McTurk W

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

  1. 14/01/1944 Special target
  2. 20/01/1944 Berlin
  3. 21/01/1944 Magdeburg
  4. 15/02/1944 Berlin
  5. 19/02/1944 Leipzig (Failed to Return)

The record book shows that W McTurk flew on two “2nd Dickie” sorties in December 1943 (to gain operational experience)

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 McTurk5
(Navigator)Thomas Calistus Kerr5
(Air Bomber)Charles Hogg4
Edward John Trickey1
(Wireless Operator)Ronald Wright5
(Air Gunner)Alfred Fred Poynton5
William Hugo McCormick5
(Flight Engineer)George Forman5

Posting Dates

McTurkWilliamIn From:19 O.T.U.26/11/1943
Out to:POW19/02/1944