Matich (NJ)

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

  1. 27/03/1943 Berlin
  2. 29/03/1943 Berlin
  3. 04/04/1943 Kiel
  4. 08/04/1943 Duisburg
  5. 10/04/1943 Frankfurt
  6. 14/04/1943 Stuttgart
  7. 16/04/1943 Mannheim
  8. 20/04/1943 Stettin
  9. 12/05/1943 Duisburg
  10. 13/05/1943 Pilsen
  11. 23/05/1943 Dortmund
  12. 25/05/1943 Dusseldorf
  13. 29/05/1943 Wuppertal
  14. 11/06/1943 Munster
  15. 13/07/1943 Aachen
  16. 15/07/1943 Montbéliard
  17. 24/07/1943 Hamburg (Crashed on take off)
  18. 27/07/1943 Hamburg
  19. 29/07/1943 Hamburg
  20. 02/08/1943 Hamburg
  21. 16/08/1943 Turin
  22. 17/08/1943 Peenemunde
  23. 23/08/1943 Berlin
  24. 27/08/1943 Nuremberg
  25. 31/08/1943 Berlin
  26. 03/09/1943 Special target NW France
  27. 05/09/1943 Mannheim
  28. 15/09/1943 Montlucon
  29. 16/09/1943 Modane
  30. 22/09/1943 Hanover
  31. 23/09/1943 Mannheim
  32. 27/09/1943 Hanover (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). Details of all flights (including training flights) will be recorded in their Flying Log Books:

(Pilot)Nicholas Joseph Matich32
(2nd Dickie)Ivan James Scott2
(Navigator)Cyril Arthur Hewlett32
(Air Bomber)Ralph Wilbert Tully31
(Navigator)Alfred Arthur Charles Bedward1
(Wireless Operator)Francis Robert Dolling32
(Air Gunner)Albert Thomas Tuck32
Albert Victor Forsyth32
(Flight Engineer) Douglas James Park13
John Charles Goodson1
Ronald McTavish Mather18

MATICH CREW
Back Row: Forsyth?, Dolling?, Park, Hewlett / Front Row: Tuck, Matich, Tully?
[Courtesy of Johnny H]

Photo Gallery (Main Crew Members)

Posting Dates

MatichNicholas JosephIn From:__
Out to:Evader27/09/1943