Place. Date. Time. Summary of Events. References to
Appendices.
MARHAM. 1/12/40. Meteorological conditions.
Light South Westerly. Fog. 7/10-10/10 cloud.
No Operations, and nothing of importance occurred today.
MARHAM. 2/12/40. Met. conditions.
South Westerly wind, 5-15 mph. Fair, with fog patches at first. 8/10 cloud.
No Operations today.
Training.
0930. Air Firing Programme, BERNERS HEATH,
5 aircraft from 'B' Flight, and 7 from 'A' Flight carried this Operation out.
1055. 1 aircraft, 2520., Captn. S/L. MULHOLLAND and Crew, carried out Cross Country Flight to UPPER HEYFORD, ANDOVER.
1325. Returned to Base.
MARHAM. 3/12/40. Met. conditions.
Light wind, becoming South to South East. Widespread fog. 10/10 cloud.
Operations. 3/4th Decr.
10 aircraft detailed for Operations.
Form B.354. recd..
Operations were afterwards cancelled due to very unfavorable weather.
Nothing of interest occurred today.
MARHAM. 4/12/40. Met. conditions.
South Westerly wind veering to Westerly, 5-10 mph. Occasional slight drizzle clearing later.
Postings - Officers.
F/L. J. C. CLAYDON, GD, posted to HARWELL, w.e.f. 4/12/40. O. 110.
F/L. P. H. JACKSON, GD, posted from No. 99 Sqdn., w.e.f. 4/12/40.
Operations, Night 4/5th December, TURIN - BREMEN. D.115
1743. to 2120. A/C. 1221. CID. No. HNW.17-. F/L. VAN, took off for Operations. Form. B. 355.
A/C. 7895. CID. No. HNW.173. P/O. PETLEY, took off for Operations.
A/C. 2560. CID. No. HNW.176. Sgt. MARRIOTT, took off for Operations.
A/C. 2520. CID. No. HNW.180. F/S. MILES, took off for Operations.
A/C. 3238. CID. No. DMS.557. P/O. BOIS, took off for Operations.
A/C. 1209. CID. No. DMS.559. P/O. TINDALL, took off for Operations.
A/C. 1004. CID. No. HNW.183. F/L. PROCTOR, took off for Operations.
A/C. 7854. CID. No. HNW.---. P/O. LODER, took off for Operations. (AFTERWARDS CANCELLED).
A/C. 3198. CID. No. HNW.567. P/O. RASH, took off for Operations.

From 1738 hrs 4/12/1940 to 0352 hrs 5/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
F. R. 1221.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.





Wellington IC.
A. T. 2520.





Wellington IC.
W. R. 3238.





Wellington IC.
-. R. 1209.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
R. R. 3198.




F/L. VAN
P/O. SAUNDERSON
P/O. BARNETT
Sgt. SHERMAN
Sgt. KEETLEY
P/O. GILLIAT

P/O. PETLEY
P/O. CURRY
Sgt. MUNBY
Sgt. DAVIDSON
Sgt. MAY
Sgt. MINOT

Sgt. MARRIOTT
Sgt. MILLS
Sgt. SUTTON
Sgt. MOON
Sgt. APPS
Sgt. LESTER

F/S. MILES
Sgt. CARTER
Sgt. MORTON
Sgt. WINTERBOTTOM
Sgt. SWAIN
Sgt. SCOTT

P/O. BOIS
Sgt. MYER
P/O. MacDONALD
Sgt. LIVINGSTONE
Sgt. LONGDEN
Sgt. PRYOR

P/O. TINDALL
Sgt. HARTLAND
F/S. BRYANT
Sgt. HOWARD
Sgt. KENNARD
Sgt. BROWN

F/L. PROCTOR
Sgt. KING
P/O. TURNBULL
Sgt. POLLAND
Sgt. HENRY
P/O. JONES

P/O. RASH
Sgt. WARD
Sgt. CAMPBELL
Sgt. DANIELS
Sgt. KEMP
Sgt. HOWARD
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
1750.






1746.






1738.






1743.






2120.






2115.






1753.






2100.




0330.






0352.






0215






0325.






0253.






0145.






0253.






0333.





8 aircraft were detailed for Operations.

TARGET - DUSSELDORF.

A/C. 1221. (HNW.171.) F/Lt. VAN.
A/C. 7895. (HNW.173.) P/O. PETLEY.
A/C. 2560. (HNW.176.) Sgt. MARRIOTT.
A/C. 2520. (HNW.180.) F/S. MILES.
A/C. 1004. (HNW.183.) F/L. PROCTOR.
A/C. 3238. (DMS.557.) F/O. BOIS.
A/C. 1209. (DMS.559.) P/O. TINDALL.
A/C. 3198. (DMS.567.) P/O. RASH.

All aircraft returned safely, A/C. 2560. landed at MANSTON.

4 aircraft bombed primary target, causing fires and explosions.

A/C. 3238. bombed GREMBERG in mistake for DUSSELDORF,
A/C. 3198. bombed DORTMUND VERSCH BHF (Station), starting fires.
A/C. 2520. attacked the alternative target, also causing fires.
A/C. 1209. unable to locate target, bombed DUSSELDORF area.

No casualties were suffered by our aircraft.

B.355.

