Godwin (CA)

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

  1. 12/06/1941 Huls
  2. 15/06/1941 Hanover
  3. 17/06/1941 Hanover
  4. 20/06/1941 Kiel
  5. 23/06/1941 Kiel
  6. 26/06/1941 Kiel
  7. 05/07/1941 Magdeburg
  8. 21/07/1941 Mannheim
  9. 24/07/1941 La Pallice (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)Clarence Arthur Godwin9
(2nd Pilot)George Bow Watters3
Greville Gascoyne Esnouf5
Lewis Victor Rosser1
(Observer)Arthur George Eperon8
(Possibly) Jack Dunthorne Laurie1
(WOP / AG)Eric Oswald Thomas Balcomb6
James Patrick Henderson2
Peter George Bolton1
Reginald Thomas Rudlin1
Walter Percy Whorlow6
(Air Gunner)– Hill1
Sidney Harry James Shirley8
E Kinsella1
(Flight Engineer)Conrad Howard Newstead9