Marsden (GA)

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

  1. 08/06/1944 Fougeres
  2. 09/06/1944 Rennes
  3. 16/06/1944 Pas de Calais
  4. 23/06/1944 Coubronne (Incident)
  5. 27/06/1944 Oisemont/Neuville Au Bois
  6. 02/07/1944 Oisemont/Neuville Au Bois
  7. 07/07/1944 Caen
  8. 30/07/1944 Normandy
  9. 31/07/1944 Foret De Nieppe
  10. 03/08/1944 Bois de Cassan
  11. 04/08/1944 Bec-d’Ambes (Daylight 2)
  12. 05/08/1944 Acquet
  13. 07/08/1944 Normandy
  14. 12/08/1944 Russelsheim
  15. 18/08/1944 Bremen
  16. 20/09/1944 Calais
  17. 23/09/1944 Neuss
  18. 25/09/1944 Calais (Aborted)
  19. 26/09/1944 Calais (Various aiming points)
  20. 27/09/1944 Calais
  21. 28/09/1944 Calais
  22. 05/10/1944 Saarbrucken
  23. 11/10/1944 Fort Frederik Hendrik
  24. 12/10/1944 Fort Frederik Hendrik
  25. 14/10/1944 Duisburg
  26. 15/10/1944 Wilhelmshaven
  27. 21/10/1944 Hanover
  28. 23/10/1944 Essen
  29. 04/11/1944 Bochum
  30. 18/11/1944 Wanne-Eickel
  31. 21/11/1944 Aschaffenburg
  32. 04/12/1944 Urft Dam
  33. 05/12/1944 Soest
  34. 06/12/1944 Merseburg (Leuna)
  35. 17/12/1944 Ulm
  36. 28/12/1944 Bonn
  37. 02/01/1945 Ludwigshafen
  38. 05/01/1945 Hanover
  39. 06/01/1945 Hanau
  40. 14/01/1945 Merseburg/Leuna
  41. 16/01/1945 Zeitz
  42. 04/02/1945 Bonn
  43. 07/02/1945 Goch
  44. 08/02/1945 Politz
  45. 13/02/1945 Dresden
  46. 14/02/1945 Chemnitz (2)
  47. 23/02/1945 Pforzheim
  48. 01/03/1945 Mannheim

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)Geoffrey Ansdell Marsden48
(Navigator) Harry Cecil Wright2
Reginald Lawrence Thompson13
Dyson William Barber  Waddington33
(Air Bomber)Philip Richmond Burt1
Edward George Meredith1
Frederick C ameron Shortts3
John MacGregor Fraser33
Maldwyn George Williams1
Peter George Robert Edwards1
(Set Operator)Clifford Owen Russell1
James Bartholomew Edwards2
Robert Black40
(Wireless Operator)Alfred Henry Green32
Clarence John Taylor1
Harry Rolls13
Robert Henry Sadler1
Thomas Henry Warren1
(Air Gunner)Alfred George Wright1
Athol William Scott Shillaker33
Eric McHugh Davies1
George Henry Parsons1
Harry John William Furner4
J Foulds1
Jack Richard Floyde1
James Arthur Bowen1
James Mursell Colledge1
Kenneth Albert Lawrence Mitchell6
Lloyd Dennis Nickel1
Maxwell James Martin30
Neville Arthur Farley4
Philip Douglas Cherry1
Randolph Rhodes1
Raymond Terence Salvoni1
Reginald Noah Collins1
Stanley Arthur White1
Stephen Thurston Ashton1
Vivian Montague Bailey Halls5
(Flight Engineer)Charles Bernard McBrearty15
George Brodie Sharpe1
Thomas John Cunningham32

Posting Dates

MarsdenGeoffrey AnsdellIn From:
Out to:17 O.T.U.24/03/1945