Full listing of all known men involved with the RAF at Omaha Beach.

Adair Fulton Muir F/Sgt Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation 07/06/44 D+1.  Asked for volunteers to salvage ‘drowned’ equipment.
Adair Fulton Muir F/Sgt Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation Transfered Bill Firby to another GCI after he was charged by Sqn/Ldr Trollope with being AWOL.
Adair Fulton Muir F/Sgt Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation 06/06/44 Bill Firby’s NCO.
Adair Fulton Muir F/Sgt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Member of GCI15082.
Adair Fulton Muir F/Sgt Canadian F/Sgt’s Parting Shot 01/08/43 GCI 15082 formed in August at Renscombe Down near Swanage in Dorset.
Adderley W. (Bill) Cpl Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Adderley W. (Bill) Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Ainsworth F.W.E. Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 8 18/03/44 Posted to 21BDW for Tech Signals duties.
Ainsworth F.H. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 09/05/44 Posted to Peterhead.
Allington   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (264 Squadron).
Ambler G.H. A/Commodore Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting (D/S.A.S.O., A.D.G.B.).
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 05/06/44 D-1.  Overheard conversation.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 02/06/44 Moved with N Best from Camp D2 to LCT at Portland, 15.00hrs – Type 15 Convoy.
Anderson A.M. Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Operations.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 06/06/44 Reported wounded in the arm. He waited until D+1 to have his arm x-rayed before casevac to England.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 16/06/44 D+10.  His replacement, Wg/Cdr Ian Hay arrived.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Norman Best excerpt from 6-1945 Radar Bulletin 03/06/44 D-3.  Led the third and last convoy with Sqn/Ldr N Best from Camp D.2 at Sopley to Portland.
Anderson   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron (Black Widow).
Anderson A.M. Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (21 BD Wing).
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Norman Best excerpt from 7-1945 Radar Bulletin 06/06/45 Wounded in arm and leg on Omaha ‘Red’ beach.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 25 06/06/44 Wounded in action with 4 other officers and 31 OR’s.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 21/02/44 Conference (“Self Putting-on Trials”) 21BD Wing.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 07/06/44 D+1.  Contacted Gen Timberlake re precarious position of the GCI.  Wg/Cdr noted as wounded.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr John Cubitt, Memories of D-Day written 1984 06/06/45 Identified only as the Wg Cdr but known to be Wg/Cdr Anderson – describes his wrist wound.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Norman Best excerpt from 6-1945 Radar Bulletin 27/05/44 D-11.  Stated to be Senior Controller and C.O. of the Landing Party of 21BDS.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 21/04/44 Left Church Fenton with A.M.E.S. 15082.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 21/05/44 Left Sopley ‘with certain detached personnel’.
Anderson A.M. Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 16 01/06/44 Not available for briefing of troops.
Arnott   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (234 Squadron).
Askew D.W. Flt/Lt F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 14/02/44 Attended a cocktail party given by Gp/Capt Widdows at RAF Uxbridge Officers’ Mess.
Atcherley   Gp/Capt Formation of No 85 Group (Overseas Base Group) 16/11/43 Approval in principle for the formation of 85 (Base) Group.
Atherley R.D.R. Gp/Capt Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting.(A.E.A.F.).
Avery   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Attached to 21Sector (Equip)
Axtell   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 06/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron (Black Widow).
Baines J. Sqn/Ldr HQ 85 Group Operations Record Book 20/09/44 (Sqn/Ldr Movements).  Meeting to discuss the details of the return of 21BDS to the UK.
Baird   S/Sgt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Ballou   Capt (US) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 10/06/44 D+4.  US Medical Officer – Talks re news.
Ballou   Capt (US) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 21/06/44 D+15.  MO brought him a patient as he had no sutures!
Ballou   Capt (US) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 04/07/44 Re-acquaintance with MO on his (R Rycroft’s) return to France
Ballou   Capt (US) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 20/06/44 D+14.  Tea with MO and Padre who MO took on cycle (motorcycle?).
Ballou   Capt (US) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 19/06/44 D+13.  Tea with Richard Rycroft, MO, – feeling depressed until they ‘made some drink’.
Ballou   Capt (US) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 12/06/44 D+6.  UD Medical Officer.  Accompanied him on a trip – to Isigny?
Ballou   Capt (US) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 18/06/44 D+12.  US Medical Officer, chance encounter with Richard Rycroft, MO
Ballou   Capt (US) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 22/06/44 D+16.  Visited by MO on his motorcycle – lunch.
Barber E.F. P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 28/05/44 Posted in to 21BDW. (A&SD) w.e.f. 21-5-1944.
Barnett   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 42 27/09/44 Judge Advocate at Court Martial of LAC Sladons at Cahteau Tocqueville.
Barr S. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 15 26/05/44 Attached to 21BDW from 60 Group.
Beamish G. A/Commodore Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting.(D/S.A.S.O., A.E.A.F.).
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 14/11/44 Gazetted for the award of Military Cross.
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr) Ned Hitchcock’s Account of RAF Radar on Omaha Beach 01/05/44 GCI Specialist
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) 06/06/44 Account of D-Day landing.
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) 01/03/44 GCI15082 received equipment from his Tech Development Group (60 Group)
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 18 12/06/44 On recce near Carentan.
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Norman Best excerpt from 6-1945 Radar Bulletin 26/05/44 D-11.  Summoned by Air/Cdore Reeve to be told he would be landing on D-Day.
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Norman Best excerpt from 6-1945 Radar Bulletin 01/06/45 Wing Commader by this time.
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Introduction  
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 06/06/44 Refused permission by ‘Andy’ (identity unknown) to leave beach with convoy.
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) 06/06/44 Not recalled by Muir Adair other than on D-Day.  Spent time with 15072 which had a lot of problems.
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 01/03/44 G.C.I. 15082.  Received equipment from his Tech Dev Group (60 Group)
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 27/05/44 Instructed to attend briefing at 22.00hrs with Gp/Capt (Moseby?) and CSO from 85 (Group?).
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 27/05/44 Scheduled to leave with G.C. (Moseby?) for transit camp (Sopley?).  Went alone at 18.00hrs.
Best Norman Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 24 06/06/44 Salvage operations on Omaha beach with other Tech Officers.
Betts S. (Stanley)   Padre Harding’s Reminiscences 06/06/44 A colleague and fellow Padre who later became a Bishop.
Beverley   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 03/08/44 Baled out after taking on a JU88 and landed uninjured.
Bigmore L. P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 27 09/07/44 Posted to 21 Sector for Filter duties w.e.f. 3-7-1944.
Bines   P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 20/04/44 Contact leading to destruction of ME177.
Bines   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 16/08/44 264 Squadron aircrew (Mosquito).
Birch C.F. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 07/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton– Intelligence Duties.
Birch C.F F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 21/02/44 Conference (“Self Putting-on Trials”) Int Off 21BD Wing.
Boughey   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 42 27/09/44 Member at Court Martial of LAC Sladons at Chateau Tocqueville.
Boughton A.R. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Attached to 21 Sector (Accounts).
