Glover (BG)

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

  1. 29/07/1943 Hamburg
  2. 02/08/1943 Hamburg
  3. 10/08/1943 Nuremberg
  4. 16/08/1943 Turin
  5. 23/08/1943 Berlin
  6. 27/08/1943 Nuremberg
  7. 30/08/1943 Munchen Gladbach
  8. 31/08/1943 Berlin (Incident)
  9. 05/09/1943 Mannheim
  10. 08/09/1943 Special target 1st phase
  11. 27/09/1943 Hanover (Incident)

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)Brian Guinness Glover11
(Navigator)Edmund Howard Williams11
(Air Bomber)John Brett11
(Wireless Operator)Arthur William  Griffiths11
(Air Gunner)Philip Charles Potter11
William Carroll Connelly11
(Flight Engineer)Thomas Smith Redpath11

Extract from TS Redpath’s Flying Log Book [Courtesy of Bobbie Grew]