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Crew 59 – Pilot Ball

Ball Photos and Service/Casualty File
Brookes Photos and Service/Casualty File
Evans Photos and Service/Casualty File
Frank Photos and Service/Casualty File
Heggarty Photos and Service/Casualty File
Hibberd Photos
Hibberd Service File
Hibberd PoW Experiences
Hibberd Caterpillar Club

Tait Photos and Service/Casualty File
Taylor Photos and Service/Casualty File


462 Squadron – Middle East Command

27 OTU
1652 HCU
462 Squadron – Driffield
462 Squadron – Foulsham

Squadron Crews Home page

Crews of 462 Squadron, Bomber Command UK (Driffield, and Foulsham)

Crew 01 – Pilot Shannon
Crew 02 – Pilot MacDermott
Crew 03 – Pilot Brophy
Crew 04 – Pilot Jubb
Crew 05 – Pilot Lane
Crew 06 – Pilot R J Thomas
Crew 07 – Pilot Cuttriss

Crew 08 – Pilot D L Evans
Crew 09 – Pilot Hickey
Crew 10 – Pilot Rodgers
Crew 11 – Pilot Kelly – see Crew 39, Pilot ELY
Crew 12 – Pilot D M Taylor – see crew member M A Smith in Other Personnel
Crew 13 – Pilot Rate
Crew 14 – Pilot Jackson
Crew 15 – Pilot Finley
Crew 16 – Pilot Byrom
Crew 17 – Pilot Carthy – see also crew member Horridge in Other Personnel
Crew 18 – Pilot Robertson
Crew 19 – Pilot McGindle – see Other Personnel
Crew 20 – Pilot Cockerill
Crew 21 – Pilot Mitchell
Crew 22 – Pilot Wilson
Crew 23 – Pilot Cookson – see also crew member Reed in Other Personnel
Crew 24 – Pilot James
Crew 25 – Pilot Black
Crew 26 – Pilot Uther
Crew 27 – Pilot Sanderson
Crew 28 – Pilot Nelder
Crew 29 – Pilot Coleman
Crew 30 – Pilot Breusch
Crew 31 – Pilot Hancock
Crew 32 – Pilot Marchant
Crew 33 – Pilot Hourigan
Crew 34 – Pilot Langworthy
Crew 35 – Pilot Triggs
Crew 36 – Pilot Friend
– see also crew member Reed in Other Personnel
Crew 37 – Pilot Ridgewell
Crew 38 – Pilot Simms
Crew 39 – Pilot Ely
Crew 40 – Pilot Boyd
Crew 41 – Pilot Sharp
Crew 42 – Pilot Whatling – see also crew member J W Harris in Other Personnel

Crew 43 – Pilot O'Sullivan
Crew 44 – Pilot Lodder
Crew 45 – Pilot Anderson
Crew 46 – Pilot Bailey
Crew 47 – Pilot Britt
Crew 48 – Pilot Rohrlach
Crew 49 – Pilot Drinkwater
Crew 50 – Pilot Sherren
Crew 51 – Pilot J R Smith – see also crew member Oakes in Other Personnel
Crew 52 – Pilot Astill – see also crew member Reed in Other Personnel
Crew 53 – Pilot Paull – see Other Personnel
Crew 54 – Pilot Scharer
Crew 55 – Pilot Swann
Crew 56 – Pilot Frazer – see crew member De Leacy in Other Personnel
Crew 57 – Pilot Tootal
Crew 58 – Pilot Paltridge
Crew 59 – Pilot Ball
Crew 60 – Pilot Fleming
Crew 61 – Pilot Sullivan – see also crew member Walker in Other Personnel
Crew 62 – Pilot Grant
Crew 63 – Pilot Robinson
Crew 64 – Pilot Scott
Crew 65 – Pilot R M Hines
Crew 66 – Pilot Ferguson
Crew 67 – Pilot Gallop – see also crew member Philpott in Other Personnel
Crew 68 – Pilot Fuller
Crew 69 – Pilot Cairns
Crew ... Pilot Hinton
Crew ... – Pilot Forte
Crew ... – Pilot Donaldson
and other non-operational crews to be added.

Special Duties – WINDOW
Special Duties – Radio Counter Measures

WAAFs at Driffield and Foulsham

Crews of 462 Squadron, Egypt and North Africa

Crew – Pilot Kenny
Crew – Pilot Kofoed (1942)
Crew – Pilot Declerck
and others to be added

Crew – Pilot Birmingham
Crew – Pilot Green
Crew – Pilot M F Hall
Crew – Pilot Fordham
Crew – Pilot Craig
Crew – Pilot Dalton
Crew – Pilot Landon
Crew – Pilot Warner (1943)
Crew – Pilot Kane
Crew – Pilot R H V Thomas
Crew – Pilot Marsh
Crew – Pilot Nourse
Crew – Pilot Lawson
Crew – Pilot Hogan
and others to be added

Crew – Pilot Caldwell-Wearne
Crew – Pilot Buchanan
Crew – Pilot Symonds
and others to be added

Halifax III

Crash Details for Halifax III NA240 Z5-V – Crew 59 – Pilot Ball

Crash Site of Halifax III NA240 Z5-V
Zaasch Graves of 7 of the 8 crew of NA240 Z5-V
Berlin Graves of 7 of the 8 crew of NA240 Z5-V
Loss of Aircraft File for Halifax III NA240 Z5-V
Crash Investigation Report for Halifax III NA240 Z5-V
Disposal of Wreckage of Halifax III NA240 Z5-V

Logbook of R/AG of Crew 59

Other Personnel

Harris, Alan Leslie
Holt, PoW
Dunn, Charlie, PoW

Drinkwater – relocated to Squadron Crews, UK (Crew 49)
De Leacy
Harris, John William
Smith, Max A.



Australian War Memorial
Foulsham Memorial – 462 Squadron RAAF and other Squadrons and Units based at Foulsham, Norfolk UK
Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park, London
Driffield Memorial – 462 Squadron RAAF and 466 Squadron RAAF, Driffield, Yorkshire
St Clement Danes, Central Church of the Royal Air Force, London
Ely Cathedral, East Anglia, Memorial Window and Memorial Books
Zaasch, Germany – Crew of Halifax NA240 Z5-V, 462 Squadron, RAAF
Memorials – 462 Squadron, Middle East Command
International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) – Lincolnshire



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