Bradley Omar General (US) Ned Hitchcock’s Account of RAF Radar on Omaha Beach 06/06/44 Considered abandoning the Omaha landing because of stubborn German resistance.
Brown     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 25/05/44 Rank Wg/Cdr?  Stated to have learnt part of plans.
Brown     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 15/06/44 Rank Wg/Cdr? Met Sqn/Lr N Best and AOC 85G
Brown     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 22/06/44 Rank Wg/Cdr?  Met Sqn/Ldr Best and others at Quettehou.
Brown     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 23/06/44 Rank Wg/Cdr?  Message to Sqn/Ldr Best that he had found a new site 1¼ miles west of Tocqueville.
Brown   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 18 12/06/44 On recce near Carentan.
Brown     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 12/06/44 Rank Wg/Cdr? Out with Sqn/Ldr N Best pm.  Machine gunned and grenaded by Huns near Carentan.
Brown     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 09/06/44 Rank Wg/Cdr?  Met with Sqn/Ldr N Best and Todhill (Tothill?)
Budd   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (141 Airfield).
Bunting   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 29/07/44  
Burn(s)     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 26/05/44 Left for ‘S’ (‘S’ not identified) in the afternoon with Hitch and Norman Best.
Burnell.   Brig.USAF Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 4 03/02/44 Visit from 9th Air Defence Command.
Burns   Gp/Capt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 25/05/44 Assumed to be a surname. Also assumed to have been at a  meeting.  Returned to (60?) Group.
Burns   Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 27/01/44 Conference (From 12 Group).
Campbell H.V. Wg/Cdr HQ 85 Group Operations Record Book 20/09/44 (SPSO).  Meeting to discuss the details of the return of 21BDS to the UK.
Campbell H.V. Wg/Cdr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 14/02/44 Attended a cocktail party given by Gp/Capt Widdows at RAF Uxbridge Officers’ Mess.
Catchpole   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 11/08/44 Aircrew – involved in accident when landing – Injured (F/Off Willmott killed)
Catchpole   W/O Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 27/07/44 604 Squadron aircrew (Navigator?)
Catchpool   W/O Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 28/05/44 Airborne with 604 Squadron (navigator).
Catchside T.D. Capt.(RA) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 07/05/44 Attached from 162 A.A.O.R.
Catling E.C.L. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 15/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Operations.
Catling E.C.L. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 03/03/44 Posted to A.D.G.B.
Chancellor J. (John) Mr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 09/06/44 D+3.  Wounded US War Correspondent.
Chapman (Chappie)   Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 14/06/44 D+8.  Rank Flt/Lt?  Spoken of re move and consequent disappointment.
Chapman (Chappie)   Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 17/06/44 D+11.  Rank Flt/Lt?  Assumed to have been an officer as he shared a tent with the MO.
Chapman W.H. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Movement Liaison.
Chapman (Chappie)   Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 23/06/44 D+17.  Rank Flt/Lt?  At new HQ Chateau near Tocqueville.
Chapman   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 20 22/06/44 Recce to Tocqueville to find site to set up Sector HQ.
Clarke A.C. (Arthur C) Cpl Ned Hitchcock’s Account of RAF Radar on Omaha Beach The famous author who was promoted to Cpl at the same time as Ned at RDF School, Yatesbury.
Clowes I.C.D. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 08/05/44 Detached to A.M. Belgrave Square.
Clowes I.C.D. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Signature as Adjutant.
Clowes I.C.D. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 18/04/44 Went to conference at 85 Group.
Clowes I.C.D. Ftl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 15/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Adjutant.
Coates   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 37 28/08/44 604 Squadron aircrew (Mosquito). Shot down and killed.
Cole-Hamilton J.B. AVM F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 10/07/44 Relinquished command of No 85 (Base) group to AVM C.R. Steele.
Cole-Hamilton   A.V.M. Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 6 24/02/44 Visit from 85 Group.
Cole-Hamilton J.B. AVM F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 27/06/44 Relinquished command of No 85 (Base) Group to A/Commodore H.M. Pearson.
Collier   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 03/10/44 Posted in to 21Sector for GCI Controller duties w.e.f. 12-9-1944.
Cooke     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Cooke S.D. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 22/05/44 Posted to 21 Sector (Intelligence).
Corre   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 16/08/44 264 Squadron aircrew (Mosquito).
Corre   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 20/04/44 Contact leading to destruction of ME177.
Cottrill   Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Cox     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary (Mr?).  Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Cox   Mr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 20 22/06/44 Recce to Tocqueville to find site to set up Sector HQ.
Crofts Jack Henson LAC Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 1678283.  RAFVR.  Unit BRSU.
Crosby   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 03/08/44 264 Squadron aircrew.
Cross   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Crow   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 06/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron (Black Widow).
Crowley A.P. Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Posted to 21Sector (Signals).
Cubitt J. (John) LAC John Cubitt, Memories of D-Day written 1984 Service Number 1775196
Daber   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 10/08/44 Aircrew 264 Squadron.
Davis C.M. P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 27 09/07/44 Posted to 21 Sector for Filter duties w.e.f. 3-7-1944.
Davison   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 11/08/44 264 Squadron aircrew – involved in accident when landing – Injured (F/Off Willmott killed)
Day Francis Edward James Cpl Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 632267.  RAF.  Unit 5158T M.S.U.
Denny H.M. Lt (RM) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 39 03/09/44 Attached to 21 Sector.
Denny M.B. Lt.(RM) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 05/05/44 Attached from RM AAOR.
Dinsdale   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 04/08/44 Aircrew 410 Squadron
Dinsdale   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 03/08/44 410 Squadron aircrew.
Dixon   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Dougall   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 03/10/44 Attached to 85 Group w.e.f. 24/9/1944.
Dyer (Tubby)   Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 3 07/06/44 D+1.  Taken prisoner by Americans (mistook RAF uniforms for Hun Field Grey) back to UK!
Eaton-Smith G.H. T. Maj (R.A.) F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 18/12/43 Reported to RAF Uxbridge for duty from HQ 12 Grp as Op 1A (A/A and Searchlights).
Eaton-Smith G.H. Maj (R.A.) F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 14/02/44 Attended a cocktail party given by Gp/Capt Widdows at RAF Uxbridge Officers’ Mess.
Eckersal(l) Reuben F/Sgt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 14/11/44 Gazetted for the award of Military Medal.
Eckersall Reuben F/Sgt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 06/06/44 Recce on beach with Sqn/Ldr Norman Best.
Eckershall Reuben F/Sgt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) Responsible for GCI15081.  Described as a good, competent operator.
Eeles H. A.Gp/Capt F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 16/02/44 Reported for duty from ADGB as Gp/Capt Organisation
Effie     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Flt/Lt Effinberger?  Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Effinberger   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 24 06/06/44 Recce’d same site to find a parking site for the convoy.
Effinberger   Flt/Lt Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 07/06/44 D+1.  Fired at by the enemy after going up a road inland from Les Moulin.
Effinberger   F/Sgt Muir Adair, From ‘Canadians on Radar RCAF 1940-194 06/06/44 Technical Officer.  Ended up in an American compound (bit too much like a German?).
