Forrester (ARC)

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

  1. 03/09/1944 Gilze Rijen
  2. 12/09/1944 Frankfurt
  3. 15/09/1944 Kiel
  4. 05/10/1944 Saarbrucken
  5. 06/10/1944 Dortmund
  6. 14/10/1944 Duisburg (Daylight}
  7. 15/10/1944 Wilhelmshaven
  8. 19/10/1944 Stuttgart
  9. 25/10/1944 Essen
  10. 28/10/1944 Cologne
  11. 01/11/1944 Oberhausen
  12. 02/11/1944 Dusseldorf
  13. 16/11/1944 Duren
  14. 18/11/1944 Munster
  15. 20/11/1944 Koblenz
  16. 17/12/1944 Ulm
  17. 22/12/1944 Koblenz
  18. 24/12/1944 Cologne
  19. 28/12/1944 Bonn

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)Alan Robert Clark Forrester19
(2nd Dickie)George Simpson Lawson1
(Navigator)John Anthony Gardner19
(Air Bomber)Cuthbert Gorham Gifford1
George Douglas Payne17
John Francis Myers1
(Wireless Operator)Cecil Keith Young19
(Air Gunner)Bert William Golden19
Vivian Montague Bailey Halls19
(Flight Engineer)Reginald Charles William Jones19