Fraser (DS)

DS Fraser

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

  1. 07/07/1941 Frankfurt
  2. 08/07/1941 Merseburg
  3. 13/07/1941 Hanover
  4. 19/07/1941 Hanover
  5. 05/08/1941 Karlsruhe
  6. 12/08/1941 Essen
  7. 14/08/1941 Magdeburg
  8. 24/08/1941 Dusseldorf
  9. 28/08/1941 Duisburg
  10. 31/08/1941 Cologne
  11. 02/09/1941 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)Douglas Stewart Fraser11
(2nd Pilot)Robin Lyell Blin Beare4
Ronald Denis Wagstaff5
Wesley Leonard Belous2
(Observer)John Peter Boston Cushion11
(WOP / AG)Arthur Henry Stroud6
Denis Slater11
Ernest H Jackson3
Frank Wilson Crocker1
JI Robinson1
(Air Gunner)Edward Wilkinson11
(Flight Engineer)Norman Willingham11