This is the log book of Sgt Albert (Titch) Halliday who, in 1944/5 was a Mid Upper Gunner with 75 New Zealand squadron. It records his training, the operations he took part in, and his total flying hours. It also contains details of the targets and any other 'occurrences' that were encountered. (Log Book and Photograph Reproduced courtesy of Ann Duffin)

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Log Book Cover

Sgt Hallidays wife and daughter have managed to trace three members of the crew in which he served: F/Lt Martin (Skip) Kilpatrick DFC Pilot and F/Lt Ray (Grub) Tait DFC Navigator who both live in New Zealand and Sgt Bob (Ollie) Olive, Tail Gunner, who now lives in Cornwall. Do you know the whereabouts of Sgt Geoff Davenport, W/Op, Sgt Ben Barton, F/Engr or Sgt Jock Cattenach, Bomb Aimer?

Crew Photo

The photo back row left to right 1-  F/Lt Sgt Jock Cattenach Bomb Aimer 2- Sgt  Geoff Davenport Wireless op

3- F/Lt Martin Kilpatrick DFC  Pilot  ( skip ) 4- Sgt Ben Barton   Flt Eng 5- Sgt Bob Olive  Rear Gunner  (Ollie )

Front row 6- F/Lt Ray Tait DFC  Navigator  ( Grub ) 7-  Sgt Albert Halliday  Mid-upper gunner ( Titch )

Please email Ann with any information

Sadly, Sgt Halliday died in 1966.