Place. Date. Time. Summary of Events. References to
Appendices.
MARHAM. 1/1/41. Meteorological conditions.
Fine, becoming cloudy. North-North Easterly wind, snow showers later.
Discharges - Airmen.
Sgt. FRANCIS, Pilot, Discharged from the Service, w.e.f. 31/12/1940. App. 'A'. A.1.
Operations, Night 1/2nd January, 1941 Target (BREMEN).
Form B.382. received from Hdrs No 3 Group. App. 'D'. D.1.
1650. to 1905. A/C. Q.R.1084. (LRT.182). F/L. VAN and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. E.T.2560. (LRT.176). Sgt. MILTON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. G.L.7895. (LRT.174). P/O. PETLEY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. B.T.2887. (LRT.173). P/O. BOIS and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. D.-. 3237. (LRT.179). P/O. SAUNDERSON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. W.R.1179. (LRT.183). S/L. LASBREY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. U.R.1004. (LRT.185). F/L. PROCTOR and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. S.L.7854. (LRT.188). F/O. LODER and Crew took off for Operations.
G.L.7895., P/O. PETLEY, returned early, due to icing;
E.T.2560., Sgt. MILTON, with engine trouble, and
Q.R.1084., F/L. VAN also had engine trouble.
U.R.1004., F/L. PROCTOR returned, having over-heated engines.

From 1650 hrs 1/1/1941 to 0018 hrs 2/1/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
Q. R. 1084.





Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
B. T. 2887.





Wellington IC.
D. -. 3237.





Wellington IC.
W. R. 1179.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
S. L. 7854.

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

Sgt. MILTON
Sgt. THOMAS
Sgt. EADES
Sgt. KENNARD
Sgt. SYMMONS
Sgt. GRAY.

P/O. PETLEY
Sgt. SAYERS
Sgt. BARNARD
Sgt. WEBB
Sgt. THACKERAY
Sgt. MINOT

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

P/O. SAUNDERSON
Sgt. PALMER
Sgt. LEWIS
Sgt. McKAY
Sgt. BOWES
Sgt. KERRUISH

S/L. LASSBREY
Sgt. LLOYD
Sgt. SMITH
Sgt. HITCHEN
Sgt. LESTER
Sgt. SHIELDS

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

P/O. LODER
P/O. JOURDAIN
Sgt. HUTT
Sgt. BROWN
Sgt. BEYANT
Sgt. RIDSDALE
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
1905.






1655.






1750.






1650.






1705.






1705.






1708.






1712.




0018.






1738.






2019.






2151.






2232.






2232.






2210.






2223.


9 aircraft were ordered to attack Target BREMEN.

A/C. Q.R.1084. CID. No. LRT.182. F/L. VAN and Crew.
A/C. E.T.2560. CID. No. LRT.176. Sgt. MILTON and Crew.
A/C. G.L.7895. CID. No. LRT.174. P/O. PETLEY and Crew.
A/C. B.T.2887. CID. No. LRT.173. P/O. BOIS and Crew.
A/C. D.-.3237. CID. No. LRT.179. P/O. SAUNDERSON and Crew.
A/C. W.R.1179. CID. No. LRT.183. S/L. LASSBREY and Crew.
A/C. J.-.2563. CID. No. LRT.171. Sgt. MILTON and Crew.
A/C. U.R.1004. CID. No. LRT.185. F/L. PROCTOR and Crew.
A/C. S.L.7854. CID. No. LRT.188. P/O. LODER and Crew.

Only 6 aircraft attacked, the remainder failed to locate primary or alternative targets and brought back or jettisoned their bombs.

A/C. 2563., Sgt. MOLONY returned to Base immediately after take-off, owing to engine trouble.

Nearly 7 tons of bombs were dropped on the target area.

Large fires and explosions were observed, some fires visible for over 100 miles.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after Operations.
No Casualties.

Form. B.382.