MARHAM. 5/12/40. 0325. All aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations,
except aircraft No. 2560., Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew landed at MANSTON.
Met. conditions.
WNW. wind. Squally, with gusts over 50 mph. Scattered showers. 10/10 cloud.
Training.
1130. 1 aircraft, 'A' Flight, 2560., Captn. Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew carried out Cross Country to MANSTON.
1230. Returned to Base.
1415. 1 aircraft, R.3198., Captn. P/O. TODD and Crew, carried out Cross Country Flight to HARWELL.
1700. Returned to Base.
MARHAM. 6/12/40. Met. conditions.
Westerly to North Westerly wind, showers. 8/10 cloud.
Training.
1 aircraft, T.2563., F/Sgt. MILES, took off for Cross Country, Base - HARWELL and return.
1 aircraft, ('B' Flight), R.3153., Sgt. BRIGHT, took off. Ferry to BARTON BENDISH.
Nothing of importance occurred today.
MARHAM. 7/12/40. Met. conditions.
Westerly wind. Fine at first, clouding later.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgts, PALMER, SMITH, Pilots, posted from No. 20. O.U.T., w.e.f. 4/12/40. A. 240.
Nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 8/12/40. Met. conditions.
North Westerly wind. Fine.
Postings - Officers.
Cancel previous entry, (See O.110., dated 4/12/40) in respect of F/Lt. P. H. JACKSON. O. 111.
Attachments.
P/O. S. BARNETT, CAC, detached to R.A.F. Station, MANBY, w.e.f. 7/12/40.
Hospitals, Admissions & Discharges.
P/O. J. MacKENZIE, CAO, discharged from R.A.F. Hospital, TORQUAY, w.e.f. 3/12/40.
Training.
1 aircraft, 'A' Flight, C.T.2466., Captn. Sgt. CARTER, took off for CAMBRIDGE - CRANWELL and return to Base.
Operations, (Night 8/9th December, 40). D.114.
Target - BORDEAUX - L'ORIENT. Form B.359. recd.
1715. to 1820. A/C. T.2520. P/O. TINDALL and Crew, took off for Operations. C.I.D. No. MRH.750.
A/C. R.1221. F/L. VAN and Crew, took off for Operations. C.I.D. No. MRH.758.
A/C. L.7895. P/O. BOIS and crew, took off for Operations. C.I.D. No. MRH.761.
A/C. R.1084. Sgt. BRIGHT and crew, took off for Operations. C.I.D. No. JPG.869.
A/C. T.2466. Sgt. HARTLAND and Crew, took off for Operations. C.I.D. No. JPG.864.
A/C. R.1179. S/L. LASBREY and Crew, took off for Operations. (AFTERWARDS CANCELLED).
A/C. R.3279. P/O. TODD and Crew, took off for Operations. No. MRH.753.
A/C. R.3198. P/O. RASH and Crew, took off for Operations. C.I.D. No. MRH.749.
A/C. R.1004. F/L. PROCTOR and Crew, took off for Operations. No. C.I.D. JPG.861.
A/C. L.7854. P/O. LODER and Crew, took off for Operations. C.I.D. No. JPG.866.

From 1715 hrs 8/12/1940 to 0245 hrs 9/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
A. T. 2520.





Wellington IC.
F. R. 1221.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7695.





Wellington IC.
C. T. 2466.





Wellington IC.
W. R. 1179.





Wellington IC.
X. R. 3279.





Wellington IC.
R. R. 3198.





Wellington IC.
S. L. 7634.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
Q. R. 1084.




P/O. TINDALL
Sgt. MILLS
Sgt. ELLIS
Sgt. HOWARD
Sgt. BROWN
Sgt. WALLACE

F/L. VAN
P/O. SAUNDERSON
Sgt. BENSON
Sgt. SHERMAN
Sgt. KEETLEY
P/O. GILLIAT

P/O. BOIS
Sgt. MYERS
P/O. MacDONALD
Sgt. LIVINGSTONE
Sgt. LONGDEN
Sgt. PRYOR

Sgt. HARTLAND
P/O. KIRK
Sgt. MORTON
Sgt. WINTERBOTTOM
Sgt. SWAIN
Sgt. SCOTT

S/L. LASBREY

(This Crew returned early from BOSCOMBE DOWN with engine trouble).


P/O. TODD
Sgt. PLAYER
Sgt. ROWELL
Sgt. LITTLE
Sgt. HUNTER
Sgt. PRINGLE

P/O. RASH
Sgt. WARD
Sgt. CAMPBELL
Sgt. DANIELS
Sgt. KENT
Sgt. HOWARD

P/O. LODER
P/O. JOURDAIN
Sgt. HUTT
Sgt. BROWN
Sgt. BRYANT
Sgt. RIDSDALE

F/L. PROCTOR
Sgt. KING
P/O. TURNBULL
Sgt. POLLAND
Sgt. HENRY
P/O. JONES

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. YARDLEY
Sgt. SHERWOOD
Sgt. HANNAFORD
Sgt. MOIR - DFM.
Sgt. ROBERTSON
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
1715.






1720.






1725.






1800.






1810.






1820.






1815.






1805.






1730.






1810.





----.






0205.






0120.






0033.






----






0120.






0245.






0024.






0215.






0020.





9 aircraft were detailed for Operations.

TARGET - BORDEAUX - LORIENT.

A/C. 1398. CID. No. (MRH.749.) P/O. RASH.
A/C. 3279. CID. No. (MRH.753.) P/O. TODD.
A/C. 2520. CID. No. (MRH.750.) P/O. TINDALL.
A/C. 1221. CID. No. (MRH.758.) F/L. VAN.
A/C. 7895. CID. No. (MRH.761.) P/O. BOIS.
A/C. 1004. CID. No. (JPG.861.) F/L. PROCTOR.
A/C. 2466. CID. No. (JPG.864.) Sgt. HARTLAND.
A/C. 7864. CID. No. (JPG.866.) P/O. LODER.
A/C. 1084. CID. No. (JPG.869.) Sgt. BRIGHT.

