Douglas (WG)

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

  1. 03/08/1944 Bois de Cassan
  2. 04/08/1944 Trossy-St-Maxim (Daylight)
  3. 11/08/1944 Douai
  4. 14/08/1944 Falaise
  5. 06/09/1944 Emden
  6. 06/10/1944 Sterkrade
  7. 14/10/1944 Duisburg (Daylight}
  8. 25/10/1944 Essen
  9. 28/10/1944 Walcheren
  10. 29/10/1944 Walcheren
  11. 16/11/1944 Duren
  12. 18/11/1944 Wanne-Eickel
  13. 21/11/1944 Sterkrade
  14. 04/12/1944 Urft Dam
  15. 05/12/1944 Soest
  16. 06/12/1944 Merseburg (Leuna)
  17. 12/12/1944 Essen
  18. 15/12/1944 Ludwigshafen
  19. 17/12/1944 Duisburg
  20. 02/01/1945 Ludwigshafen
  21. 05/01/1945 Hanover
  22. 07/01/1945 Munich
  23. 14/01/1945 Merseburg/Leuna
  24. 16/01/1945 Zeitz
  25. 22/01/1945 Gelsenkirchen
  26. 02/02/1945 Wanne Eickel
  27. 13/02/1945 Dresden
  28. 14/02/1945 Chemnitz (2)
  29. 20/02/1945 Dortmund
  30. 21/02/1945 Duisburg
  31. 23/02/1945 Pforzheim
  32. 27/02/1945 Mainz
  33. 02/03/1945 Cologne
  34. 05/03/1945 Chemnitz
  35. 07/03/1945 Hemmingstedt
  36. 08/03/1945 Hamburg
  37. 12/03/1945 Dortmund
  38. 03/04/1945 Nordhausen
  39. 04/04/1945 Leuna
  40. 09/04/1945 Kiel
  41. 11/04/1945 Bayreuth
  42. 14/04/1945 Potsdam
  43. 22/04/1945 Bremen
  44. 24/04/1945 Neubrandenburg POW Camp

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)William George Douglas44
(2nd Dickie)Donald Frederick Edgar Charles Dean1
(Navigator)Arthur Thompson30
FL Bertram13
Walter George Palmer1
(Air Bomber)LHP Coleman15
Wilfred Marshall Buck28
(Set Operator)Frederick Arthur Stock30
P Tuck1
Peter James Leeves1
(Wireless Operator)Leslie George Holland1
LF Westgate1
William McDonald1
Michael Henry Walters40
 Leonard Stewart Thorpe1
(Air Gunner) Solomon Joseph Harold Andrew32
CL Carter12
George Leonard Marsh43
Squire Nuttall1
(Flight Engineer) Andrew Jenkinson Dick5
George Brodie Sharpe1
Michael William Hanham23
SJG Price1
(Possibly) Charles Melville Fenwick14