Wood (JR)

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

  1. 15/09/1943 Montlucon
  2. 16/09/1943 Modane
  3. 22/09/1943 Hanover
  4. 27/09/1943 Hanover
  5. 29/09/1943 Bochum
  6. 03/10/1943 Kassel
  7. 04/10/1943 Frankfurt (Crash Landed)
  8. 22/10/1943 Kassel
  9. 17/11/1943 Mannheim
  10. 18/11/1943 Mannheim
  11. 03/12/1943 Leipzig
  12. 20/12/1943 Frankfurt
  13. 29/12/1943 Berlin
  14. 02/01/1944 Berlin (Aborted)
  15. 05/01/1944 Stettin
  16. 27/01/1944 Heligoland
  17. 28/01/1944 Forget-me-not
  18. 30/01/1944 Berlin
  19. 15/02/1944 Berlin
  20. 19/02/1944 Leipzig
  21. 20/02/1944 Stuttgart
  22. 24/02/1944 Schweinfurt
  23. 25/02/1944 Augsburg
  24. 01/03/1944 Stuttgart
  25. 18/03/1944 Frankfurt

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)Joseph Richard Wood25
(Navigator)Geoffrey Rhodes Whitten1
Harold Patrick Laskoski17
Victor Robert Hobbs7
(Air Bomber)Alfred Edward Ralph Bexton7
Charles Henry Pettit1
Charles Hogg2
Derrick Ernest Coleman3
Frederick C ameron Shortts1
George Douglas Payne1
George Dennis Linacre7
Raymond George Everest1
Ronald Booth1
Thomas Scullion Brady1
(Wireless Operator)David Birkbeck Coltman17
Paul Sidney Warren7
 Harold John Rogers1
(Air Gunner)Derek Robinson Tulloch16
Douglas Edward John Stevens1
Gerald  Carrell1
Jack Smith1
Leonard Jesse North19
Paul Berkeley White3
Peter Ross Jung2
Thomas Malcolm Holder2
William Scott Minto Edmondston4
George Carpenter1
(Flight Engineer) Edmund Ernest Stocker1
Arthur George Page1
Edward Herbert Barry2
Frederick Edward Johnston15
J Hayton2
Leslie Albert Hazell1
Wilfred Arthur Jeffries3

Posting Dates

WoodJoseph RichardIn From:10 Squadron06/09/1943
Out to:635 Squadron19/03/1944

Williams (HA)

HA Williams

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

  1. 10/10/1941 Essen
  2. 12/10/1941 Nuremberg (Crash Landed)
  3. 21/10/1941 Bremen
  4. 26/10/1941 Hamburg
  5. 31/10/1941 Hamburg
  6. 07/11/1941 Berlin
  7. 09/11/1941 Hamburg
  8. 11/12/1941 Cologne
  9. 18/12/1941 Brest
  10. 30/12/1941 Brest

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)Harry Aston Williams10
(2nd Pilot)Reginald John Lane5
(Possibly) Lionel Monck Mason5
(Observer) Arthur Sykes10
(WOP / AG) Leonard Stewart Thorpe10
Francis Edwin Flint5
Frank Wilson Crocker5
(Air Gunner)– Sankey1
Douglas Francis1
George Barry Pennell2
Luther Martin5
Maurice Cohen [aka Cowan]1
(Flight Engineer)– Crowther5
 Edmund Ernest Stocker4
– Palmer1

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Posting Dates

WilliamsHarry AstonIn From:10 O.T.U.23/03/1941
Out to:58 Squadron (Detached from May) 15/06/1941
In From:58 Squadron20/09/1941
Out to:

Williams (GS)

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

  1. 05/08/1941 Karlsruhe
  2. 07/08/1941 Essen
  3. 12/08/1941 Berlin
  4. 14/08/1941 Magdeburg
  5. 16/08/1941 Cologne
  6. 19/08/1941 Kiel
  7. 29/08/1941 Frankfurt
  8. 31/08/1941 Cologne
  9. 02/09/1941 Berlin
  10. 07/09/1941 Berlin
  11. 10/09/1941 Turin (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)Gerald Standish Williams11
(2nd Pilot)Alexander Osborne2
Ross Hardie3
Wallace Howard Trewin6
(Observer)James Oliver Hedley10
John Anthony Arnsby1
(WOP / AG)Charles Frederic Seymour Ryder8
E Kinsella1
Ernest H Jackson9
John Kenneth Young3
Ronald C Shaw1
(Air Gunner)Alexander Urquhart11
(Flight Engineer)Albert Robert Parke Mills1
John Edmond Murrell10

Posting Dates

WilliamsGerald StandishIn From:__
Out to:POW10/09/1941

Wilkes (RE)