MARHAM. 2/1/41. 0018. All aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations.
No casualties.
Met. conditions.
Cloudy, frequent showers of snow; North-N. North East wind.
Training.
1145. K.9290., Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew took off for Cross Country, ABINGTON, DEBDEN, and
1400. returned to Base.
Nothing of note occurred today, and there were no operations.
MARHAM. 3/1/41. Met. conditions.
Occasional showers of snow. Cloudy, with North Easterly wind.
There were no Operations, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 4/1/41. Met. conditions.
Cloudy, becoming fair. North Easterly wind.
Attachments - Officers.
P/O. V. M. WAUGH., GD, attached from No. 56. O.T.U., SUTTON BRIDGE, w.e.f. 31/12/1940. App. 'O'. O.1.
Promotions.
P/O. D. PETLEY., GD, Promoted to the rank of Flying Officer, w.e.f. 3/10/1940.
Training.
P/O. TODD and Crew took off for Cross Country to BASSINGBOURN, and returned to Base.
K P.9290., P/O. SAUNDERSON took off for Cross Country to CRANFIELD, HARWELL and Base.
1350. A R.1238., Sgt. MARRIOTT took off for GRANTHAM, BRIZE NORTON, READING, HATFIELD, and returned to Base.
Operations, Night 4/5th January, (DUISBURG - BREST).
Form B.385 received from Hdrs No. 3 Group. App. 'D' D.2.
1735. to 2008. A/C. H.R.3238. (CAB.362). F/L. VAN and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. G.L.7895. (CAB.345). F/O. PETLEY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. B.T.2887. (CAB.351). P/O. BOIS and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. E.T.2560. (CAB.356). Sgt. MILTON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. U.R.1004. (CAB.357). F/L. PROCTOR and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. Q.R.1084. (CAB.359). P/O. RASH and Crew took off for Operations.

From 1735 hrs 4/1/1941 to 0158 hrs 5/1/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
H. R. 3238.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
B. T. 2887.





Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
Q. R. 1084.



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

F/O. PETLEY
Sgt. SAYERS
Sgt. BARNARD
Sgt. WEBB
Sgt. THACKERAY
Sgt. MINOT

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

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

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

P/O. RASH
Sgt. WARD
Sgt. BOULTON
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
2008.






1825.






1735.






1820.






1826.






1904.




0158.






0122.






2200.






0105.






0024.






0110.




6 aircraft were detailed to attack Target DUISBERG - BREST.

A/C. G.L.7895. CAB.354. F/O. PETLEY and Crew.
A/C. E.T.2560. CAB.356. Sgt. MILTON and Crew.
A/C. U.R.1004. CAB.357. F/L. PROCTOR and Crew.
A/C. Q.R.1084. CAB.359. P/O. RASH and Crew.
A/C. H.R.3238. CAB.362. F/L. VAN and Crew.
A/C. B.T.2887. CAB.351. P/O. BOIS and Crew.

Only 4 aircraft attacked target, remainder, not able to locate target, brought bombs back.

Nearly 5 tons of bombs were dropped, and direct hits on target were observed.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after the Operations, and no Casualties were suffered.

Form. B.385.

MARHAM. 5/1/41. 0158. All aircraft had returned to Base safely after Operations.
Met. conditions.
Mainly cloudy. Occasional snow showers. Wind, light, North-North Easterly.
Training.
1116. P/O. SAUNDERSON, A/C. K.9290., took off for Cross Country to BASSINBOURN, UPPER HEYFORD,
1306. and returned to Base.
MARHAM. 6/1/41. Met. conditions.
Rather cloudy. Drizzle and light snow, visibility poor. Light North/North East wind.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
Attachments.
W/O. JARMIN, Eng. Offcr., attached here from FELDWELL. App. 'A'. A.5.
MARHAM. 7/1/41. Met. conditions.
Rather cloudy, with slight snow showers early in day. North/North Easterly wind.
Postings.
F/L. A. A. PROCTOR, GD, posted to No. 20 O.T.U., LOSSIEMOUTH, w.e.f. 8/1/1941.
MARHAM. 8/1/41. Met. conditions.
Generally cloudy. Fog early in day, drizzle and rain, North Easterly wind.
Postings.
Sgts. MUNBY., Sgt. SHERWOOD. Obsvrs., posted to No. 20. O.T.U., LOSSIEMOUTH, w.e.f. 8/1/1941. App. 'A' A.6.
Operations, (Night 8/9th January, - WILHELMSHAVEN).
Form B.388 received from No. 3 Group Headquarters. App. 'D'. D.3.
2104. to 2138. A/C. H.R.3238. (HUA.776). F/L. VAN and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. G.L.7895. (HUA.773). F/O. PETLEY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. B.T.2887. (HUA.770). P/O. BOIS and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. E.T.2560. (HUA.769). Sgt. MILTON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. U.R.1004. (HUA.779). P/O. RASH and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. Q.R.1084. (HUA.767). Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew took off for Operations.

