Bovington (LW)

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

  1. 15/04/1941 Kiel
  2. 11/06/1941 Duisburg
  3. 12/06/1941 Huls (Crash Landed)
  4. 05/07/1941 Magdeburg
  5. 07/07/1941 Frankfurt
  6. 08/07/1941 Merseburg (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)Lionel William Bovington6
(2nd Pilot)Archie Robert Kiddey3
John Andrew Trevor Meredith2
Ross Hardie1
(Observer)Arthur George Eperon2
George Donald Barry4
(WOP / AG)Albert Edward Hammond6
Herbert Reginald Higgins1
Reginald Thomas Rudlin2
(Air Gunner)Henry Septimus Bradbeer3
Noel Eric Henry Coleman6
(Flight Engineer)Norman Willingham2
Thomas Arthur Parkes3
Walter Norman Collins1