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

  1. 15/10/1942 Cologne
  2. 24/10/1942 Milan
  3. 06/11/1942 Gardening
  4. 08/11/1942 Gardening
  5. 09/11/1942 Hamburg
  6. 06/12/1942 Mannheim
  7. 08/12/1942 Turin
  8. 09/12/1942 Turin
  9. 11/12/1942 Turin
  10. 20/12/1942 Duisburg (Incident)
  11. 14/01/1943 Lorient
  12. 15/01/1943 Lorient
  13. 26/01/1943 Lorient
  14. 03/02/1943 Hamburg
  15. 04/02/1943 Turin
  16. 07/02/1943 Lorient
  17. 11/02/1943 Wilhelmshaven
  18. 13/02/1943 Lorient
  19. 18/02/1943 Wilhelmshaven
  20. 19/02/1943 Wilhelmshaven
  21. 27/03/1943 Berlin
  22. 29/03/1943 Berlin
  23. 02/04/1943 St.Nazaire
  24. 04/04/1943 Kiel
  25. 13/04/1943 Spezia
  26. 14/04/1943 Stuttgart (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)Ronald Edward Wilkes26
(2nd Dickie)AJ May1
(Navigator)Dudley Peter David Archer2
(Navigator)Terence Gordon O’Shaughnessy24
(Air Bomber)Frederick Donald McColl3
Ronald Wheatley23
(Wireless Operator)Frederick Hay26
(Air Gunner)Frank Walter Vincent26
Michael Albert Edward Bradford26
(Flight Engineer)Thomas Laurie Brown26

Posting Dates

WilkesRonald EdwardIn From:35 Conversion Flight22/09/1942
Out to:War Casualty14/04/1943

Wilkerson (DSS)

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

  1. 10/10/1941 Essen
  2. 12/10/1941 Nuremberg
  3. 14/10/1941 Nuremberg
  4. 20/10/1941 Wilhelmshaven
  5. 22/10/1941 Mannheim (Incident)
  6. 26/10/1941 Hamburg
  7. 31/10/1941 Hamburg
  8. 25/11/1941 Brest
  9. 30/11/1941 Hamburg
  10. 18/12/1941 Brest
  11. 30/12/1941 Brest (Incident)

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) David Scott Shearman Wilkerson11
(2nd Pilot)Douglas Rowley-Blake1
Dudley Herman Reed5
John Stanley Gearing4
Leslie John Nelmes1
(Observer)Ian Hewitt11
(WOP / AG)Arthur Roy Kilminster2
Charles Witcher2
David Lionel Perry8
Donald Edgar Rarity4
Francis Montague Davis2
John Stewart Morrison1
Stanley Frank Hazleton2
Walter Montague Gordon Wing1
(Air Gunner)– Sankey8
George Barry Pennell1
Richard Charles Rivaz2
(Flight Engineer)Donald Harrington Craig8
Frank Stewart3

Notes:

1. Having been posted from No. 58 Squadron in June 1941, he flew as 2nd Pilot (various crews) before being posted back to No 58 Squadron. He rejoined No. 35 Squadron in September 1941


2. He was posted out of the squadron in December 1941, but appears to have flown as the Captain of a 35 Squadron aircraft on 30th May and 1st June 1942 (presumably whilst he was on strength of No. 28 Conversion Flight) with the following crew:

(Pilot) David Scott Shearman Wilkerson2
(Observer)Alfred Ernest Webster2
(WOP / AG)Norman Moffatt2
Patrick William Kenealy Crisp2
(Air Gunner)Mark Anthony Sachs2
(Flight Engineer)George Richard Bradley2


Posting Dates

WilkersonDavid Scott ShearmanIn From:58 Squadron10/06/1941
Out to:58 Squadron 05/07/1941
In From: 58 Squadron 15/09/1941
Out to: 28 Conv. Flt. 28/12/1941

Wilding (A)

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

  1. 03/03/1942 Billancourt
  2. 09/03/1942 Essen
  3. 13/03/1942 Cologne
  4. 30/03/1942 Battleship
  5. 27/04/1942 Battleship
  6. 28/04/1942 Battleship (Incident)

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)Arthur Wilding6
(2nd Pilot) Geoffrey Norman Reeve3
Edward Charles Hibburt1
Norman Booth3
(Observer)Alfred Ernest Webster1
Richard Guy Baker2
(WOP / AG)Charles Burdon3
Harold Richard Giddens3
Richard Yates3
Walter Harold  Mennell3
(Air Gunner)– Hill1
Haakon Rivedal2
Joseph Thomas Stanworth3
(Flight Engineer)John Norman Hindle6

Posting Dates

WildingAIn From:1502 B.A.T.05/01/1942
Out to:51 Squadron04/05/1942

Whitworth (JNH)

