550 Squadron Crew

P/O N D Holdsworth DFC and Crew

P/O Holdsworth and crew were posted to 550 Sqdn from No. 1 L.F.S. Hemswell w.e.f. 19.5.44:

The crew (with the exception of F/O Holdsworth and Sgt Kirky) were posted to ACAC w.e.f 6.9.44.

Thanks to Daniel Granger (grandson of Sgt H Granger (Air-Gunner)) for the following photographs and permission to include them here.

Click image P/O Holdsworth and crew, 1944
Based on the identifications in the annotated image:
L-to-R (back-row): Sgt Granger (R/AG), Sgt Mimmack (F/Eng), Sgt Venables (B/A), P/O Holdworth (P), Sgt Kirby (Nav), Sgt Johnson (MU/AG), Sgt Steer (W/Op)
Front Row: Ground crew
Click image P/O Holdsworth and crew (identifications as detailed above)
plus some interesting abservations, including:
"Air Crew "C" Charlie", "Notice whistle on battledre4ss, aid if crashed at sea", and various crew nicknames
Click image Sgt H Granger (Air-Gunner)
Click image Sgt H Granger (Air-Gunner)