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78 Squadron

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Date

Name 

Initials 

Rank

Notes

25.06.44

Boswell

J

F/L

Halifax III

 

Steele

C

P/O

LV109

 

Crosby

R

F/S

Landed at Carnaby on return

 

Fudge

J

F/L

 

 

Holcombe

J

Sgt

 

 

McCulough (CAN)

R

Sgt

 

 

Chittenden

H

Sgt

 

 

 

 

 

 

25.06.44

Claes (AUS)

L

P/O

Halifax III

 

Daw

G

F/O

NA546

 

Gaylor

K

F/S

On return landed at Carnaby

 

Hayes

A

Sgt

 

 

Harrison

S

Sgt

 

 

Drewitt

A

Sgt

 

 

Earle

E

Sgt

 

 

 

 

 

 

08.07.44

Andrews (CAN)

E

F/O

Halifax III

 

McElroy (CAN)

G

F/O

LV799

 

Parker (CAN)

C

F/O

Ditched into the sea just off Bridlington

 

Long (CAN)

W

W/O

 

 

Price

G

Sgt

 

 

Bridgman (CAN)

T

F/O

 

 

Rogers (CAN)

B

F/O

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.07.44

Howard

H

F/O

Halifax III

 

Sait

F

F/O

LV796

 

Welsh

C

F/S

Landed at Carnaby on return

 

Fudge

T

F/L

 

 

Walker

R

Sgt

 

 

McCourt

W

F/S

 

 

Lane

J

F/L

 

 

 

 

 

 

30.10.44

Clarke

R

W/O

Halifax III

 

Currie (CAN)

D

F/S

LK847

 

Webb (AUS)

J

F/S

weather 10/10ths cloud

 

Northworth (AUS)

R

F/S

Landed at Carnaby

 

Mayes

J

Sgt

 

 

McGee (CAN)

J

F/S

 

 

Craddock (AUS)

T

W/O

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.11.44

Wenzel (CAN)

C

F/O 

Halifax III

 

Young (CAN)

T

F/O

MZ799

 

Greenslade

J

Sgt

Crash landed at Carnaby All crew escaped uninjured

 

Sonoski (CAN)

F

Sgt 

 

 

Dinner

L

Sgt

 

 

McManus

J

Sgt

 

 

Bell

E

Sgt

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.12.44

 Teskey (CAN)

D

F/O

Halifax III

 

Gemel (CAN)

G

F/O

LL613

 

Selkirk (CAN)

S

F/O

Landed at Carnaby without injury to crew

 

Grigg

N

F/O

 

 

Pattison

J

Sgt

 

 

Hunt (CAN)

E

F/S

 

 

Alton (CAN)

J

F/S

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.12.44

Moore (AUS)

B

F/O

Halifax III

 

Pike

R

Sgt

NA526

 

Field

R

Sgt

Landed at Carnaby without injury to crew

 

Crampin

D

Sgt

 

 

Birks

F

Sgt

 

 

Puchalla

P

Sgt

 

 

Hoddinott (CAN)

B

F/s

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.12.44

Ives

L

F/L

Halifax III

 

Biggs

E

F/S

NP998

 

Greenslade

R

F/S

Landed at Carnaby without injury to crew

 

Everall

J

F/S

 

 

Elliott

E

Sgt

 

 

Rogerson

J

Sgt

 

 

Tully

R

Sgt

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.12.44

Sparrow

F

F/L

Halifax III

 

Mills (CAN)

V

F/O

NR247

 

Staniland

W

P/O

returned early due to PO engine u/s and all four motors were surging

 

Jessup

D

F/S

 

 

McDonald

A

F/S

 

 

Mancey

G

Sgt

 

 

Bennett

S

Sgt

 

 

 

 

 

 

06.01.45

Cross

P

F/O

Halifax III

 

McMeekin (AUS)

D

P/O

NR247

 

Carr (AUS)

C

P/O

Landed at Carnaby owing to brake pressure

 

Giddings

F

F/S

 

 

Carberry

R

Sgt

 

 

Ashby

W

F/S

 

 

Brown

W

F/S

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.01.45

Darrell

R

F/L

Halifax III

 

Smith (CAN)

L

F/O

LL613

 

Watters (CAN)

S

P/O

Landed at Carnaby on return

 

Gregg (AUS)

A

P/O

 

 

Hunter

H

Sgt

 

 

Small

J

F/S

 

 

Gregg (AUS)

T

F/O

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

28.01.45

 

 

 

One a/c landed at Carnaby (missing info)

 

 

 

 

 

04.02.45

 

 

 

Aircraft H landed at Carnaby (missing info)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

08.02.45

 

 

 

Aircraft W (missing info)

 

 

 

 

 

13.02.45

 

 

 

Aircraft B (missing info)

 

 

 

 

 

17.02.45

Twiss (CAN)

J

F/O

Halifax III

 

Biggs (CAN)

WG

W/O

MZ415

 

Brown (CAN)

NR

Sgt

Mission abandoned. 

 

Carkner (CAN)

WS

W/O

Hydraulics u/s immediately after take off

 

Whitnum

A

Sgt

Landed at Carnaby

 

Voigt (CAN)

J

F/S

 

 

Topping (CAN)

G

F/S

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.02.45

Wright

F

F/O

Halifax III

 

Pemberton

C

P/O

NR130

 

Tregilgas

W

F/S

 

 

Newton

F

F/S

 

 

Donnelly

W

Sgt

 

 

Todd

J

Sgt

 

 

Tyson

T

Sgt

 

 

 

 

 

 

05.03.45

Duffee

CW

F/L

Halifax III

 

Jary

EC

P/O

NR130

 

Abbott

LS

P/O

starboard inner engine u/s over base

 

Head

G

F/S

landed at Carnaby

 

Palmer

D

Sgt

 

 

Smith

H

P/O

 

 

McGonigle

F

P/O

 

 

 

 

 

 

24.03.45

Young

JH

W/CDR

Halifax III

 

Steele

K

F/L

Aircraft T

 

McCarthy

CJ

P/O

Starboard Inner and Port inner

 

Taylor

A

P/O

 

 

Allan

K

P/O

 

 

Hays-Cole

W

F/S

 

 

? 

 

 

(unable to read name)

 

 

 

 

 

25.03.45

 

 

 

Halifax III Aircraft R

 

 

 

 

(missing info)

 

 

 

 

 

04.04.45

Hatherell (NZ)

R

F/O

Halifax III

 

Fraser

G

P/O

MZ415

 

Kyle

R

F/S

Hydraulics u/s

 

Curry

FW

F/S

Aircraft landed at Carnaby

 

Clark

H

Sgt

 

 

Wilkie

J

F/S

 

 

Curry

GW

P/O

 

 

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