5 aircraft landed safely at Base.

A/C. 3279. and A/C. 1004. landed at BOSCOMBE DOWN,
A/C. 3198., at BRACKLEY.

It is regretted that A/C. 2520., P/O. TINDALL and Crew, crashed near CARDIFF, and all lives were lost.

Aircraft attacked their primary targets with good effect.

Over 8 tons of bombs were dropped, causing damage in target area.

B.359.

MARHAM. 9/12/40. 0245. 6 aircraft had landed safely after Operations.
A/C. T.2520., P/O. TINDALL, and Crew, did not return from Operations.
A/C. R.3198., P/O. RASH, landed at BRACKLEY.
A/Cs., X.3279., P/O. TODD, & A/C. R.1004., F/L. PROCTOR, both landed at BOSCOMBE DOWN.
Met. conditions.
South Westerly wind, veering to West. Frequent Rain. 8/10 - 10/10 cloud.
Injuries, Deaths, etc.
Sgt. MILLS, Pilot, killed, as result of Flying Accident on 9/12/40. A.242.
Sgt. ELLIS, Obsvr., Killed, as result of Flying Accident on 9/12/40, and Crew.
Sgt. MYERS, Pilot, died as result of Flying Battle Accident, on 9/12/40.
Training.
1 aircraft, 'B' Flight, R1004., Captn., F/Lt. PROCTOR, took off for Cross Country to BOSCOMBE, and return to Base.
MARHAM. 10/12/40. Met. conditions.
Westerly wind. Gusty, showers following. Cloud, 5/10 - 8/10.
Hospitals, Admissions & Discharges.
P/O. W. F. CLUTTERBUCK, CAG, admitted to West Norfolk and Kings Lynn General Hospital, on 8/12/40. O.112
Injuries, Deaths, etc.
P/O. A. TINDALL, GD, Killed as result of Flying Accident on 9/12/40.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt. KENNARD, Obsvr., posted from No. 49 Sqdn., w.e.f. 10/12/40. A.243.
MARHAM. 11/12/40. Met. conditions.
West - North Westerly wind. Squally showers. Cloud.
Hospitals, Admissions - Airmen.
Sgt. MARSON, Pilot, admitted to RAF. Hospital, LITTLEPORT, on 11/12/40. A.244.
Operations. Night 11/12th Dec.
Target - MANNHEIM. D.115.
1141. Form B.362. recd.
1716. to 0610. A/C. 2887. (C.I.D. No. YDS.619.) P/O. BOIS and Crew, took off for Operations.
A/C. 2466. (C.I.D. No. YDS.613.) Sgt. HARTLAND and Crew, took off for Operations.
A/C. 3279. (C.I.D. No. NUB.312.) P/O. TODD and Crews, took off for Operations.
A/C. 1084. (C.I.D. No. NUB.310.) Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew, took off for Operations.

From 1716 hrs 11/12/1940 to 0610 hrs 12/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
B. T. 2887.





Wellington IC.
C. T. 2466.





Wellington IC.
X. R. 3279.





Wellington IC.
Q. R. 1084.




P/O. BOIS
P/O. KIRK
P/O. MacDONALD
Sgt. LIVINGSTONE
Sgt. LONGDEN
Sgt. PRYOR

Sgt. HARTLAND
Sgt. RALLS
Sgt. MORTON
Sgt. WINTERBOTTOM
Sgt. SWAIN
Sgt. SCOTT

P/O. TODD
P/O. SANDS
Sgt. ROWELL
Sgt. LITTLE
Sgt. NICHOLS
Sgt. PRINGLE

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. BELSEY
Sgt. SHERWOOD
Sgt. HANNAFORD
Sgt. MOIR - DFM.
Sgt. ROBERTSON
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
1907.






2325.






1716.






2325.





2205.






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2025.






0610.





5 aircraft were originally detailed for this Operation, but 1004., F/L. PROCTOR, returned early owing to engine trouble.

TARGET - MANNHEIM.

A/C. 1084. (NUB.310.) Sgt. BRIGHT.
A/C. 3279. (NUB.312.) P/O. TODD.
A/C. 2466. (YDS.612.) Sgt. HARTLAND.
A/C. 2887. (YDS.619.) P/O. BOIS.

All aircraft returned safely to Base, except A/C. 2466., Sgt. HARTLAND., who failed to return.

Only 1 aircraft attacked the target, 2 aircraft jettisoned their bombs.

Only 1 aircraft attacked target, owing to extremely bad weather conditions.

B.362.

