Owen (RF)

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

  1. 15/04/1941 Kiel
  2. 11/06/1941 Duisburg
  3. 15/06/1941 Hanover
  4. 20/06/1941 Kiel
  5. 23/06/1941 Kiel
  6. 26/06/1941 Kiel
  7. 30/06/1941 Kiel (Incident)
  8. 07/07/1941 Frankfurt
  9. 08/07/1941 Merseburg
  10. 19/07/1941 Hanover
  11. 24/07/1941 La Pallice (Forced Landed)
  12. 30/07/1941 Cologne
  13. 02/08/1941 Berlin

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)Robert Fenwick Owen13
(2nd Pilot)Duncan Gordon McKay2
Emrys Evan Jones1
Harry Aston Williams1
John Milne Rigg Cruickshank2
Leslie Alec Hayward6
[-] Graham1
(Observer)Eric Arthur Fawns Gibb10
Roy Stanley Boast1
Thomas Reginald Nixon2
(WOP / AG)[-] Hogg13
(Air Gunner)Alexander Urquhart Simpson7
E Kinsella2
George Barry Pennell1
Herbert Reginald Higgins1
Ivan Jackson1
J Lewins7
Richard Charles Rivaz1
Robert Henry Hayes1
Rodney Gordon Mullally4
Wallace Llewellyn Berry1
(Flight Engineer)Ernest Short2
Frederick Hubert Brown1
James William Hays10

Posting Dates

Owen Robert Fenwick In From:58 Squadron24/02/1941
Out to:35 Conv. Flight25/08/1941