From 2104 hrs 8/1/1941 to 0326 hrs 9/1/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
H. R. 3238.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
B. T. 2887.





Wellington IC.
E. T. 2560.





Wellington IC.
U. R. 1004.





Wellington IC.
Q. R. 1084.




F/L. VAN
Sgt. JONES
P/O. BARNETT
Sgt. SHERMAN
Sgt. KEETLEY
P/O. FLETCHER

F/O. PETLEY
Sgt. SAYERS
Sgt. BARNARD
Sgt. WEBB
Sgt. THACKERAY
Sgt. MINOT

P/O. BOIS
Sgt. CARTER
P/O. MacDONALD
Sgt. LIVINGSTONE
Sgt. LONGDON
Sgt. PRYOR

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

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

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. KING
P/O. TURNBULL
Sgt. POLLAND
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

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

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner
Rr. Gunner
2135.






2114.






2118.






2104.






2132.






2122.




0302.






0213.






0312.






0007.






0326.






0244.




6 aircraft were detailed to attack Target - WILHELMSHAVEN.

A/C. Q.R.1084. CID. No. HUA.767. Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew.
A/C. E.T.2560. CID. No. HUA.769. Sgt. MILTON and Crew.
A/C. B.T.2887. CID. No. HUA.770. P/O. BOIS and Crew.
A/C. G.L.7895. CID. No. HUA.773. F/O. PETLEY and Crew.
A/C. H.R.3238. CID. No. HUA.776. F/L. VAN and Crew.
A/C. U.R.1004. CID. No. HUA.779. P/O. RASH and Crew.

All aircraft attacked primary and alternative targets.

Over 7 tons of bombs were dropped over the target area, and a large number of incendiaries.

This operations was a part of a large concentrated attack by the Bomber Command.

Weather over target was good, very little cloud.

Large fires were started.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after this Operation, and no casualties were suffered, and no damage caused to our aircraft.

Form. B.388.

MARHAM. 9/1/41. 0326. All aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations.
Met. conditions.
Little low cloud. Very good visibility. Wind, light North Easterly.
Training.
1115. A/C. A.1238., Sgt. MARRIOTT, took off for Cross Country and consumption test, to WORTHY DOWN,
1245. and returned to Base.
1130. A/C. K.9290., P/O. SAUNDERSON, and A/C. O.3287., Sgt. PALMER, also took off for Cross Country flight, and Sgt. PALMER returned to Base at 1325. hours.
1336. P/O. SAUNDERSON returned to Base.
Operations, (Night 9/10th January, - ROTTERDAM).
Form B.389. received from Headquarters, No. 3 Group. App. 'D'. D.4.
1715. to 1731. A/C. K.P.9290. (SWU.368). P/O. SAUNDERSON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. D.-.3237. (SWU.371). Sgt. PALMER and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. J.-.2563. (SWU.374). Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew took off for Operations.
2045. All aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations.

From 1715 hrs 9/1/1941 to 2045 hrs 9/1/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
K. P. 9290.





Wellington IC.
D. R. 3237.





Wellington IC.
----



P/O. SAUNDERSON
Sgt. THOMPSON
Sgt. SWEENEY
Sgt. WHITE
Sgt. STANLEY
Sgt. TAPP

Sgt. PALMER
Sgt. SMITH
Sgt. LEWIS
Sgt. McKAY
Sgt. BOWES
Sgt. KERRUISH

Sgt. MARRIOTT
Sgt. WHITTAKER
P/O. SERLE
Sgt. KERR
Sgt. WELCH
Sgt. TOUGH
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.






1731.






1716.




2040.






2045.






2025.




3 aircraft were detailed to attack Target - ROTTERDAM.

