Taylor (FJ)

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

  1. 22/05/1942 St Nazaire
  2. 01/06/1942 Essen
  3. 02/06/1942 Essen
  4. 03/06/1942 Bremen
  5. 06/06/1942 Emden
  6. 08/06/1942 Essen
  7. 25/06/1942 Bremen
  8. 27/06/1942 Bremen
  9. 29/06/1942 Bremen
  10. 02/07/1942 Bremen
  11. 13/07/1942 Duisburg
  12. 19/07/1942 Vegesack
  13. 21/07/1942 Duisburg
  14. 23/07/1942 Duisburg
  15. 26/07/1942 Hamburg
  16. 29/07/1942 Saarbrucken
  17. 31/07/1942 Dusseldorf
  18. 03/08/1942 Hamburg
  19. 09/08/1942 Osnabruck
  20. 11/08/1942 Mainz
  21. 18/08/1942 Flensburg
  22. 24/08/1942 Frankfurt
  23. 28/08/1942 Nuremberg (Failed to Return)

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)Frederick John Taylor23
(2nd Pilot)Kenneth Frederick Saunders2
(Observer)Albert Cook22
Walter Sharp1
(WOP / AG)Adam Linton19
Charles Burdon1
Ellis Albert Holland3
Garfield James Phillips3
Max Feindel Robbins22
William Alexander Gordon1
(Air Gunner)– Bond3
– Shaw2
Herbert Sidney McCartney14
Patrick William Tucker-Feltham22
Peter Edgar Davis1
(Flight Engineer)Graham Francis Bush21
Ronald Charles Vosper Prout1

Posting Dates

TaylorFrederick JohnIn From:__
Out to:War Casualty28/08/1942