Hamilton (JC)

Believed to be JC Hamilton circa August 1941 [Courtesy of Tim Longford].jpg

Believed to be JC Hamilton circa August 1941 [Courtesy of Tim Longford]

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
  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

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
    • 969499 John Craig Hamilton (14)
  • 2nd Pilot
    • 1061883 James David Walls (05)
    • 1068982 Clifford Grove Lythgoe (02)
    • HA Perks (02)
    • 1174907 Thomas Craig Stobie (05)
  • Observer
    • 956444 Jeffrey Arnold Longford (14)
  • WOP / AG
    • 970956 Albert Edward Connor (01)
    • 974000 James Patrick Henderson (13)
    • Chadwick (01)
    • R.56144 John Peter Burton Buckley (10)
    • R.66046 Harold Richard Giddens (03)
  • Air Gunner
    • 905359 John Collins (11)
    • AM Hampton (03)
  • Flight Engineer
    • 569963 Walter R Stapleford (14)