Effinberger   Flt/Lt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) 07/06/44 Polish Officer.  Choice of site to set up GCI15082 on D+1.
Effinberger   Flt/Lt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) 06/06/44 Was Technical Officer for GCI15082 during the landings.
Effinberger   Flt/Lt Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation 07/06/44 Recalled as being Technical Officer (he was Polish)
Eisenhower Dwight General Omaha Beachhead, Page 2 22/01/44 Had his first meeting with High Allied Planning Staff in England.
Eisenhower Dwight General Omaha Beachhead, Page 2 13/02/44 Took formal command at Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces.
Elgood H T.   Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) Recalled by Muir Adair as beinga Radar mechanic with GCI15082.
Elias   F/Sgt Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary At Echerat?  Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Elias   F/Off Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 06/06/44 D-Day.  Shared a (fox)hole with Flight Officer? Elias.
Elliott   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Emms   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 09/02/44 Attached from 309 M.S.S.U. to Sector HQ.
Evans   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 18 13/06/44 Arrived with advance party of the 2nd Echelon.
Fancourt Albert Henry LAC Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 862656.  RAF.  Unit No 1 RAF Beach Unit.
Ferguson   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 13/08/44 Posted in to 21Sector for Adjutant duties.
Finch William Major LAC Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 1650137.  RAF Regiment.  Unit 2834 Squadron.
Firby W. (Bill) Cpl Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) Drafted in to GCI15081 ‘after the notorious Paris Incident’!
Firby W. (Bill) Cpl Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation Radar and Electrical Engineer, RCAF attached to the RAF.
Firby W. (Bill) Cpl Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Scalding?  Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Fisher   LAC Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Fogg     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Foley D.R Wg/Cdr Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting.(Ops. 5, A.E.A.F.).
Forshaw George   Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 2 06/06/44 D-Day.  Landed on Omaha on D-Day.
Foster   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 03/08/44 604 Squadron Mosquito aircrew.
Fountain   F/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 20 22/06/44 Recce to Tocqueville to find site to set up Sector HQ.
Fraser   Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Fry   Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Gallagos F.W Flt/Lt F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 14/02/44 Attended a cocktail party given by Gp/Capt Widdows at RAF Uxbridge Officers’ Mess.
Gallagos P.N. A.Flt/Lt F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 16/12/43 (Service Number 112543) Reported for Duty at RAF Uxbridge as Camp Commandant.
Galloway W.D. AVM Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting.(S.A.S.O., ADGB, In the Chair).
Garden   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 06/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron (Black Widow).
Gill     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 20/06/44  Of 309 MSSU. Met Sqn/Ldr N Brown.
Gordon   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 14/08/44 422 Squadron aircrew (Black Widows).
Graham   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (Newcastle Sector).
Guggenheim A.O. Wg/Cdr.(RAFR) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 10 01/04/44 Posted in to 21BDW.
Guggenheim A.O. Wg/Cdr (RAFR) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 19/10/44 Posted to 1308 Mobile Wing.
Guggenheim A.O. Wg/Cdr (RAFR) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 37 29/08/44 Attached to 2798 RAFR Squadron.
Gusten   1st Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 27 12/07/44 Attached to 21 Sector for AA Liaison duties from 14 ADC.
Haddon   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 05/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Hague R. (Reg)   Reg Hague – Photo 1944 Early 1944 was Technical Officer of GCI15072.
Haig R. (Reg)   Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) (Hague?).  Recalled as being a Technical Officer with GCI15072 who was injured by a land mine.
Haine   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 04/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron.
Hall   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 01/08/44 488 Squadron aircrew
Hamble J.(Johnnie) Sgt Archie Ratcliffe’s Further Thoughts 06/06/44 D-Day.  Sgt Humble reported as being blinded.
Hamble J.(Johnnie) Sgt Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Hankie     Reg Hague – Photo 1944 Early 1944 was Technical Officer of GCI15081.
Hanson   Maj. Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 21/02/44 Conference (“Self Putting-on Trials”) 160 AAOR.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 14/11/44 Gazetted for the award of Military Cross.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 24 06/06/44 (Padre).  Reconnoitred village of Les Moulins.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 08/10/44 Posted to 82 Group.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 3 06/06/44 D-Day.  Only referred to as the Padre.  Got them off the beach (he states 10.00)  Pm?
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 17/06/44 D+11.  Outing on motorcycle in the afternoon with the MO.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 06/06/44 Reported assisting the MO, Flt/Lt R Rycroft in tending to the wounded on the beach.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 19/06/44 D+13.  Leaky tents – visit with MO to St Laurent. Found Duggie Highfield’s grave.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation 06/06/44 Described only as the Padre but known to have been Rev Harding.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 20/06/44 D+14.  Tea with Capt Ballou (US, M.O.) and Flt/Lt R Rycroft MO.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 03/06/44 D-3.  Met with MO for the first time.  Gloomy discussion!
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) John Cubitt, Memories of D-Day written 1984 06/06/44 Identified only as the Padre but known to be the Rev Harding.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – Medical Report 1/11/1944. 06/06/44 Stated by MO to have carried out a Medical Officer’s work under very difficult circumstances.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 4 06/06/44 D-Day.  Reports how the Padre walked among the wounded etc and that he received the Military Medal (MC?).
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 06/06/44 Reconnoitred the village of Les Moulins.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Archie Ratcliffe’s Further Thoughts 06/06/44 D-Day.  Reports how the Padre walked among the wounded etc.
Harding Geoffrey Clarence Sqn/Ldr (Rev) Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 14/06/44 D+8.  Spoken of re move and consequent disappointment.
Harrison V. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Operations.
Hart W.G. A/Commodore Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting.(A.S.O.- in- C., A.E.A.F.).
Hawarth   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 26/07/44 Aircrew of 604 Squadron.
Hay Ian Herbert Arthur Wg/Cdr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 05/07/44 MO waiting all day for him to arrive.  He arrived 19.30.
Hay Ian Herbert Arthur Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 42 27/09/44 President at Court Martial of LAC Sladons at Cahteau Tocqueville.
Hay Ian Herbert Arthur Wg/Cdr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 25/06/44 D+19.  Went to St Laurent airstrip with MO.
Hay Ian Herbert Arthur Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 19 15/06/44 (Service Number AUS250720).  Posted to Sector (Operations) as replacement for casualties.
Hay Ian Herbert Arthur Wg/Cdr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 22/06/44 D+16.  Met with R. Rycroft in his tent and went on trip together to Bayeux.
Hay Ian Herbert Arthur Wg/Cdr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 16/06/44 D+10 (Friday).  New arrival, replacement for Wg/Cdr Anderson (wounded on D-Day).
Hay Ian Herbert Arthur Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 14/11/44 Assumed command of 21 Sector.
Hay Ian Herbert Arthur Wg/Cdr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 22/06/44 D+16.  Stated by MO as ‘unable to eat- gasric pain’.
Heathcote Eric John Cpl Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Heathcote Eric John Cpl Eric Heathcote -a Handwritten Account of D-Day 06/06/44 Born 9/7/1920, died April 1990.  Service Number 1264340.  In first 21BDS Echelon on D-Day.
Henderson A.W. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 27 10/07/44 Posted to 21 Sector for Signal duties w.e.f. 13-6-1944.
Henderson A.W. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 03/10/44 Posted from 21 Sector to GCI15081 (in Holland?)
Henry   Lt.(RM) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Attached to 21BDW.
Henty R.J. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 03/03/44 Posted to Tangmere.
Henty R.I. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Operations.
Higham   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 27/01/44 Conference (12 Group Operations).
Highfield Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 19/06/44 D+13.  Grave located in St Laurent by MO and Padre.
Highfield Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 25 06/06/44 Reported killed in action along with 9 OR’s.
Highfield Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 117492.  RAFVR.  Unit GCI15082.
Highfield Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) Former Flier who had been wounded and transferred to radar as a result his injury.
Highfield Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Control Officer of GCI15082 at D-Day landings – killed on D-Day.  Nickname ‘Hoppy’.
Highfield Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 10/06/44 D+4.  States “My gin drunk (from Duggie)”.
Highfield Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 06/06/44 D-Day.  Mo. States “Duggie killed next to me under lorry”.
Highfield Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 02/06/44 D-4.  The MO borrowed warm clothing from ‘Duggie’
Highfields Douglas Charles Flt/Lt Archie Ratcliffe’s Further Thoughts 06/06/44 D-Day.  Reports he was killed as he landed.  Variously known as ‘Hoppy’ or ‘Duggie’.
Hiltz   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 10/08/44 Aircrew 410 Squadron.
Hiscox   Gp/Capt Formation of No 85 Group (Overseas Base Group) 16/11/43 Approval in principle for the formation of 85 (Base) Group.
Hiscox R Wg/Cdr Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting.(Ops 1b, A.E.A.F.).
Hitch(cock?). Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 25/05/44 Assumed to be a surname. Also assumed to have been at a  meeting.  Returned to (60?) Group.
Hitch(cock?). Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 26/05/44 Left for ‘S’ (‘S’ not identified) in the afternoon with Burns and Norman Best.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best excerpt from 6-1945 Radar Bulletin 26/05/44 D-11.  Summoned by Air/Cdore Reeve to be told he would be landing on D-Day.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best excerpt from 6-1945 Radar Bulletin 03/06/44 D-3.  Led the first convoy from Camp D.2 at Sopley to Portland.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Ned Hitchcock’s Account of RAF Radar on Omaha Beach Electrical Engineer.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Photographs taken on D-Day on Leics camera supplied by 60 Group.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) 06/06/44 One of two officers on the Landing Craft (LCT649?) crewed by Americans.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) 06/06/44 Waded ashore when lorry ‘drowned’ to get tow wire to try to have it pulled out.  Lorry cab filled with water.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) 06/06/44 Account of D-Day landing.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) 06/06/44 Not recalled by Muir Adair other than on D-Day.  Spent time with 15072 which had a lot of problems.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 12/06/44 Attempted to get to Utah beach with Sqn/Ldr N Best.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 24/06/44 Salvaged personal gear from shelled site with Sqn/Ldr Best
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 22/06/44 Recce with Mac and Sqn/Ldr Best towards Barfleur site.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 06/06/44 In Type II Convoy.  His vehicle ‘drowned’ on way to beach from LCT.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 26/06/44 Looking for site for COL near Cherbourg with Mac and Sqn/Ldr Best.
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Hitchcock Edward Hamilton (Ned) Flt/Lt (RNZAF) Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 23/06/44 Returned to Ravenoville at 2300 with Sqn/Ldr Best and Mac.
Holloway   Capt (US) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 27 12/07/44 Attached to 21 Sector for AA Liaison duties from 14 ADC.
Holloway   Capt (US) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 04/08/44 Attachment ceased.
Hooper   F/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Horsley J. (Jim)   Jim Horsley – What did you do in the War daddy? Trained at RAF Chigwell which was stated to have been an RAF Radar School.
Horwood   Brig. Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 07/02/44 Visit from 105 A.A. Brigade.
Hubbard   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Hughes   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Humble J (Johnnie)   Muir Adair’s Story, Chapter 5 Part of GCI15082.  Probably Hamble.rather than Humble.
Humphreys   Mr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 21/02/44 Conference (“Self Putting-on Trials”) AORG.
Huntindon-Whiteley   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 27/01/44 Conference (Church Fenton Operations).
Ingham     Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 24/06/44 D+18.  Taken on motorcycle to Bayeux by MO ‘to buy a book for his girfriend’.
Ingham B. Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Promoted to War Substantive rank of Sqn/Ldr.
Ingham B. Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 11/03/44 Attached to 21BDW for Wg/Cdr Flying duties.
Ingham A. Lt.(RNVR) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 19/04/44 Attached to 21BDW for liaison duties.
Ingham B. Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 8 18/03/44 Posted to 21BDW for Wg/Cdr Flying duties.
Innes   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (130 Squadron).
Jameson   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron.
Jameson   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 03/08/44 488 Squadron aircrew.
Jarrett   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 01/05/44 Attached to 21BDW for Equipment duties.
Johnson A.M. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 28/05/44 Posted in to 21 BDW, (Accounts), w.e.f. 20-5-1944.
Johnston     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Johnstone A.V.R. Gp/Capt Loose Minute ref AEAF/S.22619/Air 30/09/44 Signatory of the Loose Minute re future of 21BDS.
Jones   P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 03/10/44 Posted in to 21Sector for GCI Controller duties w.e.f. 12-9-1944.
Kay   Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 04/08/44 Attached from 42nd S/L Unit.
Kaye   LAC Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Kelakos   Maj (US) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 24 06/06/44 Intelligence Officer, 49th AA Brigade.
Kelly     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Kelly   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 13/08/44 Attached on temporay duties from AAAOD.
Kohler   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 36 18/08/44 422 Squadron aircrew (Black Widow).
Kolakos   Major (US) Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 07/06/44 D+1.  Intelligence Office, 49th A.A. Brigade visited with message from General Timberlake.
Kyle   Capt. Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 21/02/44 Conference (“Self Putting-on Trials”) 105 A.A. Brigade.
Lane D.W. A/Cdr HQ 85 Group Operations Record Book 20/09/44 (AOA).  Meeting to discuss the details of the return of 21BDS to the UK.
Leafe   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 08/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Lee R.E. P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 09/03/44 Posted to 21BDW for Operations ‘B’ duties.
Love     Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation 06/06/44 Radar and Electrical Engineer
Lovell   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 39 01/09/44 Posted to 21 Sector from Middle Wallop for Controller duties.
Lovell   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 19/10/44 Posted to No 3(P) A.F.U.
Lovell   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 42 27/09/44 Member at Court Martial of LAC Sladons at Chateau Tocqueville.
Mac     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 22/06/44 (Sqn/Ldr McGrath?).  Recce with Ned Hitchcock and Sqn/Ldr Best towards Barfleur site.
Mac     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 21/06/44 (Sqn/Ldr McGrath?).  Recce, am, with Gp/Capt Moseby and Sqn/Ldr Best.
