodgkinson & Sgt Beans 1712 0119
M F/O Shewan 1727 0145
O P/O Walton 1729 0122
B P/O Douglas 1708 0115
C F/O Laing 1723 0139
D P/O Ludford 1705 0128
E P/O Fearn 1704 0051
F P/O Josling & F/S Atcheson. 1700 0108
G F/O Munday 1719 0150
H. F/L Eggins 1716 0022
I. F/L Gobbie missing. 1718
Q F/L Perrers (630) Pocklington. 1728 0119

16 A/C were detailed. All took off.
F/L Gobbie failed to return.

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[Inserted] 26 Nov [/inserted]
[Underlined] Berlin [/underlined]

A. F/O Lyon Snaith 1728 0130
B P/O McPhie [indecipherable] 1725 0126
C F/S Atcheson Rufforth 1723 0126
D P/O Smith Spilsby 1731 0112
F P/O Josling. [indecipherable]
E P/O Fearn Pocklington 1728 0129
G F/O Munday Lisset 1724 0128
H F/L Eggins Pock 1715 0122
L Sgt Beane 1721 -
M F/O Spriggs Gaffney 1718 0200
O P/O Walton Cancelled
[inserted] X [/inserted] P P/O Tansley Pocklington 1712 0020
Q P/O Grimbley Leconfield 1727 0030
R P/O Ryrie & F/O Williams Base. 1710 0027
K P/O Townsend. Pocklington 1708 0127

2nd/3rd December [underlined] Berlin [/underlined]

A F/O Douglas 7.35 1635 0012
B P/O McPhie 6.50 1638 2329
C F/O Laing 7.00 1639 2337
D. P/O Ludford [indecipherable] 7.25 1633 2359
E F/O Spriggs 7.10 1603 2352
M. F/S Atcheson 7.40 1640 0021
G F/O Munday 7.15 1628 2345
H F/L Eggins Sgt McGillivray 6.35 1627 2302
I P/O Smith. K.D. 7.40 1637 0015
K. P/O Townsend Sgt Hynds. 7.00 1619 2321
R. F/O Williams 1632 –
O P/O Walton 7.10 1634 2344
[inserted] X [/inserted] P/O Tansley Sgt. Dalton. 1619 –
Q P/O Grimbley 7.20 1629 2349

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Operations Leipzig.
A. P/O Douglas. 0012 0742
B. P/O McPhie 0014 0736
F [deleted] D [/deleted] P/O Ludford 0004 0751
[Deleted] P F/O Laing [/deleted]
G P/O Smith Cancelled.
H. F/O Shewan 0017 0741
I F/S Atcheson 0033 0747
K. F/O Spriggs 0016 0716
Q. P/O Grimbley E.R. 0027 0312
M. P/O Walton 0015 0750

9 A/C were detailed. One cancelled before take off.
One returned Early.

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“Lists of crews on operations from July to December 1943,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 2, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28343.

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