Operations on this day
Year Date Weekday Activity Target
1942  19/02/1942  Thursday  The first Mark III Wellington for the new Squadron was ferried here from Honington. Operations were ordered for to-night. Two aircraft set out to bomb ESSEN. Results were not observed owing to clouds. Three aircraft of 'B' Flight did air tests, and four did cross countries. Two aircraft of 'A' Flight flew to Dumfries and back.  Essen         
1943  19/02/1943  Friday  10 aircraft detailed for operations, 9 took off sucessfully, but 1 aircraft failed to return (F/Sgt CASE). 5 NFT, 5 cross country flights, 2 to WYTON and 1 local flight carried out.  Wilhelmshaven         
1944  19/02/1944  Saturday  21 aircraft detailed for operations - all took off and 2 aircraft are Missing (S/L A.D. SAUNDERS & CREW and W/O R. STANNERS & CREW). 12 Non Operational Flights.  Leipzig         
1945  19/02/1945  Monday  20 non operational flights.           
Casualties on this day
Year Rank Init Surname Decoration Unit Target Date Desig Type Cemetery CWGRef Grave Pic
1943  P/O  T E  CASE    RCAF  Wilhelmshaven  19/02/1943  ED485  Lancaster III  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1084131  ** YES **
1943  P/O  H W  WELCH    RCAF  Wilhelmshaven  19/02/1943  ED485  Lancaster III  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1531214  ** YES **
1943  Sgt.  H A  MCLENNAN  DFM  RAAF  Wilhelmshaven  19/02/1943  ED485  Lancaster III  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1079617  ** YES **
1943  Sgt.  J W  DENBY    RAF  Wilhelmshaven  19/02/1943  ED485  Lancaster III  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  232110  ** YES **
1943  Sgt.  CUTHBERT    RNZAF  Wilhelmshaven  19/02/1943  ED485  Lancaster III  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  231708  ** YES **
1943  Sgt.  E P G  BAYLISS    RAF  Wilhelmshaven  19/02/1943  ED485  Lancaster III  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1083591  ** YES **
1943  P/O  P Y C  TREMBLAY    RCAF  Wilhelmshaven  19/02/1943  ED485  Lancaster III  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1809009  ** YES **
1944  W/O  STANNERS    RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  JA921  Lancaster III  AMERSFOORT (OLD LE  2620424  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  HOPCRAFT    RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  JA921  Lancaster III  AMERSFOORT (OLD LE  2620338  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  H W  HUGHES    RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  JA921  Lancaster III  RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL  1800683  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  PRANKETT    RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  JA921  Lancaster III  AMERSFOORT (OLD LE  2620394  ** YES **
1944  Sgt.  A C G  MERCES    RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  JA921  Lancaster III  AMERSFOORT (OLD LE  2620375  ** YES **
1944  P/O  T J  BREWER    RCAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  JA921  Lancaster III  AMERSFOORT (OLD LE  2620269  ** YES **
1944  S/L  A D  SAUNDERS  DFC MID  RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  ND358  Lancaster III  HANOVER WAR CEMETE  2100919  ** YES **
1944  F/Lt  W M  STERNS  DFC  RCAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  ND358  Lancaster III  HANOVER WAR CEMETE  2101070  ** YES **
1944  W/O  J W  GIBB  DFC  RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  ND358  Lancaster III  HANOVER WAR CEMETE  2198750  ** YES **
1944  F/Sgt  J W  TAYLOR    RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  ND358  Lancaster III  HANOVER WAR CEMETE  2101128  ** YES **
1944  F/O  C D  GOUGH  DFC  RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  ND358  Lancaster III  HANOVER WAR CEMETE  2198782  ** YES **
1944  F/Lt  W J  DONNER  DFM  RAAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  ND358  Lancaster III  HANOVER WAR CEMETE  2198571  ** YES **
1944  F/O  R L  REEVES    RAF  Leipzig  19/02/1944  ND358  Lancaster III  HANOVER WAR CEMETE  2100829  ** YES **