Watson (DJ)

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

  1. 21/11/1944 Wesel
  2. 29/11/1944 Dortmund
  3. 04/12/1944 Urft Dam
  4. 12/12/1944 Essen
  5. 15/12/1944 Ludwigshafen
  6. 24/12/1944 Cologne
  7. 28/12/1944 Bonn
  8. 02/01/1945 Ludwigshafen
  9. 05/01/1945 Hanover
  10. 07/01/1945 Munich
  11. 13/01/1945 Saarbrucken
  12. 14/01/1945 Merseburg/Leuna
  13. 16/01/1945 Magdeburg
  14. 01/02/1945 Mainz
  15. 02/02/1945 Wanne Eickel
  16. 04/02/1945 Bonn

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)Dugald John Watson16
(Navigator)William Fredrick Roberts16
(Air Bomber)William George Ferguson15
(Wireless Operator)Noel Henry Wright16
(Air Gunner)Douglas Charles MacKay15
James Little Robb15
Raymond Terence Salvoni1
Reginald Martin Weller1
(Flight Engineer)George Mason Titchmarsh1
Thomas Edgar Moser15

Posting Dates

WatsonDugald JohnIn From:466 Squadron11/10/1944
Out to:578 Squadron06/03/1945