MARHAM. 12/12/40. Sgt. HARTLAND & Crew did not return from Operations.
0610. P/O. BOIS and Crew returned early to Base, due to Engine trouble.
remaining aircraft had all landed safely.
Met. conditions.
North Westerly wind. Overcast. 10/10 cloud.
Training.
1420. S/L. LASBREY and Crew, took off for Fighter Co-operation.
1430. P/O. TODD and Crew, took off for Fighter Co-operation.
1505. F/L. PROCTOR and Crew, took off for Fighter Co-operation.
Injuries, Deaths, etc.
Sgt. HARTLAND, Pilot, and Crew, Missing as result of Flying Battle Casualty, on 11/12/40. A.245.
MARHAM. 13/12/40. Met. conditions.
Light, variable wind. Fog, clearing later.
There were no Operations today, and nothing of importance occurred.
MARHAM. 14/12/40. Met. conditions.
Southerly wind, Overcast.
Postings, Officers, - Correction.
P/O. J. TURNBULL, CAO, Re. P.O.R. 93/40, date of posting amended to 10/10/40. O.113.
Attachments.
P/O. N. S. MILLER, CAO, detached to NO. 2.P.D.O., WILNSLOW, w.e.f. 13/12/40, pending attachment to No. 1.S. of A.N.
Operations today were cancelled, due to unfavorable weather conditions.
MARHAM. 15/12/40. Met. conditions.
Light South Westerly wind, becoming Westerly. Rain at first.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt, DOUGLAS, Sgt. SAYERS, Pilots, and Crew, Posted from BASSINGBOURN, w.e.f. 14/12/40. A.247.
Operations, Night 15/16th
Target - KIEL, FRANKFURT, BERLIN. Form B.366. recd. D. 116.
0205. to 0037. CID. No. RJT.721. A/C. R.1219. S/L. MULHOLLAND and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. RJT.718. A/C. 2560. Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. SLY.815. A/C. L.7895. Sgt. PETLEY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. RJT.719. A/C. 2563. Sgt. MOLONY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. SLY.816. A/C. 1170. S/L. LASBREY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. SLY.823. A/C. 2511. P/O. RASH and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. SLY.818. A/C. 7854. P/O. TODD and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. RJT.716. A/C. 1084. Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew, took off for Operations.

From 0201 hrs 15/12/1940 to 0855 hrs 16/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
D. R. 1219.





Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
J. T. 2563.





Wellington IC.
W. R. 1179.





Wellington IC.
S. R. 7854.





Wellington IC.
Q. R. 1084.





Wellington IC.
P. T. 2511.




S/L. MULHOLLAND
P/O. SANDS
Sgt. SYMMONS
Sgt. WILLIAMSON
Sgt. SUTHERLAND
Sgt. OLLAR

Sgt. MARRIOTT
Sgt. MILTON
Sgt. EADES
Sgt. KENNARD
Sgt. SIMMONDS
Sgt. GRAY

P/O. PETLEY
P/O. CURRY
Sgt. MUNBY
Sgt. WEBB
Sgt. MAY
Sgt. MINOT

Sgt. MOLONY
P/O. ROBERTSON
P/O. DICKIE
Sgt. CORKE
Sgt. EZZARD
Sgt. KING

S/L. LASBREY
Sgt. LLOYD
Sgt. BENSON
Sgt. HITCHIN
Sgt. HEWITT
Sgt. SHIELDS

P/O. TODD
P/O. SALMON
Sgt. ROWELL
Sgt. LITTLE
Sgt. HUNTER
Sgt. PRINGLE

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. BELSEY
Sgt. SHERWOOD
Sgt. HANNAFORD
Sgt. MOIR - DFM.
Sgt. ROBERTSON

P/O. RASH
Sgt. WARD
Sgt. CAMPBELL
Sgt. DANIELS
Sgt. KEMP
Sgt. HOWARD
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
0040.






0201.






0030.






0205.






0021.






0025.






0035.






0037.




0725.






0756.






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0823.






0820.






0809.






0855.






0832.





8 aircraft were detailed for Operations.

TARGET - KIEL - FRANKFURT - BERLIN.

A/C. 7895. CID. No. (SLY.815.) P/O. PETLEY.
A/C. 1179. CID. No. (SLY.816.) S/L. LASBREY.
A/C. 7854. CID. No. (SLY.818.) P/O. TODD.
A/C. 2511. CID. No. (SLY.823.) P/O. RASH.
A/C. 1084. CID. No. (RJT.716.) Sgt. BRIGHT.
A/C. 2560. CID. No. (RJT.718.) Sgt. MARRIOTT.
A/C. 2563. CID. No. (RJT.719.) Sgt. MOLONY.
A/C. 1219. CID. No. (RJT.721.) S/L. MULHOLLAND.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after Operations.

6 aircraft attacked their primary targets, the remainder attacked alternative targets.

Severe damage was caused by our aircraft, and large fires were seen long after leaving target.

Over 10 tons of H.E. bombs were dropped. No casualties were suffered by our crews, although Flak fire was intense in some districts.

B.366.

MARHAM. 16/12/40. Seven aircraft had landed safely after Operations.
L.7895., P/O. PETLEY, landed at FARNBOROUGH.
Met. conditions.
South-South Westerly wind, cloudy, slight rain. O. 105.
Postings - Officers.
P/O. T. P. W. SANDS, GD. posted from No. 15. O.T.U., w.e.f. 7/12/1940. O.114.
Attachments.
P/O. W. C. ROBERTSON, GD, attached from RAF. Stn. BINBROOK, w.e.f. 8/11/1940. O. 114.
Operations, Night 16/17th.
Target - MANNHEIM. Form B. 367. recd. from 3 Group. D.117.
2240. to 2315. CID. No. ATY.309. A/C. 1221. S/L. MULHOLLAND and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. UDR.208. A/C. 2563. Sgt. MOLONY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. UDR.210. A/C. 2560. Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.307. A/C. 1004. W/C. DABINETT and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. UDR.207. A/C. 2511. P/O. RASH and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.313. A/C. 2415. Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew, took off for Operations.
0629. All aircraft had landed safely after Operations.

From 2235 hrs 16/12/1940 to 0635 hrs 17/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
F. R. 1221.





Wellington IC.
J. T. 2563.





Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
P. T. 2511.





Wellington IC.
O. T. 2465.




