Holden (GW)

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

  1. 11/06/1941 Duisburg (Incident)
  2. 15/06/1941 Hanover
  3. 20/06/1941 Kiel
  4. 23/06/1941 Kiel
  5. 26/06/1941 Kiel
  6. 30/06/1941 Kiel
  7. 05/07/1941 Magdeburg
  8. 07/07/1941 Frankfurt
  9. 13/07/1941 Hanover
  10. 19/07/1941 Hanover
  11. 21/07/1941 Mannheim
  12. 24/07/1941 La Pallice (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). Details of all flights (including training flights) will be recorded in their Flying Log Books:

(Pilot)George Walton Holden12
(2nd Pilot)Lewis Victor Rosser1
Randal Archibald Scott7
Henry Anthony  Perks4
(Observer)Alistair William Steven12
(WOP / AG)James Patrick Henderson1
JH Smith11
John Collins2
Reginald Thomas Rudlin10
(Air Gunner)Harold Walter Stone2
Robert Henry Hayes9
(Flight Engineer)(Possibly) William David Perriment12

Posting Dates

HoldenGeorge WaltonIn From:78 Squadron24/02/1941
Out to:35 Conv Flt.13/11/1941