2019/05 Newsletter


Research Work

I have carried out (or I am in the process of carrying out) research on the following airmen who served with the squadron:

    • C Crawford (1917)
    • RC Weeden (1946 – 1948)
    • DH Kent (1943 – 1944)
    • SA Miller (1941 – 1942)
    • RH Boone (1943)
    • SG Cooper (1942)
    • R Fitzgerald (1918)
    • LSM Bailey (1944)

Lawrence (Nick) Nicholson

I received this fascinating story from Peter Nicholson, who advised me that it was an extract from a recording he made of his father talking about his service with the squadron during 1944 / 1945

“…. The Nordhausen op was my 52nd trip and, with the war almost at an end, our crew began to disperse – read more – 


Can you help?

[Source: Geograph]

There is a project underway to install a new stained glass window in St John The Baptist Church, in Scampton village, to reflect the history of Scampton airfield.

The media department at Lincoln Uni is assisting with a funding campaign and wishes to make a short film to support this. They have support from the Red Arrows and one or two others, but are really keen to talk to a Vulcan pilot who served at Scampton.

I have asked whether it is crucial that it is a pilot and not any of the aircrew trades (or even ground trades!) and I am awaiting a response.

If anyone is interested in supporting this project, please get in touch.


No. 35 Squadron Memorial Stone at the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC)

Nearly 40 people were present for the unveiling of a 35 Squadron memorial stone in the Ribbon of Remembrance at the International Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln on 14th May 2019 -read more –


IF YOU HAVE ANY COPIES OF DOCUMENTS OR PHOTOGRAPHS RELATING TO THE SQUADRON WHICH COULD BE INCORPORATED ONTO THE WEBSITE, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH