Granger (HC)

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

  1. 19/05/1942 St Nazaire
  2. 22/05/1942 St Nazaire
  3. 30/05/1942 Cologne
  4. 01/06/1942 Essen
  5. 02/06/1942 Essen
  6. 16/06/1942 Essen
  7. 19/06/1942 Emden
  8. 20/06/1942 Emden
  9. 22/06/1942 Emden
  10. 25/06/1942 Bremen
  11. 27/06/1942 Bremen
  12. 29/06/1942 Bremen

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)Hugh Charles Granger12
(2nd Pilot)Thomas Craik Murray1
(Observer)– Harrold12
(WOP / AG)– Kaufman3
Harold Richard Giddens5
Walter Harold  Mennell12
(Air Gunner)– Noakes12
– Stewart1
Gerald  Carrell3
Stanley Allan Keen2
(Flight Engineer)– Gurton12