P/O Milford James CUSICK R.A.A.F. - (460 Squadron RAF) 

Milford (Mick) was my father and Donald Irving's friend, who preceded him into the European theatre.
 

Milford  was a member of 460 Squadron from January 1944 until his death on the 24/3/44.

Below is a reconstruction of Mick's Log Book. You can follow the links for more details.

Rego Date Target Depart Return Hours Comments
ND463  21/01/1944  Magdeburg  8:04:00 PM  2:56:00 AM    Bomb load 1 x 4000 HC 56 x 30 INC 1230 X 4 INC 10 X 4 INC "A" filled. Magdeburg was attacked at 23.15 hrs from 21,000 ft. Target identified by TI greens, which were bombed. Large are of burning incendiaries, red glow developed later. Large red explosions  
ND586  15/02/1944  Berlin  5:35:00 PM  12:40:00 AM    Bomb load 1 x 4000 HC 56 x 30 INC 930 X 4 INC 120 X 4 INC "X" filled. Berlin was attacked at 21.41 hours from 22,000 ft. in 10/10 ths cloud. Target identified by red/green flares T.I. greens. Saw two large area with a fair glow on cloud. On landing the Pi 
ND394  19/02/1944  Leipzig  11:54:00 PM  7:12:00 AM    Bomb load 1 x 4000 HC 56x30 INC 1140 c 4 INC 120 x 4 INC " X" filled. LEIPZIG was attacked at 04.14 hours from 23,000 ft. Target identified by T.I. reds and green and green/red flares. Marking plentiful, but after doing orbit, none seen on return. Red gl 
ND354  20/02/1944  Stuttgart  11:35:00 PM  7:15:00 AM    Bomb load 1 x 4000 HC 48 x 30 INC 1020 x 4 INC "X" filled. STUTTGART was attacked at 03.58 hours from 23,000 ft. Target identified by red and green T.I's and green/red flares. Bombed centre of line of 1 red and 3 green T.I.'s running N. On his return the 
ND463  25/02/1944  Augsberg  6:15:00 PM  2:10:00 AM    Bomb load 1 x 4000 HC M2 48 x 30 INC 780 x 4 INC AUGSBURG was attacked at 22.48 hours from 22,000 ft. Target identified by T.I. green and red. Bombed concentration of T.I. red. Excellent P.F.F. marking. Mass of fires soon got going. On his return the Pil 
ND463  15/03/1944  Stuttgart  6:57:00 PM  3:18:00 AM    Bomb load 1 x 2000 HC N INST. 48 x 30 INC 1400 x 4 INC 100 x 4 INC. STUTTGART was attacked at 23.24 hours from 23,000 ft. Target identified by red and green T.I's seen below cloud. Bombed glow of three red and one green T.I. on ground. The Pilot said on  
ND463  22/03/1944  Frankfurt  6:53:00 PM  12:37:00 AM    Bomb load 1 x 4000 HC M2 108 x 30 INC 1020 x 4 INC 150 x 4 INC "X" filled. FRANKFURT was attacked at 21.59 hrs. from 23,000 ft. Bombed cluster of 3 red T.I's. Large number of incendiaries burning to S.W. of target. On his return the Pilot said:- "Should  
ND463  24/03/1944  Berlin  6:46:00 PM      Bomb load 1 x 4000 HC M2 156 x 30 INC 270 x 4 INC 150 x 4 INC "X" filled. This aircraft is outstanding nothing haing been heard since taking off at the appointed time. CHORLEY: T/O Binbrook 1846. Believed to have crashed between Schotmar and Wusten, the