Barnes (WG)

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

  1. 14/01/1944 Special target
  2. 28/01/1944 Berlin
  3. 19/02/1944 Leipzig
  4. 20/02/1944 Stuttgart (Crashed on Take-Off)
  5. 22/02/1944 Gardening (Aborted)
  6. 24/02/1944 Schweinfurt (Incident)

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). Details of all flights (including training flights) will be recorded in their Flying Log Books:

(Pilot)William George Barnes6
(Navigator)Herbert George Hornsby6
(Air Bomber)Albert Clement Michael Taylor4
David Shearer Stodart2
(Wireless Operator)Raymond Perkins6
(Air Gunner)Alistair Stuart McLaren6
Arthur Henry Weller1
Harry Roy Lowman1
Horace John Walker4
(Flight Engineer)Charles Erickson6