Elton (C)

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

  1. 14/01/1944 Special target (Aborted)
  2. 21/01/1944 Magdeburg
  3. 19/02/1944 Gardening
  4. 20/02/1944 Stuttgart
  5. 22/02/1944 Gardening (Aborted)
  6. 24/02/1944 Schweinfurt
  7. 25/02/1944 Augsburg
  8. 01/03/1944 Stuttgart
  9. 26/03/1944 Essen
  10. 30/03/1944 Nuremberg
  11. 27/04/1944 Friedrichshafen
  12. 03/05/1944 Montdidier (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)Colin Elton12
(Navigator)John Hugh Ferguson12
(Air Bomber)Albert Clement Michael Taylor1
Clayton Hugh Jack9
John Francis Myers1
Reginald George Samuel Russell1
(Wireless Operator)Kenneth Anthony Oswald12
(Air Gunner)Harry Roy Lowman1
Howard James Norman12
John Thomas Fenton11
(Flight Engineer)Alan John White1
Albert Royden Tranter10

[Courtesy of Brenn Gunn]

Posting Dates

Colin Elton03/12/1943In From:1658 Conversion Unit
03/05/1944Out To:War Casualty