415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

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415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

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415 Squadron, RCAFCrews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

The book titled “The East Moor Experience” assembled by Brian Shields was the primary reference used to develop the list of 415 Squadron Halifax Crews.

ADDISON

Pilot F/O J Addison

Navigator F/O A Mahalek

Bomb Aimer Sgt J Edgar

WOP F/O F Rackley

M/Upper F/O J Burroughs

R/Gunner F/O A Handson

F/Engineer Sgt L Stoker



ANDREWS

Pilot P/O D Andrews

Navigator F/O J Willis

Bomb Aimer W/O J Pelletier

WOP W/O P Evans

M/Upper Sgt J McDonald

R/Gunner F/S J Conroy

F/Engineer Sgt G Grant

M/AG Sgt V Valde


BALL

Pilot W/C F Ball

Navigator F/L L McDonald

Bomb Aimer P/O G Johnson

WOP P/O B Blackburn

M/Upper P/O W Patterson

R/Gunner F/O J Samwald

F/Engineer Sgt P Goodenough

M/AG Sgt W McPhee



BARNES

Pilot F/L H Barnes

Navigator F/O J Moulden

Bomb Aimer Sgt W McLeod

WOP W/O J Dubois

M/Upper Sgt L Ballantyne

R/Gunner Sgt S Bayerle

F/Engineer Sgt J Rome



BELCHER

Pilot F/O L Belcher

Navigator P/O H Brier

Bomb Aimer F/O N Strosberg

WOP F/O H Irving

M/Upper F/O L Murray

R/Gunner F/Sgt N Butler

F/Engineer Sgt L Mawson



BLAGRAVE

Pilot W/C ] P Blagrave

Navigator F/O G Paul

Bomb Aimer F/O B Lod

WOP F/O P McCall

M/Upper W/O P Gaust

R/Gunner F/Sgt V Vandwater

F/Engineer Sgt G Adair



B0RRETT

Pilot F/L W Borrett

Navigator F/O D Sloan

Bomb Aimer F/O T Daniel

WOP Sgt P Collins

M/Upper Sgt P Mogridge

R/Gunner Sgt K Bradley

F/Engineer Sgt D Binnie

M/AG F/Sgt C Roy



BRITT

Pilot P/O J Britt

Navigator F/Sgt J Pape

Bomb Aimer F/O A Gray

WOP F/Sgt P Blau

M/Upper Sgt D Barrett

R/Gunner F/Sgt W Bridle

F/Engineer Sgt C Ramsbottom

M/AG Sgt C Roy



BROWN

Pilot F/O W Brown

Navigator F/L D Thompson

Bomb Aimer Sgt F Baptiste

WOP F/O P McGill

M/Upper Sgt C Labercane

R/Gunner F/O W Huskilson

F/Engineer Sgt P Larke

M/AG Sgt J Vine


CAHILL

Pilot F/O F Cahill

Navigator F/O D Aikenhead

Bomb Aimer F/O J McKenzie

WOP Sgt P Middleton

M/Upper P/O P Clyde

R/Gunner P/O P Goring

F/Engineer Sgt J Harpin


CHAPMAN

Pilot F/O P Chapman

Navigator F/O G Barron

Bomb Aimer F/O A Edwards

WOP Sgt H Fox

M/Upper Sgt A Mitchell

R/Gunner Sgt P Morrison

F/Engineer Sgt T Guthrie



CHAPMAN

Pilot F/L T Chapman

Navigator F/O G Barron

Bomb Aimer F/O K Edwards

WOP F/Sgt S Hollman

M/Upper Sgt D Sample

R/Gunner Sgt D Shubrook

F/Engineer Sgt L McLeod

M/AG F/Sgt L Glaisher


CHARTIER