A/C. P.9290. CID. No. 368. P/O. SAUNDERSON and Crew.
A/C. D.3237. CID. No. 371. Sgt. PALMER and Crew.
A/C. - .2520. CID. No. 374. Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew.

All aircraft attacked the primary target.

Over 13 tons of bombs being dropped, mostly 500 Lb. NDT.

Bursts and fires were seen, and many direct hits were made on target.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after this Operation, no casualties were suffered, and no damage to any aircraft.

Form. B.389.

MARHAM. 10/1/41. Met. conditions.
Showery. Visibility good, later. North Easterly wind.
Posting - Airmen.
Sgt. MAXFIELD, Pilot and Crew, posted from No. 11 O.T.U., BASSINGBOURN, w.e.f. 9/1/1941. App. 'A'. A.7.
Sgt. ELLIOTT, Sgt. SOAMES, Pilots, and Crew, from No. 20. O.T.U. LOSSIEMOUTH, w.e.f. 9/1/1941.
Training.
1135. A/C. X.3279., Sgt. RODGERS and Crew took off for Cross Country,
1240. and returned to Base.
1455. A/C. S.L.7854., Sgt. MARRIOTT and Crew took off for Cross country, to GRANTHAM, DEBDEN
1620. and returned to Base.
1506. A/C. P.T.2511., P/O. LODER and Crew took off for BARTON BENDISH, and
A/C. Q.R.1084., Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew, also to BARTON BENDISH, and
1605. both aircraft had returned to Base.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance occurred.
MARHAM. 11/1/41. Met. conditions.
Continuous drizzle in the morning, clearing later. Visibility fair, light N/E. wind.
Postings - Officers.
F/O. H. PALLANT, Eng/Offcr, posted to RAF. Station, FELTWELL; w.e.f. 6/1/1941. App. 'O'. O.3.
P/O. P. A. CLARKE, GD, posted from No. 15. O.T.U. HARWELL, w.e.f. 10/1/1941.
Attachments.
P/O. CURRY, GD, ceased to be detached to BASSINGBOURN, w.e.f. 9/1/1941.
MARHAM. 12/1/41. Met. conditions.
Drizzle in the morning. Moderate visibility, wind, North Easterly.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt. PLAYER, Pilot, and Crew posted to No. 214 Squadron, STRADISHALL, w.e.f. 12/1/1941. App. 'A'. A.9.
Operations. (Night 12/13th January - TURIN - VENICE - REGENSBURG.)
Form B.162 received from Headquarters No. 3 Group.
2130. to 2343. A/C. B.T.2887. (CAB.375). P/O. BOIS and Crew took off for Operations. App. 'D'. D.5.
A/C. F.-.1221. (CAB.370). Sgt. MILTON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. W.R.1179. (CAB.377). S/L. LASBREY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. Q.R.1084. (CAB.375). P/O. BOIS and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. P.T.2511. (CAB.372). P/O. RASH and Crew took off for Operations.

From 2130 hrs 12/1/1941 to 0845 hrs 13/1/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
B. T. 2887.





Wellington IC.
F. R. 1221.





Wellington IC.
W. R. 1179.





Wellington IC.
P. T. 2511.





Wellington IC.
Q. R. 1084.
P/O. BOIS
Sgt. CARTER
P/O. MacDONALD
Sgt. LIVINGSTONE
Sgt. LONGDEN
Sgt. PRYOR

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

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

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

Sgt. BRIGHT
Sgt. KING
P/O. TURNBULL
Sgt. POLLAND
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

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunner
Rr. Gunner
2200.






2342.






2210.






2343.






2130.
0750.






0759.






0713.






0754.






0845.
5 aircraft were detailed to attack Target -
TURIN, VENICE, REGENSBURG..

A/C. B.T.2887. CID. CAB.375. P/O. BOIS and Crew.
A/C. F.R.1221. CID. CAB.370. Sgt. MILTON and Crew.
A/C. W.R.1179. CID. CAB.377. S/L. LASBREY and Crew.
A/C. P.T.2511. CID. CAB.372. P/O. RASH and Crew.
A/C. Q.R.1084. CID. CAB.374. Sgt. BRIGHT and Crew.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after this Operation,

(A/C. 1179., S/L. LASBREY crashed on landing, but no casualties were suffered to the Crew).