S/L. MULHOLLAND
Sgt. CARTER
Sgt. SYMMONDS
Sgt. WILLIAMSON
Sgt. SUTHERLAND
Sgt. OLLAR

Sgt. MOLONY
P/O. ROBERTSON
P/O. DICKIE
Sgt. CORKE - 122
Sgt. EZZARD
Sgt. KING

Sgt. MARRIOTT
Sgt. MILTON
Sgt. EADES
Sgt. KENNARD
Sgt. SIMMONDS
Sgt. GRAY

W/C. DABINETT
F/L. PROCTOR
P/O. TURNBULL
Sgt. POLLAND
Sgt. HENRY
P/O. JONES

P/O. RASH
Sgt. WARD
Sgt. CAMPBELL
Sgt. DANIELS
Sgt. KEMP
Sgt. HOWARD

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. BELSEY
Sgt. SHERWOOD
Sgt. HANNAFORD
Sgt. MOIR - DFM.
Sgt. ROBERTSON
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
2255.






2335.






2305.






2300.






2250.






2314.





0540.






0520.






0603.






0530.






0600.






0625.





Six aircraft were detailed for Operations.

TARGET - MANNHEIM.

A/C. 2511. CID. No. (UDR.207.) P/O. RASH.
A/C. 2563. CID. No. (UDR.208.) Sgt. MOLONY.
A/C. 2560. CID. No. (UDR.210.) Sgt. MARRIOTT.
A/C. 1004. CID. No. (ATY.307.) W/C. DABINETT.
A/C. 1221. CID. No. (ATY.309.) S/L. MULHOLLAND.
A/C. 2465. CID. No. (ATY.313.) Sgt. BRIGHT.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after Operations.

The primary target was attacked in all cases, 9 tons of bombs being dropped.

Many direct hits were observed on target and large fires started.

No casualties were suffered by our crews.

B.367.

MARHAM. 17/12/40. Met. conditions.
West to North Westerly wind, light, variable. Fine.
Postings - Airmen
Sgt. ROBSON, Pilot, posted from LOSSIEMOUTH, w.e.f., 16/12/1940. A.248.
Sgts, THOMPSON, JONES, Pilots, posted from BASSINGBOURN, w.e.f., 16/12/1940.
Training.
'A' Flt., F/Lt. VAN and Crew, took off for Cross Country, CAMBRIDGE, CRANWELL, and returned to Base.
MARHAM. 18/12/40. Met. conditions.
Light wind. Widespread Fog.
Hospitals - Admissions.
Sgt. BURY, Obs., discharged from R.A.F. Hospital, ELY, on 16/12/1940. A.249.
Operations, Night 18/19th December.
Target - MANNHEIM. D.118
Form B.369.
2042. to 2117. CID. No. PHU.151. A/C. E.2560. Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. PHU.152. A/C. J.2563. Sgt. MOLONY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. PHU.154. A/C. W.1179.S/L. LASBREY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. PHU.157. A/C. U.1004. P/O. RASH and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. DSB.619. A/C. D.1219. S/L. MULHOLLAND and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. DSB.614. A/C. S.7854. P/O. TODD and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. DSB.609. A/C. G.7895. F/O. PETLEY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. DSB.616. A/C. Q.1084. Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew, took off for Operations.

From 2042 hrs 18/12/1940 to 0422 hrs 19/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.





Wellington IC.
J. T. 2563.





Wellington IC.
W. R. 1179.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
-. T. 1219.





Wellington IC.
S. L. 7854.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
-. R. 1084.



Sgt. MARRIOTT
Sgt. MILTON
Sgt. EADES
Sgt. KENNARD
Sgt. SIMMONDS
Sgt. GRAY

Sgt. MOLONY
P/O. ROBERTSON
P/O. DICKIE
Sgt. CORKE
Sgt. EZZARD
Sgt. KING

S/L. LASBREY
Sgt. LLOYD
Sgt. BENSON
Sgt. HITCHIN
Sgt. HEWITT
Sgt. SHIELDS

P/O. RASH
Sgt. WARD
Sgt. CAMPBELL
Sgt. DANIELS
Sgt. KEMP
Sgt. HOWARD

S/L. MULHOLLAND
Sgt. CARTER
Sgt. SYMMONS
Sgt. WILLIAMSON
Sgt. SUTHERLAND
Sgt. OLLAR

P/O. TODD
Sgt. PLAYER
Sgt. ROWELL
Sgt. LITTLE
Sgt. HUNTER
Sgt. PRINGLE

P/O. PETLEY
P/O. CURRY
Sgt. MUNBY
Sgt. THACKERAY
Sgt. MAY
Sgt. MINOT

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. BELSEY
Sgt. SHERWOOD
Sgt. HANNAFORD
Sgt. MOIR - DFM.
Sgt. ROBERTSON
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
2042.






2050.






2105.






2113.






2059.






2109.






2110.






2117.




2310.






0350.






0352.






0404.






0315.






0115.






0355.






0422.




8 aircraft were detailed for Operations.

TARGET - MANNHEIM.

A/C. 2560. CID. No. (PHU.151.) Sgt. MARRIOTT.
A/C. 2563. CID. No. (PHU.152.) Sgt. MOLONY.
A/C. 1179. CID. No. (PHU.154.) S/L. LASBREY.
A/C. 1004. CID. No. (PHU.157.) P/O. RASH.
A/C. 1219. CID. No. (DSB.619.) S/L. MULHOLLAND.
A/C. 7854. CID. No. (DSB.614.) P/O. TODD
A/C. 7895. CID. No. (DSB.609.) P/O. PETLEY.
A/C. 1084. CID. No. (DSB.616.) Sgt. BRIGHT.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after Operations.