Pilot P/O C Chartier

Navigator Sgt J Harrison

Bomb Aimer Sgt J Veales

WOP W/O F Morrison

M/Upper Sgt D Hunt

R/Gunner Sgt J Beharriell

F/Engineer Sgt P Antrobus

M/AG Sgt D Sample



CLARKE

Pilot F/O D Clarke

Navigator F/O W Kirk

Bomb Aimer Sgt A Page

WOP Sgt J Belanger

M/Upper Sgt N Fortin

R/Gunner F/O C Oates

F/Engineer Sgt E Minnikin



CLOUTHIER

Pilot P/O V Clouthier

Navigator F/Sgt N Laimon

Bomb Aimer F/O L Murray

WOP Sgt D Derricott

M/Upper Sgt W Bevans

R/Gunner Sgt H Carmicheal

F/Engineer Sgt G Holman



COWIESON

Pilot F/O B Cowieson

Navigator F/O G Stewart

Bomb Aimer F/O N Mealing

WOP W/O L Dewan

M/Upper F/Sgt W Dekur

R/Gunner F/Sgt W Harvey

F/Engineer Sgt A Law


CRUICKSHANK

Pilot P/O A Cruickshank

Navigator F/O J Wynne

Bomb Aimer F/O G Brush

WOP F/Sgt W Barr

M/Upper Sgt Lesage

R/Gunner Sgt C Valliere

F/Engineer Sgt J Wosley



DARYCHERE

Pilot F/O L Darychere

Navigator F/O P Dean

Bomb Aimer F/O K Switzer

WOP F/Sgt D Moorhouse

M/Upper P/O W Hanna

R/Gunner Sgt J Harrigan

F/Engineer Sgt A Harrison



DONNELLY

Pilot P/O T Donnelly

Navigator P/O A Kufta

Bomb Aimer F/O I Dunston

WOP F/Sgt L Keddie

M/Upper Sgt P Porter

R/Gunner F/Sgt N Wiseman

F/Engineer Sgt P Boyack

M/AG Sgt J Taylor



EMSOM

Pilot F/O C Emsom

Navigator F/O E Sargent

Bomb Aimer F/O J House

WOP F/Sgt D Rampton

M/Upper W/O J Lamphier

R/Gunner W/O C Brewser

F/Engineer Sgt J Walby


EVANS

Pilot F/O P Evans

Navigator F/O L Spry

Bomb Aimer F/O L Veitch

WOP F/O J Kelly

M/Upper F/Sgt D Lorenz

R/Gunner F/Sgt D Teevin

F/Engineer Sgt B Wylie


FALCONER

Pilot F/O E Falconer

Navigator F/Sgt F Ferris

Bomb Aimer F/Sgt N Perkins

WOP W/O W Chowon

M/Upper Sgt J McNeil

R/Gunner Sgt W Skidmore

F/Engineer Sgt A Coleman

M/AG F/O L Murray



FORBES

Pilot F/O F Forbes

Navigator F/O J Fernie

Bomb Aimer F/O S Morris

WOP Sgt D Vitarell

M/Upper F/Sgt C Lovie

R/Gunner Sgt J Scarf

F/Engineer Sgt P Afford

M/AG Sgt P Morrison



FRANKLING

Pilot S/L S Frankling

Navigator F/O T Ringwall

Bomb Aimer F/O J Cox

WOP F/Sgt P Brown

M/Upper F/Sgt J Grondin

R/Gunner F/Sgt P Lennard

F/Engineer Sgt P Duff

M/AG F/Sgt W Huskilson



GALLEY

Pilot F/O A Galley

Navigator F/O J Warren

Bomb Aimer F/O F Gingras

WOP F/O H Bartholomew

M/Upper Sgt P Warrington

R/Gunner Sgt L Smith

F/Engineer Sgt P Kucham

M/AG Sgt E Gaton



GINGRICH

Pilot P/O P Gingrich

Navigator P/O E Vaughan

Bomb Aimer F/O D Gosling

WOP F/O J Winch

M/Upper F/O N Boyce

R/Gunner Sgt M Hoiser

F/Engineer Sgt E Tait

M/AG Sgt W Bridle



GOODWIN

Pilot F/O W Goodwin

Navigator F/O H Frew

Bomb Aimer F/Sgt O Ross

WOP F/Sgt H Clitheros