3 aircraft attacked their primary targets
1 aircraft attacked the last resort target.
1 aircraft brought bombs back owing to 10/10 cloud and unable to locate target.

Bombs were dropped on the target area causing fires and explosions.

Form. B.162.

MARHAM. 13/1/41/ 1845. All aircraft had returned safely from Operations.
(A/C. 1179. S/L. LASBREY crashed on landing, no casualties were suffered).
Met. conditions.
Drizzle in morning, fog, with early mist. Westerly wind 6/10-9/10 cloud.
Training.
1335. A/C. T.1063, Sgt. MARRIOTT took off for Cross country to GRANTHAM, CATTERICK and
1535. returned to Base.
Nothing of note occurred today.
MARHAM. 14/1/41. Met. conditions.
Mainly fair, slight snow later, Westerly wind, veering to Northerly.
Postings - Officers.
P/O. TODD, GD, posted to No. 214 Sqdn. STRADISHALL, w.e.f. 21/1/1941. App. 'O'. O.4.
Training.
1448. A/C. I.P.9224., Sgt. MARRIOTT, took off for Cross country to BASSINGBOURN, LUTON, and
1615. returned to Base.
1145. A/C. X.R.3279., Sgt. RODGERS, took off for Cross country to TRENHILL and
1245. returned to Base.
1105. A/C. S.L.7854., P/O. LODER took off for Cross country to TERNHILL and
1155. returned to Base.
1200. A/C. V.R.3153. S/L. LASBREY, took off for Cross country to TERNHILL and
1250. returned to Base.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 15/1/41. Met. conditions.
Fog - little cloud above. Light variable wind.
Training.
1145. A/C. I.P.9224., Sgt. MARRIOTT, took off for Cross country to HITCHIN, and
1250. returned to Base.
Operations, (Night 15th January, - WILHELMSHAVEN - ROTTERDAM).
Form B.395. received from Headquarters No. 3 Group. App. 'D'. D.6.
1748. to 1940. A/C. A.R.1238. (RJL.818). S/L. MULHOLLAND and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. B.T.2887. (RJL.820). P/O. BOIS and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. G.L.7895. (RJL.822). F/O. PETLEY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. H.R.3238. (RJL.824). Sgt. MILTON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. D.R.3237. (RJL.825). Sgt. PALMER and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. J.T.2563. (RJL.828). P/O. KIRK and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. K.P.9290. (RJL.833). P/O. SAUNDERSON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. S.L.7854. (RJL.815). P/O. LODER and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. P.T.2511. (RJL.834). P/O. CLARKE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. X.R.3275. (RJL.811). S/L. LASBREY and Crew took off for Operations.

From 1805 hrs 15/1/1941 to 0025 hrs 16/1/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight.
Wellington IC.
A. R. 1238.





Wellington IC.
B. T. 2887.





Wellington IC.
G. L. 7895.





Wellington IC.
H. R. 3238.





Wellington IC.
D. R. 5237.





Wellington IC.
J. T. 2563.





Wellington IC.
K. P. 9290.





Wellington IC.
S. L. 7854.





Wellington IC.
P. T. 2511.





Wellington IC.
Z. R. 3279.
S/L. MULHOLLAND
Sgt. WHITTAKER
P/O. SERLE
Sgt. KERR
Sgt. WELCH
Sgt. TOUGH

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

P/O. PETLEY
Sgt. SAYERS
Sgt. BARNARD
Sgt. WEBB
Sgt. MAY
Sgt. MINOT

Sgt. MILTON
Sgt. THOMAS
Sgt. EADES
Sgt. KENNARD
Sgt. SIMMONS
Sgt. GRAY

Sgt. PALMER
Sgt. SMITH
Sgt. LEWIS
Sgt. McKAY
Sgt. BOWES
Sgt. KERRIUSH

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

P/O. SAUNDERSON
Sgt. THOMPSON
Sgt. SWEENEY
Sgt. WHITE
Sgt. LESTER
Sgt. TAPP

P/O. LODER
Sgt. MARTIN
Sgt. HUTT
Sgt. BROWN
Sgt. BRYANT
Sgt. RISDALE

P/O. CLARKE
Sgt. DOUGLAS
Sgt. TURNER
Sgt. WHITE
Sgt. HOY
Sgt. CAMPBELL

S/L. LASBREY
Sgt. LLOYD
Sgt. SMITH
Sgt. HITCHEN
Sgt. LESTER
Sgt. SHIELDS
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
1900.