Mac     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 23/06/44 (Sqn/Ldr McGrath?).  Returned to Ravenoville at 2300 with Sqn/Ldr Best and Ned Hitchcock.
Mac     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 26/06/44 (Sqn/Ldr McGrath?).  Looking for site for COL near Cherbourg with Ned and Sqn/Ldr Best
Macdonald   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Macdonald   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Mackenzie J. Wg/Cdr AEAF HQ, Amendment to No 1 Admin Instruction No 34. 26/05/44 Signed the Instruction.
Maclay   W/O Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 02/08/44 488 Squadron aircrew.
Maday   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 31/07/44 410 Squadron Mosquito aircrew.
Madder B.J. Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 07/02/44 Visit from 16 Air Formation Signals.
Madder   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 18 13/06/44 Air Formation Signals.  Arrived with advance party of the 2nd Echelon
Maitland-Thompson   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 30/07/44 604 Squadron aircrew.
Mallett S. (Stan)   Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Mallett S. (Stan)   Archie Ratcliffe’s Further Thoughts 06/06/44 D-Day.  He and a colleague captured two ‘Jerries’, said they had had enough and threw away rifles.
Mansfield   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 03/10/44 Posted in to 21Sector for GCI Controller duties w.e.f. 12-9-1944.
Manton   Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 27/01/44 Conference (From Church Fenton Sector).
Manton   Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 4 01/02/44 Farewell cocktail party on handover of Church Fenton Sector to Gp Capt Thynne.
Maran   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 08/08/44 Aircrew 422 Squadron (Black Widow).
Marsan   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 14/08/44 422 Squadron aircrew (Black Widows).
Maxwell   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (604 Squadron).
Maxwell   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 21 26/06/44 604 Squadron.
Maxwell   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 21 27/06/44 Met Gp/Capt Moseby at new Sector HQ near Tocqueville.
Maxwell   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 22 28/06/44 Visited COL15074 and 24 Sector.
May   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
May   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 04/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
May   F.Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 02/08/44 Controlling GCI15081
Mays R.K. Lt.(RA) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 07/05/44 Attached from 162 A.A.O.R.
McCarthy   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 12/08/44 Posted from 21 Sector to 85 Group.
McCarthy   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 08/05/44 Posted to Wing as Adjutant.
McGrath   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 18 13/06/44 Arrived with advance party of the 2nd Echelon.
McGrath   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 18 14/06/44 Carried out recce in Cherbourg peninsula.
McGrath   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Controlling GCI15082
McIlvenny   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 05/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
McKenzie   P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 29/07/44  
McKenzie   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 4 01/02/44 Visit (S.P.S.O.   AEAF).
McLeod Alexander Flt/Lt Alexander McLeod – From Canadians on Radar, RCAF 08/06/44 D+2.  OC and Unit Technical Officer of GCI15073 Convoy.
McNaught Joseph LAC Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 1562096.  RAFVR. Unit Ni 1 RAF Beach Unit.
McQueen   Gp/Capt Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 1 01/05/44 Early May.  CO of unit ‘somewhere near London’!
Melrose     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Michelin   Cpl Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Middleton Eldred Francis Cpl Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 1285110.  RAFVR.  Age 32.  Unit 6205 B.D.F.
Middleton Eldred Francis Cpl Archie Ratcliffe’s Further Thoughts 06/06/44 D-Day.  Lost his life by ‘driving up and down’ until ‘shot up’ by heavy machine gun fire.
Miller   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 11/08/44 Aircrew – involved in accident when landing – Injured (F/Off Willmott killed)
Miller   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 28/05/44 Airborne with 604 Squadron.
Miller   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 27/07/44 604 Squadron aircrew (Pilot?).
Mills   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 14/06/44 Controlling GCI15072.
Mills   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (Newcastle Sector).
Miskin R.H. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 28/05/44 Posted in to 21BDW. (A&SD) w.e.f. 21-5-1944.
Moles H. Gp/Capt Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting (Gp/Capt Org., A.D.G.B.).
Morgan C. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 15 24/05/44 Posted from 21BDW to RAFNI.
Morgan C. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Movement Liaison.
Morland   Lt.(RM) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 05/05/44 Attached from RM AAOR.
Morris D.G. Gp/Capt Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting.(G/Capt. Org., A.E.A.F.).
Morris   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron (Black Widow).
Morrison   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 06/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron (Black Widow).
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 18 13/06/44 Arrived with advance party of the 2nd Echelon.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 28 18/07/44 AOC 85 Group visited the Sector.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 20/06/44 Nearly reached Barfleur site.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 25/06/44 D+19.  Informed MO OK to go to UK to seek an ambulance.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 14/11/44 Attached to 51 O.T.U. pending posting.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 12/11/44 D.S.O., D.F.C., awarded the American D.F.C. as from 25-10-1944.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 24/06/44 D+18.  Suggests trip to MO, R Rycroft to England to see about an ambulance.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 27/05/44 Briefing at 22.00 hrs attended by Sqn/Ldr Norman Best and CSO from 85 (Group?).
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 23/06/44 D+17.  With MO to visit new HQ at Chateau near Tocqueville.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt HQ 85 Group Operations Record Book 20/09/44 (OC 21 Sector).  Meeting to discuss the details of the return of 21BDS to the UK.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 20 20/06/44 Went on recce up Cherbourg peninsula to see GCI 15072.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 01/01/44 Arrived Church Fenton to set up 21Base Defence Wing.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 21 23/06/44 Went to Chateau near Tocqueville to arrange layout of new HQ.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 22 30/06/44 Went from new HQ at Tocqueville to old site at Longueville to seek a site to place GCI15082.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 18/04/44 Went to conference at 85 Group.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 41 20/09/44 To conference at 85 Group HQ with AOC to decide on future of 21 Sector.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 21 27/06/44 Met Wg/Cdr Maxwell at new Sector HQ near Tocqueville.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 21/02/44 Conference (“Self Putting-on Trials”) 21BD Wing.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Bill Wiseman – Permit to Travel and Paris Pass 14/09/44 Signature as O.C. No. 21 B.D. Sector.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 26/05/44 Meeting with Sqn/Ldr Norman Best and Head of 1st Major I.G. re U.S. and 85 (Group?).
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 27/05/44 Scheduled to leave with Norman Best for transit camp (Sopley?).  Did not go.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 06/07/44 Wanted written report from MO.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 27/01/44 Conference (21 BD Wing).
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 25/05/44 Meeting with Sqn/Ldr Norman Best and ‘Andy’.
Moseby William George Gp/Capt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 21/06/44 Recce , am, with Sqn/Ldr N Best and ‘Mac’
Moseland J. Lt.(RM) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Attached to 21BDW.
Muir   Wg Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 25/01/44 Visited 21BDW.
Neillson   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (Patrington).
Nestor.   Major.USAF Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 4 03/02/44 Visit from 9th Air Defence Command.
Newsome     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Newson Stanley William LAC Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 1612976.  RAFVR. Unit GCI15082.  Age 22.