M/Upper F/Sgt A Stewart

R/Gunner F/Sgt W Woytowich

F/Engineer Sgt P Gault

M/AG Sgt K Bradley



GRIER

Pilot P/O G Grier

Navigator F/O P Mikalchuk

Bomb Aimer Sgt J Marshall

WOP F/Sgt J Harrigan

M/Upper Sgt J Aickon

R/Gunner Sgt G Johnston

F/Engineer Sgt J Andrews



GUE

Pilot F/O C Gue

Navigator F/O S Sinclair

Bomb Aimer F/O A Horie

WOP W/O A McQueen

M/Upper F/Sgt J Scott

R/Gunner F/Sgt P Bell

F/Engineer F/Sgt A Simpson

M/AG Sgt W Webb


HARKER

Pilot F/O L Harker

Navigator F/O K McKenna

Bomb Aimer P/O D Goranson

WOP Sgt H Sterling

M/Upper P/O W Wilson

R/Gunner P/O E McAllum

F/Engineer Sgt W Dickson



HECHETER

Pilot P/O O Hecheter

Navigator F/O J Kirkland

Bomb Aimer F/O H Webster

WOP W/O E Vaughan

M/Upper Sgt J Jacques

R/Gunner Sgt G Harrison

F/Engineer Sgt J Hunter

M/AG Sgt J Richardson


HOLTER

Pilot F/O C Holter

Navigator F/O A Smith

Bomb Aimer F/O W Burke

WOP F/O H Bateman

M/Upper Sgt H Paifsky

R/Gunner Sgt H Miller

F/Engineer Sgt J Jones



HOVEY

Pilot F/L J Hovey

Navigator F/O C Connell

Bomb Aimer F/O A Wittingham

WOP Sgt J Currie

M/Upper Sgt J Gordon

R/Gunner Sgt A Maxham

F/Engineer Sgt S Coulter

M/AG Sgt D Barrett


HUFFMAN

Pilot F/O D Huffman

Navigator F/O H Meadus

Bomb Aimer F/O F Hale

WOP F/O A Blenkhorn

M/Upper Sgt S French

R/Gunner F/Sgt K Clayton

F/Engineer Sgt N Lavers


HUITMAN

Pilot F/O J Huitman

Navigator F/O P Harris

Bomb Aimer F/O D Thompson

WOP W/O J Wood

M/Upper F/Sgt D Martin

R/Gunner Sgt P McKellar

F/Engineer Sgt T Stones


HYLAND

Pilot F/O G Hyland

Navigator F/O T Lewis

Bomb Aimer F/O J Suttak

WOP F/Sgt A Anderson

M/Upper Sgt G Pedon

/Gunner Sgt G Rude

F/Engineer P/O L Boles



JUPP

Pilot F/O E Jupp

Navigator F/O A Telford

Bomb Aimer F/O S Riel

WOP F/O D Mitchell

M/Upper F/O L Johnston

R/Gunner F/O T Knight

F/Engineer Sgt H Swetman



KERR

Pilot Sgt J Kerr

Navigator Sgt H Beilhartz

Bomb Aimer P/O P Hayes

WOP W/O G Veryard

M/Upper Sgt E Wilson

R/Gunner Sgt P James

F/Engineer Sgt D Atkin

M/AG Sgt S Bayerle



KNOBOVITCH

Pilot F/O H Knobovitch

Navigator P/O A Orchard

Bomb Aimer F/O B Anderson

WOP Sgt J Harper

M/Upper Sgt C Seeley

R/Gunner Sgt V Valde

F/Engineer Sgt S Kirkpatrick

M/AG Sgt J Tisdalle



KROCKER

Pilot Sgt C Krocker

Navigator Sgt P Nicolls

Bomb Aimer Sgt P Chatfield

WOP F/Sgt G Doyle

M/Upper F/Sgt B Walker

R/Gunner Sgt N Orbach

F/Engineer Sgt L Tongue

M/AG W/O C Rowe



LANE

Pilot Sgt W Lane

Navigator F/O E LeGrice

Bomb Aimer Sgt W Graham

WOP W/O P Roberts

M/Upper Sgt W Smallbridge

R/Gunner Sgt F Bannister

F/Engineer Sgt S Eltherington (replaced by Sgt J. Ruff)

