1946 Operation Lancaster (Goodwill Tour) Personnel

Goodwill Tour Officers (Source: IWM CH 16866)

Back Row – left to right – F/O R.B. Benton; F/O B.D.Monks: F/O P.D. Saville; F/O D.Taylor; P/0 S.W. Barker; F/O R. Taylor; F/O T.B. Gourlay; F/O J.E.Robinson; F/O F.S.W. Jolliffe; F/O W.F. Philpot,DFC; F/O F.R.Leadon; F/O F.Cheshire; F/O R.V.Wilson; F/O W.A. Jenkins; F/O D.Barker; F/O N.A. Oakley; F/O R.W. Francis, DFC; F/O V.W.Booth; P/O W.C. Murray.

Centre Row – left to right F/L N. Stockwell, DFC; F/O J.F.Carsons; F/L E.A. Gardner; F/O F.Hulbert; F/O J.W.Redmond; F/O S.E.L.Sturgeon; F/O P.N.D. Skingley, DFC; F/O E.Gray; F/L J.J.Blair, DFC; F/O T.D. Lamb, DFC; F/O H.Whittaker, DFM; F/O H.M.Smith; P/O R.Forsyth; F/O A. Brundritt; F/O W.H.Cornelius, DFC; F/O R.B. Butterell; F/L R.H.B. Leonard; F/O H.J.Scull; F/O J.G. Adlam; F/O R.K. Juckes; F/O C.J.Colville, DFC; F/O E.G.S. Scutt, DFM; F/O W.R. Flynn; F/L B.W.G.Felgate, DFC.

Front Row – left to right – F/L A.J. Simpson; F/L R.W.Thompson; F/L J.e. Pennington, DFC; F/O J.R.Dawson; F/O R.W.Mathers DFC; F/L R.W.Clarine, DFC; F/L R.C.Weedon; F/L B.R. Mercer; F/L C.V. Dove; F/L G.R.Hawes, DFC; F/L T. Kennedy, DFC; S/L M.J. Beetham, DFC; W/C A.J.L. Craig, DSO.,DFC; S/L L.T. Walton, DFC; F/L J.G.Cooper, DFC; F/L L.E. McKenzie, DFC; F/L L.A. Waller; F/L J.E.Wright; F/L H.G.Bullen; F/L L.G. Greig; F/L A.Sims; F/L R.J. Edie, DFC.


The following is a list of personnel that are known to have taken part in Operation Lancaster (Goodwill Tour), along with the aircraft that they flew in

It is worth noting that the original listing is not completely legible and, as such, there may be transcription errors