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

  1. 08/03/1942 Essen

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)John Nicholas Haworth Whitworth1
(2nd Pilot)Hugh Charles Granger1
(Observer)Ronald Harry Birch1
(WOP / AG)(Possibly) John Andrew Catley1
Stanley Frank Hazleton1
(Air Gunner)– Russell1
(Flight Engineer)Robert George Gumbley1

Posting Dates

WhitworthJNHIn From:HQ 4 Group26/01/1942
Out to:RAF Scampton13/03/1942

White (LS)

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

  1. 05/09/1943 Mannheim
  2. 15/09/1943 Montlucon
  3. 16/09/1943 Modane
  4. 22/09/1943 Hanover
  5. 23/09/1943 Mannheim
  6. 27/09/1943 Hanover
  7. 03/10/1943 Kassel
  8. 04/10/1943 Frankfurt
  9. 22/10/1943 Kassel
  10. 11/11/1943 Cannes
  11. 17/11/1943 Mannheim
  12. 18/11/1943 Mannheim
  13. 02/12/1943 Berlin
  14. 03/12/1943 Leipzig
  15. 20/12/1943 Frankfurt
  16. 23/12/1943 Berlin
  17. 29/12/1943 Berlin
  18. 02/01/1944 Berlin
  19. 05/01/1944 Stettin
  20. 20/01/1944 Berlin
  21. 21/01/1944 Magdeburg
  22. 27/01/1944 Heligoland
  23. 28/01/1944 Forget-me-not
  24. 15/02/1944 Berlin
  25. 19/02/1944 Leipzig
  26. 20/02/1944 Stuttgart
  27. 24/02/1944 Schweinfurt
  28. 25/02/1944 Augsburg
  29. 01/03/1944 Stuttgart
  30. 24/03/1944 Berlin
  31. 30/03/1944 Nuremberg
  32. 18/04/1944 Rouen
  33. 20/04/1944 Cologne
  34. 22/04/1944 Laon
  35. 24/04/1944 Karlsruhe
  36. 27/04/1944 Friedrichshafen
  37. 19/05/1944 Boulogne
  38. 22/05/1944 Dortmund
  39. 31/05/1944 Trappes
  40. 02/06/1944 Trappes
  41. 05/06/1944 Maisy
  42. 08/06/1944 Mayenne
  43. 11/06/1944 Paris
  44. 22/06/1944 Laon

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)Leslie Sunley White44
(Navigator) Harry Cecil Wright38
Charles Louis Potter2
Eric Harold Bagnald1
Gordon Arthur Stocks2
Leslie Roberts1
(Air Bomber)Raymond George Everest44
(Wireless Operator)Ronald Bull44
(Air Gunner)Archibald Ernest Williams44
John Ernest Levett44
(Flight Engineer)George Smith44

Posting Dates

WhiteLeslie SunleyIn From:1652 C.U.06/08/1943
Out to:1652 C.U.14/07/1944

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

Whetham (LM)

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

  1. 20/12/1943 Frankfurt
  2. 29/12/1943 Berlin
  3. 20/01/1944 Berlin (Incident)
  4. 27/01/1944 Heligoland
  5. 28/01/1944 Berlin
  6. 15/02/1944 Berlin
  7. 20/02/1944 Stuttgart
  8. 24/02/1944 Schweinfurt
  9. 25/02/1944 Augsburg
  10. 18/03/1944 Frankfurt
  11. 22/03/1944 Frankfurt
  12. 24/03/1944 Berlin
  13. 20/04/1944 Cologne
  14. 30/04/1944 Acheres
  15. 07/05/1944 Nantes
  16. 08/05/1944 Haine-St.Pierre
  17. 10/05/1944 Lens
  18. 19/05/1944 Boulogne
  19. 22/05/1944 Dortmund
  20. 27/05/1944 Bourg Leopold
  21. 31/05/1944 Trappes
  22. 05/06/1944 Maisy
  23. 09/06/1944 Rennes
  24. 11/06/1944 Paris
  25. 12/06/1944 Arras
  26. 23/06/1944 Coubronne
  27. 25/06/1944 Montorgueil
  28. 04/07/1944 Villeneuve St.Georges
  29. 07/07/1944 Caen
  30. 11/07/1944 Gapennes
  31. 15/07/1944 Les Landes Vielles et Neuves
  32. 16/07/1944 St.Philibert-Ferme
  33. 18/07/1944 Wesseling
  34. 20/07/1944 Wizernes
  35. 24/07/1944 Stuttgart
  36. 28/07/1944 Stuttgart
  37. 05/08/1944 Acquet
  38. 07/08/1944 Normandy
  39. 11/08/1944 Douai
  40. 12/08/1944 Russelsheim
  41. 29/08/1944 Stettin
  42. 11/09/1944 Le Havre
  43. 12/09/1944 Frankfurt
  44. 20/09/1944 Calais
  45. 05/10/1944 Saarbrucken
  46. 23/10/1944 Essen
  47. 28/10/1944 Cologne
  48. 29/10/1944 Walcheren
  49. 30/10/1944 Cologne
  50. 01/11/1944 Oberhausen
  51. 02/11/1944 Dusseldorf