1906.






1820.






1849.






1846.






1834.






1748.






1902.






1805






1940.
0009.






0015.






2318.






2315.






2358.






2135.






2120.






2345.






2202.






0025.
10 aircraft were detailed to attack Target -
WILHELMSHAVEN - ROTTERDAM.

A/C. A.R.1238. S/L. MULHOLLAND and Crew. CID. No. RJL.818.
A/C. B.T.2887. P/O. BOIS and Crew. CID. No. RJL.820.
A/C. C.L.7895. F/O. PETLEY and Crew. CID. No. RJL.822.
A/C. H.R.3238. Sgt. MILTON and Crew. CID. No. RJL.824.
A/C. D.R.3237. Sgt. PALMER and Crew. CID. No. RJL.825.
A/C. J.R.2563. P/O. KIRK and Crew. CID. No. RJL.828.
A/C. K.P.9290. P/O. SAUNDERSON and Crew. CID. No. RJL.833.
A/C. S.L.7854. P/O. LODER and Crew. CID. No. RJL.815.
A/C. P.T.2511. P/O. CLARKE and Crew. CID. No. RJL.834.
A/C. Z.R.3279. S/L. LASBREY and Crew. CID. No. RLJ.811.

All aircraft returned safely to Base after this Operations, with the exception of

A/C. 2511., (P/O. CLARKE), which landed at HONINGTON.

All aircraft dropped their bombs in the target area, with the exception of 1 aircraft, which attacked the last resort target.

Results were not observed owing to widespread fires, which could be seen up to 130 miles away.

Form. B.395.

