Hamilton (JC)

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

  1. 31/08/1941 Cologne
  2. 02/09/1941 Berlin
  3. 07/09/1941 Berlin
  4. 10/09/1941 Turin (Force Landed)
  5. 15/09/1941 Hamburg
  6. 19/09/1941 Stettin
  7. 29/09/1941 Stettin
  8. 02/10/1941 Brest
  9. 22/10/1941 Mannheim
  10. 26/10/1941 Hamburg
  11. 31/10/1941 Hamburg
  12. 09/11/1941 Hamburg
  13. 25/11/1941 Brest
  14. 30/11/1941 Hamburg (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:

(Pilot)John Craig Hamilton14
(2nd Pilot)Clifford Grove Lythgoe2
James David Walls5
Thomas Craig Stobie5
Henry Anthony  Perks2
(Observer)Jeffrey Arnold Longford14
(WOP / AG)Albert Edward Connor1
Harold Richard Giddens3
James Patrick Henderson13
John Peter Burton Buckley10
Albert Chadwick1
(Air Gunner)AM Hampton3
John Collins11
(Flight Engineer)Walter Roy Stapleford14

Hamilton Crew [Courtesy of Tim Longford]
Believed to include: Hamilton, Perks, Longford, Henderson, Buckley, Collins and Stapleford

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HamiltonJohn Craig12/08/1941In From:58 Squadron
30/11/1941Out to:POW