R9439 TL-A from 35 Squadron

On 30th March 1942, the crew of Halifax R9439 TL- A from 35 Squadron took off at approximately 1900 hrs from RAF Kinloss on the North East Coast of Scotland to participate in an attack on the German Battleship Tirpitz which was moored at the time in Fættenfjord in Norway.

The aircraft and crew reached the target area and returned safely to RAF Kinloss in the early hours of 31st March 1942.

Force Crew Position Age
Home Town
F/sgt ROE J RCAF Pilot 21 Canada Returned
Sgt NEWITT RAFVR 2nd Pilot Returned
Sgt WILLIAMS R RAFVR Navigator 27 Pontyprydd, Wales Returned
Sgt MORRISON J RAFVR W/Op Air Gunner 20 Aberdeen, Scotland Returned
Sgt ELLIOTT RAFVR W/Op Air Gunner Returned
F/Sgt PARR W RCAF Tail Gunner 20 Toronto, Canada Returned
Sgt BUTCHART D RAF Flight Engineer 21 Dundee, Scotland Returned

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