Newton   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 03/08/44 604 Squadron Mosquito aircrew.
Nicolson   Col. (USAF) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 4 03/02/44 Visit from 9th Air Defence Command.
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 11/08/44 Operating GCI15082
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 26 02/07/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Bill Wiseman – Handwritten List of Dates. 28/09/44 Controller.
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 28/07/44 Controlling.(GCI15082?)
Nodes (Jerry) Fl/tLt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 05/11/44 Attached to RAF Hopton.
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 22 30/06/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 31/07/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 20 18/06/44 Controlling GCI 15082.
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 29/07/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Nodes (Jerry) Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 03/08/44 Controlling GCI15082.
O’Mahoney C.J. Sqn/Ldr.(Rev) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 27 08/07/44 Posted to 21 Sector.
O’Brian   Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 15/08/44 Attached for temporary duty from 55th Brigade.
O’Mahony   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 03/10/44 Attached to 85 Group.
Overbury   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 03/10/44 Attached to 85 Group w.e.f. 24/9/1944.
Palin Arnold   Arnold Palin – Info provided by Mr P Kirkland. 06/06/44 D-Day.  Employed in Ground to Air Communications.  Killed 11-5-1945 in Germany.
Parr Richard Croxton (Dickie) LAC Eric Heathcote – Eric’s Wife Remembers, 2007. 06/06/44 D-Day.  Landed with Eric Heathcote.  Killed on the beach.
Parr Richard Croxton (Dickie) LAC Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 1527578.  RAFVR. Unit GCI15082.
Parry   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 01/08/44 604 Squadron aircrew crashed on landing – killed.
Parsons   Capt. Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 21/02/44 Conference (“Self Putting-on Trials”) AORG.
Patley   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Posted to 21 Sector (Admin).
Patrick   WO Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 03/08/44 488 Squadron aircrew.
Pearson H.M. A/Commodore F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 27/06/44 Assumed command of No 85 (Base) Group vice AVM J.B. Cole-Hamilton.
Pearson H.M. A/Cdr HQ 85 Group Operations Record Book 20/09/44 (SASO).  Meeting to discuss the details of the return of 21BDS to the UK.
Pearson H.M. A/Commodore Fighter Direction Tenders – Plotting of Mines. 29/07/44 Signed this Instruction on behalf of the AOC, HQ No. 85 (Base) Group.
Pearson H.M. Gp/Capt Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting (Ops 3,  A.D.G.B.).
Pearson H.M. A/Commodore Siting of Radar Control and Reporting – Responsibilities. 29/07/44 Signed this Instruction on behalf of the AOC, HQ No. 85 (Base) Group.
Peerless G.R. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 28/05/44 Posted in to 21BDW. (A&SD) w.e.f. 21-5-1944.
Pender F.R. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Operations.
Pender F.R. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 03/03/44 Posted to A.D.G.B.
Pilling (Bill)   Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 2 04/06/44 D-2.
Pine   F/Off Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Not recalled by Muir Adair.  Was he a controller with GCI15082?  Could this be PYNE?
Pine   F/Off Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 3 07/06/44 D+1.  Signals Officer.  Could this be PYNE?
Plumer   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 02/08/44 410 Squadron aircrew.
Preece F.R. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Movement Liaison.
Preece F.R. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 03/03/44 Posted to 24 BDW.
Pyne F.C. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 03/03/44 Posted to Church Fenton for Ops ‘B’ Duties.  See Pine, (above)
Ratcliffe A. (Archie) AC Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day. Service Number 1037824
Read E.T. A.Wg/Cdr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 20/12/43 (Service Number 91083) Reported for duty to RAF Uxbridge from ADGB as Chief Signals Officer.
Read K.G Wg/Cdr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 14/02/44 Attended a cocktail party given by Gp/Capt Widdows at RAF Uxbridge Officers’ Mess.
Reeve   Air Cdore Norman Best excerpt from 6-1945 Radar Bulletin 26/05/44 D-11.  Summoned Sqn/Ldr Best and Flt/Lt Hitchcock to inform both would be landing on D-Day.
Reeves     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Reid J. (John/Jock) LAC Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 14/11/44 Gazetted for the award of Military Medal.
Reid J. (John/Jock) LAC Norman Best excerpt from 7-1945 Radar Bulletin 06/06/45 M.N.O.  Account of work done tending wounded on D-Day.
Reid J. (John/Jock) LAC Richard Rycroft, M.O. – Medical Report 1/11/1944. 06/06/44 Commended by his MO for work carried out as Orderly during Beach landing on D-Day.
Reid J. (John/Jock) LAC Padre Harding’s Reminiscences 06/06/44 Only referred to as the MO’s Orderly but known to have been LAC Reid.
Reid J. (John/Jock) LAC Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Recollections of ‘Jock’ as an individual on and immediately after D-Day.
Reid J. (John/Jock) LAC John Cubitt, Memories of D-Day written 1984 06/06/44 Identified only as the MO’s Orderly but known to be LAC Reid.
Reid J. (John/Jock) LAC Archie Ratcliffe’s Further Thoughts 06/06/44 D-Day.  Reports that the Padre and ‘Jock’ were using a Jeep to get the wounded to shelter.
Reid J. (John/Jock) LAC Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) First met when GCI15082 was set up.  Popular and important member of the GCI15082.
Richardson. G.L. Brig.USAF Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 4 03/02/44 Visit from 9th Air Defence Command.
Richmond R.C. Gp/Capt Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/44 Present at the meeting (C.S.O., A.D.G.B.).
Rimins?   Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Rimmer L.T. Sgt F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 13/12/43 Reported for duty at RAF Uxbridge from HQ A.E.A.F. as NCO i/c Orderly Room.
Roberts   P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Roberts   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 27/01/44 Conference (12 Group Operations).
Roberts   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 14/06/44 604 Squadron aircrew (Mosquito).
Rogers W.T. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 21/04/44 Posted from 21BDW to A.D.G.B.
Rogers W.T. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 22/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Fighter Control.
Rose B. P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 27 09/07/44 Posted to 21 Sector for Filter duties w.e.f. 3-7-1944.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 21 24/06/44 Controlling C.O.L.15074.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 29/07/44 Controlling GCI 15081
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 05/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 08/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 28/07/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 30/07/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 03/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Ross   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Routledge Alan Bertram AC1 Casualties 21 BDS – D-Day Omaha Beach 06/06/44 D-Day.  Service Number 1798971.  RAFVR.  Unit 5132C MSU.
Rowberry (Tubby)   Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 2 06/06/44 D-Day.  Landed on Omaha on D-Day.
Rowe   Cpl Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Rowe   Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Rurnans   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 08/08/44 Aircrew 422 Squadron (Black Widow).
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt Lt Padre Harding’s Reminiscences 06/06/44 Only referred to as the MO but known to have been Flt/Lt Rycroft.  Described as being very ‘capable0.
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – Medical Report 1/11/1944. 23/05/44 Date he arrived at 21. BD Sector.
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 12/06/44 Start date of Diary
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt John Cubitt, Memories of D-Day written 1984 06/06/44 Identified only as the MO but known to be Flt/Lt Rycroft.
