Name : Wing Commander Geoffrey Trevor Wynne Powell DFC
Service Number : 90195 AAF
Awards : D.F.C 15th February 1944
Pilot Officer 19.06.1936
Flying Officer 10.01.1937
Squadron Leader 01.12.1941
Acting Wing Commander 01.07.1943
|14.01.1943||Wellington Mk.III||BK367 EX-U||Artitchokes(M)||1715hrs-2330hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|29.01.1943||Wellington Mk.III||Z1748 EX-F||Lorient||1640hrs-2300hrs||Duty Carried Out.|
|19.02.1943||Wellington Mk.III||BK541EX-N||Wilhemshaven||1745hrs-2325hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|01.03.1943||Wellington Mk.III||BJ911 EX-N||Artitchokes(M)||1825hrs-0055hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|09.03.1943||Wellington Mk.III||??||Mining||1845hrs-0125hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|10.04.1943||Wellington Mk.X||HZ359 EX-O||Frankfurt||2310hrs-0630hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|16.04.1943||Wellington Mk.X||HZ359 EX-O||Ludwigshafen||2115hrs-0420hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|26.04.1943||Wellington Mk.X||HZ259 EX-U||Duisburg||0030hrs-0535hrs||Duty Carried Out. Hit by flak.|
|23.05.1943||Wellington Mk.X||HF448 EX-U||Dortmund||2300hrs-0400hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|27.05.1943||Wellington Mk.X||HE741 EX-N||Essen||2300hrs-0340hrs||Hit by flak, target not bombed.|
|11.06.1943||Wellington Mk.X||HE345 EX-U||Dusseldorf||2305hrs-0355hrs||Duty Carried Out|
The operation flown on January 29th the crew were accompanied by Group Captain Garland.
The following is a list of operations undertaken with No.199 Squadron with No.3 Group RAF Bomber Command.(“B” Flight Commander)
|01.08.1943||Stirling Mk.III||EE910 EX-Q||Deodors(M)||2130hrs-0440hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|16.08.1943||Stirling Mk.III||EE941 EX-U||Turin||2200hrs-0415hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|23.08.1943||Stirling Mk.III||EE941 EX-U||BERLIN||2040hrs-0405hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|30.08.1943||Stirling Mk.III||EE941 EX-U||Munchen Gladbach||0030hrs-0450hrs||Duty Carried Out|
The following is a list of operations flown with No.623 Squadron.
|03.10.1943||Stirling Mk.III||BF568 IC-B||Kassel||1900hrs-0035hrs||Duty Carried Out|
Note : Squadron Leader John Overton DFC “A” Flight commander of No.623 Squadron remembers Wing Commander Wynne-Powell or specifically the Wing Commanders red silk lined officers tunic. It was the talk of the squadron. John Overton’s opinion of the new wing commander was that he was rather flamboyant commander but very experienced and approachable.
No.90 Squadron R.A.F Tuddenham
There were no operational sorties undertaken with No.90 Squadron during the brief tenure Wing Commander Wynne-Powell was attached to the squadron.
The following is a list of operations flown with No.620 Squadron, No.38 Group.
|21.01.1945||Stirling Mk.IV||LK123||Arsbeck||2345hrs-0430hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|20.02.1945||Stirling Mk.IV||LK123||Norway||2020hrs-0540hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|24.03.1945||Stirling Mk.IV||LK123||Rhine||0705hrs-1235hrs||Duty Carried Out|
|12.04.1945||Stirling Mk.IV||LK123||Denmark||2110hrs-0130hrs||Duty Carried Out|
Notes : Born in Toronto Canada, March 22nd 1915. He entered the RAF in 1935. Awarded Air Efficiency Award 1942. Survived war. Station Commander Kaula Lumpa 1951 and Cottesmore 1954. Retired from the RAF March 4th 1958.