Murray (DG)

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

  1. 09/04/1944 Lille
  2. 11/04/1944 Aachen
  3. 18/04/1944 Rouen
  4. 26/04/1944 Essen
  5. 27/04/1944 Friedrichshafen
  6. 30/04/1944 Acheres
  7. 03/05/1944 Montdidier
  8. 19/05/1944 Boulogne
  9. 05/06/1944 Longues
  10. 07/06/1944 Foret De Cerisy
  11. 08/06/1944 Fougeres
  12. 11/06/1944 Tours
  13. 15/06/1944 Lens
  14. 16/06/1944 Pas de Calais
  15. 23/06/1944 Coubronne
  16. 24/06/1944 Middel Straete
  17. 06/07/1944 Coquereaux
  18. 07/07/1944 Caen
  19. 10/07/1944 Nucourt
  20. 12/07/1944 Rollez
  21. 15/07/1944 Nucourt
  22. 16/07/1944 St.Philibert-Ferme
  23. 18/07/1944 Wesseling
  24. 20/07/1944 Montcandon
  25. 22/07/1944 L’Hey
  26. 23/07/1944 Foret-De-Croc (Daylight)
  27. 25/07/1944 Stuttgart
  28. 28/07/1944 Hamburg
  29. 30/07/1944 Normandy
  30. 04/08/1944 Trossy-St-Maxim (Daylight)
  31. 06/08/1944 Foret De Nieppe
  32. 07/08/1944 Normandy
  33. 09/08/1944 Foret De Nieppe
  34. 11/08/1944 Douai
  35. 12/08/1944 Russelsheim
  36. 14/08/1944 Falaise
  37. 15/08/1944 Le Culot (Incident)
  38. 16/08/1944 Stettin
  39. 03/09/1944 Gilze Rijen
  40. 05/09/1944 Le Havre
  41. 06/09/1944 Le Havre
  42. 08/09/1944 Le Havre
  43. 09/09/1944 Le Havre
  44. 10/09/1944 Le Havre(Alvis”1″)
  45. 11/09/1944 Le Havre-Cadillac 1
  46. 12/09/1944 Dortmund
  47. 17/09/1944 Westkapelle
  48. 20/09/1944 Calais
  49. 24/09/1944 Calais
  50. 05/10/1944 Saarbrucken
  51. 06/10/1944 Dortmund
  52. 12/10/1944 Fort Frederik Hendrik
  53. 28/10/1944 Walcheren
  54. 06/11/1944 Gelsenkirchen
  55. 16/11/1944 Duren

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)Douglas Gray Murray55
(Navigator) Harry Cecil Wright2
Alfred Carman Strout2
Geoffrey Simpson1
John Verney48
Leslie Roberts1
Malcolm George Harris1
(Air Bomber)Frederick William Tynus Cross1
John MacGregor Fraser1
Ronald Walter Cumbers53
(Set Operator)Frederick C ameron Shortts23
(Wireless Operator)Francis George Boothby51
GH Cleaver1
Raymond Perkins1
(Air Gunner)John Richard Hacker1
Philip Gough55
Wilfred George Young53
(Flight Engineer)Edward Donald Hughes55

Target Photo (10/09/1944 Le Havre)

Posting Dates

MurrayDouglas GrayIn From:
Out to:RCAF R Depot27/11/1944