Place. Date. Time. Summary of Events. References to
Appendices.
MARHAM. 1/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind West South Westerly, fair with occasional showers.
Flying training
1125. A/C. K.X.9831. W/C. FREEMAN and Crew took off for Local Flying and
1205. returned to Base.
1125. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1230. returned to Base.
1245. A/C. H.Z.8853. Sgt. HORSLEY and Crew took off for Cross Country to MANBY and
1330. returned to Base.
1500. A/C. K.X.9831. W/C. FREEMAN and Crew took off for Local Flying and
1545. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 2/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind North Westerly, fair at first becoming cloudy later.
Flying training.
1450. Lysander 2620. Sgt. DUTTON and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1555. returned to Base.
1510. A/C. Y.T.2913. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1610. returned to Base.
1545. A/C. T.X.9888. Sgt. HORSLEY and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1706. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 2nd/3rd. November, 1941. Target
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
11 aircraft stood by for these Operations which were cancelled at 1400. hours.
MARHAM. 3/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind North to North East, occasional rain with hail locally and risk of thunder.
Flying training.
1150. A/C. K.X.9831. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for Cross Country to ORFORDNESS and
1230. returned to Base.
1205. A/C. X.L.7854. P/O. STOCK and Crew took off for Cross Country to ST. EVAL and
1827. returned to Base.
1445. A/C. D.X.9871. F/L. PATERSON and crew took off for Cross Country to HONINGTON and
1705. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 3rd/4th. November, 1941. Target CC.13(A).
Form B.653. received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
10 aircraft stood by for these Operations which were later cancelled except for 2 Freshmen.
1839. A/C. T.X.9888. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew took off for Operations
A/C. W.X.9616. Sgt. HORSLEY and Crew took off for Operations.
Bomb load.
The above aircraft carried 8. 500 lb. G.P's and 4. S.B.C's.
A/C. T.X.9888. (Captain Sgt. BUCKINGHAM) had to abandon the sortie due to the starboard engine giving trouble.
A/C. W.X.9616. (Captain Sgt. HORSLEY) failed to locate primary target and bombing through cloud dropped his bombs on what was probably LE TOUQUET area. No results were observed.
This aircraft crashed on landing at MANSTON.
A/C. T.X.9888. brought all bombs back.
No one was injured in the crash at MANSTON.
2055. A/C. T.X.9888. (Captain Sgt. BUCKINGHAM) had returned safely to Base after Operations.

3/11/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight
Wellington IC.
T. X. 9888.





Wellington IC.
W. X. 9616.





Sgt. BUCKINGHAM
Sgt. HALLARD
P/O. MAYER
Sgt. MOORES
Sgt. COATES
Sgt. TRIMBLE

Sgt. HORSLEY
Sgt. PITT
Sgt. HUCKETT
Sgt. THOMAS
Sgt. RUSCOE
Sgt. PLATTEN

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

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

1839.






1839.






2055.






----






2 aircraft, both from 'B' Flight were detailed to attack Target BOULOGNE in accordance with Form B.653 received from Headquarters No.3 Group.

A/C. T.X.9888. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew.
A/C. W.X.9616. Sgt. HORSLEY and crew.

Bomb load
The above aircraft each carried 4. 500 lb. G.P's and 2. S.B.C's.

A/C. T.X.9888. (Captain Sgt. BUCKINGHAM) was forced to abandon the sortie due to starboard engine trouble and brought all bombs back.

A/C. W.X.9616. (Captain Sgt. HORSLEY) was unable to locate primary target and attacked what was probably LE TOUQUET area and bombed through the clouds without observing any results. This aircraft crashed on landing at MANSTON.
None of the Crew were injured.

The other aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations by 2055. hours.


MARHAM. 4/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind North to North East veering North East to East. Occasional showers of rain or sleet with risk of local thunder.
Flying training.
. 1015. A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1045. returned to Base.
1020. A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1100. returned to Base.
1025. A/C. L.X.9733. P/O. WILEY and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1055. returned to Base
1330. A/C. X.L.7854. P/O. STOCK and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1615. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 4th/5th. November, 1941. Target ESSEN and OSTEND.
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
1800. to 1835. A/C. A.Z.1084. F/S. EDWARDS and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. D.X.9871. F/L. PATERSON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. L.X.9733. P/O. WILEY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. V.Z.8848. S/L. COLEMAN and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. S.Z.1070. Sgt. SOAMES and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. K.X.9831. Sgt. RUNAGALL and Crew took off for Operations.
Bomb load.
The above aircraft carried 35. 500 lb. G.P's and 2. S.B.C's.
4 of the above aircraft attacked EMDEN but owing to cloud no results were observed.
A/C. D.X.9871. (Captain F/L. PATERSON) developed engine trouble and so turned away from primary target and attacked OSTEND, bombs were dropped and bursts were observed followed by a reddish yellow fire in dock area.
A/C. A.Z.1084. (Captain F/S. EDWARDS) was caught in intense Flak over the ROTTERDAM area and had to release bombs to lighten aircraft and enable it to escape.
A/C. J.X.9875. (Captain Sgt. BUCKINGHAM) attacked target OSTEND and dropped his bombs East of the docks, bursts were not observed but a red glow was seen immediately after bombing.
2340. All aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations.

4/11/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight
Wellington IC.
A. Z. 1084.





Wellington IC.
J. X. 9875.





Wellington IC.
D. X. 9871.





Wellington IC.
L. X. 9733.





Wellington IC.
V. Z. 8848.





Wellington IC.
S. Z. 1070.





Wellington IC.
K. X. 9831.





F/S. EDWARDS
Sgt. PERRY
Sgt. SHAW
Sgt. MARRIOTT
Sgt. BISHOP
Sgt. LESTER

Sgt. BUCKINGHAM
Sgt. BALLARD
P/O. MAYER
Sgt. MOORES
Sgt. COATES
Sgt. TRIMBLE

F/L. PATERSON
Sgt. FAITH
Sgt. MCGRATH
Sgt. WILKES
Sgt. DONNELLY
P/O. MCCRAE

P/O. WILEY
Sgt. WILLIAMS
Sgt. HEMING
Sgt. CHURCHILL
Sgt. LIVERSUCH
F/S. ADDERLEY

S/L. COLEMAN
Sgt. HYDE
Sgt. FOSTER
Sgt. JENKINS
Sgt. INGMERE
Sgt. GREGORY

Sgt. SOAMES
Sgt. BECKETT
Sgt. MOGFORD
Sgt. REID
Sgt. BURNS
Sgt. FREAK

Sgt. RUNAGALL
Sgt. FRECKER
Sgt. HOSEA
Sgt. STEVENSON
Sgt. BURGESS
Sgt. RUNNER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1805.






1835.






1800.






1805.






1835.






1820.






1820.






2100.






2055.






2030.






2310.






2315.






2320.






2340.






7 aircraft (5 from 'A' Flight and 2 from 'B' Flight) were detailed to attack Target ESSEN and OSTEND in accordance with Form B.--- received from Headquarters No.3 Group.

A/C. A.Z.1084. F/S. EDWARDS and crew.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and crew.
A/C. D.Z.9871. F/L. PATERSON and crew.
A/C. L.X.9733. P/O. WILEY and Crew.
A/C. V.Z.8848. S/L. COLEMAN and Crew.
A/C. S.Z.1070. Sgt. SOAMES and Crew.
A/C. K.X.9831. Sgt. RUNAGALL and Crew.

Bomb load
6 of the above aircraft carried 5. 500 lb. G.P's.
1 aircraft carried 5. 500 lb. G.P's and 2. S.B.C's.

A/C. A.Z.1084. (Captain F/S. EDWARDS) was caught in intense accurate Flak over ROTTERDAM area at a height of 15.000 feet and had to dive to 5.000 feet with the Flak still accurate. Bombs were released to lighten the load and enable the aircraft to escape.

A/C. J.X.9875. (Captain Sgt. BUCKINGHAM) attacked OSTEND and bombing from a height of 11.000 feet dropped his bombs East of Docks. Bursts were not seen but a red glow was observed immediately after bombing.

A/C. D.X.9871. (Captain F/L. PATERSON) could not bomb primary target due to engine trouble and so attacked OSTEND and bombing from a height of 7.000 feet dropped his bombs and observed bursts followed by a reddish yellow fire in Dock area.

A/C. L.X.9733. (Captain P/O. WILEY) bombing from a height of 13.000 feet dropped his bombs on ESSEN area but no results were observed.

A/C. V.Z.8848. (Captain S/L. COLEMAN) attacking ESSEN and bombing from a height of 15.000 feet on E.T.A. dropped his bombs without observing any results.

A/C. S.Z.1070. (Captain Sgt. SOAMES) attacking ESSEN and bombing from a height of 11.000 feet on E.T.A. dropped his bombs on Flak in ESSEN area without observing any results due to cloud.

A/C. K.X.9831. (Captain Sgt. RUNAGALL) attacking ESSEN and bombing from a height of 14.000 feet dropped his bombs without observing any results.

All aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations by 2320. hours.


MARHAM. 5/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind light becoming Westerly. Fair, local fog at first clearing later.
Flying training.
1100. A/C. Y.T.2913. Sgt. DUTTON and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1135. returned to Base.
1115. A/C. X.L.7854. P/O. STOCK and crew took off for Cross Country to MANBY and
1230. returned to Base.
1145. A/C. Y.T.2913. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1248. returned to Base.
1425. A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1605. returned to Base.
1520. A/C. V.Z.8848. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1630. returned to Base.
1520. A/C. S.Z.1070. Sgt. SOAMES and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1620. returned to Base.
1510. A/C. X.L.7854. Sgt. RUNAGALL and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1610. returned to Base.
1530. A/C. Q.X.3391. W/C. FREEMAN and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1600. returned to Base.
1550. A/C. T.X.9888. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1640. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 6/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind West South Westerly. Mainly fair with some occasional light rain.
Flying training.
1035. A/C. A.Z.1084. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1145. returned to Base.
1040. A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1200. returned to Base.
1045. A/C. T.X.9888. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1115. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 6th/7th. November, 1941. Target
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
Two Freshmen stood by for these Operations which were cancelled at 1500. hours.
MARHAM. 7/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind West to North Westerly. Fine or fair apart from a few scattered showers in afternoon.
Flying training.
1100. A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1145. returned to Base.
1115. A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1205. returned to Base.
1110. A/C. L.X.9733. P/O. TRENCH and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1140. returned to Base.
1640. A/C. X.X.3414. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1755. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 7th./8th. November, 1941. Target BERLIN and OSTEND.
Form B.656 received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
1750. to 2030. A/C. A.Z.1084. P/O. WILEY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. L.X.9733. P/O. TRENCH and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. H.Z.8848. S/L. COLEMAN and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. DUTTON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. RUNAGALL and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. F.X.9888. Sgt. HORSLEY and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. X.L.7854. P/O. STOCK and Crew took off for Operations.
Bomb load.
The above aircraft carried 1. 4.000 lb. H.C., 6. 1.000 lb. G.P's, 22. 500 lb. G.P's and 4. S.B.C's.
7 aircraft also carried cameras and 2. Photo flash Bombs.
5 of the aircraft detailed to attack BERLIN successfully located and attacked target and bombing from heights ranging between 14.000 and 15.000 feet dropped their bombs through very heavy cloud without observing any results.
A/C. A.Z.1084. (Captain P/O. WILEY) believed that starboard propellor had been hit by Flak and so turned and attacked ROTTERDAM but no results were observed owing to evasive action.
A/C. J.X.9875. (Captain Sgt. LESLIE) bombed the RUHR owing to heavy petrol consumption due to evasive action the result of which was intensification of Flak.
The two aircraft attacking OSTEND released their bombs from heights of 12.000 and 13.000 feet and observed fires started in the Dock area.

7/11/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight
Wellington IC.
A. Z. 1084.





Wellington IC.
J. X. 9875.





Wellington IC.
G. Z. 8863.





Wellington IC.
L. X. 9733.





Wellington IC.
H. Z. 8848.





Wellington IC.
Z. Z. 8399.





Wellington IC.
B. Z. 1070.





P/O. WILEY
Sgt. WILLIAMS
Sgt. HEMING
Sgt. CHURCHILL
Sgt. LIVERSUCH
F/S. ADDERLEY

Sgt. LESLIE
Sgt. HARRIS
P/O. NICHOLSON
Sgt. SYMONS
Sgt. GREEN
Sgt. JONES

Sgt. BRUCE
Sgt. TAYLOR
Sgt. O'SHEA
Sgt. EVANS
Sgt. CROSBIE
Sgt. LAWRENCE

P/O. TRENCH
Sgt. DUNN
Sgt. BURNETT
Sgt. HIGHETT
Sgt. HOLMES
Sgt. MCMULLEN

S/L. COLEMAN
Sgt. HYDE
Sgt. FOSTER
Sgt. JENKINS
Sgt. INGMIRE
Sgt. GREGORY

Sgt. DUTTON
Sgt. OWEN
Sgt. DEW
Sgt. NEWBURY
Sgt. KNOTT
Sgt. ARTHUR

Sgt. RUNAGALL
Sgt. FRECKER
Sgt. HOSEA
Sgt. STEVENSON
Sgt. CHAMBERLAIN
Sgt. RUNNER

(No info on
Sgt. HORSLEY and
P/O. STOCK).
Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunnr.
Rr. Gunnr.

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

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

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

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

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

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

1750.






1755.






1755.






1805.






1800.






1805.






1800.






2115.






2335.






0210.






0142.






0224.






0135.






0217.






9 aircraft (4 from 'A' Flight, 3 from 'B' Flight and 2 Freshmen) were detailed to attack Target BERLIN and OSTEND in accordance with Form B.656 received from Headquarters No.3 Group.

A/C. A.Z.1084. P/O. WILEY and Crew.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and crew.
A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew.
A/C. L.X.9733. P/O. TRENCH and Crew.
A/C. H.Z.8848. S/L. COLEMAN and Crew.
A/C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. DUTTON and Crew.
A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. RUNAGALL and Crew.
A/C. F.X.9888. Sgt. HORSLEY and Crew.
A/C. X.L.7854. P/O. STOCK and Crew.

Bomb load
6 of the above aircraft carried 1. 1.000 lb. G.P. and 2. 500 lb. G.P's.
1 aircraft carried 1. 4.000 lb. H.C.
2 aircraft carried 5. 500 lb. G.P.'s and 2. S.B.C's.
7 aircraft also carried cameras and 2. Photo Flash Bombs.

A/C. A.Z.1084. (Captain P/O. WILEY) had his starboard propellor hit by Flak and so turned and attacked ROTTERDAM and bombing from a height of 12.000 feet dropped his bombs on what was believed to be near WAALHAVEN. No results were observed owing to evasive actions.

A/C. J.X.9875. (Captain Sgt. LESLIE) owing to heavy petrol consumption due to evasive action was unable to reach BERLIN and so bombed Flak in the RUHR. Result of bombing was an intensification of Flak.

A/C. G.Z.8863. (Captain Sgt. BRUCE) bombed on E.T.A. but no results were observed.

A/C. L.X.9733. (Captain P/O. TRENCH) bombed on E.T.A. but no results were observed. There was much FLAK over target.

A/C. H.Z.8848. (Captain S/L. COLEMAN) bombed on E.T.A. and dropped his bombs through cloud without observing any results.

A/C. Z.Z.8399. (Captain Sgt. DUTTON) bombing from a height of 14.000 feet observed his bombs fall in build up area through gap in clouds. No results were observed.

A/C. B.Z.1070. (Captain Sgt. RUNAGALL) bombing from a height of 15.000 feet dropped his bombs in three single salvoes. No results were observed.

A/C. F.X.9888. (Captain Sgt. HORSLEY) attacking OSTEND and bombing from a height of 12.000 feet dropped his bombs South West to North East across Nos. 14 and 16 Docks. 12 fires were started.

A/C. X.L.7854. (Captain P/O. STOCK) attacking OSTEND and bombing from a height of 13.000 feet dropped his bombs West of Docks 10. and observed fires started, and also confirming fires started by Sgt. HORSLEY.

All the aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations by 0224. hours.


MARHAM. 8/11/41. 0224. All the aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations.
Met. conditions.
Wind Westerly, mainly fair or fine with little cloud.
Flying training.
1125. A/C. X.L.7854. Sgt. HYDE and crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1325. returned to Base.
1150. A/C. F.X.9888. Sgt. SOAMES and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1220. returned to Base.
1250. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1325. returned to Base.
1255. A/C. D.X.9871. F/L. PATERSON and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1330. returned to Base.
1525. A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1600. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 8th/9th. November, 1941. Target STOAT.
Form B.657. received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
9 aircraft stood by for these Operations which were cancelled at 1615. hours.
MARHAM. 9/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind South Easterly, fair becoming cloudy.
Flying training.
1140. A/C. D.X.9871. F/S. EDWARDS and Crew took off for Cross Country to CRANFIELD and
1240. returned to Base.
1200. A/C. H.Z.8868. S/L. FOSTER and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1220. returned to Base.
1225. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. ANDERSON and Crew took off for Cross Country to ABINGDON and
1540. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 10/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind East to South Easterly, intermittant rain becoming continuous.
Flying training.
There was no Flying training today.
Operations Night of the 10th/11th. November, 1941. Target
9 aircraft stood by for these Operations which were cancelled at 1330. hours.
MARHAM. 11/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind Southerly, rain spreading from South during morning, becoming intermittant.
Flying training.
1110. A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. MORTON and Crew took off for Local Flying and
1220. returned to Base.
1130. A/C. R.X.3393. S/L. COLEMAN and crew took off for DUAL Flying practice and
1140. returned to Base.
1200. A/C. K.X.3392. W/C. FREEMAN and crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1300. returned to Base.
1230. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. DAVIE and crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1310. returned to Base.
1235. A/C. Q.X.3391. Sgt. RUNAGALL and Crew took off for Cross Country to CAMBRIDGE and
1620. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 12/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind mainly light and variable, continuous rain at first becoming intermittant later.
Operations Night of the 12th/13th. November, 1941. Target.
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
9 aircraft stood by for these Operations which were cancelled at 1400. hours.
MARHAM. 13/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind West South West to South Westerly. Fine apart from showers.
Operations Night of the 13th/14th. November, 1941. Target.
From B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
9 aircraft stood by for these Operations which were cancelled later in the day.
MARHAM. 14/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind South Westerly. Showery.
Operations Night of the 14th/15th. November, 1941. Target.
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 group.
9 aircraft were detailed for Operations which were cancelled later in the day.
MARHAM. 15/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind variable. Fairly widespread at first, fine in afternoon.
Flying training.
1105. A/C. T.X.9888. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1205. returned to Base.
1115. A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1215. returned to Base.
1145. A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1220. returned to Base.
1130. A/C. L.X.8733. Sgt. MORTON and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1215. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 15th/16th. November, 1941. Target KIEL.
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
1732. to 2151. A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. MORTON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. A.Z.1084. F/S. EDWARDS and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. H.Z.8848. P/O. STOCK and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. F.X.9888. Sgt. HORSLEY and Crew took off for Operations.
Bomb load.
The above aircraft carried 1. 4.000 lb. H.C. 6. 1.000 lb. G.P's, 16. 500 lb. G.P's and 2. S.B.C's.
6 aircraft also carried cameras and 2. Photo Flash Bombs.
4 of the aircraft bombing on E.T.A. and from heights ranging between 13.000 and 16.300 feet dropped their bombs but no results were observed owing to cloud.
3 aircraft were unable to pinpoint target and so attacked FLENSBERG and SCRIVERIN but again owing to bad weather no results were observed.
A/C. F.X.9888. (Captain Sgt. HORSLEY) failed to return to Base after Operations.
A/C. H.Z.8848. (Captain P/O. STOCK) was forced down into the sea near WHITBY due to petrol shortage. All the Crew were picked up by a Norwegian destroyer.

15/11/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight
Wellington IC.
L. X. 9733.





Wellington IC.
A. Z. 1084.





Wellington IC.
G. Z. 8863.





Wellington IC.
J. X. 9875.





Wellington IC.
Z. Z. 8399.





Wellington IC.
H. Z. 8848.





Wellington IC.
B. Z. 1070.





Wellington IC.
F. X. 9888.





Sgt. MORTON
Sgt. DUNN
Sgt. BURNETT
Sgt. HIGHETT
Sgt. HOLMES
Sgt. MCMULLEN

F/S. EDWARDS
Sgt. PERRY
Sgt. SHAW
Sgt. MARRIOTT
Sgt. BISHOP
Sgt. LESTER

Sgt. BRUCE
Sgt. TAYLOR
Sgt. O'SHEA
Sgt. EVANS
Sgt. CROSBIE
Sgt. LAWRENCE

Sgt. LESLIE
Sgt. POWELL
F/O. NICHOLSON
Sgt. SYMONS
Sgt. GREEN
Sgt. JONES

Sgt. GEORGE
Sgt. LOUGHEAD
F/O. CRITCHLEY
Sgt. BROAD
Sgt. BEECROFT
Sgt. WILSON

P/O. STOCK
Sgt. WELLER
P/O. MAHER
Sgt. BAKER
Sgt. SUCKLING
Sgt. ROCHE

Sgt. DAVIE
Sgt. REYNOLDS
Sgt. SLATTER
Sgt. BOYLE
Sgt. MCLEOD
Sgt. SPROSTON

Sgt. HORSLEY
Sgt. HOMES
Sgt. HUCKETT
Sgt. THOMAS
Sgt. RUSCOE
Sgt. PLATTEN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2130.






2133.






2136.






2139.






2142.






2148.






2151.






1732.






0615.






0524.






0635.






0727.






0720.






----






0603.






----






8 aircraft (5 from 'A' Flight and 3 from 'B' Flight) were detailed to attack Target KIEL in accordance with Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.

A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. MORTON and Crew.
A/C. A.Z.1084. F/S. EDWARDS and crew.
A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and crew.
A/C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. GEORGE and crew.
A/C. H.Z.8848. P/O. STOCK and Crew.
A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. DAVIE and crew.
A/C. F.X.9888. Sgt. HORSLEY and Crew.

Bomb load
6 of the above aircraft carried 1. 1.000 lb. G.P's and 2. 500 lb. G.P's.
1 aircraft carried 4. 500 lb. G.P's and 2. S.B.C's.
1 aircraft carried 1. 4.000 lb. H.C.
6 of the aircraft also carried cameras and 2. Photo Flash Bombs.

A/C. L.X.9733. (Captain Sgt. MORTON) bombed on E.T.A. from a height of 16.300 feet observed no results but thought bombs fell North of KIEL.

A/C. A.Z.1084. (Captain F/S. EDWARDS) was unable to locate target owing to cloud and so attacked FLENSBERG and bombing from a height of 13.000 feet dropped his bombs but observed no results.

A/C. G.Z.8863. (Captain Sgt. BRUCE) could not obtain a pin point after leaving Base so dropped his bombs from a height of 16.000 feet in single salvoes in the hope of raising Flak. The last 1.000 lb. bomb was seen to start a small fire.

A/C. J.X.9875. (Captain Sgt. LESLIE) could not locate target and so attacked SCIVERIN and bombing from a height of 15.000 feet dropped his bombs through cloud without observing any results.

A/C. Z.Z.8399. (Captain Sgt. GEORGE) bombing from a height of 13.000 feet on E.T.A. dropped his bombs in target but could not observe any results.

A/C. H.Z.8848. (Captain P/O. STOCK)
(No more info).

A/C. B.Z.1070. (Captain Sgt. DAVIE) was unable to locate target and so attacked North of FLENBERG and bombing from a height of 14.000 feet dropped his bombs South East to North West through cloud. No results were observed.

A/C. F.X.9888. (Captain Sgt. HORSLEY) failed to return from Operations.

All the aircraft with the exception of A/C. H.Z.8848. (Captain P/O. STOCK) and A/C. F.X.9888. (Captain Sgt. HORSLEY) had returned safely to Base after Operations by 0727. hours.


MARHAM. 16/11/41. 0727. All the remaining aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations.
Met. conditions.
Wind South Easterly. Fine becoming fair. Occasional rain in afternoon.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 17/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind South South Westerly. Showery with risk of thunder.
Flying training.
1220. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1130. returned to Base.
1130. A/C. P.X.3402. Sgt. SOAMES and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1215. returned to Base.
1055. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. HYDE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1310. returned to Base.
1135. A/C. S.X.3413. F/O. SWORD and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1210. returned to Base.
1120. A/C. A.Z.1084. Sgt. ANDERSON and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1212. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 17th/18th. November, 1941. Target.
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
3 Freshmen stood by for these Operations which were cancelled at 1400. hours.
MARHAM 18/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind West South Westerly to South Westerly. Fine apart from occasional showers.
Flying training.
1110. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. HYDE and Crew took off for Cross Country to NORTHAMPTON, ANDOVER and CAMBRIDGE and
1400. returned to Base.
1115. A/C. S.X.3413. F/O. SWORD and Crew took off for Cross Country to NORTHAMPTON, ANDOVER and CAMBRIDGE and
1330. returned to Base.
1132. A/C. P.X.3402. Sgt. SOAMES and Crew took off for Cross Country to NORTHAMPTON, ANDOVER and CAMBRIDGE and
1357. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 18th/19th. November, 1941. Targets TROUT 'C' and HERRING 'B'.
Form B.663. received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
7 aircraft, 3 of them freshmen, stood by for these Operations which were cancelled at 1300. hours.
MARHAM. 19/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind light, variable. Widespread mist becoming fair.
Flying training.
1455. A/C. K.X.3392. W/C. FREEMAN and Crew took off for Cross Country to SHAWBURY and
1555. returned to Base.
. Operations Night of the 19th/20th. November, 1941. Target.
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
7 aircraft, including 1 Freshmen, stood by for these Operations which were cancelled at 1300. hours.
MARHAM. 20/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind light, variable, much mist with occasional rain.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 21/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind South South Easterly. Occasional light rain or drizzle.
Flying training.
1110. A/C. P.X.3402. Sgt. SOAMES and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1210. returned to Base.
1115. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. OWEN and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1205. returned to Base.
1155. A/C. K.X.3392. W/C. FREEMAN and Crew took off for Turret Firing and
1240. returned to Base.
1450. A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1600. returned to Base.
1500. A/C. A.Z.1084. F/S. EDWARDS and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1530. returned to Base.
1500. A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. MORTON and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1545. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interesting occurred.
MARHAM. 22/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind South Easterly, widespread fog.
Flying training.
0915. A/C. L.X.9733. F/L. PATERSON and Crew took off for Bombing practice and
1045. returned to Base.
1055. A/C. D.X.9871. Sgt. TAYLOR and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1205. returned to Base.
1100. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for Circuits and Bumps and
1230. returned to Base.
1110. A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. ANDERSON and Crew took off for Circuits and Bumps and
1230. returned to base.
1115. A/C. G.Z.8863. Sgt. BRUCE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1215. returned to Base.
1100. A/C. V.X.3944. S/L. GRANT and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1220. returned to Base.
. 1105. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. HYDE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1220. returned to Base.
1115. A/C. R.X.3393. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1245. returned to Base.
1200. A/C. L.X.9733. F/L. PATERSON and Crew took off for Bombing practice and
1400. returned to Base.
1520. A/C. G.Z.8863. P/O. STOCK and Crew took off for Circuits and Bumps and
1550. returned to Base.
1420. A/C. V.X.3344. S/L. GRANT and Crew took off for Local Flying and
1500. returned to Base.
1515. A/C. R.X.3393. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for Local Flying and LORENZ practice and
1545. returned to Base.
1520. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. OWEN and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1620. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 23/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind Southerly veering to South Westerly. Local light rain clearing later.
Flying training.
1100. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1155. returned to Base.
1140. A/C. R.X.3393. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for Cross Country flight and
1525. returned to Base.
1210. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. OWEN and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1315. returned to Base.
1440. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. HYDE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1540. returned to Base.
1445. A/C. A.Z.1084. Sgt. HARRIS and Crew took off for Cross Country to HONINGTON and
1645. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 23rd/24th. November, 1941. Target DUNKIRK.
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
1710. to 1714. A/C. K.X.3392. W/C. FREEMAN and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. D.X.9871. S/L. HOGG and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. ANDERSON and Crew took off for Operations.
Bomb Load.
The above aircraft carried 20. 500 lb. G.P's and 8. S.B.C's.
One aircraft also carried a camera and 2. Photo Flash Bombs.
4 aircraft including 3 Freshmen took part in this Operation against DUNKIRK.
A/C. K.X.3392. (Captain W/C. FREEMAN) abandoned sortie after searching as far as the mouth of the SCHELDE and bought all bombs back.
Two of the aircraft released their bombs through cloud from heights ranging between 12.500 and 13.500 feet but no results were observed.
The remaining aircraft found that cloud had decreased and saw his bombs burst and incendiaries caused fires
All aircraft had returned safely from Operations by 2030. hours.

23/11/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight
Wellington IC.
K. X. 3392.





Wellington IC.
D. X. 9871.





Wellington IC.
B. Z. 1070.





Wellington IC.
J. X. 9875.





W/C. FREEMAN
S/L. GRANT
F/O. SYMONS
Sgt. HIGHETT
Sgt. ELSON
F/O. KEARY

S/L. HOGG
Sgt. TAYLOR
P/O. FISHER
Sgt. WAGSTAFF
Sgt. LLOYD
Sgt. RAGAN

Sgt. HOLDER
Sgt. SLADE
P/O. BARLOW
Sgt. RAISWELL
Sgt. PHILLIPS
Sgt. RYAN

Sgt. ANDERSON
Sgt. MANN
Sgt. ADMANS
Sgt. ALEANDRI
Sgt. FLORENCE
Sgt. BURGESS

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

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

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

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

1714.






1710.






1711.






1712.






2030.






2030.






1933.






2010.






4 aircraft including 3 Freshmen all from 'A' Flight were detailed to attack Target DUNKIRK in accordance with Form B.--- received from Headquarters No.3 Group.

A/C. K.X.3392. W/C. FREEMAN and Crew.
A/C. D.X.9871. S/L. HOGG and crew.
A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. ANDERSON and crew.

Bomb load
Each of the above aircraft carried 5. 500 lb. G.P's and 2. S.B.C's.

A/C. K.X.3392. (Captain W/C. FREEMAN) was forced to abandon the sortie after searching as far os the mouth of the SCHELDE. All bombs were brought back.

A/C. D.X.9871. (Captain S/L. HOGG) bombing from a height of 6.500 feet dropped his bombs which were seen to burst. Fires from incendiaries were observed after leaving the target.

A/C. B.Z.1070. (Captain Sgt. HOLDER) bombing from a height of 13.500 feet dropped his bombs but bursts were not observed owing to cloud. No other results were seen.

A/C. J.X.9875. (Captain Sgt. ANDERSON) bombing from a height of 12.500 feet dropped his bombs which were seen to burst but no other results were observed.

All the aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations by 2030. hours.


MARHAM. 24/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind South Westerly. Fair or cloudy with local rain.
Flying training.
1100. A/C. A.Z.1084. F/S. EDWARDS and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1200. returned to Base.
1130. A/C. R.X.3393. F/O. SWORD and Crew took off for Circuits and Bumps and
1240. returned to Base.
1135. A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. HARRIS and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1235. returned to Base.
1515. A/C. R.X.3393. F/O. SWORD and Crew took off for Circuits and Bumps and
1540. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 25/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind Southerly, cloud followed by fair conditions.
Flying training.
1055. A/C. A.Z.1084. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1200. returned to Base.
1130. A/C. Y.T.2713. S/L. GRANT and Crew took off for Local Flying Practice and
1245. returned to Base.
1520. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1625. returned to Base.
1715. A/C. Y.T.2713. S/L. GRANT and Crew took off for Local Night Flying and
1820. returned to Base.
1820. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. HYDE and Crew took off for Local Night Flying and
1845. returned to Base.
1850. A/C. Y.T.2713. S/L. GRANT and Crew took off for Local Night Flying and
1950. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 26/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind South South Westerly. Fine becoming cloudy with light rain.
Flying training.
1040. A/C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for Cross Country to BASSINGBOURN and
1110. returned to Base.
1115. A/C. R.X.3393. S/L. GRANT and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1245. returned to Base.
1205. A/C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for HOMING practice ON BEAM and
1235. returned to Base.
1210. A/C. C.X.9877. Sgt. BEATTIE and Crew took off for Cross Country practice and
1225. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 26th/27th. November, 1941. Target EMDEN.
Form B.668. received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
1718. to 1724. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. ANDERSON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. HYDE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. A.Z.1084. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and Crew took off for Operations.
Bomb load.
The above aircraft carried 2. 1.000 lb. G.P's and 22. 500 lb. G.P's.
2 aircraft also carried cameras and 2. Photo Flash Bombs.
Three of the aircraft released their bombs from between 11.000 and 12.500 feet over target area but no results were observed due to cloud.
One aircraft bombed on E.T.A.
A/C. B.Z. (Captain Sgt. HOLDER) had to abandon the sortie due to inability to climb. 2 bombs were jettisoned and the rest were brought back.
All the aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations by 2305. hours.

26/11/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight
Wellington IC.
B. Z. 1070.





Wellington IC.
J. X. 9875.





Wellington IC.
L. X. 9733.





Wellington IC.
A. Z. 1084.





Sgt. HOLDER
Sgt. SLADE
P/O. BARLOW
Sgt. RAISWELL
Sgt. PHILLIPS
Sgt. RYAN

Sgt. ANDERSON
Sgt. MANN
Sgt. ADMANS
Sgt. ALEANDRI
Sgt. FLORENCE
Sgt. BLACKMAN

Sgt. HYDE
Sgt. TONKIN
SGT. ROBB
Sgt. SUDDICK
Sgt. FRANCE
Sgt. REEVES

Sgt. BUCKINGHAM
Sgt. BATCHEN
P/O. MAYER
Sgt. THOMAS
Sgt. COATES
Sgt. TRIMBLE

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

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

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

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

1718.






1720.






1722.






1724.






2043.






2305.






2220.






2210.






4 Freshmen (2 from 'A' Flight and 2 from 'B' Flight) were detailed to attack Target EMDEN in accordance with Form B.668. received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.

A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. ANDERSON and crew.
A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. HYDE and Crew.
A/C. A.Z.1084. Sgt. BUCKINGHAM and crew.

Bomb load
Two of the above aircraft carried 7. 500 lb. G.P's.
Two aircraft carried 1. 1.000 lb. G.P's and 4. 500 lb. G.P's.
Two aircraft also carried cameras and Photo Flash Bombs.

A/C. B.Z.1070. (Captain Sgt. HOLDER) was forced to abandon the sortie owing to inability to climb.

A/C. J.X.9875. (Captain Sgt. ANDERSON) located his position from Flak from FRISIAN ISLANDS and bombing from a height of 11.500 feet dropped his bombs but no other results other than bursts were observed.

A/C. L.X.9733. (Captain Sgt. HYDE) bombing from a height of 12.500 feet dropped his bombs but observed no results other than bursts;

A/C. A.Z.1084. (Captain Sgt. BUCKINGHAM) bombing from a height of 11.000 feet on E.T.A. dropped his bombs but observed no results.

All the aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations by 2305. hours.


MARHAM. 27/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind Southerly. Cloudy with occasional rain.
Flying training.
1100. A/C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for Cross Country to FELTWELL and
1210. returned to Base.
1100. A/C. T.X.3345. Sgt. OWEN and Crew took off for General Flying practice and
1145. returned to Base.
1110. A/C. V.X.3344. S/L. GRANT and Crew took off for S.B.A. practice and
1230. returned to Base.
1130. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for ALTITUDE TEST and
1245. returned to Base.
1515. A/C. R.X.3393. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for S.B.A. practice and
1530. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 27th./28th. November, 1941. Target DUSSELDORF.
Form B.669. received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
1707. to 1736. A/C. D.X.9871. S/L. HOGG and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. C.X.9877. F/L. PATERSON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. A.Z.1084. F/S. EDWARDS and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and Crew took off for Operations.
A.C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. ANDERSON and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. S.X.3413. F/O. SWORD and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. R.X.3393. Sgt. DAVIE and Crew took off for Operations.
A/C. T.X.3345. P/O. RUNAGALL and Crew took off for Operations.
7 of the aircraft successfully located and attacked target and bombing from heights ranging between 12.000 and 15.000 feet dropped their bombs causing numerous fires both medium and large.
One of the aircraft was hit in the tail plane by Flak.
The three remaining were unable to locate primary target and so attacked BONN, COLOGNE and EINHOVEN Aerodrome but no results other than bursts were observed.
A/C. Z.Z.8399. (Captain Sgt. GEORGE) landed at DETLING.
All the remaining aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations by 2250. hours.

27/11/1941. Up Down Details of Sortie or Flight
Wellington IC.
D. X. 9871.





Wellington IC.
C. X. 9877.





Wellington IC.
A. Z. 1084.





Wellington IC.
J. X. 9875.





Wellington II.
Z. Z. 8399.





Wellington IC.
B. Z. 1070.





Wellington IC.
L. X. 9733.





Wellington III.
S. X. 3413.





Wellington III.
R. X. 3393.





Wellington III.
T. X. 3345.





S/L. HOGG
Sgt. TAYLOR
P/O. FISHER
Sgt. WAGSTAFF
Sgt. LLOYD
Sgt. RAGAN

F/L. PATERSON
Sgt. FAITH
Sgt. MCGRATH
Sgt. WILKES
Sgt. DONNELLY
P/O. MCCRAE

F/S. EDWARDS
Sgt. PERRY
Sgt. SHAW
Sgt. MARRIOTT
Sgt. BISHOP
Sgt. LESTER

Sgt. LESLIE
Sgt. POWELL
F/O. NICHOLSON
Sgt. SYMONS
Sgt. GREEN
Sgt. JONES

Sgt. GEORGE
Sgt. LOUGHEAD
F/O. CRITCHLEY
Sgt. BROAD
Sgt. WILSON
Sgt. BEECROFT

Sgt. HOLDER
Sgt. SLADE
P/O. BARLOW
Sgt. RAISWELL
Sgt. PHILLIPS
Sgt. RYAN

Sgt. ANDERSON
Sgt. MANN
Sgt. ADMANS
Sgt. ALEANDRI
Sgt. FLORENCE
Sgt. BLACKMAN

F/O. SWORD
Sgt. FLANNERY
Sgt. BATTY
Sgt. NEWARK
Sgt. SMITH
Sgt. HAYNES

Sgt. DAVIE
Sgt. REYNOLDS
Sgt. SLATTER
Sgt. BOYLE
Sgt. MCLEOD
Sgt. SPROSTON

P/O. RUNAGALL
Sgt. FRECKER
P/O. HOSEA
Sgt. STEVENSON
Sgt. CHAMBERLAIN
Sgt. RUNNER

Captain
2nd. Pilot
Navigator
W/T. Oprtr.
Fr. Gunnr.
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2nd. Pilot
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2nd. Pilot
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1712.






1711.






1710.






1709.






1730.






1707.






1708.






1732.






1734.






1736.






2235.






2220.






2122.






2147.






2250.






2233.






2200.






2210.






2213.






1922.






10 aircraft (7 from 'A' Flight and 3 from 'B' Flight) were detailed to attack Target DUSSELDORF in accordance with Form B.669 received from Headquarters No.3 Group.

A/C. D.X.9871. S/L. HOGG and crew.
A/C. C.X.9877. F/L. PATERSON and crew.
A/C. A.Z.1084. F/S. EDWARDS and crew.
A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and crew.
A/C. Z.Z.8399. Sgt. GEORGE and crew.
A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. HOLDER and Crew.
A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. ANDERSON and Crew.
A/C. S.X.3413. F/O. SWORD and Crew.
A/C. R.X.3393. Sgt. DAVIE and crew.
A/C. T.X.3345. P/O. RUNAGALL and Crew.

Bomb load
6 of the above aircraft carried 1. 1.000 lb. G.P. 3. 500 lb. G.P's and ?. 250 lb. G.P.
6 aircraft carried 1. 500 lb. G.P., 1. 250 lb. G.P. and 6. S.B.C's.
1 aircraft carried 1. 4.000 lb. H.C.
3 aircraft carried 2. 500 lb. G.P's and 6. S.B.C's.
7 aircraft also carried cameras and 2. Photo Flash Bombs.

A/C. D.X.9871. (Captain S/L. HOGG) bombing from a height of 12.000 feet dropped his bombs and observed bursts but no other results owing to cloud.

A/C. C.X.9877. (Captain F/L. PATERSON) could not locate primary target so and attacked COLOGNE and bombing from a height of 15.000 feet dropped his bombs but no results were observed due to haze.

A/C. A.Z.1084. (Captain F/S. EDWARDS) pinpointed marshalling yards by river Rhine and forked docks South East of Town and bombing from a height of 15.000 feet dropped his bombs and observed bursts and a large red fire was caused.

A/C. J.X.9875. (Captain Sgt. LESLIE) was unable to locate primary target and so attacked EMDHOVEN Aerodrome and bombing from a height of 10.000 feet dropped his bombs but no results were observed.

A/C. Z.Z.8399. (Captain Sgt. GEORGE) was unable to locate target and bombed Flak concentration. Starboard engine became overheated and aircraft landed at DETLING.

A/C. B.Z.1070. (Captain Sgt. HOLDER) failed to locate primary target and so bombed BONN on D.R. and bombing from a height of 15.000 feet dropped his bombs East to West across target. Bursts were observed and a fire started.

A/C. L.X.9733. (Captain Sgt. ANDERSON) bombing from a height of ?2.000 feet dropped his bombs West to East across target area. Bursts were observed followed by a large fire.

A/C. S.X.3413. (Captain F/O. SWORD) bombing from a height of 14.500 feet dropped his bombs North east to South West, East of bend in river in target area. A number of medium and 1 large fire were started and 4 violent fires amongst fires were observed. A large fire was seen West of bent in river.

A/C. R.X.3393. (Captain Sgt. DAVIE) bombing from a height of 14.500 feet dropped his bombs which were seen to burst causing a large yellow fire with greyish black smoke. Many flares and incendiaries were seen falling on arrival.

A/C. T.X.3345. (Captain P/O. RUNAGALL) bombing from a height of 12.500 feet dropped his bombs West to East across target area which caused one long fire. H.E. bombs were seen to burst. Heavy Flak caused a hole in tail plane.

All the aircraft had returned safely to Base after Operations by 2250. hours, with the exception of A/C. Z.Z.8399. (Captain Sgt. GEORGE) which landed at DETLING due to engine trouble.


MARHAM. 28/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind Southerly, rain and drizzle becoming fair.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
MARHAM. 29/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind Easterly, light local rain.
Flying training.
1135. A/C. J.X.9875. Sgt. LESLIE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1215. returned to Base.
Operations Night of the 29th/30th. November, 1941. Target.
Form B.--- received from Headquarters, No.3 Group.
10 aircraft stood by for Operations which were cancelled later in the day.
MARHAM. 30/11/41. Met. conditions.
Wind Easterly, fair.
Flying training.
1040. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. BEATTIE and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1205. returned to Base.
1125. A/C. C.X.9877. Sgt. HARRIS and Crew took off for Local Flying practice and
1250. returned to Base.
1125. A/C. D.X.9871. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for LORENZ practice and
1225. returned to Base.
1315. A/C. Y.T.2713. Sgt. OWEN and Crew took off for Cross Country practice and
1625. returned to Base.
1340. A/C. X.X.3314. Sgt. HYDE and Crew took off for Cross Country practice and
1700. returned to Base.
1405. A/C. B.Z.1070. Sgt. BEATTIE and Crew took off for Cross Country practice and
1615. returned to Base.
1455. A/C. L.X.9733. S/L. HOGG and Crew took off for Bombing practice and
1620. returned to Base.
1500. A/C. D.X.9871. Sgt. HARRIS and Crew took off for Cross Country flight and
1710. returned to Base.
1540. A/C. L.X.9733. Sgt. GEORGE and Crew took off for Bombing practice and
1610. returned to Base.
There were no Operations today and nothing of interest occurred.
List of postings to and from Unit during the month of November. 1941.
Officers.
F/Lt. R. J. K. HOGG. NZ.41702 Posted from 15 O.T.U. w.e.f. 6/11/41.
P/O. R. C. TRENCH. 1255905. Posted to Headquarters, No.6 Group w.e.f. 8/11/41.
P/O. J. H. WILEY. J.5143 Posted to 109 Squadron, w.e.f. 13/11/41.
P/O. G. H. S. SMITH. 1263043 Posted to 15 O.T.U. w.e.f. 9/11/41.
P/O. A. C. WHITE. J.5335 Posted to 15 O.T.U. w.e.f. 9/11/41.
A/F/Lt. J. FOSTER. 89374 Posted to 20 O.T.U. w.e.f. 12/11/41.
S/L. I. P. GRANT. 37801. Posted from 15 O.T.U. w.e.f. 16/11/41.
Airmen Pilots.
1007315 Sgt. Pilot. TAYLOR, B. Posted from R.A.F. MARHAM w.e.f. 29/10/41. + 24 Nov. 1941
A.404518 Sgt. Pilot. WELLER, J. Posted from 20 O.T.U. w.e.f. 31/10/41. + 28 March 1942.
R.73177 Sgt. Pilot. PATTERSON, E. Posted from 23 O.T.U. w.e.f. 31/10/41.
R.76117 Sgt. Pilot. LOUGHEAD, E. Posted from 23 O.T.U. w.e.f. 31/10/41.
AUS.A402751 Sgt. Pilot. PERRY, J. Posted from 20 O.T.U. w.e.f. 31/10/41.
1376306 Sgt. Pilot. HOMES, A. Posted from 11 O.T.U. w.e.f. 4/11/41. + 15 Nov. 1941.
1062621 Sgt. Pilot. DUNN, W. Posted from 11 O.T.U. w.e.f. 4/11/41.
1365683 Sgt. Pilot. BATCHEN, R. Posted from 23 O.T.U. w.e.f. 6/11/41. + 11 May 1942.
AUS.407262 Sgt. Pilot. TONKINO, L. Posted from 23 O.T.U. w.e.f. 6/11/41.
1376523 Sgt. Pilot. SLADE, I. Posted from 12 O.T.U. w.e.f. 5/11/41.
978002 Sgt. Pilot. ABERCROMBIE, R. Posted from 11 O.T.U. w.e.f. 6/11/41. + 11 Nov. 1942.
1260918 Sgt. Pilot. TAYLOR, H. Posted from 21 O.T.U. w.e.f. 6/11/41. + 27 March 1942.
1196860 Sgt. Pilot. MANN, A. Posted from 21 O.T.U. w.e.f. 6/11/41.
R.59709 Sgt. Pilot. POWELL, L. Posted from 11 O.T.U. w.e.f. 6/11/41.
1004017 Sgt. Pilot. FONE, J. posted from 20 O.T.U. w.e.f. 12/11/41. + 26 April 1942.
1254454 Sgt. Pilot. FLANNERY, P. Posted from 20 O.T.U. w.e.f. 12/11/41. + 25 April 1942.
1114018 Sgt. WILLIAMS, R. Posted to No.109 Squadron w.e.f. 13/11/41. + 7 Sept. 1942.
R.59549 Sgt. Pilot. RUTHERFORD, V. Posted from 11 O.T.U. w.e.f. 21/10/41.