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) Leonard Mountstephen Whetham51
(Navigator)Philip Patrick  McGuinness51
(Air Bomber) Harry Denis Michell2
 Samuel Rene Green2
Charles Henry Pettit37
Edward John Trickey6
Gilbert Victor Williams3
Thomas Scullion Brady1
(Set Operator)Charles William Eyles1
Gilbert Wood2
John Duncan Crombie7
(Wireless Operator)Archibald Clarence Aston51
(Air Gunner) Ernest Kenwright44
 William James Simpson1
Alfred Harold Wood2
Arthur Henry Weller1
John Dixon Atkinson1
John Richard Hacker1
Kenneth James Rees50
Raymond Steve Courtnay1
Horace John Walker1
(Flight Engineer)Archibald Hunter McCartney1
Henry George Smith49
Ian Keith McGregor1

Target Photo (07/08/1944 Totalize)

Posting Dates

Whetham Leonard MountstephenIn From:HQ (Unit) PFF10/09/1943
Out to:N/E Sick24/11/1944

Welch (AHE)

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

  1. 05/06/1944 Longues
  2. 07/06/1944 Foret De Cerisy
  3. 08/06/1944 Fougeres
  4. 09/06/1944 Rennes
  5. 16/06/1944 Pas de Calais
  6. 02/07/1944 Oisemont/Neuville Au Bois
  7. 06/07/1944 Coquereaux
  8. 07/07/1944 Caen
  9. 10/07/1944 Nucourt
  10. 12/07/1944 Rollez
  11. 15/07/1944 Nucourt
  12. 16/07/1944 St.Philibert-Ferme
  13. 22/07/1944 L’Hey
  14. 23/07/1944 Foret-De-Croc (Daylight)
  15. 24/07/1944 Stuttgart
  16. 25/07/1944 Stuttgart
  17. 03/09/1944 Gilze Rijen
  18. 12/09/1944 Wanne-Eickel
  19. 13/09/1944 Osnabruck
  20. 20/09/1944 Calais
  21. 14/10/1944 Duisburg
  22. 15/10/1944 Wilhelmshaven
  23. 19/10/1944 Stuttgart
  24. 04/11/1944 Bochum
  25. 06/11/1944 Gelsenkirchen
  26. 27/11/1944 Neuss
  27. 29/11/1944 Dortmund
  28. 04/12/1944 Urft Dam
  29. 05/12/1944 Soest
  30. 12/12/1944 Essen
  31. 26/12/1944 St.Vith
  32. 27/12/1944 Rheydt
  33. 07/01/1945 Munich
  34. 14/01/1945 Merseburg/Leuna
  35. 16/01/1945 Magdeburg
  36. 28/01/1945 Stuttgart
  37. 01/02/1945 Mainz
  38. 02/02/1945 Wanne Eickel
  39. 07/02/1945 Goch
  40. 08/02/1945 Politz
  41. 13/02/1945 Dresden
  42. 14/02/1945 Chemnitz (2)
  43. 27/02/1945 Mainz

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)Anthony Harold Ernest Welch43
(Navigator)Geoffrey Harold Vining Baker1
Leslie Frank Miller42
(Air Bomber)Frederick William Tynus Cross1
John Edward Hamblett1
Victor Hugh Horner40
Wilfred Marshall Buck1
(Set Operator)Bernard Chapman Brooker1
Charles George Mitchell1
Clayton Hugh Jack2
John Leslie Vickery17
Robert Black1
(Wireless Operator)George Frank Chance42
William John Phillips1
(Air Gunner) William James Simpson1
George Henry Parsons43
Jack Richard Floyde42
(Flight Engineer)Archibald Hunter McCartney43

Posting Dates

WelchAnthony Harold ErnestIn From:
Out to:14 O.T.U.24/03/1945

Webb (JCK)

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

  1. 18/03/1944 Frankfurt (Aborted)
  2. 22/03/1944 Frankfurt (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)John Cameron Keith Webb2
(Navigator)Edwin Gordon Fidler2
(Air Bomber)Wallace Rose2
(Wireless Operator)William Frederick Martin2
(Air Gunner)Frederick James Marriott2
William McKenna Smith2
(Flight Engineer)Kenneth Ephraim Harris2

Posting Dates

WebbJohn Cameron KeithIn From:__
Out to:War Casualty22/03/1944

Way (PH)