M/AG Sgt H Fox


LINDQUIST

Pilot P/O O Lindquist

Navigator Sgt E Mahoney

Bomb Aimer F/O J McQuade

WOP W/O A Lemieux

M/Upper Sgt J Main

R/Gunner Sgt A Henusett

F/Engineer Sgt C Gilboy

M/AG Sgt P Lowe



LITTLE

Pilot P/O J Little

Navigator Sgt C Hancock

Bomb Aimer Sgt W Bouvier

WOP Sgt H Smith

M/Upper Sgt D Brynjoisfen

R/Gunner P/O J Thompson

F/Engineer Sgt P Cottoy

M/AG Sgt L Ballantyne



LECOMTE

Pilot W/C L LeComte

Navigator F/O W Boyd

Bomb Aimer P/O J Cox

WOP P/O E Bright

M/Upper F/Sgt L Glaisher

R/Gunner F/L P McNamara

F/Engineer Sgt A Swarbrigk

M/AG P/O T Stephens



MacNEIL

Pilot P/O W MacNeil

Navigator F/O P Roy

Bomb Aimer F/Sgt D Sante

WOP F/Sgt Salchenberger

M/Upper Sgt A Rafferty

R/Gunner Sgt J Main

F/Engineer Sgt C Parker

M/AG Sgt Labercane



McALLISTER

Pilot F/O J McAllistor

Navigator F/O C Prawdsik

Bomb Aimer Sgt J Rhodes

WOP Sgt E Moynes

M/Upper Sgt G Smith

R/Gunner P/O A Smith

F/Engineer Sgt Geneva Watling

M/AG Sgt D Sample



McALLISTER

Pilot S/L J McAllistor

Navigator F/L A Montgornery

Bomb Aimer P/O E Moynes

WOP P/O J Rhodes

M/Upper F/Sgt J McNeil

R/Gunner F/O G Smith

F/Engineer P/O C Taylor



McCOLLUM

Pilot F/O J McCollum

Navigator F/O P Aylesworth

Bomb Aimer Sgt P Paul

WOP F/Sgt A Knight

M/Upper Sgt L Brennan

R/Gunner W/O J Jones

F/Engineer Sgt S Lowe



McDIARMID

Pilot F/Sgt A McDiarmid

Navigator Sgt W Mracek

Bomb Aimer F/O A Hibbon

WOP Sgt F Adams

M/Upper Sgt N Tonello

R/Gunner Sgt G Roberts

F/Engineer Sgt W Gale

M/AG Sgt G Flett



McFADDEN

Pilot F/O B McFadden

Navigator F/O M Conner

Bomb Aimer F/O E Rhind

WOP Sgt J Rinder

M/Upper Sgt J Clarke

R/Gunner Sgt F Graves

F/Engineer Sgt J Burton

M/AG Sgt P O’Conner


McGUIRE

Pilot F/O J McGuire

Navigator F/O N Vaizial

Bomb Aimer W/O T Barnet

WOP F/O P Donlan

M/Upper F/Sgt J Penaud

R/Gunner F/Sgt A Begin

F/Engineer Sgt D Howard



McKEAN

Pilot P/O J McKean

Navigator F/O D Wakelin

Bomb Aimer F/Sgt G Moffat

WOP Sgt O Higgins

M/Upper Sgt J Morris

R/Gunner Sgt H Lee

F/Engineer Sgt H Gage

M/AG Sgt W McPhee



McKENZIE

Pilot W/O J McKenzie

Navigator F/Sgt P Herring

Bomb Aimer F/O L Fuller

WOP Sgt E Bailey

M/Upper Sgt J Hogg

R/Gunner F/Sgt W Broad

F/Engineer Sgt J Charlebois

M/AG Sgt J Graham



McLATCHIE

Pilot P/O P McLatchie

Navigator F/Sgt T Kitchin

Bomb Aimer F/O J Savage

WOP Sgt W Langford

M/Upper Sgt G Fletcher

R/Gunner Sgt J Delaney

F/Engineer Sgt J Gibb





McNEIL

Pilot P/O D McNeil

Navigator F/O C Fletcher

Bomb Aimer F/O W Underhill

WOP F/Sgt F Davies

M/Upper F/Sgt W White

R/Gunner F/Sgt P Ward

F/Engineer Sgt D Owens

M/AG P/O P Stephens


McNEIL DFC

Pilot W/C J McNeill

Navigator P/O S McKillop

Bomb Aimer F/L W McNicholl

WOP F/O C Rowsell

M/Upper F/Sgt L Glaisher

R/Gunner P/O N Graham

F/Engineer P/O J Hargreaves

M/AG F/O H Powell


McQUISTON

Pilot F/O J McQuiston

Navigator F/O G McGlone

Bomb Aimer F/O J Egan

WOP Sgt A Walker

M/Upper Sgt J Cavanagh

R/Gunner P/O T Stephens

F/Engineer Sgt J Stogryn

M/AG Sgt A Sidon



McTAGGART

Pilot F/O D McTaggart

Navigator F/O E Pritchard

Bomb Aimer F/O J Stack

WOP Sgt F Taylor

M/Upper Sgt J Boyle

R/Gunner Sgt Allan

F/Engineer Sgt W Thompson

M/AG Sgt W Smallbridge



MEAGHER

Pilot F/O J Meagher

Navigator F/O D Belkin

Bomb Aimer F/O D Foster

