Operations on this day
Year Date Weekday Activity Target
1942  30/05/1942  Saturday  Seventeen aircraft were detailed for maximum effort on COLOGNE. Seventeen N.F.T.'s were carried out and sixteen aircraft operated with highly sucessful results. Two aircraft failed to return from this raid, the heaviest of the war to date. (1100 aircraft)  Koln         
1943  30/05/1943  Sunday  No operations. 2 "Y" training flights carried out. SGT WENDON (missing) appointed to commissioned rank. S/L DUIGAN DFC appointed Acting Wing Commander. F/S MACKENZIE (missing) appointed to commissioned rank.           
1944  30/05/1944  Tuesday  15 aircraft detailed for operations which were later cancelled. 15 non operational flights.           
1945  30/05/1945  Wednesday             
Casualties on this day
Year Rank Init Surname Decoration Unit Target Date Desig Type Cemetery CWGRef Grave Pic
1942  Sgt.  P G A  MALIN    RAF  Koln  30/05/1942  DV715  Wellington I C  VORDEN GENERAL CEM  2648325  ** YES **
1942  Sgt.  J H  HOLMES    RAF  Koln  30/05/1942  DV715  Wellington I C  VORDEN GENERAL CEM  2648322  ** YES **
1942  Sgt.  PEEL    RAF  Koln  30/05/1942  DV715  Wellington I C  VORDEN GENERAL CEM  2648327  ** YES **
1942  Sgt.  L F  COOKE    RCAF  Koln  30/05/1942  DV715  Wellington I C  VORDEN GENERAL CEM  2648317  ** YES **
1942  Sgt.  CATLEY    RAF  Koln  30/05/1942  DV715  Wellington I C  VORDEN GENERAL CEM  2648316  ** YES **
1942  P/O  J D N  BAIN  DFC  RCAF  Koln  30/05/1942  X3598  Wellington III  BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CAN  2641431  ** YES **
1942  P/O  NEWTON    RAF  Koln  30/05/1942  X3598  Wellington III  BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR  2034116  ** YES **
1942  Sgt.  A T  BRUNTON    RAF  Koln  30/05/1942  X3598  Wellington III  BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR  2033531  ** YES **
1942  Sgt.  D H  NORMINGTON    RAF  Koln  30/05/1942  X3598  Wellington III  BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR  2034122  ** YES **
1942  P/O  EVANS    RAF  Koln  30/05/1942  X3598  Wellington III  BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR  2033710  ** YES **
1942  F/Sgt  W T  CORMACK    RCAF  Koln  30/05/1942  X3598  Wellington III  BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CAN  2641603  ** YES **