The Squadron’s Operations Record Book shows that PH Way was the Captain of a 35 Squadron aircraft on the following sorties, prior to the cessation of hostilities in Europe:

  1. 12/03/1945 Dortmund
  2. 13/03/1945 Gelsenkirchen
  3. 15/03/1945 Bottrop
  4. 18/03/1945 Witten
  5. 21/03/1945 Bruchstrasse
  6. 03/04/1945 Nordhausen
  7. 04/04/1945 Leuna
  8. 16/04/1945 Schwandorf
  9. 30/04/1945 Valkenburg (Operation Manna)
  10. 01/05/1945 Ypenburg (Operation Manna)

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)Peter Hugh Way10
(Navigator)Geoffrey Harold Vining Baker10
(Air Bomber)John Edward Hamblett10
(Set Operator)Albert Roche1
Peter Coggan4
(Wireless Operator)C McKinnon9
Dennis Ernest Renvoize1
(Air Gunner) Ernest Kenwright8
CM Carter1
Eric Arthur Jones1
G Owen1
Jack Richard Floyde4
Leslie Arthur Booth3
Ronald Peters2
(Flight Engineer)Arthur Aked4
George Brodie Sharpe4
Robert Duncan Sampson1

It is known that some (or all) of these airmen continued to fly operationally with the squadron during the post war clean up, which included repatriation of POW and service personnel, Cooks Tours, testing of German radar and disposal of surplus incendiaries. However, the squadron’s record book only provides a summary of these activities and does not list the individual captains and crews that took part in these sorties.

Posting Dates

WayPeter HughIn From:HQ 93 Group14/02/1945
Out to:HQ 8 Group14/06/1945

Watson (F)

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

  1. 12/10/1944 Wanne-Eickel
  2. 14/10/1944 Duisburg
  3. 15/10/1944 Wilhelmshaven
  4. 02/11/1944 Dusseldorf
  5. 04/11/1944 Bochum
  6. 06/11/1944 Gelsenkirchen
  7. 27/11/1944 Freiburg
  8. 29/11/1944 Dortmund
  9. 04/12/1944 Urft Dam
  10. 05/12/1944 Soest
  11. 06/12/1944 Merseburg (Leuna)
  12. 15/12/1944 Ludwigshafen
  13. 17/12/1944 Ulm
  14. 22/12/1944 Koblenz
  15. 28/12/1944 Bonn
  16. 29/12/1944 Gelsenkirchen
  17. 02/01/1945 Ludwigshafen
  18. 05/01/1945 Hanover
  19. 06/01/1945 Hanau
  20. 07/01/1945 Munich
  21. 13/01/1945 Saarbrucken
  22. 14/01/1945 Merseburg/Leuna
  23. 16/01/1945 Zeitz
  24. 28/01/1945 Stuttgart
  25. 01/02/1945 Mainz
  26. 04/02/1945 Bonn
  27. 07/02/1945 Goch
  28. 08/02/1945 Politz
  29. 13/02/1945 Dresden
  30. 14/02/1945 Chemnitz (2)
  31. 20/02/1945 Dortmund
  32. 21/02/1945 Duisburg
  33. 23/02/1945 Essen
  34. 27/02/1945 Mainz
  35. 01/03/1945 Mannheim
  36. 05/03/1945 Chemnitz (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)Fred Watson36
(Navigator)Kenneth Samuel Smith33
Raymond William Bullen3
(Air Bomber)John Lloyd George Marshall3
Stanley Owen Scott32
Victor Hugh Horner1
(Wireless Operator)Leslie George Holland33
Neil William Curtis3
(Air Gunner) Solomon Joseph Harold Andrew2
Geoffrey Arnold Perry1
Jack Lloyd Stevens3
John Richard Hacker22
Maxwell Edwin Ladyman3
Phillip James Pentelow6
Peter Noel Howdle1
Ronald Henry Rudyard Grayson1
Victor Arthur Roe33
(Flight Engineer)George Cross33
Ian Keith McGregor3

Posting Dates

WatsonFredIn From:20 O.T.U.15/09/1944
Out to:War Casualty05/03/1945

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

Warren (RV)

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

  1. 10/03/1941 Le Havre (Incident)
  2. 12/03/1941 Hamburg

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)Richard Vernon Warren2
(2nd Pilot) Stanley Desmond Greaves2
(Observer)Clement Watt Wilson1
Thomas Reginald Nixon1
(WOP / AG)Douglas Peter Hogg2
Ronald Leslie Somerville1
Herbert Reginald Higgins1
(Flight Engineer)Gordon Herbert Frank Ogden1
Norman Willingham1

Posting Dates

WarrenRichard VernonIn From:10 Squadron05/11/1940
Out to:405 Squadron (Detached)21/05/1941

Ware (ET)

