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Serial / Code Tie-Ins, 61 and 405 Sqns, Mar '42From my notes: W1092 "LQ*A" Halifax II W1094 "LQ*B" Halifax II W1095 "LQ*N" Halifax II W1096 "LQ*O" Halifax II W1097 "LQ*P" Halifax II W1109 "LQ*S" Halifax II W1111 "LQ*D" Halifax II W1112 "LQ*E" Halifax II W1113 "LQ*G" Halifax II W1145 "LQ*S" Halifax II W1173 "LQ*X" Halifax II W1175 "LQ*Q" Halifax II W1186 "LQ*P" Halifax II W1230 "LQ*L" Halifax II W4596 "LQ*M" Wellington II W5368 "LQ*K" Wellington II W5390 "LQ*X" Wellington II W5421 "LQ*T" Wellington II W5427 "LQ*N" Wellington II W5476 "LQ*H" Wellington II W5483 "LQ*J" Wellington II W5484 "LQ*G" Wellington II W5488 "LQ*B" Wellington II W5489 "LQ*A" Wellington II W5490 "LQ*D" Wellington II W5495 "LQ*W" Wellington II W5496 "LQ*M" Wellington II W5497 "LQ*M" Wellington II W5515 "LQ*R" and "LQ*Y" Wellington II W5516 "LQ*D" Wellington II W5521 "LQ*P" Wellington II W5522 "LQ*Q" Wellington II W5527 "LQ*F" Wellington II W5530 "LQ*L" Wellington II W5531 "LQ*U" Wellington II W5534 "LQ*N" Wellington II W5537 reported as "LQ*O" when lost, "LQ*U", "LQ*L" Wellington II W5551 "LQ*U" Wellington II W5553 "LQ*D" Wellington II W5555 "LQ*D" Wellington II W5560 "LQ*M" Wellington II W5561 "LQ*J" Wellington II W5564 "LQ*Q" Wellington II W5572 "LQ*X" Wellington II W5581 "LQ*V" Wellington II I'll dig up some more for the next post. ....Read More.Bill Walker on 20th January 2009 07:37:11
Peter Clement Vellacott Joslin - pilot of Lancaster R5682To help others who may have useful information, this is the info found by Googling:- Lancaster QR-R Serial Number R5682 61 Squadron Operation Bremen 4th/5th September 1942 Airborne 0025 5th Sep 42 from Syerston. Hit by flak while nearing the Dutch coast and then finished off by a night-fighter from 1V./NJG1. Crashed 0251 near Wartena (Friesland), 9 km SE of Leeuwarden, Holland. F/S Joslin is buried in Idaarderadeel (Wartena) General Cemetery; F/S May is buried in Tietjerksteradeel (Eerniewoude) Protestant Cemetery. F/S Cooper has no known grave. F/S P.C.V. Joslin KIA Sgt E.V. Booth PoW Sgt P.J. Bridgeman RCAF PoW F/S E.J. May KIA F/S B.A. Farmer PoW F/O N.D. Mullins RCAF PoW F/S J.F. Cooper RCAF KIA. Sgts E.V. Booth PoW No.27054, P.J. Bridgeman PoW No.27019, and F/S B.A. Farmer were interned in Camps 8B/344, PoW No.26990 F/O N.D. Mullins in Camp L3, PoW No.679. F/Sgt Edward Joseph May NoK details:- Son of Edward Marsh May and Ethel May; husband of Dorothy May May, of Shepherd's Bush, London. James Francis Cooper is shown as W/O II in CWGC records Service Number R/55387 and NoK as: Son of Arthur and Mary Alice Cooper, of Beaupre, Province of Quebec, Canada. Hope that helps Douwe Deijver: I have just logged on to your website. The Halifax you show is from 405 Squadron (yes, I know you know that) but for other Forum Pals, please welcome him as you will see: 405 Squadron Halifax LQ-K Serial Number W7714 Operation Bremen 29th/30th June 1942 Part of a batch of 200 HP59 Halifax Mk.11. W7650-W7679; W7695- W7720; W7745-W7784; W7801-W7826; W7844-W7887; W7906-W7939. Delivered by Handley Page (Cricklewood & Radlett) between 6 May 42 and 7 Jun 42. W7714 was one of three 405 Sqdn Halifaxes lost on this operation. See: W1113; W7715. Airborne 2306 29 Jun 42 from Pocklington. Shot down by a Me110 night- fighter and crashed 0214 at Deersum (Friesland) 13 km SSW of Leeuwarden, Holland. F/S Philp is buried in Rauwerderhem (Deersum) Protestant Churchyard; the rest of the crew had no known graves. It was reported in the English 'Sunday Mail' 9 Feb 2003 that this wreckage had been recovered by the RNAF Salvage team on farm land at Rauwerderhem. It is further reported that Sgt George Alfred White's body and recorded as the Rear Gunner was the only one recovered and identified at the time. However, Squadron Records confirm that F/S Philp was the Rear Gunner of the aircraft whose body was recovered at the scene at the time, Sgt White being allocated the crew position of W/Op. A local Dutch Policeman Wolter Nijboer, witnessed the crash and made the initial report. It should be emphasised that the remains of the other six crew men, having taken 18 months to identify were eventually fully identified and have been afforded a full Military Funeral and buried alongside their comrade F/S Philp. F/S L. Sidney RCAF KIA Sgt C.S. Walsh RCAF KIA Sgt E.K. Brennan RCAF KIA Sgt G.A. White KIA F/S R.A.A. Gorieu RCAF KIA Sgt T.G. Gunn KIA F/S C.P. Philp KIA ....Read More.KevinW4 on 29th January 2010 09:52:30