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – Medical Report 1/11/1944. 01/11/44 On return from Normandy.
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Medical History of War, 21 Base Defence Sector. 09/09/44 Signatory of the letter.
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 06/06/44 Reported tending to the wounded on the beach assisted by the Padre (Sqn?ldr G C Harding).
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Norman Best excerpt from 7-1945 Radar Bulletin 06/06/45 Medical Officer.  Account of work done tending wounded on D-Day.
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Medical History of the War, 85 (Base) Group. 31/05/44 Noted as being posted to 21 Base Defence Sector.
Rycroft Richard Noel Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 14/11/44 Gazetted for the award of Military Cross.
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Posted to 21 Sector (Medical).
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Strength and Distribution of Medical Officers 30/06/44 Shown as being under 21 BDS, the only M.O. so noted as being overseas.
Rycroft Richard Noel Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – Medical Report 1/11/1944. 02/09/44 States 21 Sector formed at Church Fenton in January 1944.
Samter George   Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 14/06/44 D+8.  Spoken of re move and consequent disappointment.
Sanderson   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 37 28/08/44 604 Squadron aircrew (Mosquito).  Shot down but landed safely (by parachute?)
Sanderson (Curly)   Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 2 06/06/44 D-Day.  Landed on Omaha on D-Day.  From Manchester.
Sanderson (Dad ie father)   Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 2 06/06/44 D-Day.  Landed on Omaha on D-Day.  From Manchester.
Saunter C.F. Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Movement Liaison.
Scott     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Shankland J Lt.(RA) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 13 07/05/44 Attached from 162 A.A.O.R.
Sharman   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 06/08/44 Controlling COL 15074.
Shaw   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 04/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron.
Shaw A.T. Lt/Cdr.(RNVR) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 19/04/44 Attached to 21BDW for liaison duties.
Simpson W (Bill) Sgt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Member of GCI15082.
Simpson   Cpl Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Slade L.(Laurie)   Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 14/06/44 D+8.  Spoken of re move and consequent disappointment.
Slade A.K. P/O Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 03/03/44 Posted to Church Fenton for Ops ‘B’ Duties.
Sladons   LAC Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 42 27/09/44 General Court Martial at Chateau Tocqueville.
Smith   P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Smith   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 14/06/44 604 Sqadron airecrew (Mosquito).
Smith   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 27/07/44 Controlling GCI 15081.
Smith   Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Smith   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Controlling GCI15081.
Smith   WO Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Smith     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Smith   Col. Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 5 21/02/44 Conference (“Self Putting-on Trials”) 160 AAOR.
Smith   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron (Black Widow).
Smythe   Cpl (US) Muir Adair’s Story, Chapter 5 01/06/44 An American Rangers Corporal acting as Liaison on D-Day.
Somerville   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 02/08/44 488 Squadron aircrew
Somerville   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 410 Squadron (Mosquito).
Spackman O.B.G. AVM Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting (A.C.A., A.D.G.B.).
Sparkes I.A.W. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 03/03/44 Posted to A.D.G.B.
Sparks I.A.W. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Operations.
Spears T (Tommy) Sgt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) 07/06/44 Regular RAF SNCO in charge of General Duties.
Spears T (Tommy) Sgt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Sep 2007) 07/06/44 Responsible for Kitchen on D+1 and provided hot meals for remnants of 21 Sector.
Spears T (Tommy) Sgt Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Member of GCI15082.
Spurgeon   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 03/10/44 Posted from 25 Sector to 21 Sector for Signals duties.
Steele C.R. AVM F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 10/07/44 Assumed command of No 85 (Base) Group vice AVM J.B. Cole-Hamilton.
Steele C.R. AVM Allocation of Sectors and Wings to No. 85 Group. Policy. 11/08/44 Signatory of this letter addressed to AEAF.
Steele C.R. AVM HQ 85 Group Operations Record Book 20/09/44 (AOC).  Meeting to discuss the details of the return of 21BDS to the UK.
Steele C.R. AVM Allocation of Sectors and Wings to No. 85 Group. Policy. 19/08/44 Signatory of a follow up letter.
Stevens J.G. (John) Cpl (RCAF) John Stevens -From Canadians on Radar RCAF 1940-45 06/06/44 D-Day.  States Wg/CDR trollope injured – probably means Wg/Cdr Anderson.
Stevens J.G. ( John/Jack) Cpl (RCAF) Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation D+1.  Helped to salvage ‘drowned’ Equipment with F/Sgt Adair and Bill Firby.
Stevens   Sgt Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary At Edain?  Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Stewart C.M Gp/Capt HQ 85 Group Operations Record Book 20/09/44 (CSO).  Meeting to discuss the details of the return of 21BDS to the UK.
Stewart   Gp/Capt Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 30/06/44 Permitted Sqn/Ldr Best, Mac and Flt/Lt Hitchcock to leave om 1-7-1944
Straw D.H. Capt (RM) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 39 03/09/44 Attached to 21 Sector.
Straw   Capt.(RM) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 23/05/44 Attached to 21 Sector.
Straw E.W. Capt.(RM) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 12 30/04/44 Attached to 21BDW.
Sullivan A. (Dick)   Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 2 06/06/44 D-Day.  Landed on Omaha on D-Day.  From Brighton.
Sullivan A. (Dick)   Archie Ratcliffe’s Account of D-Day, Page 3 07/06/44 D+1.  Found a ‘cannon shell’ embedded in the tailbord of Archie Ratcliffe’s lorry.
Surman   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Symonds G.T. Sqn/Ldr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 01/03/44 Posted back to 85 Group HQ (he never arrived at RAF Church Fenton).
Symonds G.T. Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 01/03/44 Posted back to 85 Group HQ – he never arrived at Church Fenton.
Symonds G.T. Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 15/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Signals.
Tamble   Capt (USAAC) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 04/08/44 Attached to 21BDS from 71st Fighter Wing.
Tasker   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 19 15/06/44 Posted to Sector (Ops ‘G’) as replacement for casualties.
Tasker   Flt/Lt Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 22/06/44 D+16.  With Wg/Cdr Hay, Sqn/Ldr Trollope and Flt/Lt Rycroft on Bayeux trip.
Tasker   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 19 17/06/44 Sector Operations.
Tasker   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 26/07/44 Controlling GCI15072.
Tasker   Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 10/08/44 Controlling GCI15074.
Taylor F.J. Gp/Capt HQ 85 Group Operations Record Book 20/09/44 (D/AOA).  Meeting to discuss the details of the return of 21BDS to the UK.
Test   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 36 18/08/44 422 Squadron aircrew (Black Widow).
Thomas   Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 15/08/44 Attached for temporary duty from 55th Brigade.
Thynne   Gp/Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 4 01/02/44 Cocktail party on takeover of Church Fenton Sector from Gp/Capt Manton.
Tierney   Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Aircrew 488 Squadron (Black Widow).
Timberlake   Gen Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 24 06/06/44 Les Moulins.
Todhill     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 09/06/44 (Tothill?).  Met with Sqn/Ldr N Best and Brown
Tothill   Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 18 12/06/44 On recce near Carentan.
