550 Squadron Photos

F/O Blackler DFC & Crew

F/O Blackler crew:

The picture below shows F/O Blackler and crew at North Killingholme. They completed their tour on 5th March 1945.

Click image F/O Blackler crew:
L-to-R: F/O Blackler, Sgt Nicholls, F/Sgt Bold, Sgt Ross, F/Sgt Mozley, Sgt Nicholson, Sgt McCutcheon
Photo kindly made available by Mark Simpson

The picture below shows some of the Blackler crew boarding "The Vulture Strikes" (PA995) on her 100th sortie (and the last op of their tour) on 5th March 1945.

Click image Annotation "March 1945 (550 Sqdn) Entering "V" for its 100th Op and our last (36th)"
L-to-R: John Nicholson, Jack Bold, Mervyn McCutcheon
Thanks to Daniel Byron for making the photo available
Click image Annotation on rear of photo
Thanks to Daniel Byron for making the photo available