WOP W/O J Kelly

M/Upper Sgt E Lording

R/Gunner F/O W Timmermans

F/Engineer Sgt A Wood

M/AG Sgt F Fry



MILIBANK

Pilot F/O E Milibank

Navigator F/Sgt J Absom

Bomb Aimer F/O H Bucko

WOP W/O W Andrew

M/Upper F/Sgt J Zator

R/Gunner F/Sgt J Morris

F/Engineer Sgt M Swan



MINKLER

Pilot F/O L Minkler

Navigator F/Sgt J Wilson

Bomb Aimer F/O D Milibank

WOP F/Sgt G Johnson

M/Upper Sgt P Sheppard

R/Gunner Sgt N McKenzie

F/Engineer Sgt G Abram


MITCHELL

Pilot F/O W Mitchell

Navigator F/O P Loveridge

Bomb Aimer F/Sgt D Noble

WOP Sgt W Mosey

M/Upper Sgt W Gill

R/Gunner Sgt J Gendron

F/Engineer Sgt A Wridley

M/AG W/O B Walker



MOORES

Pilot F/O S Moores

Navigator F/O P Wright

Bomb Aimer Sgt P Fuller

WOP F/Sgt J Gillard

M/Upper Sgt J Grant

R/Gunner Sgt E Everett

F/Engineer Sgt E Hewitt

M/AG W/O C Rowe



NEARS

Pilot F/L T Nears

Navigator Sgt F Warren

Bomb Aimer Sgt C Gerrie

WOP W/O E Vaughan

M/Upper Sgt J Russell

R/Gunner Sgt J Taylor

F/Engineer F/Sgt Z Spinks

M/AG Sgt D Snell



NORTHRUP

Pilot F/L P Northrup

Navigator F/O N Thauvette

Bomb Aimer Sgt J Paradis

WOP W/O J Amboise

M/Upper Sgt J Sullivan

R/Gunner Sgt J Lachance

F/Engineer Sgt A Bryden

M/AG Sgt J Clarke



PALLIN

Pilot F/O P Pallin

Navigator F/O E Johnson

Bomb Aimer F/O N Mooney

WOP F/Sgt P Bird

M/Upper Sgt T Shelley

R/Gunner P/O G MacLean

F/Engineer P/O J Haley


PATTEN

Pilot F/O L Patten

Navigator F/O P Provias

Bomb Aimer Sgt P Hill

WOP Sgt J Ford

M/Upper Sgt A Kell

R/Gunner Sgt E Turner

F/Engineer Sgt P Watson

M/AG Sgt W Moulden



PATTERSON

Pilot F/O J Patterson

Navigator F/O G Kingston

Bomb Aimer F/O J Harding

WOP Sgt H Jackson

M/Upper F/O A Bowman

R/Gunner P/O K Maitland

F/Engineer Sgt B Bell



PIPER

Pilot F/O C Piper

Navigator F/O D Summerville

Bomb Aimer F/O A Robinson

WOP Sgt H Gonik

M/Upper Sgt J Richardson

R/Gunner Sgt G Flott

F/Engineer Sgt J Kerr

M/AG F/O P Baltzer



POBERTS

Pilot F/O B Poberts

Navigator F/O E Kelly

Bomb Aimer Sgt P Switzer

WOP Sgt P Mihell

M/Upper Sgt J McConnel

R/Gunner Sgt W McPhee

F/Engineer Sgt D Natheson

M/AG Sgt J Gordon



REGIMBAL

Pilot F/O W Regimbal

Navigator F/O P Rose

Bomb Aimer F/O H Rabkin

WOP P/O G Zubra

M/Upper Sgt V Nelson

R/Gunner Sgt K Morton

F/Engineer Sgt S Spence

M/AG Sgt J Lechance



RUSSELL

Pilot W/O L Russell

Navigator F/Sgt J Gallagher

Bomb Aimer W/O P Poyryeka

WOP F/Sgt C Craigie

M/Upper F/Sgt P Brown

R/Gunner F/Sgt W Jones

F/Engineer Sgt L Trowsdale


SADLER

Pilot F/O J Sadler

Navigator F/O H Hannah

Bomb Aimer F/O K Crawley

WOP F/Sgt D Casey

M/Upper F/Sgt T Wood

R/Gunner F/Sgt W Weeks

F/Engineer Sgt W Brown



SHERMAN

Pilot F/O W Sherman

Navigator F/O G Aubrey

Bomb Aimer F/O D Dworkin

WOP F/O W Quinlan

M/Upper Sgt L McGlashan

R/Gunner Sgt E Sears

F/Engineer Sgt L Park

M/AG Sgt J Mitchell



SIEROLAWAKI

Pilot F/O P Sierolawaki

Navigator P/O J Page

Bomb Aimer Sgt W Webb

WOP F/O A Joyce

M/Upper Sgt J Vine

R/Gunner Sgt W Molden

F/Engineer Sgt J Wood

M/AG F/O W Huskilson



SIRTONSKI

Pilot F/Sgt C Gue

Navigator F/Sgt I Campbell

Bomb Aimer F/O G Abel

WOP F/Sgt F Fasang

M/Upper F/Sgt E Engman

R/Gunner F/Sgt E Gates

F/Engineer Sgt L Broughton

M/AG Sgt W Dekur



STEIN

Pilot F/O A Stein

Navigator F/O G Penaud

Bomb Aimer Sgt P Harvey

