RAF 166 Squadron



Individuals - 166 Squadron Photographs


Flt. Sgt. Douglas George White
RCAF R/53218
D G White

Rear Gunner
posted into unit 17 October 1944

died on active duty 2 November 1944
Other Crew Members

Flg. Off. Warren Craydon Martin  RCAF J/26467 - Pilot

Plt. Off. Rowland Berryman Parker  RAF  183745 - Flight Engineer

Flg. Off. George Francis Butterwick  RCAF  J/36276 - Air Bomber

Flt. Sgt. W. J. Paris  RCAF  R/184198 - Navigator

Flt. Sgt. Brian Aloysius Waterford  RAAF  424896 - Wireless Op.

Flt. Sgt. George White  RCAF  R/219887 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sorties »   Posted in 17 October 1944 Notes:
19 Oct 1944 LM6876  AS-N Stuttgard  
23 Oct 1944 ND506  AS-F Essen  
31 Oct 1944 " Cologne  
2 Nov 1944 " Dusseldorf R/G Flt Sgt D G White fatally wounded
       


Flg. Off. Gerald William Fitzgerald
RCAF J/14775
G W Fitzgerald

Navigator

photograph courtesy David R. Edgerton
Wellington Mk X  HE464  AS-W

Lost: 2 August 1943

Tasking - Hamburg, Germany
Other Crew Members

Sgt. Harold Nash  RAF  1319053 - Pilot

Sgt. Vincent Francis Fernando  RAF  1399826 - Air Bomber

Sgt. Ronald James Perrin  RAF  1295070 - Wireless Op.

Sgt. John Cowan  RAF  1361185 - Rear Gunner
Sorties »   Posted in June 1943 Notes:
8 Jul 1943 HF455  AS-V Minelaying  
18 Jul 1943 " Minelaying off Lorient  
24 Jul 1943 HE479  AS-X Hamburg  
25 Jul 1943 " Essen  
27 Jul 1943 " Hamburg  
29 Jul 1943 HE464  AS-W Frankfurt  
2 Aug 1943 " Hamburg missing nothing heard after takeoff
       


Sgt. Joseph Walter Edgar ★ W/O. John Duncan Fiddes
RCAF R/158375
RCAF R/106742
J D Fiddes

Sgt. John Duncan Fiddes

Navigator

J W Edgar

Sgt. Joseph Walter Edgar

Air Bomber

Other Crew Members

Plt. Off. David Reid Tait  RAF  172306 - Pilot

Sgt. Harry Harbron  RAF  1591194 - Flight Engineer

Sgt. Leonard Kirkham  RAF  1117305 - Wireless Operator

Sgt. Benjamin Cohen  RAF  1523141 - Mid Upper Gunner

Sgt. John Templeton  RAF  1822885 - Rear Gunner
       
Sorties »   Posted in March 1944 Notes:
       
18 Apr 1944 LM529  AS-I Rouen (Marshalling Yards)  
20 Apr 1944 " Cologne  
22 Apr 1944 " Dusseldorf  
24 Apr 1944 " Karlsruhe Missing - nothing heard after take-off
       


W/O. Frank Edmondson DFC
RAF 1029157
F Edmondson

Mid Upper Gunner

photograph courtesy  Pete Edmondson
Posted to Squadron 30th January 1944
Other Crew Members

Flt Sgt. Arthur James Owen  RAF 649951 - Pilot

Sgt. Derek Charles Hawkins  DFM  RAF  1806337 - Flight Engineer

Flg. Off. Reginald George Conrad  DFC  RCAF  J/25511 - Air Bomber

Flt. Sgt. Charles Douglas Burrows  DFM  RCAF  R/160639 - Navigator

Sgt. Tredeihnis Edward Curran  DFM  RAF  1459131 - Wireless Op.

Sgt. Thomas Lothian Raeburn  DFM  RAF  1371310 - Rear Gunner
               
Sorties »   Posted in 30th January 1944 Notes:       Notes:
               
15 Feb 1944 ED731  AS-T Berlin Sgt. T. C. Connelly  MUG
30 Apr 1944 ND614  AS-A Maintenon  
19 Feb 1944 W4376  AS-S2 Leipzig   1 May 1944 " Lyons  
24/25 Feb 1944 ED731  AS-T Schweinfurt   9 May 1944 LL950  AS-B Mardyck  
15/16 Mar 1944 ME627  AS-Z Stuttgart   11 May 1944 ND614  AS-A Hasselt  
18 Mar 1944 " Frankfurt   12 May 1944 " Minelaying(Keil)  
22 Mar 1944 ND707  AS-W Frankfurt   19 May 1944 " Orleans  
24 Mar 1944 ME627  AS-Z Berlin Sgt J R Woolf - W/Op 21 May 1944 " Duisburg  
26 Mar 1944 ND707  AS-W Essen Sgt A C Trotter - W/Op 22 May 1944 " Dortmund  
11 Apr 1944 LL903  AS-V Aachen   3 Jun 1944 " Boulogne  
18 Apr 1944 ND614  AS-A Rouen   5 Jun 1944 " Cherbourg Plt Off E J Welshman - 2nd Pilot
20 Apr 1944 " Cologne   6 Jun 1944 ND621  AS-U Acheres Flg Off H S Schwass - 2nd Pilot
22 Apr 1944 " Dusseldorf   10 Jun 1944 ND 614  AS-A Acheres  
24 Apr 1944 " Karlsruhe   12 Jun 1944 " Gelsenkirchen  
26 Apr 1944 " Essen   14 Jun 1944 " Le Havre "
27 Apr 1944 " Friedrichshafen   17 Jun 1944 " Aulnoye(Railway Bridge) mission abandoned over target