Failed to Return

F/O E V Sage and Crew

F/O Sage and crew were posted to 550 Sqdn from RAF Feltwell w.e.f 3.3.44:

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Thanks to Jem Bover making the picture available (via Wilfred Burie)

F/O Sage and his crew were killed in Lancaster JA918 on operations to Mardyck 9/10 May 1944.

The entry on the 550 Squadron Roll of Honour is available here.

Other information about the flight and the target available here.

Sgt W W Hopper (A/G) Log Book

Sgt William Walter Hopper's log books and other items are shown below.

Many thanks to Jem Bover for making these log book pages available.

Log Book (incl. flying with 550 Sqdn)

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Log Book Cover
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Certificate of Qualification
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Course Results
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Log of aircraft flown in at Westcott OTU

Training pages

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Training in Ansons (various pilots)
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Training in Ansons (various pilots)
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Training in Wellingtons (various pilots)
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Training in Wellingtons (various pilots)
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Training in Stirling Is (various pilots)
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Training in Stirling I and IIIs (various pilots)
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Training in Stirling I and IIIs (various pilots)
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Training in Lancasters (various pilots)

Training Flights and Operations, 550 Sqdn, North Killingholme

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Flights (with F/O Sage)
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Flights (with F/O Sage)
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Flights (with F/O Sage)
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Flights (with F/O Sage). Last page. Crew FTR Mardyck

Various

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Group photo
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Laundry ticket