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

  1. 03/02/1943 Hamburg
  2. 04/02/1943 Turin
  3. 14/02/1943 Cologne
  4. 16/02/1943 Lorient
  5. 19/02/1943 Wilhelmshaven
  6. 21/02/1943 Bremen
  7. 25/02/1943 Nuremberg
  8. 22/03/1943 St.Nazaire
  9. 28/03/1943 St.Nazaire
  10. 04/04/1943 Kiel
  11. 12/05/1943 Duisburg
  12. 13/05/1943 Pilsen
  13. 23/05/1943 Dortmund
  14. 25/05/1943 Dusseldorf
  15. 29/05/1943 Wuppertal
  16. 21/06/1943 Krefeld
  17. 15/07/1943 Montbéliard
  18. 02/08/1943 Hamburg
  19. 09/08/1943 Mannheim
  20. 10/08/1943 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)Elliss Trevor Ware20
(Navigator) Charles Bowmer Russell13
John Richard Jones7
(Air Bomber)Gordon Davidson Hogg13
Owen Letchworth Roberts7
(Wireless Operator)Glenburne George Galvin10
H Spence7
Peter Howard Crick3
(Air Gunner)EW MacDonald3
George Waller Dickenson7
Reginald Hamblin18
William George Jackett12
(Flight Engineer)George Lionel Grimes7
Jack Fiddler13

Posting Dates

WareElliss TrevorIn From:102 Squadron28/01/1943
Out to:POW10/08/1943

Walker (JS)

The Squadron’s Operations Record Book shows that JS Walker was the Captain of a 35 Squadron aircraft on the following sorties, prior to the cessation of hostilities in Europe:

  1. 15/03/1945 Bottrop
  2. 24/03/1945 Gladbeck
  3. 25/03/1945 Osnabruck
  4. 27/03/1945 Paderborn
  5. 03/04/1945 Nordhausen
  6. 05/05/1945 Ypenburg (Operation Manna)

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)John Sutherland Walker6
(Navigator)John Strange East6
(Air Bomber)Horace Reginald Williams5
Joseph Frederick William Harding1
(Wireless Operator)Harry Kearsley Chamberlain6
(Air Gunner)Brian Joseph Mordecai6
Robert Henry Cole6
(Flight Engineer)R Page1
Roydon Rees5

It is known that some (or all) of these airmen continued to fly operationally with the squadron during the post war clean up, which included repatriation of POW and service personnel, Cooks Tours, testing of German radar and disposal of surplus incendiaries. However, the squadron’s record book only provides a summary of these activities and does not list the individual captains and crews that took part in these sorties.

Posting Dates

WalkerJohn SutherlandIn From:466 Squadron10/02/1945
Out to:RAF Graveley24/05/1945

Young (GA)

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

  1. 01/03/1944 Stuttgart

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)George Ambrose Young1
(Navigator)Howard Pritchard1
(Air Bomber)Walter Thomas Olyott1
(Wireless Operator)Robert Henry Sadler1
(Air Gunner)CP Mallan1
Stanley Wharton1
(Flight Engineer)HW Tomlinson1

Posting Dates

YoungGeorge AmbroseIn From:640 Squadron06/02/1944
Out to:635 Squadron19/03/1944

Young (H)

The Squadron’s Operations Record Book shows that H Young was the Captain of a 35 Squadron aircraft on the following sorties, prior to the cessation of hostilities in Europe:

  1. 22/04/1945 Bremen

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)Hugh Young1
(Navigator)H Farrand1
(Air Bomber)Robert William Hodgson1
(Wireless Operator)EJ Hill1
(Air Gunner)CL Carter1
GH Tompkin1
(Flight Engineer)H Dickens1

It is known that some (or all) of these airmen continued to fly operationally with the squadron during the post war clean up, which included repatriation of POW and service personnel, Cooks Tours, testing of German radar and disposal of surplus incendiaries. However, the squadron’s record book only provides a summary of these activities and does not list the individual captains and crews that took part in these sorties.

Posting Dates

YoungHughIn From:51 Squadron10/03/1945
Out to:

Watson (JK)

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

  1. 19/05/1942 St Nazaire
  2. 22/05/1942 St Nazaire
  3. 29/05/1942 Gennevilliers
  4. 30/05/1942 Cologne
  5. 01/06/1942 Essen
  6. 02/06/1942 Essen
  7. 06/06/1942 Emden
  8. 08/06/1942 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)James Keatley Watson8
(2nd Pilot)(Possibly) Anthony Peter Hollick2
Thomas Arthur Drower1
(Observer)Selwyn Guy Cooper8
(WOP / AG)Albert Charles Schofield2
Henry George Bullen4
Richard Yates8
(Air Gunner)Douglas Wrampling8
Han Gwyn Pike2
(Flight Engineer)Edward Corcoran8

