Daniel (RW)

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

  1. 09/07/1943 Gelsenkirchen
  2. 13/07/1943 Aachen
  3. 15/07/1943 Montbéliard
  4. 24/07/1943 Hamburg
  5. 27/07/1943 Hamburg
  6. 29/07/1943 Hamburg
  7. 30/07/1943 Remscheid
  8. 02/08/1943 Hamburg
  9. 10/08/1943 Nuremberg
  10. 12/08/1943 Turin
  11. 23/08/1943 Berlin
  12. 27/08/1943 Nuremberg
  13. 30/08/1943 Munchen Gladbach
  14. 31/08/1943 Berlin
  15. 03/09/1943 Special target NW France
  16. 05/09/1943 Mannheim
  17. 15/09/1943 Montlucon
  18. 16/09/1943 Modane
  19. 22/09/1943 Hanover
  20. 23/09/1943 Mannheim
  21. 27/09/1943 Hanover
  22. 03/11/1943 Dusseldorf
  23. 11/11/1943 Cannes (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)Ronald William Daniel23
(2nd Dickie)Colin Frazer Blundell1
John Muir Candlish2
(Navigator)John Wilfred Harrison23
(Air Bomber)Leslie Dennis Hosking23
(Wireless Operator)Albert John Thomson23
(Air Gunner)Donald Wood23
Frank George Bell23
(Flight Engineer) Edmund Ernest Stocker1
John Stewart Martin1
Thomas Ellwood1
William Phipps20

DANIEL RW CREW (WITH GROUND CREW)
[Courtesy of Paul Ruban]