6 aircraft attacked their primary targets, the remainder attacked alternative and last resort targets.

Visibility was poor throughout, and much cloud.

Over 7 tons of bombs were dropped on the target areas, causing large fires and explosions.

B.369.

MARHAM. 19/12/40. 0422. All aircraft had landed safely,
Sgt. MARROITT and P/O. TODD landing at MILDENHALL.
Met. conditions.
Westerly wind. Frequent rain.
Training.
1105. P/O. BOIS, A/C. T.2887., took off for Cross Country to DURFORD, CRANWELL and Base.
1500. Aircraft had landed.
MARHAM. 20/12/40. Met. conditions.
North Easterly wind. Slight rain.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgts, WHITTAKER, THOMAS, Pilots, posted from LOSSIEMOUTH, w.e.f. 19/12/1940. A.250.
1000. P/O. SALMON and Crew, R.3153., took off for PENRHOS.
1230. Aircraft had returned to Base.
Operations, Night 20/21st December.
Target - BERLIN - OSTEND (Oostende) Form B.372. D.119.
2330. CID. No. MCT.608. A/C. E.T.2560. F/L. VAN and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. MCT.605. A/C. G.L.7895. P/O. PETLEY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. MCT.611. A/C. J.T.2563. Sgt. MOLONY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. MCT.609. A/C. U.R.1004. S/L. LASBREY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. GKN.917. A/C. P.2511. P/O. SANDS and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. MCT.614. A/C. S.L.7854. P/O. LODER and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. MCT.610. A/C. O.T.2465. P/O. SALMON and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. MCT.616. A/C. Q.R.1084. Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew, took off for Operations.
0830. All aircraft had landed safely after Operations.

From 2330 hrs 20/12/1940 to 0830 hrs 21/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
Q. R. 1084.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
J. T. 2563.





Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.





Wellington IC.
S. L. 7854.





Wellington IC.
O. T. 2465.





Wellington IC.
P. T. 2511.



P/O. PETLEY
P/O. CURRY
Sgt. MUNBY
Sgt. WEBB
Sgt. MAY
Sgt. MINOT

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. BELSEY
Sgt. SHERWOOD
Sgt. HANNAFORD
Sgt. MOIR - DFM.
Sgt. ROBERTSON

S/L. LASBREY
Sgt. LLOYD
Sgt. BENSON
Sgt. HITCHIN
Sgt. HEWITT
Sgt. SHIELDS

Sgt. MOLONY
P/O. ROBERTSON
P/O. DICKIE
Sgt. CORKE
Sgt. EZZARD
Sgt. KING

F/L. VAN
P/O. SAUNDERSON
Sgt. SMITH
Sgt. SHERMAN
Sgt. KEETLEY
F/O. GILLIAT

P/O. LODER
P/O. JOURDAIN
Sgt. HUTT
Sgt. BROWN
Sgt. BRYANT
Sgt. RIDSDALE

P/O. SALMON
Sgt. YARD
P/O. HEWER
Sgt. SHELDRICK
Sgt. YARWOOD
Sgt. BEATTIE

P/O. SANDS
Sgt. YARDLEY
Sgt. BOULTON
Sgt. NICHOLS
Sgt. KEATES
Sgt. PARSONS
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
2330.






2335.






2340.






2345.






2355.






0030.






0400.






0430.





0740.






0515.






0757.






0630.






0730.






0827.






0830.






0647.





8 aircraft were detailed for Operations.

TARGET - BERLIN - OSTEND (Oostende).

A/C. 7895. CID. No. (MCT.605.) P/O. PETLEY.
A/C. 1084. CID. No. (MCT.616.) Sgt. BRIGHT.
A/C. 1004. CID. No. (MCT.609.) S/L. LASBREY.
A/C. 2563. CID. No. (MCT.611.) Sgt. MOLONY.
A/C. 2560. CID. No. (MCT.608.) F/L. VAN.
A/C. 7854. CID. No. (MCT.614.) P/O. LODER.
A/C. 2465. CID. No. (MCT.610.) P/O. SALMON.
A/C. 2511. CID. No. (GKN.917.) P/O. SANDS.

All aircraft returned safely to Base, after Operations.

6 aircraft attacked primary targets, the remainder attacked alternatives.

The weather was cloudy, visibility fair.

Over 13 tons of bombs were dropped.

Large fires were seen, which burnt for a considerable time after leaving area.

No casualties were suffered by any of our Crews.

B.372.

