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
P PD313 - - BQ-P SOC 26 Oct 1945 - F/O J A Beale
F/O J E Franklyn
F/O G E Mearns
P/O R J Moran
F/L D R Parsons
F/O D W Summons
Sgt C C Jerman
Sgt F Norris
F/Sgt W G Kelly
Sgt J F McKeen
Sgt D O'Neil
Sgt A Colin
F/O H Dodds
P/O A R Brown
F/O L O Browning
Sgt A Laidlaw
Sgt H Lewis
F/Sgt C W Beckingham
F/O C J Clarke
Sgt J T Tunstall
F/Sgt H E Miell
F/O A J Coldwell
Sgt L O Precieux
F/Sgt F W Bradley
F/Sgt L A J Gauthier
F/L D J Foster
Sgt F P Newcombe
Sgt S Pick
F/O H A G Gadd
Sgt P R Kingman
Sgt J Leonard
Sgt W Smith
P/O S W Nielson
Sgt Matthews
F/O A F Geen
F/O G C Glover
F/Sgt R A Spearing
Sgt MacKenzie
F/Sgt J L McKeown
F/O A W L Lohrey
F/Sgt V B Cassapi
F/Sgt E C Westhorpe
F/Sgt W G Anderson
Sgt N Tinsley
Sgt A James
F/Sgt A Jarnell
F/Sgt D T Williams
Sgt V Rose
Sgt D H Shaw
Sgt A M McCreight
Sgt R O Smith
F/Sgt A W Robinson
Sgt J E Lindsay
P/O R H Digby
Sgt J H Walker
F/O A E Lewis
Sgt A E McLeod
Sgt D Crabtree
Sgt J L Perrigo
Sgt R D Hager
F/L G S Nankivell
F/O A Benger
F/Sgt J W Arnold
W/O J J Boland
Sgt J F O'Halloran
F/Sgt J F Thomas
Sgt R J Kemmett
F/Sgt A W Scott
Sgt C W Read
Sgt T S Wood
Sgt T J Cronin
Sgt A Murphy
Sgt G E Carter
F/Sgt J Price
Sgt M W Morrison
F/Sgt K Robinson
Sgt E Dinsley
Sgt J Cooper
F/L C M Irving
F/Sgt G D Vine
F/SO J S White
F/O G A Heather
P/O H C C Bontoft
Sgt J H O'Leary
Sgt W N Chew
W/Cdr B Bell

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The details were last updated: 09 June 2022

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