MARHAM. 16/1/40. 0025. All aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations, with the exception of A/C. P.T.2511., P/O. CLARKE, which landed at HONINGTON, at 2202. hrs, on the 15/1/1941.
Met. conditions.
Fine, with scattered snow showers. Wind, light variable, little cloud.
Training.
1455. B.T.2887., P/O. BOIS took off for dispersal to BARTON BENDISH, and returned to Base.
Enemy Air Raid.
0430. 0435. An attack was made on this Station, by an enemy aircraft.
Two sticks of ten bombs were dropped, from heights between 5,000 and 10,000 feet.
Visibility at this time was between 2,000 and 4,000 yards.
No casualties were caused to personnel, or any damage done to the aircraft by this attack.
MARHAM. 17/1/41. Met. conditions.
Fine, cloudy later, with occasional showers. Northerly wind, little cloud.
Training.
1140. K.P.9290., P/O. SAUNDERSON took off for Cross country to DEBDEN, WHITTNEY and
1255. returned to Base.
1500. B.T.2887., P/O. BOIS took off for dispersal to BARTON BENDISH, and returned.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 18/1/41. Met. conditions.
Slight continuous snow. Wind, S. Westerly, veering to South Easterly.
Postings - Officers.
P/O. MILLS, CAG, posted from No. 15 O.T.U., HARWELL, w.e.f. 16/1/1941. App. 'O'. O.6.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 19/1/41. Met. conditions.
Intermittent rain, and drizzle. Southerly wind.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 20/1/41. Met. conditions.
Rain and sleet, turning to snow later. Little cloud.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 21/1/41. Met. conditions.
Occasional slight rain and drizzle. Wind, Northerly.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 22/1/41. Met. conditions.
Mainly overcast, with slight rain and drizzle. Southerly wind.
Training.
1310. P.T.2511., P/O. CLARKE took off from HONINGTON and arrived to Base at 1340. hrs.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt. MOLONY, Pilot, posted to No. 12. O.T.U., BENSON, w.e.f. 13/1/1941. App. 'A'. A. 17.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 23/1/41. Met. conditions.
Widespread Fog, with occasional rain or drizzle, Southerly wind.
Operations, (Night 24/25th January - DUSSELDORF).
Form B.398. received from Headquarters No. 3 Group. App. 'D'. D.7.
Operations for to-night were cancelled owing to bad weather.
MARHAM. 24/1/41. Met. conditions.
Widespread and persistent fog, dense locally. Wind, North East veering to Southerly.
Operations, (Night 24/25th January - DUSSELDORF).
Form B.399. received from Headquarters No. 3 Group. App. 'D'. O.8.
Operations for tonight were cancelled owing to bad weather.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt. DONALD, Sgt. CHIDGEY, Pilots, and Crew posted from No. 1. A.A.S., MANBY, w.e.f. 23/1/41. App. 'A'. A.18.
MARHAM. 25/1/41. Met. conditions.
Fog early with intermittent rain. Wind East veering to North East.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt. MARRIOTT, Pilot, posted to BENSON, w.e.f. 25/1/1941. App. 'A'. A.19.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 26/1/41. Met. conditions.
Occasional rain or drizzle, sleet later. Easterly wind.
Postings - Officers.
W/Cmdr. EVANS-EVANS, posted from No. 11. O.T.U., BASSINGBOURNE, w.e.f. 20/1/1941. App. 'O'. O.6.
P/O. SANDS, GD, posted to No. 15 Sqdn., WYTON, w.e.f. 27/1/1941.
Acting Ranks - Officers.
A/F/Lt. VAN, GD, appointed to unpaid rank of A/S/Ldr., w.e.f. 23/1/1941., on appointment.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 27/1/41. Met. conditions.
Slight rain at night. Wind, East/South East, veering to South/South East.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt. YARDLEY, Pilot, posted to No. 15 Sqdn., WYTON, w.e.f. 27/1/1941., and Crew. App. 'A'. A.20.
Sgt. GRAHAM, Pilot, and Crew posted from No. 15. O.T.U. HARWELL, w.e.f. 25/1/1941.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 28/1/41. Met. conditions.
Intermittent rain or drizzle, wind East, veering to South Easterly.
Operations, (Night 28/29th January - HAMBURG).
Form B.402. received from Headquarters No. 3 Group. App. 'D'. D.9.
Operations for tonight were cancelled owing to bad weather.
MARHAM. 29/1/41. Met. conditions.
Intermittent rain, light sleet or snow, wind Easterly.
Postings - Officers.
F/Lt. GILES, GD, posted from No. 15. WYTON, w.e.f. 25/1/1941. App. 'O'. O.7.
P/O. CAMPBELL, CAG, from No. 15. WYTON, w.e.f. 25/1/1941.
S/Ldr. MULHOLLAND, GD, posted to No. 3 Group, TRAINING FLIGHT, STRADISHALL, w. e. f. 23/1/1941.
Hospital, Admissions and Discharges.
P/O. RODGER, GD, transferred from P.M. RAF. Hospital HALTON, to Officers Hospital, TORQUAY, w.e.f. 24/1/1941.
Promotions - Officers.
A/F/Lt. E. G. BRANT, Admin., Promoted to the war substantive rank of F/O. w.e.f. 1/7/40.
Operations, (Night 29/30th January - TIRPITZ).
Form B.403. received from Headquarters, No. 3 Group. App. 'D'. D.10.
Operations for tonight were cancelled owing to bad weather.
MARHAM. 30/1/41. Met. conditions.
Overcast, fog in patches in extreme South to South West. Wind East veering to S.E.
Postings - Airmen.
Sgt. MORSON, Pilot, posted to No. 12. O.T.U., BENSON, w.e.f. 1/1/1941. App. 'A'. A.23.
No Operations took place today, and nothing of importance to report.
MARHAM. 31/1/41. Met. conditions.
Slight occasional rain or drizzle. Wind East veering to South East.
Decorations - Airmen.
Sgt. SYMMONS, Obsvr., awarded the DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL, (Extract from London Gazette, Serial No. 35042., dated 14/1/1941). App. 'A'. A.24.
Operations, (Night 31st Jan/1st Feby, 1941. - BREMEN.
Form B.405. received from Headquarters No. 3 Group. App. 'D'. D.11.
Operations for tonight were cancelled owing to bad weather.