J.C. Cockram’s RCAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s flying log book



J.C. Cockram’s RCAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s flying log book


J.C. Cockram’s RCAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 1st May 1943 to 8th July 1945, recording training, operations and Transport Command duties as a Navigator. Stationed at: RCAF Edmonton (No.2 Air Observer School), RAF West Freugh (4 Observer Advanced Flying Unit ), RAF Church Broughton (27 OTU), RAF Driffield (466 Squadron and 462 Squadron), RAF Leconfield (96 squadron), Bilbeis (1330 Conversion Unit), Cairo West, RAF Station Bilaspur and RAF Comilla (96 Squadron). Aircraft in which flown: Anson, Wellington, Halifax, Dakota. Records a total of 34 operations completed (12 night, 22) day) on the following targets in France, Germany and Netherlands: Ardouval, Bochum, Bois de la Haie, Boulogne, Brunswick, Caen, Cologne, Coqueraux, Duisburg, Dusseldorf, Eindhoven, Etaples, Foret de Nieppe, Gelsenkirchen, Homberg, Kiel, Kleve, La Pourchinte, Le Havre, Les Catelliers, Nordstern (Gelsenkirchen), Soesterberg, Sterkrade, Vaires (Paris), Wanne Eickel, Watten, Weskapelle and Wilhelmshaven. His pilot on operations was Pilot Officer Hickey.

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