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Raymond crew

 

Mission List

 

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Raymond

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-8605 B/H 18BS Raymond Happy Warrior

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Raymond

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Raymond

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Raymond

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-8605 B/H 18BS Raymond Happy Warrior

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8629 L/D 18BS Raymond

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Raymond

 

CREW #68; 18th Squadron

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Raymond

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Raymond

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond        Aborted #2 engine out

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 44-6887 L/G 18BS Raymond

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38433 B/R 18BS Raymond

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond               Aborted - could not find the formation. Jettisoned load in channel.

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Raymond

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

 

Mission and Crew Details

 

Mission #119 February 3, 1945 43-38326 B/U 18BS Raymond

Mission #121 February 9, 1945 44-8605 B/H 18BS Raymond Happy Warrior

Mission #124 February 17, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Raymond

Mission #125 February 19, 1945 44-6929 B/Q 18BS Raymond

Mission #127 February 21, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #128 February 22, 1945 43-38331 B/Y 18BS Raymond

Mission #129 February 24, 1945 44-8605 B/H 18BS Raymond Happy Warrior

Mission #130 February 25, 1945 44-8629 L/D 18BS Raymond

Mission #131 February 26, 1945 43-38953 B/D 18BS Raymond

 

CREW #68; 18th Squadron

 

Mission #134 March 2, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Raymond

From hardstand #14, took off 0645 hours.

Flew position 2-2 in High Squadron.

Carried 20 250 lb bombs. Dropped on secondary target at 1026 hours from 24,300 feet.

Landed 1555 hours.

Raymond (P)

Smith (CP)

Ruth (N)

Harris (Tog)

Middleton (R)

Young (E)

Hampton (TG)

Parrott (BG)

Chevalier (G)

 

Mission #135 March 3, 1945 43-38373 B/J 18BS Raymond

Mission #136 March 4, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #137 March 7, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #139 March 10, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #140 March 11, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #141 March 12, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #146 March 19, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond        Aborted #2 engine out

Mission #147 March 20, 1945 44-6887 L/G 18BS Raymond

Mission #149 March 22, 1945 43-38971 B/A 18BS Raymond

Mission #151 March 24, 1945 43-38433 B/R 18BS Raymond

Mission #152 March 26, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #155 March 31, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #156 April 3, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #157 April 4, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #158 April 5, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond               Aborted - could not find the formation. Jettisoned load in channel.

Mission #161 April 9, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #163 April 11, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #166 April 16, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #168 April 18, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Mission #169 April 19, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

 

Mission #173 May 3, 1945 44-6938 B/C 18BS Raymond

Took off 0959 hours from hardstand #14. (much later than the rest of the group)

Carried 3 sets of Br. rations but there is no record of this crew dropping any rations.

Landed 1224 hours.

Raymond (P)

Smith (CP)

Ruth (B)

Allen (N)

Middleton (R)

Young (E)

Hampton (TG)

Lotz, W. (X)

Logan, W. (X)

 

Mission #174 May 5, 1945 44-6840 B/E 18BS Raymond

Took off 0856 hours from hardstand #16.

Flew with 18th Squadron.

Dropped 1 sets of rations at 1015 hours from 400 feet.

The other 1 sets were returned to base due to being saftyed.

Landed 1141 hours.

Raymond (P)

Smith (CP)

Ruth (N) (perhaps B instead)

Brition (N) (from crew #63)

Middleton (R)

Young (E)

Meier (X)

Franklin (X)