Squadron Operational Claims

 

 

' Operational  Claims '

Made  by  the  Squadrons  from  R.A.F. Harrowbeer  between  the  15th  August  1941  and  the  31st  August  1944.

 

Date              Squadron              Claim                   Pilot's  Name

30/12/1941      302 Polish     1 - ME 109F  Destroyed    F/O. Sporny   ( Polish )

30/12/1941      302 Polish     1 - ME 109F  Destroyed    P/O. Rytka    ( Polish )

30/12/1941      302 Polish     1 - ME 109F  Destroyed    F/O. Glowcynski  ( Polish )

30/12/1941      302 Polish     1 - ME 109F  Damaged     F/O. Rodzierwicz  ( Polish )

30/12/1941      302 Polish     1 - ME 109F  Damaged     Sgt. Malinowski  ( Polish )

 

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27/04/1942      302 Polish     1 - ME 109F  Destroyed     P/O. Rytka  ( Polish )

27/04/1942      302 Polish     1 - ME 109F  Destroyed     P/O. Wardzinski  ( Polish )

27/04/1942      312  Czech    1 - FW 190  Destroyed     F/O. Perina ( Czechoslovak )

27/04/1942      312  Czech    1 - FW 190  Damaged      F/O. Perina ( Czechoslovak )

27/04/1942      312  Czech    1 - FW 190  Damaged      F/Lt. Liska ( Czechoslovak )

27/04/1942      312  Czech    2 - FW 190  Damaged      P/O. Posta ( Czechoslovak )

12/07/1942      312  Czech    1 - JU 88    Damaged      W/O. Sodek ( Czechoslovak )

19/08/1942      312  Czech   1 - FW 190 Prob. Destroyed   F/Sgt. Motycka ( Czech )

19/08/1942      312 Czech    1 - FW 190 Prob. Destroyed   Sgt. Ruprecht ( Czech )

19/08/1942      312  Czech    1 - DO 217  Destroyed     F/O/ Keprt ( Czechoslovak )

19/08/1942      312  Czech   1/2 - DO 217  Destroyed  Sgt. Liskutin ( Czechoslovak )

19/08/1942      312  Czech    1 - DO 217  Damaged      F/Sgt. Pipa ( Czechoslovak )

19/08/1942      312  Czech    1 - FW 190  Damaged      P/O. Smelik ( Czechoslovak )

19/08/1942      312  Czech    1 - Armed shipping boat  Cat. III   F/Sgt. Pipa (Czech)

19/10/1942      175            2 - Small Trawlers  Ct. III    { Sqd. Ldr. Pennington-Leigh

                                                                                  { F/O. Robertson ( R.C.A.F. )

                                                                                  { F/Lt. Murchie  ( R.C.A.F. )

                                                                                  { Sgt. Kilsick ( West Indies )

                                                                                  { W/O. Diggins  ( R.C.A.F. )

19/10/1942      175                1 - E - Boat  Cat. III        F/Lt. Andrews  ( R.C.A.F. )

19/10/1942      175                Gun Position Destroyed   Sgt. Kilsick  ( West Indies )

22/11/1942      175                1 - 500 Ton Coaster

03/12/1942      175                1 - E - Boat  Cat. III         { F/Lt. Andrews  ( R.C.A.F )

                                                                                  { F/O. Wilson  ( R.C.A.F. )

                                                                                  { P/O. Westcott ( R.C.A.F. )

                                                                                  {  P/O. Peacock

                                                                                  { W/O. Diggins  ( R.C.A.F. )

                                                                                  { F/O. Galbraith ( Jamaica )

 

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19/06/1943      183                 1 - 2/3000 M.V.  Cat. III    F/Lt. Dredge

19/06/1943      183                 1 - 2/3000 M.V.  Cat. III    F/O. Gottowt  ( Polish )

19/07/1943      183        1 - ' M ' Minesweeper  Cat. III   { P/O. Walley

                                                                                   { P/O. Timms

                                                                                   { F/Sgt. Harbutt

13/07/1943      193                1 - Tug  Cat. III                { F/Sgt. Beake