MARHAM. 21/12/40. Met. conditions.
East, North Easterly wind. Fair to fine.
Training.
1105. 'A' Flt., I.9224., Sgt. MARRIOTT, took off for Cross Country to OLD SARUM, and Base.
1158. Returned to Base.
1530. Sgt. CARTER, in P.I.9224., took off for BARTON, and returned.
Postings - Officers.
P/O. P. P. O. SERLE, CAO, posted from No. 20. O.T.U., w.e.f. 14/12/1940. O.115.
P/O. C. F. HOGG, CAG, posted to R.A.F. Station, MARHAM, Non-Effective, Sick, w.e.f., 21/12/1940.
Deaths.
P/O. R. T. GERRY, GD, P/O. R. W. PRYOR, GD, P/O. S. J. C. WILDE, CAG, Deaths now presumed, on or about 3/8/1940.
MARHAM. 22/12/40. Met. conditions.
Easterly wind. Overcast, becoming fair.
Awards - Officers.
S/L. MULHOLLAND, Awarded The Distinguished Flying Cross, on 22/12/1940. O.116.
Training.
1155. T.2887., Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew, took off for Cross Country to GRANTHAM, BRIDGNORTON.
1315. Landed at Base.
1625. I.9224., Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew, took off for Cross Country, to DUXFORD, CRANWELL.
1825. Landed at Base.
Hospitals - Airmen, Admissions & Discharges.
Sgt. MORSON, Pilot, discharged from R.A.F. Hospital, LITTLEPORT, on 21/12/1940. A.253.
Operations, Night 22/23rd December.
Target MANNHEIM - FLUSHING. Form B.374. D.120.
1715. to 1803. CID. No. ATY.330. A/C. H.R.3238. S/L. MULHOLLAND and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.331. A/C. F.R.1221. F/L. VAN and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.334. A/C. G.L.7895. P/O. PETLEY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.332. A/C. B.T.2887. P/O. BOIS and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.336. A/C. J.T.2563. Sgt. MOLONY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.341. A/. E.T.2560. P/O. SAUNDERSON and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.320. A/C. W.-.1179. S/L. LASBREY and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.323. A/C. P.-.2511. P/O. RASH and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.324. A/C. U.R.1004. Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.329. A/C. O.-.2465. P/O. SALMON and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. ATY.327. A/C. S.-.7854. P/O. LODER and Crew, took off for Operations.

From 1715 hrs 22/12/1940 to 0215 hrs 23/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
W. R. 1179.





Wellington IC.
P. T. 2511.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
S. L. 7854.





Wellington IC.
O. T. 2465.





Wellington IC.
F. R. 1221.





Wellington IC.
B. T. 2887.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
J. T. 2563.





Wellington IC.
H. R. 3238.





Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.


S/L. LASBREY
Sgt. LLOYD
Sgt. BENSON
Sgt. HITCHIN
Sgt. HEWITT
Sgt. SHIELDS

P/O. RASH
Sgt. WARD
Sgt. CAMPBELL
Sgt. DANIELS
Sgt. KEMP
Sgt. HOWARD

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. BELSEY
Sgt. SHERWOOD
Sgt. HANNAFORD
Sgt. MOIR - DFM.
Sgt. ROBERTSON

P/O. LODER
P/O. JOURDAIN
Sgt. HUTT
Sgt. BROWN
Sgt. BRYANT
Sgt. RIDSDALE

P/O. SALMON
Sgt. YARD
P/O. HEWER
Sgt. SHELDRICK
Sgt. YARWOOD
Sgt. BEATTIE

F/L. VAN
Sgt. SMITH
P/O. BARNETT
Sgt. SHERMAN
Sgt. KEETLEY
F/O. GILLIAT

P/O. BOIS
P/O. KIRK
P/O. MacDONALD
Sgt. LIVINGSTONE
Sgt. LONGDEN
Sgt. PRYOR

P/O. PETLEY
P/O. CURRY
Sgt. MUNBY
Sgt. WEBB
Sgt. MAY
Sgt. MINOT

Sgt. MOLONY
P/O. ROBERTSON
P/O. DICKIE
Sgt. CORKE
Sgt. EZZARD
Sgt. KING

S/L. MULHOLLAND
Sgt. CARTER
Sgt. SYMMONS
Sgt. WILLIAMSON
Sgt. SUTHERLAND
Sgt. OLLAR

P/O. SAUNDERSON
Sgt. PALMER
Sgt. LEWIS
Sgt. McKAY
Sgt. BOWES
Sgt. KERRUISH
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
1715.






1720.






1726.






1730.






1803.






1740.






1747.






1734.






1740.






1748.






1750.




0145.






0030.






0036.






0045.






1841.






0020.






0115.






0215.






0050.






2105.






2135.




11 aircraft were detailed for Operations.

TARGET - MANNHEIM - FLUSHING.

A/C. 1179. CID. No. (ATY.320.) S/L. LASBREY.
A/C. 2511. CID. No. (ATY.323.) P/O. RASH.
A/C. 1004. CID. No. (ATY.324.) Sgt. BRIGHT.
A/C. 7854. CID. No. (ATY.327.) P/O. LODER.
A/C. 2465. CID. No. (ATY.329.) P/O. SALMON.
A/C. 1221. CID. No. (ATY.331.) F/L. VAN.
A/C. 2887. CID. No. (ATY.332.) P/O. BOIS.
A/C. 7895. CID. No. (ATY.334.) P/O. PETLEY.
A/C. 2563. CID. No. (ATY.336.) Sgt. MOLONY.
A/C. 3238. CID. No. (ATY.339.) S/L. MULHOLLAND.
A/C. 2560. CID. No. (ATY.341.) P/O. SAUNDERSON.

All aircraft returned safely to Base, after Operations.

9 aircraft attacked primary targets, the others, alternative or last resort targets.

Owing to bad visibility, results could not be observed.

Over 17 tons of bombs were dropped.

No casualties were suffered by our Crews.

