Primary Sources

 

I would like to thank the following individuals for their help and encouragement, in particular Pete Tresadern who without his help this site would not have happened.

 Historians / Researchers

Dr Theo Boiton

Chris Ward

Brett Pierce

Errol Martin

Kelvin Youngs (see below for a link to Kelvin’s marvellous web site, Aircrew Remembered

Michael Kennett

David Duxbury

Danny Bouchard ( I would strongly recommend you contact Danny for any research required in Canada. http://canadiangenealogyandresearch.ca/

Greg Harrison “Biffa” ( No.100 Squadron Historian, specialises in No.1 Group RAF Bomber Command)

 Veterans & Family

Air Commodore Fred Milligan AFC 

Penny Humphreys & Family

Harry Barker RAFVR

Les Ashplant RAFVR

The Family of squadron leader John Overton

Mal Gibson, son of Eric Gibson DFC RAAF

Charles Bennett RAAF

Dick Treasure RNZAF

John Windle RAFVR

Mike Casey ( please visit this wonderful site in memory of the Rodger Crew ) http://lancasterll693.atwebpages.com/index.html

 National Archives

No.623 Squadron Operational Records Book Air 27/2141

No.115  Squadron Operational Records Book Air 27/890

No.90 Squadron Operational Records Book Air 27/731

No.620 Squadron Operational Records Book Air 27/2134

No.7 Squadron Operational Records Book Air 27/101

No.218 Squadron Operational Records Book Air 27/1351

Bomber Command Night Raid Reports    Air14/3411

Bomber Command Interception and Tactic Reports Air/14/3016

RAF Downham Market Station Records Book  Air28/213

Form 1180 Accident Cards

AM Form 78 Movement Card

Books

For Your Tomorrow :  V1 V2 V3 Errol Martyn

Nachtjagd War Diaries : V 1 & 2 Dr Theo Boiten

By Such Deeds : G/Cpt C M Hanson OBE

Bomber Command Losses :  V1-2-3-4-5 Bill Chorley

No.3 Group Bomber Command : Chris Ward & Steve Smith

Stirling File  : Bruce Gomersall

Strike Hard Bomber Airfield : John Hilling

Websites

Commonwealth War Grave Commission http://www.cwgc.org/

Auckland War Memorial Museum http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/locations.aspx?

National Archives of Australia http://www.naa.gov.au/

Stirling Aircraft Society Forum  http://sas.raf38group.org/forum/index.php?sid=5346e1bc3493944f3f892b29ae2d76f9

RAF Commands http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/index.php

Bomber Command History Forum http://www.lancasterbombers.net/BomberCommandHistoryForum/index.php?sid=25e1f112e32c4c65f24db506ab6d849a

Veterans Affairs Canada http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng

AIRCRAFT PROFILES & ILLUSTRATIONS

Please check out this site for aircraft profiles and illustrations, I cannot recommend this site enough!  

http://www.inkworm.co.uk/inkillustrations.php

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