                                                                                   { F/Lt. Dring

                                                                                   { F/Lt. McAdam

                                                                                   { F/O. Ahearne

                                                                                   { F/O. Rawson

17/10/1943      193             1800 Ton Trawler  Cat. III    { F/Lt. Crabb

                                                                                   { F/Lt. McLeod

17/10/1943      193             1200 Ton Trawler  Cat. III    { F/O. Cassie

                                                                                   { P/O. Darling

25/10/1943      266               1 - FW 190  Destroyed       F/O. Lucas ( Rhodesia )

25/10/1943      266               1 - FW 190  Destroyed      Sgt. Drummond (Rhodesia)

25/10/1943      266               1 - FW 190  Damaged        Sgt. Hulley  ( Rhodesia )

11/11/1943      266         2 - Locomotives, Flak Wagon, Gun Position

17/11/1943      266                1 - Trawler   Cat. III      { Sqd. Ldr. Lefevre (Rhodesia)

                                                                                 { F/O. Miller ( Rhodesia )

                       193                                                     { F/Lt. Crabb

17/11/1943      193           1 - Motor Launch   Cat. III

                                            Gun Position                     F/Lt. Crabb

24/11/1943    193   4 - ' M ' Class Minesweeper  Cat. III { F/Lt. Cassie

                                                                                  { F/O. Darling

                                                                                  { F/Lt. Crabb

                                                                                  { F/O. McLeod

01/12/1943     193                 1/2 - JU 88  Destroyed      P/O. Pressland

01/12/1943      266                1/4 - JU 88  Destroyed      F/Lt. Deall  ( Rhodesia )

                                             1/4 - JU 88  Destroyed      F/O. Miller  ( Rhodesia )

                                             1/4 - JU 88  Destroyed   Sqd. Ldr. Lefevre (Rhodesia)

                                             1/4 - JU 88  Destroyed      F/O. Blackwell (Rhodesia)

                                             1/4 - JU 88  Destroyed      F/O. Mollett  ( Rhodesia )

                                             1/4 - JU 88  Destroyed      Sgt. Hulley  ( Rhodesia )

                                             1/2 - JU 88  Destroyed      F/O. Mollett  ( Rhodesia )

                                             1/2 - JU 88  Destroyed      Sgt. Hulley  ( Rhodesia )

                       266           2 - Armed Trawlers  Cat. III

                       193           2 - Armed Trawlers  Cat. III

30/12/1943      266                 1/2 - JU 52  Destroyed      F/O. Lucas  ( Rhodesia )

                                              1/2 - JU 52  Destroyed      F/O. Mollett  (Rhodesia)

 

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02/01/1944      266          1 - ME 109F  Destroyed         Sqd. Ldr. Lefevre (Rhodesia)

02/01/1944      193        1/2 - ME 109F  Destroyed            F/Lt. Cassie G. E.

                       193        1/2 - ME 109F  Destroyed            F/O. Inglers J. A.

23/01/1944      266        1/4 - FW 190   Destroyed        Sqd. Ldr. Lefevre (Rhodesia)

                                     1/4 - FW 190   Destroyed        F/Lt. J.H. Deall ( Rhodesia )

                                     1/4 - FW 190   Destroyed        F/Lt. A. Sanders (Rhodesia)

                                     1/4 - FW 190   Destroyed       P/O. G.Eastwood (Rhodesia)

06/02/1944    { 266

                     { 193    1 - 1942 Class ' M ' Minesweeper  Cat. III 

08/02/1944                       1 - FW 190   Destroyed        W/Co. E.R. Baker DFC & Bar

                       193            1 - FW 190   Destroyed         F/Lt. P. H. Beake

09/02/1944      266     1 - Enemy Mustang Destroyed      P/O. Erasmus  ( Rhodesia )

                                       1/2 - DO 24   Destroyed         P/O. N.J. Lucas (Rhodesia)

                                       1/2 - DO 24   Destroyed         F/O. J.D. Miller (Rhodesia)

