460 SQUADRON PILOTS AND CREWS

 

P01 Palmer L G - 1945 -                                              11 Ops
 (P2) 18/4 Paull I G
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(E) Paull D G      Ablard F
(B) Buchanan A     Buchanan A
(N) Mackay W J     Mackay W J
(W) Dowling P C    Dowling P C
(G) Haining J B    Haining J B
(G) Johnson N B    Johnson N B
             8               2
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P02 Parkinson G + 15/3/44 - All KIA                                  5th Op
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(E) Marley G P    +
(B) Krone H       +
(N) King R J      +
(W) Mead S J      +
(G) Bell J H      +
(G) Sherwood R C  +
             4
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P03 Parsons K R - OK *- 2/2/45 6 KIA After collision -           10 + 3 Ops
P2)s 14/10/44 Roberts W E, 25/10/44 Ottoway W G, 3/12/44,Eaton L J.
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(E) Clark J V       Spiers E F      Metcalf H      Hayes C A
(B) Torrisi V P     Rosman G D      Flohm L W      Podgson J L
(N) Varley J W      Smith A         Coffey P J     Lyttle N V
(W) Davies D J      Fearon A V      Bull W F       Miles W V
(G) Townsend C      Priest C W      Shilstone A N  Morris W E
(G) Tuck F A        Mc Naught L     O'Dea J H      Cole J C
            1               1              1             1
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(E) Robinson J      Blades B S      Sharp R B      Brown H J
(B) Gray H J        Morrow W J      Gubbins F S    Ambler K E
(N) Carruth H M     Gutteridge K F  Maynard F K    Deans T
(W) Armstrong F     Leighton R S    Hogan A F      White R G
(G) Norris J E      Flitcroft K N   Mc Kane E V    Dobinson D
(G) Holst A         Keir E C        Porrill V J    Keir E C
           1               2                 1             1
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(E) Jeffries W T +  Andrew W L      Poulter F J    Boorman E S
(B) Bull H J     +  Gray H J        O'Connell P    Gray H J
(N) Flattery F J +  Smith A         Mc Callum J D  Douglas I C
(W) Cunningham W +  Richards J A    Blakeman S     Flannagan G P
(G) George W A   +  Wadley F A      Reeves E F     Curran W V
(G) Human F      +  Smith R         Grey R C       Clery L
               1            1              1                1
        *Parsons K R - Captained 3 more operations with other crews
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P04 Paull I G - 1944/45 -      To PFF                  (See P01,R09) 15 Ops
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(E) Pearson T L     Pearson T L     Pearson T L
(B) Walsh V M       Walsh V M       Walsh V M
(N) Ladner S F      Ladner S F      Ladner S F
(W) Glasziou K T    Glasziou K T    Glasziou K T
(G) Williams D F    May G A         Hayward D R
(G) Riley G W       Riley G W       Riley G W
            1               1               11
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P05 Payne H G -P 1945 - 25/4/45 All POWs -                  (See R12) 8 Ops
25/4/45 Flak fired both port engines and disabled both starboard engines over Berschtesgaten. All crew baled out except Pilot and Rear Gunner whose parachute had opened inside aircraft. Pilot crash-landed aircraft awash with fuel leaking from holed tanks.
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(E) Thorpe D F     Thorpe D F     P
(B) Lynch D D      Lynch D D      P
(N) Fraser C N     Fraser C N     P
(W) Stanley W A    Stanley W A    P
(G) Bennett J R    Bennett J R    P
(G) Cawley C C     Connochie H R  P
              1                6
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P06 Pearson J C + 10/9/42 - 3 KIA / 2 Rescued              (See C18) 16 Ops
6/7/42 Gunners claimed Me109. 31/7/42 Flak Damage - Smith wounded.
10/9/42 Ditched in sea, only two rescued.*
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(B) Lawton R W     Lawton R W     Lawton R W
(N) Evans L M      Evans L M      Evans L M
(W) Smith  A L     Smith A L      Parton E C
(G) Henderson P J  Cox R G        Henderson P J
            6            1                1
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(B) Lawton R W     Lawton R W     Lawton R W *
(N) Evans L M      Evans L M      Evans L M  *
(W) Parton E C     Parton E C     Parton E C +
(G) Petersen J H   Bennett K C    Murphy J H +  (Conversion Flt)
              1            1               1
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P07 Pearson L R + 22/6/44 - 5 KIA / 2 POWs                 (See M06) 11 Ops
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(E) Jillings J A   Jillings J A   Jillings J A    +
(B) Flynn W J      Flynn W J      Flynn W J       P
(N) Schwilk C W    Schwilk C W    Schwilk C W     P
(W) Annat D J      Keenan S B     Keenan S B      +
(G) Mason K G      Martindale T   Mason K G       +
(G) Worthington W  Worthington W  Worthington W   +
               8              1              1
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P08 Pepper W J - 1945 -                                     (See H17) 5 Ops
                                  Tiger Force
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(E) Hill H R       Hill H R       Thompson J S
(B) Fox M H        Fox M H        Fox M H
(N) Walford J      Walford J      Fitzsimmons K
(W) Bertram L F    Bertram L F    Bertram L F
(G) Taylor S C     Taylor S C     Payne J G
(G) Renwick R      Clery L               0
           2            2
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P09 Peters N M - 1943 -                                              27 Ops
(P2) 22/9/43 Mitchell A R.
