McAlpine (KG)

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

  1. 15/09/1943 Montlucon
  2. 16/09/1943 Modane
  3. 29/09/1943 Bochum
  4. 03/10/1943 Kassel
  5. 04/10/1943 Frankfurt
  6. 08/10/1943 Bremen
  7. 22/10/1943 Kassel
  8. 11/11/1943 Cannes
  9. 17/11/1943 Mannheim
  10. 22/11/1943 Berlin
  11. 03/12/1943 Leipzig
  12. 20/01/1944 Berlin (Aborted)
  13. 27/01/1944 Heligoland
  14. 28/01/1944 Berlin
  15. 30/01/1944 Berlin (Aborted)
  16. 15/02/1944 Berlin
  17. 19/02/1944 Leipzig (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)Keith George McAlpine17
(Navigator)Gerald Walter Traylor17
(Air Bomber)Leslie Chant17
(Wireless Operator)Albert Abraham John Meyers17
(Air Gunner)Alexander Gartshore Stirling McCulloch6
David Sinclair17
Denis George Button2
George Francis Denis Murray8
Malcolm Ross Hunter1
(Flight Engineer)Henry George Smith1
Richard John Twine16

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Posting Dates

McAlpineKeith GeorgeIn From:102 Squadron29/08/1943
Out to:War Casualty19/02/1944