Squadron Aircraft: Summary Information


Listed below is the information available for this aircraft which served in 550 Squadron.

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Aircraft Details: The column headers should be fairly self-explanatory. The final column (Web links) contains, where given, links to other items on this web-site or indeed to external sources where further information or photographs, etc can be found.

Associated Aircrew: This is the list of servicemen known to have flown on this aircraft at some time or other, it is not a particular crew (that can be found on other lists available on the site such as the crew shown on a specific operation, etc).

An extended view of the Squadron Aircraft report providing more detailed information is available here [IMPLEMENTATION STILL TO BE FINALISED]. This extended version of the Squadron Aircraft report lists the crew members known to have flown in a particular aircraft.

Definitions of the abbreviations used are available: here.

Aircraft Details

Aircraft Details Associated Aircrew
Id Service Number Name No. of Ops BQ-Code Other Information Web Links Name
K2 NG135 - - BQ-K2 SOC 10 Dec 1945 - F/O C G K Edlund
F/O C S George
P/O A D Young
F/O C J Jones
Sgt S J Webb
P/O J Buckmaster
F/Sgt L W Harvey
Sgt F M Main
Sgt M B Smith
F/Sgt V Montague
F/Sgt E M Watkins
Sgt C A DeLaveleye
F/O H J Handley
F/Sgt L J Tough
Sgt H B Brier
F/Sgt J Taylor
Sgt R G Aldridge
Sgt H Firth
Sgt D Hiskins
F/O A C Bothe
F/Sgt J H Andrews
F/Sgt A S Wiltshire
F/O S W Collins
Sgt B J Williams
Sgt H W Barton
Sgt F R Knight
Sgt S Lipfriend
F/O W F Dawson
Sgt P H Barber
W/O J M Gorton
Sgt H J Cleghorne
Sgt J Carruthers
Sgt J Hill
F/O P J Singer
Sgt C R S Daniels
F/Sgt J W Pidcock
Sgt E Thompson
Sgt C Hillsdon
F/O F J A Cox
P/O S J Jackson
F/O A Davidson
F/O P M Fletcher
Sgt R Townend
Sgt E J Chick
Sgt H W E Gee
F/O S G Kitson
F/Sgt W R Williams
F/Sgt J H F Rowe
W/O F E Barrett
F/O H G Cook
F/Sgt G H Davidson
Sgt E E Okines
F/Sgt J D Johnson
F/Sgt G A Stecker
F/Sgt T H Jeffs
Sgt E W Kilby
Sgt R Challoner
F/Sgt C L Cochrane
Sgt J Potts
F/Sgt - Moore
F/Sgt D G Mather
Sgt D G Hammersley
Sgt R H Keevil
F/Sgt R G Miles
S/L A P Gainsford

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The details were last updated: 09 June 2022

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