(*) He also flew as 2nd Pilot (various crews) between March and April 1942 (5 Sorties)

Extract from SG Cooper’s Flying Log Book [Courtesy of Errol Martyn]

Posting Dates

WatsonJames KeatleyIn From:19 O.T.U.18/12/1941
Out to:POW08/06/1942

Valters (RW)

The Squadron’s Operations Record Book shows that RW Valters was the Captain of a 35 Squadron aircraft on the following sorties (*):

  1. 13/03/1942 Cologne
  2. 30/03/1942 Battleship
  3. 08/04/1942 Hamburg
  4. 12/04/1942 Essen
  5. 04/05/1942 Stuttgart
  6. 08/05/1942 Warnemunde
  7. 19/05/1942 Mannheim (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)Ronald Walter Valters7
(2nd Pilot)(Possibly) Henry Rupert Astbury2
James Keatley Watson1
Sidney Richard Stickney2
(Observer)– Armstrong2
Charles Vincent Harvey2
Richard Guy Baker3
(WOP / AG)George Daft6
(Air Gunner)– Russell1
Donald George Southwell6
Gordon Kennedy7
(Flight Engineer)William Richard Hunt7

(*) He also flew as 2nd Pilot (JH Trethewy Crew) between November 1941 and January 1942 (6 sorties)

Posting Dates

ValtersRonald WalterIn From:19 O.T.U.13/10/1941
Out to:War Casualty19/05/1942

Wright (JH)

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

  1. 30/04/1943 Essen
  2. 04/05/1943 Dortmund
  3. 12/05/1943 Duisburg
  4. 13/05/1943 Bochum
  5. 23/05/1943 Dortmund
  6. 11/06/1943 Munster
  7. 16/06/1943 Cologne
  8. 19/06/1943 Le Creusot & Henri Paul
  9. 21/06/1943 Krefeld
  10. 24/06/1943 Elberfeld
  11. 13/07/1943 Aachen
  12. 15/07/1943 Montbéliard
  13. 24/07/1943 Hamburg
  14. 27/07/1943 Hamburg
  15. 29/07/1943 Hamburg
  16. 02/08/1943 Hamburg
  17. 09/08/1943 Mannheim
  18. 10/08/1943 Nurnberg
  19. 12/08/1943 Turin
  20. 16/08/1943 Turin
  21. 23/08/1943 Berlin
  22. 27/08/1943 Nuremberg
  23. 30/08/1943 Munchen Gladbach
  24. 31/08/1943 Berlin
  25. 03/09/1943 Special target NW France
  26. 05/09/1943 Mannheim
  27. 08/10/1943 Bremen
  28. 22/11/1943 Berlin
  29. 23/11/1943 Berlin
  30. 25/11/1943 Frankfurt
  31. 02/12/1943 Berlin
  32. 03/12/1943 Leipzig
  33. 20/12/1943 Frankfurt (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)James Henry Wright33
(2nd Dickie)Colin Frazer Blundell1
(Navigator)Alfred Arthur Charles Bedward1
Sidney Colin Rive Mackie32
(Air Bomber)Harold Matthews33
(Wireless Operator)William Robert John Dingle33
(Air Gunner)Alfred Fred Poynton1
Francis Cole McCubbin1
James Bernard Anthony Scannell2
Kenneth James Rees1
Morley Albert Arnott3
Nelson John Rapere1
Norman Francis Williams2
Thomas Andrew Robson30
Winston Barrington25
(Flight Engineer)Alfred Norman Leslie Moss1
Samuel Francis Jackson7
Sydney James Butler9
William McRae Sinclair16

Photo Gallery

Posting Dates

WrightJames HenryIn From:
Out to:War Casualty20/12/1943

Williams (RC)

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

  1. 24/07/1943 Hamburg
  2. 25/07/1943 Essen
  3. 27/07/1943 Hamburg
  4. 29/07/1943 Hamburg
  5. 10/08/1943 Nuremberg
  6. 12/08/1943 Turin
  7. 16/08/1943 Turin
  8. 30/08/1943 Special target near Calais
  9. 31/08/1943 Berlin
  10. 05/09/1943 Mannheim
  11. 08/09/1943 Special target 1st phase
  12. 15/09/1943 Montlucon
  13. 16/09/1943 Modane
  14. 03/10/1943 Kassel
  15. 04/10/1943 Frankfurt
  16. 08/10/1943 Bremen
  17. 22/10/1943 Kassel
  18. 22/11/1943 Berlin
  19. 23/11/1943 Berlin
  20. 25/11/1943 Frankfurt
  21. 26/11/1943 Stuttgart
  22. 20/12/1943 Frankfurt
  23. 23/12/1943 Berlin
  24. 29/12/1943 Berlin (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)Ronald Charles Williams24
(Navigator)Joseph Hooson24
(Air Bomber)Eric John Stone24
(Wireless Operator)Charles Miller14
George Russell Davidson10
(Air Gunner)Frederick Charles Redman24
Jack Smith21
John Dixon Atkinson2
Wallace Edward Charles Dillow1
(Flight Engineer)William Laverick24

