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)

Back Row: AV Forsyth?, FR Dolling?, DJ Park, CA Hewlett
Front Row: AT Tuck, NJ Matich, RW Tully?

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:

Pilot

  • NZ.414658 Nicholas Joseph Matich 32

Navigator

  • – Cyril Arthur Hewlett 32

Air Bomber

  • 1338439 Alfred Arthur Charles Bedward 1
  • J.18180 “Ralph Wilbert” Tully 31

Wireless Operator

  • 1290030 Francis Robert Dolling 32

Air Gunners

  • 1382045 Albert Victor Forsyth 32
  • A.411060 Albert Thomas Tuck 32

Flight Engineer

  • 566793  Douglas James Park 13
  • 571338 John Charles Goodson 1
  • 947323 Ronald McTavish Mather 18

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION