Transcribed extracts of all EE138 Operations taken from the

OPERATIONS RECORD BOOK

DETAIL OF WORK CARRIED OUT

BY  460 Suadron R.A.A.F., Binbrook.

(RAF Form 541)

 

 

AIRCRAFT

 

 

TIME

 

 

DATE

TYPE & NUMBER

CREW

DUTY

UP

DOWN

DETAILS OF SORTIE OR FLIGHT

REFERENCES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lancaster

 

 

 

 

 

 

21.6.43

E.E.138

AUS F/S HOCKING. J.D.

Operations

00.04

04.01

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb 2 x 500 lb 1 x 500 lb T.D. (144 hours)

 

 

 

AUS F/O H.F. SYMONS

KREFELD

 

 

48 x 30 lb 570 x 4 lb 30 x 4 lb “X” filled. Weather;

 

 

 

AUS SGT W.R. INGRAM

 

 

 

Clear, some ground haze. Target attacked at 02.14hours

 

 

 

AUS F/S L.J. HAYMES

 

 

 

from 19.000 ft. Target seen by red and green T.I. Markers

 

 

 

SGT J.J. WOOD

 

 

 

on run in. The pilot says “A good and poorly defended

 

 

 

AUS SGT W.H. FITZGERALD

 

 

 

target.”

 

 

 

AUS F/S T.J. JONES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22.6.43

E.E.138

SGT J. OGILVIE

Operations

23.51

03.53

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 3 x 500 G.P.T.D. .025 48 x 30 INC

 

 

 

AUS SGT P.J. GARRETT

MULEIM

 

 

570 x 4 lb INC 30 x 4 lb INC “X” filled. This aircraft

 

 

 

AUS F/O R.G. DEDMAM

 

 

 

Attacked MULHEIM at 01.52 hours from 14.000ft. Fairly light

 

 

 

SGT P.W. MOORE

 

 

 

And no cloud. A good deal of smoke from centre of target.

 

 

 

SGT E. MCKENZIE

 

 

 

The pilot says “A wizard show.”

 

 

 

SGT S.F. HARE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUS SGT J.E. ATHERTON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24.6.43

E.E.138

S/L C.R. KELAHER

Operations

23.23

04.10

Bombs 1 x 4000 lb HC 2 x 500 lb M.C.T.D. .025 1 x 500 M.C.T.D.

 

 

 

AUS SGT L. GYNTHER

WUPPERTAL

 

 

(144 hours) 48 x 30 lb INC 570 x 4 lb INC 30 x 4 lb INC “X”

 

 

 

AUS F/O W.A. ROBERTSON

 

 

 

filled. WUPPERTAL was attacked at 01.43 hours from

 

 

 

F/S L.F. GILL

 

 

 

20.000 ft. Weather: Slightly misty. Masses of fires in

 

 

 

AUS SGT W. RAPER

 

 

 

Target area – several heavy explosions seen. Flying not

 

 

 

SGT A. ROLFE

 

 

 

ideal.  “Very successful trip and target well bombed.” He

 

 

 

AUS SGT J. CHADWICK-BATES

 

 

 

pilot states.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25.6.43

E.E.138

AUS SGT G.J. OAKESHOTT

Operations

23.04

05.49

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 2 x 500 lb MCTD .025 1 x 500 lb

 

 

 

AUS F/O W.J. CAMERON

GELSENKIRCHEN

 

 

MCLD (12 hours) 48 x 30 lb INC 570 x 4 lb 30 x 4 lb INC “X”

 

 

 

AUS F/S W.P. BRANNELLY

 

 

 

filled. Weather: 10/10ths cloud at 12.000 ft – visibility

 

 

 

AUS F/S B.M. TREACY

 

 

 

good above. Aircraft attacked GELSENKIRCHEN at 01.32 hours

 

 

 

SGT B.J. WISBY

 

 

 

from 19.000 ft. The plot says “Little to say about the

 

 

 

SGT B.C. DURRANT

 

 

 

success of attack – P.F.F. assistance was very ragged.

 

 

 

AUS F/S F.R. GOLDSWORTHY

 

 

 

We had a fighter on our tail on bombing run so our heading

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

was not carried when releasing bombs.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28.6.43

E.E.138

AUS F/S G.J. OAKESHOTT

Operations

23.06

03.50

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 2 x 500 lbs GP.TD .025 1 x 500 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/O W.J. CAMERON

COLOGNE

 

 

TD (72 hours) 48 x 30 lbs INC 570 x 4 lbs INC 30 x 4 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/S W.P. BRANNELLY

 

 

 

“X” filled INC. Target was attacked at 01.45 hours

 

 

 

AUS F/L R.M. MOULD

 

 

 

from 19.500 ft. Bombs were dropped about 2 miles short

 

 

 

SGT B.J. WISBY

 

 

 

of R.P. flares. F/Turret damaged. Graviner switch on I.F.F.

 

 

 

SGT B.C. DURRANT

 

 

 

blown off – hole in bomb doors and many other holes in fuselage

 

 

 

AUS F/S F.R. GOLDSWORTHY

 

 

 

caused by heavy flak. P.F.F. were very late.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.7.43

E.E.138

AUS F/S G.J. OAKESHOTT

Operations

22.56

04.04

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 3 x 500 lb M.C. 48 x 30 lbs INC

 

 

 

AUS F/O W.J. CAMERON

COLOGNE

 

 

570 x 4lbs INCS 30 x 4 lbs “X” filled INCS. This air-

 

 

 

AUS F/S W.P. BRANNELLY

 

 

 

craft attacked the target in clear weather at 01.17 hours

 

 

 

AUS F/S B.M. TREACY

 

 

 

from 17.000 ft. The target was seen by the aid of Red

 

 

 

SGT B.J. WISBY

 

 

 

and Greed T.I. Markers. In target area fires soon started

 

 

 

SGT B.C. DURRANT

 

 

 

and after bombing the second large explosion was seen.

 

 

 

AUS F/S F.R. GOLDSWORTHY

 

 

 

The pilot said on his return “A very good attack, it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

developed well as we left the target.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.7.1943

E.E.138

AUS F/S G.J. OAKESHOTT

Operations

22.52

04.11

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 1 x 1000 MCLD (6 hours) 1 x 1000

 

 

 

AUS F/O W.J. CAMERON

COLOGNE

 

 

NCTD 0.025 48 x 30 lbs INC 570 x 4 lbs INC 30 x 4 lbs INC

 

 

 

AUS F/S W.P. BRANNELLY

 

 

 

“X” filed.  This aircraft attacked COLOGNE at 00.16 hours

 

 

 

AUS F/S B.M. TREACY

 

 

 

from 20.000 ft. Some explosions seen. Went in on R.P.

 

 

 

SGT B.J. WISBY

 

 

 

Flares. The pilot said on landing “Seemed to be developing

 

 

 

SGT B.C. DURRANT

 

 

 

pretty well”.

 

 

 

AUS F/S F.R. GOLDSWORTHY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.7.1943

E.E.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

22.17

07.34

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 40 x 30 lb INC 420 x 4 lb INC

 

 

 

F/S ORR

TURIN

 

 

30 x 4 lb INC “X” filled. TURIN was attacked in clear

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

 

 

 

weather at 02.10 hours from 16.500 ft. Fire concentration

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

where T.I. RED and Green Markers had been - fires firmly

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

established in South West Corner of Town. Black smoke

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

rising to 4000 ft. On landing the pilot stated “A good

 

 

 

SGT B.C. DURRANT

 

 

 

attack, but the weather with some icing and thunderstorms

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

made it rather a sticky trip”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24.7.1943

E.E.138

AUS W/C MARTIN, C.E.

Operations

22.28

03.31

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 3 x 1000 MCTD 0.025 48 x 30 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/O WELLHAM, R.E.

HAMBURG

 

 

INCS 510 x 4 lbs INCS 90 x 4 lbs “X” filled INCS. HAMBURG

 

 

 

AUS F/O HADLEY, G.R.

 

 

 

was attacked from 18.000 ft at 01.07 hours. Much smoke and

 

 

 

AUS P/O OSBORN, T.E.

 

 

 

many fires seen. The pilot said on his return. “Red T.I.

 

 

 

AUS F/S PENDER, H.A.

 

 

 

Markers did not seem to drop with their usual accuracy -

 

 

 

SGT SUTTON, E.G.

 

 

 

seen to East and West, one or two miles apart.”

 

 

 

AUS P/O PRENTICE, C.P.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUS F/S PETERSON, J.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25.7.1943

E.E.138

AUS W/O WELLHAM R.E.

Operations

22.54

01.49

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 3 x 1000 NCTD 0.025 48 x 30 lbs INC

 

 

 

AUS F/O KNIGHT N.

ESSEN

 

 

510 x 4 lbs INC 90 x 4 lbs INC “X” filled. This was an

 

 

 

SGT LAMB W.G.

 

 

 

abortive owing to oxygen failure – Navigator not connected

 

 

 

SGT BOLWELL E.K.

 

 

 

properly and he was incapable of navigating a/c correctly.

 

 

 

SGT GROOM E.F.

 

 

 

Turned back from Amsterdam at 00.36 hours. Bombs jettisoned

 

 

 

SGT BROOKES E.H.

 

 

 

safely. On landing the pilot said “When fixing the inter-

 

 

 

AUS SGT DONALD G.H.

 

 

 

com the Navigator disconnected his oxygen and it was not

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

reconnected properly.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.7.1943

E.E.138

AUS W/O WELLHAM R.E.

Operations

22.50

04.52

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 3 x 1000 lb NCTD 0.025 48 x 30 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/O KNIGHT N.

HAMBURG

 

 

INC 510 x 4 lbs INC 90 x 4 lbs INC “X” filled. HAMBURG

 

 

 

SGT LAMB W.G.

 

 

 

was attacked from 18.000 ft at 1.30 hours. No cloud at

 

 

 

SGT BOLWELL E.K.

 

 

 

the time of attack – visibility good apart from smoke:

 

 

 

SGT GROOM E.F.

 

 

 

went in on Green T.I. Markers. A mass of fires, more

 

 

 

SGT BROOKES E.H.

 

 

 

spread out then last time. Photographs taken of smoke and

 

 

 

AUS SGT DONALD G.H.

 

 

 

fire tracks. On his return the pilot said. “A good raid”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.7.1943

E.E.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

22.56

03.56

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb 3 x 1000 lb NCTD 0.025 48 x 30 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

HAMBURG

 

 

INC 510 x 4 lb INC 90 x 4 lb INC “X” filled. The target was

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

attacked at 01.23 hours from 19000 ft. Visibility was

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

good although smoke ascended to 16.000 ft. Bombed Centre

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

of Green T.I’s. On our return the Mid Upper Turret became

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

u/s. Photographs taken of ground detail. “Very concentrated”-

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

said the pilot later.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.8.1943

E.E.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

23.24

04.35

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 3 x 1000 lb GRTD 0.025 48 x 30 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

HAMBURG

 

 

INC 570 x 4 lbs INC 30 x 4 lbs INC “X” filled.  HAMBURG

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

was attacked at 02.06 hours from 17.000ft. Weather:

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

10/10ths cloud and terrific thunderstorms. No Markers seen.

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

Bombed on E.T. A. On landing the pilot said. “Not good owing

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

to bad state of weather”.

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.8.1943

E.E.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

20.51

05.35

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 40 x 30 lbs INC 510 x 4 lbs INC

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

TURIN

 

 

30 x 4 lbs INC “X” filled. TURIN was attacked at 01.00 hours

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

from 17.000 ft. Clear over target – visibility good.

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

Bombed on GREEN T.I’S. On return the pilot said.

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

Looked like being a concentrated attack. S/L’s useless

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

and very little flak. N.C clear and helpful.

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.8.1943

E.E.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

22.13

05.24

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 1 x 1000 NCTD 0.025 1 x 500 GPLDT

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

NUREMBURG

 

 

(6 hours) 48 x 30 lbs INC 660 x4 lbs INC 30 x 4 lbs INC

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

“X” filled. This aircraft attacked NUREMBURG at 01.30 hours

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

from 18.000ft. Weather: 10/10ths cloud just over target at

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

13.000ft – visibility good. One Green and two Red T.I

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

Markers seen. Cloud obscured  Marker – bombed on fire glow

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

seen through cloud. Fires beginning, fairly well concentrated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On his return the pilot said. “I think it should develop into

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a good concentrated raid.  Fires could still be seen burning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

at MANHEIM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.8.1943

E.E.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

21.27

06.24

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 48 x 30 lbs INC 510 x 4 lbs INC

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

MILAN

 

 

30 x 4 lbs INC “X” filled. This aircraft attacked MILAN

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

at 01.26 hours from 17.500ft – clear, but target obscured

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

by smoke – bombed on a cluster of Greens as indicated by

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

M. of C. – good concentration of fires.  On his return the

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

pilot said. “Appeared to be a very concentrated raid -

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

M. of C. very useful – Ms forceful vocabulary heard corr-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ecting undershooting to North of Target.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.8.1943

EE138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

21.05

06.23

Bomb load 3 x 1000 lbs HC 1 x 1000 GPLD (144 ours) 48 x 30

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

MILAN

 

 

lbs INC 510 x 4 lbs INC 30 x 4 lbs “X” filled INCS. This

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

aircraft attacked BREDA WORKS, MILAN at 01.25 hours from

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

7000ft. Weather: Clear with some ground haze – Works

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

identified visually and with the aid of White Flares – bombs

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

seen to burst on large square factory building in centre of

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

works – two red fires seen in target. On returning to Base

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the pilot said “Visibility owing to moon position hampered

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

identification – I think, however, it would be a satisfactory

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

attack”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17.8.1943

EE138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

21.26

04.13

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lbs HC 6 x 1000 lbs HC 2 x 500 lbs MC.

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

PEENEMUNDE

 

 

The target was attacked at 00.34 hours from 9500ft – bombed

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

on Red T.I’s – one big explosion seen at 00.25 hours –

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

many good fires. On his return the pilot said. “N/C Good -

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

seemed good enough to wipe out the target”.

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22.8.1943

EE.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

21.17

01.48

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lb HC 3 x 1000 lb NC 48 x 30 lbs INCS

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

LEVEREUSEN

 

 

570 x 4 lbs INCS 30 x 4lbs INC “X” filled. This aircraft

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

attacked at 00.17 hours from 19.000 ft. believed LEVEREUSEN

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

position taken from KOLN defences – no I.I. Markers -

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

incendiaries burning.  “Most disappointing – clouds appeared

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

to break after we left at 00.47 hours – 180 miles from target

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

a great red glow was seen in bombed area”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23.8.1943

EE138

AUS S/L KELAHER C.R.

Operations

20.42

03.29

Bomb load 1 x 4000lbs HC 2 x 1000lbs NCTD 0.025 48 x 30 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/S GYNTHER L.

BERLIN

 

 

INC 600 x 4 lbs INC 30 x 4 lbs INC “X” filled. This aircraft

 

 

 

AUS F/S ROBERTSON W.A.

 

 

 

attacked BERLIN at 00.08 hours from 21.000 ft. – no cloud,

 

 

 

F/S GILL L.F.

 

 

 

but a good deal of smoke – bombed on Green T.I’s. fires rising

 

 

 

AUS F/O RAPER W.

 

 

 

well and concentrated. “Very successful considering the

 

 

 

SGT ROLFE A.

 

 

 

target – the trip was uneventful – P.F.F. excellent and

 

 

 

AUS F/S CHADRICK-BATES J.

 

 

 

M.C. admirable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30.8.1943

EE.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

23.52

04.04

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lbs HC 3 x 1000 lbs GPTD 0.025 1 x 1000 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

MUCHEN GLADBACH

 

 

GPLD (36 hours) 48 x 30 lbs INC 570 x 4 lbs INC 30 x 4 lbs

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

INC. MUCHEN GLADBACH was attacked at 02.06 hours from

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

18.500ft – bombed concentration of Reds and Greens – incend-

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

iaries had not got a hold at this stage of attack.  Too

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

early to give my indication, but T.I’s. were right on time.

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31.8.1943

EE.138

AUS F/S OAKESHOTT G.J.

Operations

20.39

03.58

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lbs HC 1 x 1000 lbs NC 48 x 30 lbs INC

 

 

 

AUS F/O CAMERON W.J.

BERLIN

 

 

660 x 4 lbs INC 30 x 4 lbs INC “X” filled. This aircraft

 

 

 

AUS F/S BRANNELLY W.P.

 

 

 

attacked BERLIN at 23.56 hours from 17.500ft – target seen

 

 

 

AUS F/S TREACY B.M.

 

 

 

with the aid of Red and Green T.I’s – bombed the centre of

 

 

 

SGT WISBY B.J.

 

 

 

several Greens – fires were burning around Green T.I’s.

 

 

 

SGT DURRANT N.C.

 

 

 

“A good raid through a bit scattered – about 100 cookies were

 

 

 

AUS F/S GOLDSWORTHY F.R.

 

 

 

dropped on target while we were there”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.9.1943

EE 138

AUS SGT COLLIER, A.T.S.

Operations

22.42

04.46

Load 1 x F616/6 1 x F626/8C (54 hours) 1 x F620/8C (12 hours)

 

 

 

SGT LEE, P.A.

GARDENING

 

 

2 x F616/9 1 x F618/8Banner (12 hours). Weather: Cloudy, but

 

 

 

SGT BENNETT, H.S.

 

 

 

generally visibility good – target pinpointed on CORDOUAN

 

 

 

AUS F/S CROHIE, J.A.

 

 

 

ISLAND – Boozer serviceable. “Very successful trip” said

 

 

 

SGT TURNER, F.

 

 

 

the pilot on his return. Air Gunner saw parachutes open,

 

 

 

SGT DAWSON, W.F.

 

 

 

aircraft landed at WICKENBY at 04.46 hours.

 

 

 

SGT TOPHAM, E.A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.9.1943

EE.138

AUS S/L KELAHER C.R.

Operations

19.58

 

Bomb load 1 x 4000 lbs HC 48 x 30 lbs INC 600 x 4 lbs INC

 

 

Second Pilot

AUS F/O FORRESTER S.M.

BERLIN

 

 

30 x 4 lbs INC “X” filled. This aircraft also left its base

 

 

 

AUS W/O CARTHEW E.G.

 

 

 

at the appointed time and nothing has been heard of the

 

 

 

AUS W/O WALSH C.A.

 

 

 

aircraft and crew since.

 

 

 

CAN SGT COOMBES J.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SGT JOWETT H.F.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SGT THIRKETTLE E.A.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SGT ROLFE A.