10/02/1944                       1 - DO 217   Destroyed        W/Co. E.R. Baker DFC & Bar

                                         1 - FW 190   Destroyed       W/Co. E.R. Baker DFC & Bar

10/02 1944      193             1 - ME 410   Destroyed           F/Lt. G.E. Cassie

                                         2 - ME 110    Damaged           F/Lt. G.E. Cassie

                               1 - Military Lorry   Destroyed           F/Lt. G.E. Cassie

                                     1/2 - ME 110   Destroyed          W/O. E. Richardson

10/02/1944      266             2 - JU 88   Destroyed           F/Lt. J.H. Deall (Rhodesia)

                                         1 - DO 217   Damaged           F/Lt. J.H. Deall (Rhodesia)

10/02/1944      266            1 - HE 111   Destroyed       F/O. D. McGibbon (Rhodesia)

                           3 - Havard type aircraft Destroyed   F/O. D. McGibbon (Rhodesia)

10/02/1944      266            1 - ME 110   Destroyed         F/O. J. Haworth (Rhodesia)

                           1 - Havard type aircraft Damaged      F/O. J. Haworth (Rhodesia)

31/03/1944      263            1 - ME 410   Destroyed         F/Lt. G.G. Racine (Canada)

18/04/1944      263        1/4 - DO 217   Destroyed         F/Lt. R. Reelter

                                     1/4 - DO 217   Destroyed        F/O. J.B. Purkiss

                                     1/4 - DO 217   Destroyed        F/O. F. Green

                                     1/4 - DO.217   Destroyed        F/Sgt. W.A. Handley

18/04/1944      263    1 - HE 111 Damaged on ground    F/Sgt. W.A. Handley

18/04/1944      263            1 - ME 410   Destroyed        F/Sgt. J. Thould

18/04/1944      263   1 - Staff car and lorry  Damaged  F/Sgt. L.W.F. Stark DFC

25/04 1944      263            1 - Destroyer   Cat. 4

                                    2 - Armed Trawlers   Cat 3

26/04/1944      263     1 - 300 Ton Motor Vessel   Cat. 3

                                  1 - ' M ' Class Minesweeper   Cat. IV

29/04/1944      263          1 - Destroyer   Cat. 3 or 2

29/04/1944    197  &  193   1 - 2500 Ton Motor Vessel   Cat. 3

                                         1 - 1000 Ton Motor Vessel   Cat. 4

29/04/1944      257          1 - Sperrbrecher   Cat. 4

03/05/1944      263          1 - Elbing Class D/R   Cat. III

12/05/1944      263          1 - 1560 Ton Motor Vessel   Cat. III

21/05/1944      263          2 - ' M ' Class M/S   Cat. IV

22/05 1944      131           2 - Lucas    Damaged    Cat. B

23/05/1944      263          1 - Destroyer    Cat. III

                       263          1 - 2 / 3000 Ton Motor Vessel   Cat. III

                       263          1 - 1000 Ton Motor Vessel    Cat. III

28/05/1944      610          2 - Locomotives    Cat. B

30/05/1944      263          1 - 3500 Ton Motor Vessel    Cat. III

02/06/1944      610          3 - Locomotives    Cat. B

06/06/1944      263          1 - Passenger Type Vessel   Cat. 3

07/06/1944      263          1 - 1500 Ton Motor Vessel    Cat. 4

                       263          1 - 1000 Ton Motor Vessel    Cat. 4

                       263          1 - 800 Ton Motor Vessel    Cat. 4

08/06/1944      263          1 - 1500 Ton Motor Vessel    Cat. 4

10/06 1944      263           3 - ' M ' Class Minesweepers    Cat. 3

14/06/1944      263          1 - Three Masted Schooner    Cat. 3

                       263          1 - T.T.A.    Cat. 3

14/06/1944      610          3 - T.T.A.    Cat. 3

14/06/1944      263          1 - T.T.A.    Cat.3

                       263          1 - Unidentified Ship    Cat. 3

17/06/1944      263          1 - Passenger Packet L.97    Cat. 1

                       263          1 - L.C.T.    Cat. 2

18/06/1944      263          1 - 1500 Ton escorted vessel    Cat. 3

                       263          1 - T.L.C.    Cat. 3

27/06/1944       64          1 - Locomotive    Cat. C

05/07/1944      126          2 - Camouflaged Lorries    Damaged    Rhubarb No.306

