Operations on this day
Year Date Weekday Activity Target
1942  23/07/1942  Thursday  Three new crews posted and reported. (Captians P/O GFR. COOKE, Sgt. BRAY & Sgt BOWKER) . P/O Cooke, H. posted and reported for signals duty to replace P/O STRACHAN. Twelve crews detailed for operations. Twelve NFTs carried out, three in formation. One aircraft ferried to Wyton. Twelve aircraft operated, of whom two returned early. Very fine show by Sgt. McLENNAN (DFC awarded later) (ed:DFM awarded see citation in individual records)  Duisberg         
1943  23/07/1943  Friday  21 aircraft detailed for operations and cancelled. 2 Beam and low flying flights, 4 N.F.T., F/L ANSETT and crew posted in from 100 Squadron. S/L TRICKETT (Nav) attached from 35 Squadron.           
1944  23/07/1944  Sunday  8 aircraft detailed for a daylight raid on FORET DU CROC C/WORKS. All proceeded and returned. 16 aircraft detailed for night operations on two targets, S/L T.W.G. Godfrey DFC was Master Bomber and P/O K.P.C. Doyle Deputy Master Bomber on raid on LES CATELLIERS C/WORKS. The other 14 aircraft attacked DONGES OIL REFINERY with S/L T.E. Ison DFC as Master Bomber and S/L M.R. Attwater DFC as Deputy. All proceeded and returned safely. 7 non operational flights.  Catelliers  Foret de Croc  Donges     
1945  23/07/1945  Monday             
Casualties on this day
Year Rank Init Surname Decoration Unit Target Date Desig Type Cemetery CWGRef Grave Pic