Cribb (PH)

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

  1. 15/01/1942 Hamburg
  2. 12/02/1942 English Channel / North Sea
  3. 03/03/1942 Billancourt
  4. 09/03/1942 Essen
  5. 08/04/1942 Hamburg
  6. 27/04/1942 Battleship
  7. 28/04/1942 Battleship
  8. 30/05/1942 Cologne
  9. 01/06/1942 Essen
  10. 03/06/1942 Bremen
  11. 25/06/1942 Bremen
  12. 29/06/1942 Bremen
  13. 08/07/1942 Wilhelmshaven
  14. 19/07/1942 Vegesack
  15. 25/07/1942 Duisburg
  16. 26/07/1942 Hamburg
  17. 29/07/1942 Saarbrucken
  18. 31/07/1942 Dusseldorf
  19. 06/08/1942 Duisburg
  20. 18/08/1942 Flensburg
  21. 14/09/1942 Wilhelmshaven
  22. 05/10/1942 Aachen
  23. 13/10/1942 Kiel
  24. 15/10/1942 Cologne
  25. 20/11/1942 Turin
  26. 22/11/1942 Stuttgart
  27. 28/11/1942 Turin
  28. 02/12/1942 Frankfurt
  29. 06/12/1942 Mannheim
  30. 08/12/1942 Turin

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)Peter Henry Cribb30
(2nd Pilot)– Hill1
Arthur Edward Hammond1
Frank Edward Gardiner3
Frederick Caldwell1
(Navigator)William Robert Francis Grierson-Jackson25
– Wilson4
Alan James Child1
(Air Bomber) Kenneth Drew Rome1
Lionel Leonard Thomas22
(Wireless Operator)Glenburne George Galvin16
Joseph Pierre Gaston Blanchet1
Walter Montague Gordon Wing29
William Patrick Ryan5
William Warren Craig1
(Air Gunner)Charles Fullerton Stewart21
Gerald Anthony Doman1
Luther Martin8
Mark Anthony Sachs1
Michael Albert Edward Bradford1
(Flight Engineer)Harry Haxby1
John Ralph Storey2
Stanley Langford Conway Watt1
William Patrick O’Kane26

He was posted out of the squadron in January 1943, rejoining in May 1944

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

  1. 31/05/1944 Trappes
  2. 05/06/1944 Longues
  3. 07/06/1944 Foret De Cerisy
  4. 09/06/1944 Rennes
  5. 11/06/1944 Tours
  6. 14/06/1944 Evrecy
  7. 15/06/1944 Fouillard
  8. 22/06/1944 Laon
  9. 25/06/1944 Montorgueil
  10. 04/07/1944 Villeneuve St.Georges
  11. 06/07/1944 Siracourt
  12. 07/07/1944 Caen
  13. 12/07/1944 Rollez
  14. 15/07/1944 Nucourt
  15. 18/07/1944 H2-Manneville (Daylight)
(Pilot)Peter Henry Cribb15
(Navigator)Alfred Carman Strout14
Reginald Arthur  Ward1
(Air Bomber)Lorne Vincent Tyndale14
Ronald Owen Tudberry1
(Wireless Operator)Henry Silverwood14
James Bremner1
(Air Gunner)Cedric Alexander Fraser-Petherbridge2
Charles Fullerton Stewart8
Donald Andrew Wager7
Douglas Edward John Stevens12
Frederick Robert Hayward1
(Flight Engineer) Andrew Jenkinson Dick1
George Richard Bradley14

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:

Photo Gallery

Cribb (Source: IMW CH 6477)

Posting Dates

CribbPeter HenryIn From:22 O.T.U.08/12/1941
Out to: B.D.U. (Newmarket) 17/01/1943
In From:B.D.U. (Newmarket)09/05/1944
Out to:582 Squadron25/07/1944