Posting Dates

WilliamsRonald CharlesIn From:10 Squadron28/06/1943
Out to:War Casualty29/12/1943

Williams (JJ)

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

  1. 30/04/1943 Essen
  2. 04/05/1943 Dortmund
  3. 23/05/1943 Dortmund
  4. 25/05/1943 Dusseldorf
  5. 27/05/1943 Essen
  6. 29/05/1943 Wuppertal
  7. 11/06/1943 Munster
  8. 12/06/1943 Bochum
  9. 24/06/1943 Elberfeld
  10. 28/06/1943 Cologne
  11. 03/07/1943 Cologne
  12. 13/07/1943 Aachen
  13. 15/07/1943 Montbéliard
  14. 24/07/1943 Hamburg
  15. 25/07/1943 Essen
  16. 27/07/1943 Hamburg
  17. 29/07/1943 Hamburg
  18. 02/08/1943 Hamburg
  19. 23/08/1943 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:

(Pilot)John Jarvis Williams19
(2nd Dickie)Douglas Milmine1
Leonard Whiteley1
(Navigator)James Casey19
(Air Bomber)Richard Charles Tucker19
(Wireless Operator)Gordon James Hurley19
(Air Gunner)Eric Charles Brown11
John Elwell7
Thomas David Bishop19
William Scott Minto Edmondston1
(Flight Engineer)John Armstrong1
John Colgan8
John Irvine Barrie8
Sydney James Butler2

BELIEVED TO BE JJ WILLIAMS CREW
[Courtesy of Rhona Cameron]

Posting Dates

WilliamsJohn JarvisIn From:
Out to:POW23/08/1943

Webster (H)

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

  1. 08/09/1942 Frankfurt
  2. 10/09/1942 Dusseldorf
  3. 13/09/1942 Bremen
  4. 14/09/1942 Wilhelmshaven
  5. 19/09/1942 Saarbrucken
  6. 24/10/1942 Milan
  7. 06/11/1942 Gardening
  8. 09/11/1942 Hamburg
  9. 18/11/1942 Turin
  10. 20/11/1942 Turin
  11. 22/11/1942 Stuttgart
  12. 28/11/1942 Turin
  13. 02/12/1942 Frankfurt
  14. 06/12/1942 Mannheim
  15. 11/12/1942 Turin
  16. 02/02/1943 Cologne
  17. 03/02/1943 Hamburg
  18. 04/02/1943 Turin
  19. 11/02/1943 Wilhelmshaven
  20. 14/02/1943 Cologne
  21. 18/02/1943 Wilhelmshaven
  22. 19/02/1943 Wilhelmshaven
  23. 25/02/1943 Nuremberg
  24. 08/03/1943 Nuremberg
  25. 09/03/1943 Munich
  26. 27/03/1943 Berlin
  27. 29/03/1943 Berlin
  28. 12/05/1943 Duisburg
  29. 13/05/1943 Pilsen
  30. 23/05/1943 Dortmund
  31. 25/05/1943 Dusseldorf
  32. 29/05/1943 Wuppertal
  33. 11/06/1943 Munster
  34. 19/06/1943 Le Creusot & Henri Paul
  35. 21/06/1943 Krefeld
  36. 13/07/1943 Aachen
  37. 15/07/1943 Montbéliard
  38. 02/08/1943 Hamburg
  39. 09/08/1943 Mannheim
  40. 10/08/1943 Nuremberg
  41. 12/08/1943 Turin
  42. 16/08/1943 Turin
  43. 23/08/1943 Berlin (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)Harry Webster43
(2nd Dickie)Melville Max Victor Lewis Muller1
Basil Vernon Robinson1
(Navigator)E Brant2
George Thomas Pearson22
George Christopher Harvey Chandler3
Michael Charles Xavier Mack16
(Air Bomber)William Philip MacDonald McIntosh43
(Set Operator)Eric Harold Bagnald3
(Wireless Operator)Robert William Nixon43
(Air Gunner)Andrew Walt Cowan1
Osborne Lloyd Bliss41
Walter David Craig40
William Scott Minto Edmondston3
(Flight Engineer)Dennis Burke38
Donald Harrington Craig1
Ernest Frederick John Willis1
Frederick James Rogers1
George Connelly Mutch1
George Henry Cross1

WEBSTER CREW

Posting Dates

WebsterHarryIn From:22 O.T.U.16/07/1942
Out to:War Casualty23/08/1943