B.374.
MARHAM. 23/12/40. 0215. All aircraft had landed, after Operations.
Met. conditions.
Easterly wind. Cloudy.
Training.
E.2560., Sgt. MARRIOTT took off for Cross Country, LEICESTER, ABINGDON, DEBBEN, and return to Base.
0900. I.9224. Sgt. BRIGHT, took off for FELTWELL.
0915. Returned to Base.
Postings - Officers.
P/O. J. McKENZIE, CAO, posted to R.A.F. Station MARHAM, Non-effective, w.e.f. 31/10/40. O.116.
Attachments.
P/O. S. BARNETT, CAO, ceased to be detached to R.A.F. MANBY, w.e.f., 21/12/1940.
Hospitals, Admissions & Discharges.
A/F/O. W. F. CLUTTERBUCK, CAG. discharged from W. Norfolk and Kings Lynn Hospital, on 21/12/1940.
Promotions.
A/S/L. F. J. O. LASBREY, GD, promoted to the rank of S/Ldr., w.e.f. 1/9/1940.
A/F/L. J. C. CLAYDON, GD, promoted to the rank of F/Lt., w.e.f. 25/5/1940.
MARHAM. 24/12/40. Met. conditions.
North to North Easterly wind, local rain.
Postings - Airmen.
AC. FEE, u/t, Pilot, posted from No. 2.E. of W.S., YATESBURY, w.e.f. 22/12/1940. A. 254.
Training.
1510. ?.2560., Sgt. MARRIOTT, took off for Cross Country to GRANTHAM - HATFIELD.
1640. Returned to Base.
1200. F/L. VAN and Crew proceeded originally to BROOKLANDS, via, SYWELL, - only went to SYWELL, owing to weather conditions.
MARHAM. 25/12/40. Met. conditions.
Variable winds, mainly Northerly, fair.
Postings - Airmen.
AC.s, SADDINGTON, KING and BUTTON, all W/Op., u/t Pilots, posted from No. 2. Wing, No. 2.B. School, YATESBURY, on 24/12/1940. A.255.
No Operations, and nothing of importance occurred.
MARHAM. 26/12/40. Met. conditions.
Variable, becoming North Westerly. Cloudy.
Nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 27/12/40. Met. conditions.
North Westerly wind. Mainly fair.
Training.
1100. F.R.1221., F/L. VAN, took off for HARWELL, and landed.
1310. F/L. VAN returned to Base.
MARHAM. 28/12/40. Met. conditions.
North Westerly wind. Local slight rain.
Training.
1530. F/L. PROCTOR, took off for BARTON BENDISH, and Base.
1550. Returned to Base.
Postings - Officers.
F/O. H. S. MELLOWS, posted from R.A.F. Station MARHAM, w.e.f. 18/12/1940. O.117.
Attachments.
P/O. P. T. CURRY, GD, Detached to BASSINGBOURN, for temporary duty, w.e.f. 28/12/1940.
Promotions.
P/O. C. D. GILLIAT, CAG, Promoted to F/O., w.e.f. 26/12/1940.
A/F/L. VAN, GD, Promoted to F/Lt., w.e.f. 5/10/1940.
P/O. A. A. PROCTOR, GD, Promoted to F/Lt., w.e.f. 3/9/1940.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt. MARTIN, Pilot, posted from BASSINGBOURN, w.e.f. 28/12/1940. A.257.
Decorations.
Sgt. MORSON, Pilot, Awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal.
MARHAM. 29/12/40. Met. conditions.
West to South Westerly wind. Cloudy, slight rain.
Operations, Night 29/30th December.
Target - HAMM - BOLOUGNE. Form B.379. recd. D.121
1725. to 1855. CID. No. PHU.211. A/C. E.T.2560. Sgt. MILTON and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. PHU.214. A/C. Q.R.1084. P/O. SANDS and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. PHU.217. A/C. O.T.2465. P/O. SALMON and Crew, took off for Operations.
CID. No. PHU.218. A/C. S.L.7854. F/L. PROCTOR and Crew, took off for Operations.

From 1714 hrs 29/12/1940 to 2234 hrs 29/12/1940. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560





Wellington IC.
-. R. 1084.





Wellington IC.
-. T. 2465.





Wellington IC.
-. R. 1004.



Sgt. MILTON
Sgt. THOMAS
Sgt. EADES
Sgt. KENNARD
Sgt. SIMMONDS
Sgt. GRAY

P/O. SANDS
Sgt. YARDLEY
Sgt. BOULTON
Sgt. NICHOLS
Sgt. KEATES
Sgt. PARSONS

P/O. SALMON
Sgt. YARD
P/O. HEWER
Sgt. SHELDRICK
Sgt. YARWOOD
Sgt. BEATTIE

F/L. PROCTOR
Sgt. KING
P/O. TURNBULL
Sgt. HANNAFORD
Sgt. HENRY
P/O. JONES
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner.
Rr. Gunner.
1730.






1858.






1717.






1725.



2234.






2200.






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2146.


4 aircraft from this Squadron were detailed for Operations.

TARGET - HAMM, BOULOGNE.

A/C. 2560. CID. No. PHU.211. Sgt. MILTON.
A/C. 1084. CID. No. PHU.214. P/O. SANDS.
A/C. 2465. CID. No. PHU.217. P/O. SALMON.
A/C. 1004. CID. No. PHU.218. F/L. PROCTOR.

3 aircraft returned safely to Base after the Operation,
A/C. 2465., P/O. SALMON and Crew failed to return.

The weather throughout the Operation was extremely bad, and severe icing was experienced.

Only 1 aircraft located primary target, the remainder either brought back bombs or jettisoned in sea.

B.379.

MARHAM. 30/12/40. 2230. 3 aircraft had landed safely after Operations.
O.T2465., Pilot, P/O. SALMON and Crew did not return.
MARHAM. 31/12/40. Met. conditions;
West - North Westerly wind, cloudy, clearing later.
Hospitals - Officers.
P/O. J. A. J. BAILEY, GD? admitted to R.A.F. Hospital, LITTLEPORT, w.e.f. 6/12/40. O.118.
Injuries, Deaths.
P/O. P. G. H. SALMON, GD, P/O. R. T. HEWER, CAO, and Crew, Missing ad result of Flying Battle Casualty, on 29/12/40.