MW234(1. Pilot)ABS Pearson
JB Rush
(2. Navigator)DJ Earl
(4. Signaller)RD Wooland
S Spann
(5. Gunner)Charles Verdun Dove
(6. Engineer)J[-] McKay
(7. Ground)[-] Andrews
[-] Colyer
[-] Dunnercliffe
[-] Goddard
[-] Grayston
[-] Guinbrill
[-] Hall
[-] Harrison
[-] Ibbotson
[-] Inchmore
[-] Jarrett
[-] Lumsden
[-] MacIlwaine
[-] McDuff
[-] Paul
[-] Randall
[-] Shepheard
[-] Smith
[-] Upsher
[-] Williams
[-] Wooff
C-I-CRCM Collard
PA385(1. Pilot)Francis Richard Leadon
(2. Navigator)Derek Thompson
(3. Navigator III)Robin Darker Butterell
(4. Signaller)L Rippon
(5. Gunner)Denis Collins
Robert Watson
(6. Engineer)Alan Thomas Taylor
(7. Ground)[-] Instone
Alan Brundritt
Ellis Bullock
G Mason
Stanley Ogston
Victor Roy Duncan
PA411(1. Pilot)Thomas Stafford Harris
(2. Navigator)Sidney Stanley Douglas
(3. Navigator III)John Garland Stratton
(4. Signaller)Robert Harry Bayford Leonard
(5. Gunner)BJG Farmer
Eric Wardle
(6. Engineer)STG Price
(7. Ground)[-] Earnshaw
[-] Wood
Christoper Wright
Geoffrey Roland Diaper
Michael Gordon Dixon Johnson
WH Tavener
PA414(1. Pilot)Harry Whittaker
Norman Stockwell
Richard Henry Hardy
(2. Navigator)Arthur Barnes
(4. Signaller)Daniel William Lambert
John Thomas Tait
(6. Engineer)Patrick Travers Freeman
(7. Ground)[-] Fallon
[-] Smith
George Robert Blake
Gerald Patrick Mellor
SW313(1. Pilot)SW Barker
Wilfred Haigh
(2. Navigator)William Frank Philpot
William Roy Stewart
(3. Navigator III)GA Wilkes
(4. Signaller)John Keith Woodward
(6. Engineer)Thomas Henry Blenkharn
(7. Ground)[-] Owen
[-] Planter
Francis Richard Mott
John Crawford Cragg
Ronald Victor Pinnell
SW315(1. Pilot)Michael James Beetham
(2. Navigator)Bernard Douglas Monks
(3. Navigator III)WA Saxby
(4. Signaller)JF Scott
(5. Gunner)RA Versey
Samuel Gordon Cliffe
(6. Engineer)Ernest George Stephen Scutt
(7. Ground)George Edward Bennett
James Forsyth Blackburn
Leonard Hale
Norman Alfred George Hayward
William Lockerbie
(Engineering Officer)GC Holt
TW657(1. Pilot)Ronald William Mathers
(2. Navigator)Stuart Edmund Lucas Sturgeon
(3. Navigator III)Hugh Marshall Smith
(4. Signaller)John Edward Wright
(5. Gunner)Charles Arthur Conway Wanbon
(6. Engineer)J Thompson
(7. Ground)[-] Thomas
David Alan York
George Barnes
John Thomas Cook
William Herbert Ashpool
(Engineering Officer)Cecil William  Martin
TW659(1. Pilot)John Owen Pennington
(2. Navigator)Lawrence Ellis McKenzie
(3. Navigator III)R Jenden
(4. Signaller)Ronald William Thompson
(5. Gunner)C Davies
CA Giles
(6. Engineer)Charles James Colvill
(7. Ground)David Etheringham Baxter
Edward Eric Butcher
Edward Mason
George Victor Watkinson
Leonard George Dawson
Robert Elliott
TW660(1. Pilot)William Henry Cornelius
(2. Navigator)Robert Forsyth
(3. Navigator III)William Charles Murray
(5. Gunner)James William Redmond
PA Oxtoby
(6. Engineer)RE English
(7. Ground)[-] Chappell
[-] Manning
Arthur Beresford Johnston
Frank Dickinson
Nicholas Anthony Vincent Boyazis
Raymond Thorpe
TW869(1. Pilot)Leslie George Greig
(2. Navigator)Wilfred Allen Jenkins
(3. Navigator III)Harvey John Scull
(4. Signaller)MG Roberts
Roland Henry Luffman
(5. Gunner)Bruce James Cobbold Ford
Peter Paul Patrick Bentley
(6. Engineer)Raymond Walter Francis
(7. Ground)George Bennett
James Francis O’Flynn
Leonard Arthur Barrington
Wesley Thompson Murphy
William Sharples
TW870(1. Pilot)John Edward Robinson
(2. Navigator)Alan Wilson
(3. Navigator III)Henry George Bullen
(4. Signaller)Peter Howard Sparling
(5. Gunner)Fred Vaughan
Robert Watson
(6. Engineer)Norman William Angel
(7. Ground)[-] Harnody
Daniel McNicol
Dennis Charles Sturman
Norman Robert Fitchett
Robert Hedley Lewis
TW872(1. Pilot)Kenneth Walter Clarine
(2. Navigator)Reginald Charles Weeden
(3. Navigator III)GD Munro
(4. Signaller)Kenneth Simmonds
(5. Gunner)Arthur James Pearce
WC Phelps
(6. Engineer)R Bruce
(7. Ground)[-] Iveson
Hugh McGarry
Leonard Harris
Ronald Orme
(Medical Officer)PA Lee
TW878(1. Pilot)Timothy Devenish Lamb
(2. Navigator)Lawrence Fawcett
(3. Navigator III)Thomas Barron Gourlay
(4. Signaller)Dennis Arthur Baker
(5. Gunner)Donald Charles Dunkley
JA Hannafin
(6. Engineer)HR Ward
(7. Ground)[-] Robbins
[-] Sayers
Ernest William Bennett
Gordon John Charles Pinkstone Bateman
Idris John Charles Card
TW879(1. Pilot)Gilbert Barrett Hampson
(2. Navigator)Edwin Edward Bowry
(3. Navigator III)Peter Denny Saville
(4. Signaller)Peter Norman Duncan Skingley
(5. Gunner)Arthur Shadrach William Orchard
Francis George Boulter
(6. Engineer)L Carr
(7. Ground)[-] Davies
[-] Jeffrey
[-] Twining
Alfred James Audley
Henry James Tampling
Leslie Louis Jenkinson
TW880(1. Pilot)Allan John Laird Craig
(2. Navigator)Timothy Kennedy
(3. Navigator III)Gordon Reginald Hawes
(5. Gunner)Barclay William Grant Felgate
John Gordon Cooper
Leonard Thomas Walton
(6. Engineer)John Edward Davidson
(7. Ground)[-] Tompkins
Alan Joseph Blake
John James Punt
William Henderson Trainer
(Admin [Photographer])Richard Walne
TW882(1. Pilot)James Raymond Dawson
(2. Navigator)G Tipper
(3. Navigator III)RAW Brooks
(4. Signaller)RL Reeve
(5. Gunner)Robert Burns Benton
(6. Engineer)George Edward Stevens
(7. Ground)[-] Dunn 
[-] O’Sullivan
[-] Pollitt
Bernard Jack England Parkinson
John Stephen Appleyard
TW892(1. Pilot)Francis Cheshire
(2. Navigator)Alan James Simpson
(3. Navigator III)Kevin Juckes
(4. Signaller)John Wyer
(5. Gunner)Ernest Albert Gardner
Frederick Hulbert
(6. Engineer)N Bevan
(7. Ground)[-] Borg
[-] Shirley
[-] Wilkinson
Norman Harry Royce
Rodney Desmond Juffs
William Francis Hanley