Newchurch Pilots Flying Bomb Tally

Fighter Pilots who shot down five or more Flying Bombs

No. 486 Squadron - Tempest V based at Newchurch

Fighter Pilot     Nationality     Shot Down
F. Lt O D Eagleson     NZ     21
F.O R J Cammock      NZ     2012
F.Lt J H McCaw      NZ     1912
Sqn Ldr J R Cullen     NZ     16
F.O R J Danzey      NZ     11
Sqn Ldr H N Sweetman      NZ     1012
F.Lt F B Lawless      NZ     10
F.O B J O'Connor      NZ     812
F.O G J Hooper      NZ     8
W.O W A Kalka      NZ     8
F.O K A Smith      NZ     8
F.Lt J H Stafford     NZ     8
F.Lt S S Williams      NZ     8
F/Sgt B M Hall      NZ     712
Sqn Ldr C J Shedan     NZ     712
P.O R B Bremner      NZ     7
F.O W A Hart      NZ     7
F.O W L Miller      NZ     7
P.O K McCarthy      NZ     6
P.O W.A.L. Trott      NZ     6
F.O H.M Mason      NZ     512
F.Lt N.J Powell      NZ     5
F/Sgt S.J. Short      NZ     5
 

No. 3 Squadron - Tempest V based at Newchurch

Fighter Pilot     Nationality     Shot Down
Sqn Ldr J. Berry     Br     6112 (also with 501 Sqn)
Sqn Ldr R. Van Lierde     Belg     40
Sqn Ltd A.R. Umbers     NZ     28
F.O R.W. Cole     Br     2123
F.Ltd A.R. Moore     Br     2112
F.O R.H. Clapperton     Br     21
Sqn Ldr R. Dryland     Br     21
P.O K.G. Slade-Betts     Br     20
P.O H.R. Wingate     Br     1712
F.O R.E. Barckley     Br     12
F/Sgt M.J.A. Rose     Br     12
F/Sgt H.G. Bailey     Br     1112
P.O S.B. Feldman     USA     934
F/Sgt B.J. MacKerras     Br     834
P.O M.J. Edwards     Br     834
Sqn Ldr A.S. Dredge     Br     6
P.O L.G. Everson     Br     512
F/Sgt R. Pottinger     Br     512
F.Lt G.A. Whitman     Br     514

No. 56 Squadron - Tempest V based at Newchurch

Fighter Pilot     Nationality     Shot Down
F/Sgt H. Shaw     Br     912
F.O W.R. MacLaren     Br     512
F/Sgt Wylde     Br     512
Sqn Ldr A.R. Hall     Br     5

Statistics taken from: Buzz Bomb Diary by David G. Collyer/Kent Aviation Historical Research Society

 

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