                                       1 - Military Lorry    Destroyed

                                       1 - Military Car        Destroyed

06/07/1944      126          1 - Large Engine      Damaged      Rhubarb No.308

                                      10 / 20 Closed Trucks    Damaged

                                      1 - Troop Laden Lorry    Damaged

                                      1 - Lorry    Destroyed

06/07/1944       64          1 - Locomotive & 12 coaches  Damaged  Rhubarb No.308

07/07/1944      126          2 - Lorries     Destroyed                Rhubarb No.309

                                      1 - Lorry     Damaged

                                      1 - Motor Cycle Combination    Destroyed

                                      70 - Railway Trucks     Damaged

                                      1 - Radar Station Building     Damaged

08/07/1944      126          2 - 15 cwt Lorries     Damaged        Rhubarb No.311

                                      1 - 1 Ton Lorry     Destroyed

                                      4 - Railway Wagons     Damaged

                                      1 - Wireless Station     Damaged

08/07/1944       64          1 - Lorry     Damaged                       Rhubarb No.311

                                      30 / 40 - Trucks     Damaged

08/07/1944     126  &  64     4 - 15 cwt Lorries     Damaged        Rodeo No.184

                                       1 - 3 Ton Lorry     Destroyed

                                       1 - 3 Ton Lorry     Damaged

                                       1 - Small Lorry and Trailer     Damaged

                                       1 - Staff Car     Destroyed

                                       1 - Staff Car     Damaged

                                       1 - 2 Ton Camouflaged Lorry     Damaged

                                       1 - Water Tower    Damaged

                                       Various Armoured Vehicles and a Field Gun     Damaged

14/07/1944       64           2 - Lorries            Damaged               Rhubarb No.316

17/07/1944      126           2 - Staff Cars       Damaged               Rhubarb No.317

                                       1 - Motor Cycle    Destroyed

19/07/1944       64          1 - Locomotive & ten wagons    Damaged    Rodeo No.319

                                      2 - Barges              Damaged

                                      1 - Motor Cycle and D.R.    Destroyed

19/07/1944      126         1 - Staff Car           Destroyed

24/07/1944     126   1 - ME 109F or G  Destroyed  Rhubarb 321  Sqd. Ldr. Plagis DFC

                                      1 - ME 109F or G    Destroyed            F/Lt. R. Collis

24/07/1944       64         49 - Loaded Trucks  Damaged

25/07/1944       64          6 - Goods Trucks    Damaged           Rodeo No.189

25/07/1944      126         1 - M.T. Truck        Destroyed

                                      2 - M.T. Trucks      Damaged

                                     30 - Wagons           Damaged

                                      5 - Lorries            Destroyed

                                      4 - Staff Cars        Destroyed

                                      1 - Tank and 4 Petrol Tankers     Destroyed

27/07/1944    126 & 64   1 - W/T. Station    Destroyed     Armed Reconnaissance

                                      1 - ME 109G          Destroyed  Rhubarb No.324  F/Lt. Drew

                                     35 - Goods Trucks  Seriously Damaged     Rhubarb No.325

                                     20 - Wagons          Seriously Damaged

                                      1 - Lorry               Destroyed

                                      4 - Tanks              Seriously Damaged 

29/07/1944   126 & 64    1 - German Army Headquarters Destroyed  Ramrod No.158

                                      1 - Camouflaged Bus    Severely Damaged    Ramrod No.158

30/07/1944   126 & 64    6 - Trucks              Damaged                        Rodeo No.191

