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OPERATIONS RECORD BOOK

Page No.

No. of pages used for day.

Detail of Work Carried Out

By :120 Squadron

For the Month of September :  1942

Place

Date

Time

Summary of Events

References to Appendices

Ballykelly

1.9.42

 

S/L Harrison SA.J. granted acting rank of W/Cdr whilst filling W/Cdr Flying Post wef 28.7.42.

F/O Rabnett A.G.A Posted to No. 423 Squadron for Gunnery duties wef 22.8.42.

A/P/O Evans S.I. Posted to No. 120 Squadron from S of A.E. Henlow for Electrical Engineer duties wef 27.8.42.

F/O Hatherly G. Posted to 120 Squadron from No.224 Squadron for flying duties wef 28.8.42

P/O Dunlop J.P. Posted to No.120 Squadron from N0.206 Squadron for flying duties wef 28.8.42.

P/O Jarvis K.J.          ) Posted to No.120 Squadron from No.7 P.R.C. for flying duties wef 1.9.42.

P/O Thomson R.H. )

F/O Hanson R.L. Ceased to be attached to RAF Station Predannack wef 30.8.42

P/O Esler S.E. F/O Goodfellow R. Ceased to be detached to RAF Station Predannack wef 1/9/42.

F/L Isted D.J. re-Posted fron No.120 Squadron to No.120 Squadron for Flying duties Squadron Leader post wef 28.7.42.

F/O Hanson R.L. re-Posted from No.120 Squadron to No.120 Squadron for flying duties, granted acting rank F/Lt whilst filling Flight Lieutenant Flying post wef 23.7.42

F/O Wightman R.W.F Ceased to be attached to RAF Station Hurn and Posted to Wantage Pool India for flying duties (Liberator) wef 12.6.42.

P/O Pattinson A. Posted to No.1 RAF Depot supernumerary non-effective missing wef 12.8.42.

S/L Bulloch T.M. F/O Neville M.B. Attached to H.Q. Coastal Command for Temporary Duty wef 31.8.42.

 

 

Ballykelly

1.9.42

 

Operational flying by LiberatorII,K120, P/O N.E.M.Smith (Capn) and crew on A/S escort to HQ 204

Airborne 03.55. Landed base 15.37 hrs.

BAL/04/1/9

LV/G4/31/8

Ballykelly

2.9.42

 

F/O Stokell E.A. Posted to No.120 Squadron from H.Q.Coastal Command for Signals(R) duties.

BAL/04/2/9

LV/G6/1/9

Ballykelly

2.9.42

 

Operational flying by Liberator I,AM 929, F/O R.Hanson (Capn) & crew on A/S escort to SC 97

Airborne 0225 Landed Base 18.25 hrs.

Operational flying by Liberator I,AM 921, W/O P.L.B.Ellis (Capn) & crew on A/S escort to SC 97

Airborne 10.55. Landed Stornoway 01.20 hrs 3.9.42.

STY/01/3/9

LV/G6/1/9

Ballykelly

3.9.42

 

Operational flying by Liberator I,AM929, P/O A.M.Fraser (Capn) & crew on A/S escort to O N S 126 airborne 14.17, landed base 00.24 4.9.42

S/L Bulloch T.M. F/O Neville M.B Ceased to be attached to H.Q. Coastal Command

BAL/01/4/9

LV/G2/3/9

Ballykelly

4.9.42

 

7 Liberators: I AM921: II AL560: II AL 553: II AL 513: III FK 222 : III FK 233: IIIA FL 924: with crews and groundstaff flown on detachment to RAF Station Reykjavjik

W/C Harrison S.J, F/L Watson G.P, F/L Thompson M.P, F/O Revill K.R, F/O Hanson R.L, P/O Moffat J.R, P/O Karnaghan F.J, P/O Bristow N.V, P/O Esler S.E. P/O Dunlop J.P, P/O Smith N.E.,  P/O Turner R.T.F

Attached to RAF Station Reykjavik

Operational flying – nil.

 

Ballykelly

5.9.42

 

Operational flying – nil.

 

Ballykelly

6.9.42

 

W/C Harrison S.J, P/O Bristow N.V. Ceased to be detached  to RAF Station Reykjavik

P/O Fraser A.W. P/O Boland J.F. Detached to  RAF Station Reykjavik

Operational flying by Liberator I,AM929, P/O A.W. Fraser (Capn) and crew on A/S sweep to Iceland

Airborne 1115. Landed Reykjavik 16.37 hrs.

 

 

REY/06/6/9

LV/G2/6/9

Ballykelly

7.9.42

 

Operational flying – nil.

S/Lt. Hayes Ceased to be detached to H.Q. Coastal  Command

 

 

 

 

 

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