Tothill R.F. Sqn/Ldr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 14/02/44 Attended a cocktail party given by Gp/Capt Widdows at RAF Uxbridge Officers’ Mess.
Tothill R.F. Sqn/Ldr Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 25/05/44 Stated to have learnt part of plans.
Tothill R.F. A.Sqn/Ldr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 22/12/43 (Service Number 78003) Reported for duty to RAF Uxbridge from HQ 60 Group as Sqn/Ldr Radar 1.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 16 01/06/44 Gave the above briefing in lieu of Wg/Cdr Anderson.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Personal opinion of his senior officer.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 42 27/09/44 Member at Court Martial of LAC Sladons at Cahteau Tocqueville.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 07/08/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation 06/06/44 Bill Firby’s C.O.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 21/04/44 Left Church Fenton with A.M.E.S. 15082.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 19 17/06/44 Controlling.
Trollope Frederick Joseph (Bill) Sqn/Ldr Bill Wiseman – Handwritten List of Dates. 28/09/44 Initials F.J. but refrerred to here as ‘Bill’.  CO and Controller.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 44 14/11/44 Gazetted for the award of Military Cross.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 24 06/06/44 Recce’d further inland from Les Moulins.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 26 03/07/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 07/06/44 D+1.  at 0500 recce’d road further inland from Les Moulins.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 28/07/44 Controlling GCI15082
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 26 02/07/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 06/06/44 Gathered together men scattered over Omaha Beach to it’s west end
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Richard Rycroft, M.O. – His Diary 22/06/44 D+16.  With Wg/Cdr Hay, R Rycroft and Tasker on Bayeux trip.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 24 06/06/44 Les Moulins area.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Bill Firby, Notes from a Conversation Late back from leave in Paris and charged with being AWOL by Sqn/Ldr Trollope.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Eric Heathcote – a Handwritten Account of D-Day. 07/06/44 D+1. With Wg/Cdr Anderson.  Saw Gen Timberlake, twice, re site for radar.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Norman Best excerpt from 7-1945 Radar Bulletin 06/06/45 Assumed command of 21BDS when Wg/Cdr Andrews (Anderson?) was hit on landing.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 24 06/06/44 Ordered troops to western end of the Omaha beach.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 01/08/44 Controlling GCI 15082.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 22 30/06/44 Accompanied Gp/Capt Moseby as above.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 02/08/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 22 28/06/44 Took Co’s of 410 and 488 Squadrons to new HQ at Tocqueville.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Wg/Cdr Muir Adair – Notes from a Conversation (Feb 2007) Described by Muir Adair as ‘a typical British Officer’.  Knew his ‘RAF stuff’ but was not a ‘Mucker in’.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 43 19/10/44 Attached to C.H.L. Hopton.
Trollope Frederick Joseph Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 20 22/06/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Truscott   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 26/07/44 604 Squadron aircrew.
Truscott E.F. Sqn/Ldr Loose Minute ref AEAF/S17030/ORG 1A 28/09/44 Signatory of the Loose Minute re future of 21 BDS.
Turner P.M.R. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 13/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Fighter Control.
Twining   Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 08/08/44 Attached to COL15074.
Urry E Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 42 27/09/44 Defending Officer at Court Martial of LAC Sladons at Cahteau Tocqueville.
Urry E Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 7 03/03/44 Posted to Church Fenton for Ops ‘B’ Duties.
Wakeford Peter Frank Travers Sqn/Ldr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 42 27/09/44 Member at Court Martial of LAC Sladons at Cahteau Tocqueville.
Wakeford Peter Frank Travers Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 9 30/03/44 Attached to 21BDW for Ops ‘G’ duties.
Wakelin   Capt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 39 03/09/44 Attachment to 21 Sector ceased.
Walford R.T. P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 14 28/05/44 Posted in to 21BDW. (A&SD) w.e.f. 21-5-1944.
Wall   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 32 01/08/44 604 Squadron aircrew crashed on landing – killed.
Walsh   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 31 31/07/44 410 Squadron Mosquito aircrew.
Warren H.J.M. (Harry) Cpl Harry Warren – “Landed with the Yanks at Omaha Beach” 03/07/44 D+27.  Landed with a radar unit on Oamaha beach on 3-7-1944.  Service Number 1610898.
Watson   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 3 27/01/44 Conference (142 Airfield).
Webster   Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Weston   P/O Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
Widdows S.C. Gp/Capt F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 14/02/44 Gave a cocktail party in the Officers’ Mess, RAF Uxbridge, (to put 85 (Base) Group ‘on the map’).
Widdows S.C. A. Gp/Capt F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 16/12/43 Arrived at RAF Uxbridge from HQ, A.E.A.F.
Widdows S.C. A. Gp/Capt F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 02/12/43 (Service Number 26218) reported for duty at RAF Stanmore as Senior Staff Officer.
Widdup   Cpl Bill Adderley – Personal Account/Photographs 01/11/44 Photo – The Corporals 15082 Unit
Wigglesworth W.M.F. AVM Minutes – Formation of a Nucleus HQ, 85 Group and First BDW. 23/11/43 Present at the meeting.(S.A.S.O., A.E.A.F.).
Williamson G.F. F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 14/08/44 Re-posted for Signals duties from 84 Group. (He was one of the D-Day party who was wounded).
Williamson     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Williamson G.F. P/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 22/01/44 Posted in to Church Fenton – Tech (Signals).
Willmott     Norman Best, Transcript of Personal Diary 25/05/44 Assumed to be a surname. Also assumed to have been at a  meeting.  Returned to (60?) Group.
Willmott (D.F.C.)   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 35 11/08/44 264 Squadron aircrew – involved in accident when landing and killed.
Wilson G. Lt.(RNVR) Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 11 19/04/44 Attached to 21BDW for liaison duties.
Wilson     Norman Best – Transcript of Notes, back of Diary Appears to have been on some sort of task list!
Wiseman William Douglas Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 19 17/06/44 Controlling.
Wiseman William Douglas Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 19 15/06/44 Service Number 82719.  Posted to Sector (Ops ‘G’) as replacement for casualties.
Wiseman William Douglas Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 04/08/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Wiseman William Douglas Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 33 06/08/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Wiseman William Douglas Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 20 20/06/44 Controlling GCI 15082.
Wiseman William Douglas Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 30 28/07/44 Controlling.
Wiseman William Douglas Fl/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 08/08/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Wiseman William Douglas Flt/Lt Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 22 28/06/44 Controlling GCI15082.
Wolfe   Wg/Cdr Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 2 27/01/44 Conference (85 Group Operations).
Wolfe E.C. A.Wg/Cdr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group, Org Branch. 20/12/43 (Service Number 37705) Reported for duty at RAF Uxbridge from ADGB as Wg/Cdr Operations 1.
Wolfe S.C. Wg/Cdr F540, HQ No 85 (Base) Group. 14/02/44 Attended a cocktail party given by Gp/Capt Widdows at RAF Uxbridge Officers’ Mess.
Wood   F/Off Ops Record Book 21 BDS, Page 34 08/08/44 Aircrew 604 Squadron.
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