                                      8 - Lorries             Destroyed

                                      3 - Lorries             Damaged

                                      1 - Staff Car          Probably Destroyed

                                      1 - Motor Cycle     Damaged

                                      1 - Small Petrol Tanker     Probably Destroyed

                                      1 - Locomotive and 109 Railway Trucks   Damaged

01/08/1944          1 - ME 109    Destroyed    Ramrod No.161 W/Co. Bird-Wilson DFC

01/08/1944       64          1 - ME 109              Destroyed       F/O. O'Neil ( R.C.A.F. )

                                           Fuel and Storage Tanks     Damaged

                                     30 / 40 - Railway Trucks          Damaged

                                           Lorry and Staff Car           Probably Damaged

                                       1 - Camouflaged Bus             Flamer

                                       2 - Camouflaged Buses          Damaged

                                      20 - Troops                            Damaged

05/08/1944   126 & 64           Radio Station                  Damaged   Ramrod No.162

 

05/08/1944       64           3 - Military Cars & Trailer      Probably Destroyed

                                       1 - Military Car                     Damaged

                                       1 - Armed Trawler                 Damaged

06/08/1944      126         30 - Goods Trucks                   Damaged   Rodeo No.193

06/08/1944       64          30 - Goods Trucks                   Damaged

                                       3 - Lorries                             Probably Destroyed

08/08/1944      126          1 - Staff Car                          Destroyed   Rodeo No.197

                                       1 - Staff Car                          Damaged

                                     10 - Barges                              Cat. III

                                       4 - Locomotives                     Cat. B

                                       1 - Medium Tank                    Damaged

08/08/1944       64           5 - 15 cwt. Lorries                 Damaged   Rodeo No.198

                                     70 - Railway Trucks                  Damaged

                                       1 - Locomotive                      Damaged

12/08/1944   126 & 64    52 - Barges                             Damaged   Ramrod No.170

                                       1 - Staff Car                          Damaged

                     126 & 64     3 - Locomotives                     Damaged   Rodeo No.200

                                       3 - Trains                               Damaged

                                      12 - Goods Wagons                  Damaged

                                      43 - Barges                             Damaged

                                       1 - Small Merchant Vessel      Damaged

                                       3 - Small Track Vehicles         Damaged

                                       1 - Lorry                               Destroyed

14/08 1944      126           1 - FW 190                 Destroyed  Rodeo No.202                        Sqd. Ldr. Plagis DFC (Rhodesia), F/O. Porter (R.A.A.F.) and Sgt. Rae (R.A.F.)

                                       1 - ME 109                             Destroyed

                                       1 and 2 half ME 109               Damaged

                                       1 - ME 109           Probably Destroyed                                                                    All attributed to the above named pilots.

14/08/1944      126          2 - ME 109                     Destroyed  Rodeo No. 202                                                                              P/O. Risley & F/O. Flinterman ( Dutch )

                                      2 - FW 190                     Destroyed

14/08/1944   126 & 64     1 - DO 217                    Destroyed on the ground

                                      3 - Staff Cars                 Damaged

23/08/1944       64          1 - Lorry                        Destroyed   Rodeo No.204

                                      1 - Steam Yatch             Damaged

                                    38 - Barges                      Damaged

23/08/1944      126        52 - Barges                     Damaged

                                      2 - Staff Cars                 Damaged

                                      1 - Troop Laden Lorry     Damaged

23/08/1944      126         4 - JU 88     Damaged on the ground    Rodeo No.204

                            1 - Unidentified twin engined aircraft damaged on the ground

                                 Half a " Diver " destroyed by F/O. Flinterman ( Dutch )

26/08/1944      126          2 - Locomotives              Cat. B    Ramrod No.234

                                      7 - Lorries                       Destroyed

                                      3 - Lorries                       Probably Destroyed

                                      3 - Lorries                        Damaged

                                      1 - Electric Train              Damaged

26/08/1944       64          4 - Lorries                       Destroyed   Ramrod No.234

                                      2 - Lorries                       Probably Destroyed

                                      9 - Lorries                       Damaged

                                      1 - Motor Cycle                Destroyed

                                     16 - Railway Trucks           Damaged

                                      1 - Bowser                       Destroyed

 

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