Lahey (LEN)

The Squadron’s Operations Record Book shows that LEN Lahey was the Captain of a 35 Squadron aircraft on the following sorties:

  1. 04/04/1943 Kiel
  2. 10/04/1943 Frankfurt
  3. 14/04/1943 Stuttgart
  4. 16/04/1943 Mannheim
  5. 20/04/1943 Stettin
  6. 26/04/1943 Duisburg
  7. 12/05/1943 Duisburg
  8. 13/05/1943 Pilsen
  9. 23/05/1943 Dortmund
  10. 25/05/1943 Dusseldorf
  11. 29/05/1943 Wuppertal
  12. 11/06/1943 Munster
  13. 21/06/1943 Krefeld
  14. 13/07/1943 Aachen
  15. 15/07/1943 Montbéliard
  16. 02/08/1943 Hamburg
  17. 09/08/1943 Mannheim
  18. 10/08/1943 Nuremberg
  19. 12/08/1943 Turin
  20. 16/08/1943 Turin
  21. 17/08/1943 Peenemunde
  22. 23/08/1943 Berlin (Failed to Return)

The following shows the composition of his crew on these sorties, along with the number of sorties undertaken by each airman as part of his crew (as recorded in the squadron’s Operations Record Book). It should be noted that some of these sorties may have been aborted and therefore would not have counted for the purposes of their “Operational Tour”. Details of all flights (including training flights) will be recorded in their Flying Log Books:

(Pilot)Lawrence Edward Nicklin Lahey22
(2nd Dickie)Randall Vincent Jones1
(Navigator)David Farrant Bland21
Ronald George Hands1
(Air Bomber)Herbert Brian Felix  Lymna1
John William Annetts20
Stanley Alfred Baldwin1
(Wireless Operator)Daniel David Cleary22
(Air Gunner)Leonard Alan Such22
Robert Scott Hogg22
(Flight Engineer)Gordon Ireland1
Wilfred Ernest Sutton21

Posting Dates

LaheyLawrence Edward NicklinIn From:77 Squadron26/03/1943
Out to:POW23/08/1943