Jones (SD)

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

  1. 07/12/1941 Aachen
  2. 11/12/1941 Cologne
  3. 10/01/1942 Wilhelmshaven
  4. 15/01/1942 Hamburg
  5. 03/03/1942 Billancourt (Crashed on Landing)
  6. 09/03/1942 Essen
  7. 30/03/1942 Battleship
  8. 27/04/1942 Battleship
  9. 28/04/1942 Battleship (Aborted)
  10. 04/05/1942 Stuttgart
  11. 19/05/1942 Mannheim
  12. 30/05/1942 Cologne
  13. 01/06/1942 Essen
  14. 03/06/1942 Bremen
  15. 06/06/1942 Emden
  16. 08/06/1942 Essen
  17. 16/06/1942 Essen
  18. 19/06/1942 Emden (Incident)
  19. 25/06/1942 Bremen
  20. 29/06/1942 Bremen
  21. 02/07/1942 Bremen
  22. 08/07/1942 Wilhelmshaven (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) Samuel Davis Jones22
(2nd Pilot) Geoffrey Norman Reeve1
CS Stringer6
Dennis Jack Perry4
JW Smith3
(Observer)HA Hawkin12
Alfred Ernest Webster6
Ronald Ernest Cheesman4
(WOP / AG)– Darling3
– Harvey19
Eric Charles Creaney2
James Henry Janes10
Sewell Thickett1
William Alexander Gordon7
(Air Gunner)– Ogg3
– Russell2
Haakon Rivedal2
Robert Thomas Morris1
Ronald Willis Fisher1
Royston Denis William Carrington16
(Flight Engineer)Hubert Allan Booth1
John Maurice Mitchell21

Posting Dates

Jones Samuel DavisIn From:RAF Leeming26/10/1941
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