Cobb (NA)

NA Cobb

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

  1. 28/03/1943 St.Nazaire
  2. 29/03/1943 Berlin
  3. 02/04/1943 Lorient
  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. 26/04/1943 Duisburg
  10. 29/05/1943 Wuppertal (Incident)
  11. 11/06/1943 Dusseldorf (Incident)
  12. 16/06/1943 Cologne
  13. 19/06/1943 Le Creusot
  14. 28/06/1943 Cologne (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). It should be noted that some of these sorties may have been aborted and therefore would not have counted for the purposes of their “Operational Tour”. Details of all flights (including training flights) will be recorded in their Flying Log Books:

(Pilot)Nelson Alexander Cobb14
(2nd Dickie)Leonard Whiteley1
(Navigator)David Archibald Codd14
Herbert Brian Felix  Lymna1
(Air Bomber)Walter Palfrey Trask14
(Wireless Operator)Charles Henry Bulloch13
Francis Gerald Murphy1
(Air Gunner)Charles Fullerton Stewart2
Jack Edward Stuart Matthews3
Mark Anthony Sachs3
Norman Francis Williams11
Thomas Richard Desmond Smith9
(Flight Engineer)Roland Hurlston Baldwin14