WOP Sgt G Reeson

M/Upper Sgt A Profosky

R/Gunner Sgt W Robertson

F/Engineer Sgt A MacIver

M/AG Sgt L McElroy



STEVENS

Pilot W/O P Stevens

Navigator W/O G Murray

Bomb Aimer F/Sgt H Nunziate

WOP W/O W Steele

M/Upper Sgt A Dennis

R/Gunner F/S F Bogle

F/Engineer P/O J Mount



STEWART

Pilot F/O D Stewart DFC

Navigator F/O J Huddart

Bomb Aimer P/O P Somers

WOP F/Sgt A Greaves

M/Upper Sgt P Flemings

R/Gunner Sgt W McVean

F/Engineer Sgt A Munford



TIMS

Pilot P/O J Tims

Navigator F/L P Davis

Bomb Aimer F/O p Scandon

WOP Sgt J Deschambeault

M/Upper Sgt P Stewart

R/Gunner Sgt S Cunningham

F/Engineer Sgt N Bell

M/AG Sgt D Shubrook



TINMOUTH

Pilot P/O A Tinmouth

Navigator P/O A Richardson

Bomb Aimer F/Sgt L Todere

WOP P/O P Nelson

M/Upper F/Sgt E Parr

R/Gunner F/Sgt G Webber

F/Engineer Sgt E Warren

M/AG P/O M Graham



THOMPSON

Pilot F/L C Thompson

Navigator F/O P Gladding

Bomb Aimer F/O J Mallard

WOP Sgt N Gallery

M/Upper Sgt H Garner

R/Gunner Sgt P Stringer

F/Engineer Sgt G Bancroft

M/AG Sgt J Geadron



WARD

Pilot F/Sgt H Ward

Navigator F/Sgt S Robinson

Bomb Aimer Sgt A Heaverman

WOP F/Sgt L Cameron

M/Upper Sgt N Slaney

R/Gunner Sgt F McPhee

F/Engineer Sgt J Fawcett



WEIR

Pilot F/O J Weir

Navigator F/O P Fleming

Bomb Aimer F/O P Bowen

WOP F/O H Lyons

M/Upper Sgt G Parkes

R/Gunner F/Sgt H Warner

F/Engineer Sgt J Potter

M/AG Sgt C Labercane



WILKINSON

Pilot F/O E Wilkinson

Navigator F/O A Thomson

Bomb Aimer F/O W Standing

WOP F/Sgt G Shultz

M/Upper F/O P Baltzer

R/Gunner Sgt J Ashton

F/Engineer Sgt W Fyfe



WILMOT DFC

Pilot S/L B Wilmot

Navigator P/O S McKillop

Bomb Aimer F/L A McBain

WOP F/O W Eaglestone

M/Upper W/O W Fry

R/Gunner P/O J Thompson

F/Engineer Sgt N Malpass



WINMILL

Pilot F/L A Winmill

Navigator F/O W Donley

Bomb Aimer F/O P Carreau

WOP Sgt W Jenner

M/Upper Sgt A Kilgore

R/Gunner P/O F Pegg

F/Engineer Sgt W Fox


Source: http://www.415sqn.com/halifax-crews.html

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:29 pm

McCOLLUM

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ907 6U-P, March 25, 1945

Aircraft prior to hitting the target of Munster, Germany, was severely hit by flak, bringing it down.

Crew:
Pilot, F/O J.R. McCollum, RCAF, J/41476, K.I.A., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Navigator, F/O R.M. Aylesworth, RCAF, Survived P.O.W.
Bomb Aimer, Sgt R.A. Paul, RCAF, J/95472, Murdered, Moose Jaw. Saskatchewan, Canada
WOP, F/Sgt A.N. Knight, RCAF, Survived P.O.W.
M/Upper Sgt L.W. Brennan, RCAF, J/95242, Murdered, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
R/Gunner W/O J.M. Jones, RCAF, J/95350, K.I.A., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
F/Engineer Sgt S.W. Lowe, RAFVR, 1818319, Murdered, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England

Note:
Sgt R.A. Paul, RCAF, J/95472, Sgt L.W. Brennan, RCAF, J/95242 and Sgt S.W. Lowe, RAFVR, 1818319, were murdered near Dorsten-Wulfen, Germany. German soldiers were escorting the 3 captured aviators when they were attacked by a violent crowd led by Haupttruppenfuhrer Ferdinand Assman, after briefly escaping the mob, they were caught, beaten and shot by sturmfuhrer Otto Wunderlich. Before the trial, the chief suspect, Wunderlich while on remand, killed himself.

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:30 pm

ANDREWS

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ686, 6U-U, July 28, 1944

Aircraft crashed on takeoff out of East Moor, York, North Yorkshire. Target was Hamburg, Germany.

Crew:
Pilot P/O D.R. Andrews – Survived this crash
Navigator F/O J.C. Willis – Survived this crash
Bomb Aimer W/O J.R. Pelletier – Survived this crash
WOP W/O R.A. Evans – Survived this crash
M/Upper Sgt J.E. McDonald – Survived this crash
R/Gunner F/S J Conroy – Injured in crash
F/Engineer Sgt G.B. Grant, Survived this crash
M/AG Sgt V.L. Valde, Survived this crash, but K.I.A. November 2, 1944, see MZ603
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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:33 pm

HYLAND

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ922 6U-C, March 31, 1945

RCAF Squadron’s including No. 415 Squadron on an attack on an attack at the Blohm & Voss shipyards at Hamburg. The crews were over the target at between 17,000 and 19,500 feet, releasing 1,908,000 Lbs of high explosives. According to reports, the target was cloud covered but extensive damage was caused in the industrial area of Hamburg. Aircraft MZ922 was shot down by an Me-262

Crew:
Pilot, F/O G Hyland, RCAF, J/39503, K.I.A. Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
Navigator, F/O T Lewis, RCAF, J/40805, K.I.A. West Kildonan, Manitoba, Canada.
Bomb Aimer, F/O J Suttak, RCAF, J/40338, K.I.A. Hometown info not know
WOP, F/Sgt G Anderson, RCAF, J/95243, K.I.A. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Born in Scotland)
M/Upper, Sgt G.J. Peden, RCAF, J/95473, K.I.A. Victoria, B.C., Canada
R/Gunner, Sgt G.J. Rude, RCAF, J/95474, K.I.A. Lake Alma, Saskatchewan, Canada.
F/Engineer, P/O J.A. Neilson, RCAF, J/95459, K.I.A. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:34 pm

B0RRETT

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, NR253 6U-L, January 1, 1945

RCAF Squadrons including No. 415 Squadron was ordered for an attack on Magdeburg. The aircraft were over the target at between 18,000 and 20,000 feet, releasing 232,000 Lbs of high explosives and 546,000 Lbs of incendiaries. According to reports, severe damage was caused. Aircraft NR253 failed to return from the mission, crashed near Borne, Germany

Crew:
Pilot, F/L W Borrett, RCAF, J/9468, K.I.A. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Navigator, F/O D Sloan, Survived P.O.W.
Bomb Aimer, F/O T Daniel, Survived P.O.W.
WOP, Sgt P Collins, Survived P.O.W.
M/Upper, Sgt P.R. Mogridge, RCAF, J/95452, K.I.A. Hometown info not know
R/Gunner, Sgt K Bradley, Survived P.O.W.
F/Engineer, Sgt D Binne, Survived P.O.W.

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:37 pm

McNeill,

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, NA609, 6U-?, August 21, 1944

Aircraft in a flying accident on 21st August 1944 whilst serving with 415 Squadron when Halifax NA609 collided with RCAF No. 432 Squadron Halifax MZ633 being transferred to No. 415 Squadron and both aircraft crashed near West Haddlesey, Selby, Yorkshire.

Crew:
Pilot Wing Commander J.G. McNeill, (DFC), RCAF, J/9201, K.I.F.A., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Navigator Flt. Lt. G.E. Steel-Davies, RCAF, J/22138, K.I.F.A., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Bomb Aimer, Flt. Lt. A.H.A. McBain, (DFC), RCAF, J/23638, K.I.F.A., Gibbard, Alberta, Canada
WOP, Sgt H.R.W. Fox, RCAF, J/90471, K.I.F.A., Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
R/Gunner Sgt P Morrison, RCAF, R/121748, K.I.F.A., Beverly, Alberta. Canada
F/Engineer Sgt T Guthrie, RAFVR, 3020081, K.I.F.A., Edinburgh, Scotland
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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:42 pm

Wilmont

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ633 being transferred, August 21, 1944

Aircraft flying accident RCAF No. 432 Squadron Halifax MZ633 being transferred to No. 415 Squadron collided with Aircraft NA609, both aircraft crashed near West Haddlesey, Selby, Yorkshire.

