RAF 166 Squadron

Crew Photographs - Survived

Lancaster Mk I  AS-J  ME647

Flg. Off. W. R. Brennan and Crew

Brennan Crew
Photograph Courtesy  Timothy O' Driscoll
L to R


Sgt. E. Simpson  RAF  1836815 - Mid Upper Gunner

Flg. Off. James Wilson O'Driscoll   DFC  RCAF  J35128 - Air Bomber

Flt. Sgt. R. D. Neil  RCAF  R146069 - Wireless Op.

Flg. Off. William R. Brennan   DFC  RCAF  J29236 - Pilot

Sgt. L. Sims  RAF  907157 - Flight Engineer

Sgt. David William Roderick Thomas  RAF  1836874 - Rear Gunner

Flg. Off. William Charles Matten   DFC  RCAF  J35928 - Navigator


  Posted in 16. 7. 44     Notes:       Notes:  
                   
Missions: 23 Jul. 1944 ND635  AS-M Keil   3 Sep. 1944 ME748  AS-Q Gilze Rijen    
  1 Aug. 1944 " La Belle Croix les Bruiere   5 Sep. 1944 ME647  AS-J Le Havre Flt. Sgt. N. J Crane (2nd Pilot)  
  2 Aug. 1944 ME647 AS-J Le Havre   8 Sep. 1944 JB297  AS-B2 Le Havre  
  3 Aug. 1944 " Trossy St. Maximin   10 Sep. 1944 PD227  AS-V Le Havre    
  4 Aug. 1944 " Pauillac   20 Sep. 1944 ME647  AS-J Sangatte    
  7 Aug. 1944 " Fontenay Le Marmion   25 Sep. 1944 " Calais    
  10 Aug. 1944 " Dugny   26 Sep. 1944 " Calais    
  11 Aug. 1944 " Duval   27 Sep. 1944 " Calais    
  14 Aug. 1944 " Fontaine Le Pin   3 Oct. 1944 " Westapelle    
  15 Aug. 1944 " Leculot   5 Oct. 1944 " Saarbrucken    
  16 Aug. 1944 " Stettin Bay   12 Oct. 1944 LM687  AS-N Fort Frederik Hendrix    
  25 Aug. 1944 " Russelshein   14 Oct. 1944 ME647  AS-J Duisburg Up 0630  Down 1050  
  26 Aug. 1944 PD261  AS-S Keil   14 Oct. 1944 " Duisburg Up 2215  Down 0325  
  29 Aug. 1944 LM687  AS-N Stettin Bay   19 Oct. 1944 " Stuttgart    
  31 Aug. 1944 ME647  AS-J Agenville   25 Oct. 1944 PD335  AS-K Essen    
Crew posted away from 166 Squadron December 1944, except Sgt. L. Sims, no record of him leaving