Halifax W7714 LQ-KHello Brian, From the relevant Chorley volume : Halifax II W7714 LQ-K, took off at 2306 from Pocklington to bomb Bremen. Shot down by a night-fighter and crashed 0214 at Deersum (Friesland) 13 km SSW of Leeuwarden, Holland. F/Sgt Philp is buried in Rawderderhem (Deersum) Protestant churchyard ; the rest of the crew have no known grave. F/Sgt L. SIDNEY RCAF + Sgt C.W. WALSH RCAF + Sgt E.K. BRENNAN RCAF + Sgt G.A. WHITE + F/Sgt R.A.A. GORIEU RCAF + Sgt T.G. GUNN + F/Sgt C.P. PHILP + No. 405 Squadron lost two others crew that night, F/Sgt CHINN RAAF + 7, no survivor, W1113 LQ-G and F/L H. LIVERSIDGE + 6, only survivor was the rear gunner Sgt J. W. DUMOND RCAF, Pow, in W7715 LQ-H. Joss ....Read More.jossleclercq on 30th March 2010 03:09:24
AiB AVIA Class ReportsThis file is in better condition in the TNA. More files have photos and the extent of report is expanded from those previously in AVIA5/19 Far fewer mistakes in aircraft serial transcription AA759 Spitfire V 22/10/1941 W1129 AA801 Spitfire IV 29/10/1941 W1132 AB646 Oxford II 30/11/1941 W1149 AB693 Oxford II 20/09/1941 W1111 AH432 Havoc II 21/11/1941 W1143 AH582 Airacobra I ??/10/1941 W1125 AH847 Tomahawk Ia 20/10/1941 W1126 AH856 Tomahawk Ia 31/05/1941 W1031 AH888 Tomahawk Iia 30/04/1941 W1015 AH922 Tomahawk IIa 11/09/1941 W1105A AL562 Liberator II 23/11/1941 W1146 AM260 Liberator I 14/08/1941 W1089 AM261 Liberator I 10/08/1941 W1086a AM915 Liberator I 01/09/1941 W1100 AN522 Fortress I 22/06/1941 W1048 AN534 Fortress I 28/07/1941 W1072 AN536 Fortress I 09/01/1942 W1165 AP475 Oxford II 07/02/1942 W1177 AR671 Mohawk IV 30/01/1942 W1175 AW209 Beaufort I 29/07/1941 W1072a AW215 Beaufort I ??/06/1941 W1040 AW395 Havoc I 26/01/1942 W1171 AW850 Anson I 13/01/1942 W1169 BB912 Havoc I 22/04/1941 W1010 BD786 Hurricane Iib 30/08/1941 W1097 BJ494 Havoc I 29/09/1941 W1115 BL407 Spitfire V 24/12/1941 W1159 BL432 Spitfire V 14/02/1942 W1180 BL480 Spitfire V ??/01/1942 W1174 BL491 Spitfire V 08/03/1942 W1191 BL538 Spitfire V 09/03/1942 W1190 BL568 Spitfire V 10/01/1942 W1167 BT488 Hotspur II 19/12/1941 W1157 HM178 Argus I 15/03/1942 W1196 K5608 Shark II 24/02/1942 W1183 K6110 Tutor I 07/09/1941 W1103 L2887 Skua II 15/05/1941 W1023a L3152 Roc 30/07/1941 W1076a L3284 Henley I 03/06/1941 W1032 L4297 Wellington I 29/04/1941 W1013 L4575 Oxford I 05/05/1941 W1019 L4622 Oxford I 15/11/1941 W1139 L4636 Oxford I 25/10/1941 W1130 L4851 Blenheim IV 01/07/1941 W1055 L5964 Magister I 08/12/1941 W1152 L6195 Botha I 18/11/1941 W1140 L6396 Botha I 11/03/1942 W1194 L6449 Botha I 10/06/1941 W1038a L6750 Blenheim I 24/01/1942 W1173 L6845 Whirlwind P 11/06/1941 W1039 L7248 Lerwick I 21/10/1941 W1127 L7300 Manchester I 23/11/1941 W1144 L7310 Manchester I 21/06/1941 W1046 L7315 Manchester I 29/06/1941 W1053 L7318 Manchester I 15/09/1941 W1107 L7428 Manchester I 18/11/1941 W1141 L7863 Wellington Ic 06/01/1942 W1163 L8084 Magister I 25/06/1941 W1051 L8164 Magister I 11/12/1941 W1153 L9567 Halifax 14/09/1941 W1106a L9652 Oxford I 14/09/1941 W1005 L9935 Beaufort I 07/02/1942 W1178 N1474 Whitley V 17/06/1941 W1042 N3286 Spitfire I 15/08/1941 W1090 N3627 Blenheim IV 08/08/1941 W1086 N3935 Magister I 05/06/1941 W1034 N4563 Oxford I 04/05/1941 W1018 N5453 DH.82 Tiger Moth II 07/07/1941 W1058 N6019 Stirling I 08/05/1941 W1020 N6087 Stirling I 18/11/1941 W1142 N6431 Oxford II 30/01/1942 W1176 N6595 DH.82 Tiger Moth II 17/09/1941 W1108 N7574 Master I 25/09/1941 W1112b N7581 Master I 30/08/1941 W1098 N7704 Master I 07/06/1941 W1035 N7765 Master I 25/09/1941 W1113 N7927 Master I 14/05/1941 W1022 N7996 Master I 17/03/1942 W1199a N9318 DH.82 Tiger Moth II ??/06/1941 W1037 N9643 Anson I 22/04/1941 W1009 N9817 Anson I 15/05/1941 W1023 P1294 Hampden I 30/10/1941 W1133 P1368 Albemarle I 28/02/194 ....Read More.Ross_McNeill on 11th November 2011 11:47:59


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