Crew:
Pilot, S/L. B E. Wilmot, (DFC & Bar), RCAF, J/23777, K.I.F.A. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Navigator, F/O. J H. Hudson, RCAF, J/23947, K.I.F.A., Perth, Ontario, Canada
Bomb Aimer, P/O. T E. Wiltse, RCAF, J/87719, K.I.F.A., Readlyn, Saskatchewan, Canada
WOP, F/O. W R, Eaglestone, RCAF, J/26854, K.I.F.A., Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Gunner, Sgt. J W. Mitchell, RCAF, R/121261, K.I.F.A., Butte, Alberta, Canada
F/Engineer, Sgt. N M. Malpass, RAFVR, 1852325, K.I.F.A., High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Airframe Mechanic, Sgt. E. Henley, RCAF, R/64186, KIFA, K.I.F.A., Lang Bay, British Columbia, Canada
Aero Engine Mechanic, Cpl. W.R. Dickson, RCAF, R/87940, K.I.F.A., Lang Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:48 pm

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R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, NP936 6U-P, February 24, 1945

RCAF Squadron’s including No. 415 Squadron on an attack on the synthetic oil works at Kamen in the Bergkamen district, a total of 340 aircraft took part in this operation during which the target was covered in cloud. Aircraft NP936 was the only aircraft lost on this mission, 415 Squadron log book claims the aircraft was hit by another aircraft bomb load. Crashed in the target area.

Crew:
Pilot, W/O L.A. Russell, RCAF, J/94268, K.I.A. Brussells, Ontario, Canada
Navigator, F/Sgt J Gallagher, RCAF, J/95305, K.I.A. Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
Bomb Aimer, W/O P Poyryeka, RCAF, J/39383, K.I.A. Kitchener, Ontario, Canada (Born in Austria)
WOP, F/Sgt C Craigie, RCAF, J/95231, K.I.A. Ludlow, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
M/Upper, F/Sgt P Brown, RCAF, J/95211, K.I.A. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R/Gunner, F/Sgt W Jones, RCAF, J/95347, K.I.A. Toronto, Ontario, Canada
F/Engineer, Sgt L Trowsdale, RAFVR, 1540203, K.I.A. Hometown info not know

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:49 pm

McFadden

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ476 6U-Y, January 6, 1945

RCAF Squadron’s including No. 415 Squadron on an attack at Hannover. The crews were over the target at between 18,000 to 20,000 feet, releasing 1,587,000 Lbs of high explosives. According to reports, bombing was scattered throughout the city. Aircraft MZ476 failed to return from the mission, crashed near Twistringen, Germany

Crew:
Pilot, F/O B McFadden, RCAF, Survived P.O.W.
Navigator, F/O M Conner, RCAF, Survived P.O.W.
Bomb Aimer, F/O E Rhind, RCAF, J/37836, K.I.A. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
WOP, Sgt J Rinder, RCAF, C/95465, K.I.A. Outremont, Province of Quebec, Canada
M/Upper, Sgt J Clarke, RCAF, J/95223, K.I.A. Wilmette, Illinois, U.S.A.
R/Gunner, Sgt F Graves, RCAF, Survived P.O.W.
F/Engineer, Sgt J Burton, Survived P.O.W.

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Re: 415 Squadron, RCAF Crews – Halifax Era – East Moor 1944 - 1945

Post by georgetanksherman » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:50 pm

KNOBOVITCH

R.C.A.F. No. 415 Squadron, Handley Page Halifax, MZ603 6U-E, November 2, 1944

Aircraft hit by flak, exploded in the air and wreckage came down between Bergstein and Zerkall, west of Nideggen, bombing mission was to Dusseldorf, Germany

Crew:
Pilot, F/O H Knobovitch (DFC), RCAF, J/28738, K.I.A., Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada
Navigator, P/O A.B Orchard, RCAF, J/37160, K.I.A.Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bomb Aimer, F/O B.B Anderson, RCAF, J/35534, K.I.A., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
WOP, Sgt J.R. Harper, RCAF, J/95270, K.I.A., South Burnaby, Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada.
M/Upper, Sgt C Seeley, RCAF, Survived P.O.W.
R/Gunner, Sgt V Valde, RCAF, K.I.A., J/90964, K.I.A. Transcona, Manitoba, Canada.
F/Engineer, Sgt S Kirkpatrick, RCAF, Survived P.O.W.
M/AG, W St C Huskilson, RCAF, J/38161, K.I.A., Lockeport, Nova Scotia, Canada

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