Ganderton (A)

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

  1. 17/11/1943 Mannheim
  2. 18/11/1943 Mannheim
  3. 20/12/1943 Frankfurt
  4. 29/12/1943 Berlin
  5. 20/01/1944 Berlin
  6. 28/01/1944 Berlin
  7. 15/02/1944 Berlin
  8. 15/03/1944 Stuttgart (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). It should be noted that some of these sorties may have been aborted and therefore would not have counted for the purposes of their “Operational Tour”. Details of all flights (including training flights) will be recorded in their Flying Log Books:

(Pilot)Arthur Ganderton8
(Navigator)Charles William Jackson5
John Neville1
Joseph William Samuel Burden1
Thomas Calistus Kerr1
(Air Bomber)Bruce Bennetts5
Colin Oswald Gibbons1
Jack Clinton Wells2
(Wireless Operator)George Bagnall8
(Air Gunner)Arthur Henry Weller7
Donald Andrew Wager1
EJ Colledge2
Harry Roy Lowman2
Jeffrey Eugene Pogonowski3
Raymond Cecil Davis1
(Flight Engineer)John Stewart Martin7
Richard John Twine1