3/10/43 Bombed and returned on three engines.
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(E) Cheslin H K      Cheslin H K    Cheslin H K
(B) Roser E G      Roser E G      Roser E G
(N) Llewellyn A E  Llewellyn A E  Llewellyn A E
(W) Patten E C     Patten E C     Patten E C
(G) Slough C J     Hartwell H     Lawn R H
(G) Britten H L    Britten H L    Britten H L
            25                1              1
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P10 Petney L - 1944 -                                                29 Ops
(P2) 21/5/44 Tomlinson R,18/3/44 Lloyd N D.
28/1/44 Aircraft flipped over by slipstream of another Lancaster.
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(E) Wood M         Wood M         Wood M          Hancock D
(B) Mildred A J    Mildred A J    Mildred A J     Mildred A J
(N) King A G       King A G       King A G        King A G
(W) Falconer D     Falconer D     Falconer D      Falconer D
(G) West J D       Roberts D      Espley J R      Espley J R
(G) Baldwin D T    Bell J H       Baldwin D T     De Torres J
             1            1                1               2
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(E) Wood M         Wood M         Wood M          Wood M
(B) Mildred A J    Mildred A J    Mildred A J     Mildred A J
(N) King A G       Farrar A J     King A G        King A G
(W) Falconer D     Falconer D     Mould R M       Falconer D
(G) Mills F J      Mills F J      Mills F J       Baldwin D T
(G) Baldwin D T    Coventry R     Baldwin D T     Lloyd N O
             9            1               2              2
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(E) Wood M         Wood M         Wood M
(B) Mildred A J    Mildred A J    Mildred A J
(N) King A G       King A G       King A G
(W) Falconer D M   Falconer D M   Falconer D M
(G) Mills F J      Mills F J      Statham R C
(G) Bown L W       Barnwell G A   Kinghorn J F
             3               1              2
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P11 Phillips A S - 1944 -       To 625 Sqn                            6 Ops
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(E) Seymour S      Gillings J A   Smith C H      Seymour S
(B) Hutchings E    Hutchings E    Hutchings E    Riddell D R
(N) Rushall B      Rushall B      Rushall B      Rushall B
(W) Rees V         Rees V         Rees V         Rees V
(G) Hayles  L      Hayles L       Hayles L       Hayles L
(G) Mann D S       Mann D S       Mann D S       Mann D S
            2             1             1              2
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P12 Phillips F G + 16/6/43 All KIA                          (See H01) 9 Ops
12/6/43 Bombed on 3 engines after damage by fighter.
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(E) Davey E F      Wood D W       Davey E F  +
(B) Prince G D     Prince G D     Prince G D +
(N) Wood P H       Scruton D G    Smith F S  +
(W) Ousley J W     Ousley J W     Ousley J W +
(G) Little L T     Little L T     Little L T +
(G) Emmett J H     Emmett J H     Emmett J H +
             7              1              1
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P13 Plant W T + 23/9/43  All KIA                            (See H16) 8 Ops
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(E) Davis W A      Davis W A    +
(B) Cummings A B   Cummings A B +
(N) Bishop K C     Hadley G A   +
(W) Hirst D S      Hirst D S    +
(G) Harris D C     Harris D C   +
(G) Morrison D E   Morrison D E +
               5               2
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P14 Power R J + 27/1/44 - All KIA -                        (See M45) 18 Ops
3/12/43 Returned with 2 metres missing from wing after collision.
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(E) Mc Kenzie A W +
(B) Hurley E W    +
(N) Whiteside S   +
(W) Kerby J A     +
(G) Wortley A E   +
(G) Worley J F    +
              17
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P15 Pridgeon W F + 20/4/43 - All KIA                                 1st Op
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(E) Willis C A    +
(B) Mackenzie P M +
(N) Dollar R E    +
(W) Solley F A    +
(G) Chapman R J   +
(G) King R S      +
             1
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P16 Print A N - 1945 -                                     (See R12) 11 Ops
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(E) Leedham R C     Leedham R C
(B) Landry E O      Landry E O
(N) Iddles K B      Iddles K B
(W) Duncan A F      Duncan A F
(G) Bautovich N M   Bautovich N M
(G) Renwick R       Mc Knight J K
             2                  8
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P17 Probert A H + 10/4/44  All KIA                         (See D14) 13 Ops
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(E) Lawson R G      Wiseman B C     +
(B) Palfreyman A H  Palfreyman A H  +
(N) Mc Dougall R B  Mc Dougall R B  +
(W) Robbins D E     Robbins D E     +
(G) Hogg W G        Hogg W G        +
(G) Rothwell G I    Ryan K F        +
               1               11
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P18 Proud R J + 9/4/44 All KIA                             (See W01) 13 Ops
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(E) Mc Kinstry T   Mc Kinstry K     Mc Kinstry K +
(B) Martin D H     Martin D H       Martin D H   +
(N) Ryan L M       Ryan L M         Ryan L M     +
(W) Mansfield R    Mead S J         Boyce W G    +
(G) Edwards S      Edwards S        Edwards S    +
(G) Oberhardt E    Oberhardt E      Oberhardt E  +
              2              2                7

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