Whitaker (G)

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

  1. 07/11/1941 Essen (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)Gordon Whitaker1
(2nd Pilot)Richard Roye Drummond1
(Observer)Maurice Osborne Stephens1
(WOP / AG)Arthur Roy Kilminster1
Charles Witcher1
(Air Gunner)Robert Ferguson Thompson1
(Flight Engineer)Eric Rees Thomas1

Posting Dates

WhitakerGordonIn From:51 Squadron13/10/194145055
Out to:War Casualty07/11/194145055