15 Sqn bomb roads near Montreuil for second day

OPERATIONS RECORD BOOK of (Unit or Formation) XV(B) Squd

PlaceDateTimeSummary of EventsReferences to Appendices
WYTON 22.5.40 At 1730 hrs two sections led F/O Oakeshott and F/O Trent set of to bomb the same roads and area as on the previous day. Little enemy opposition was encountered and all machines returned safely. Fighter escort was in company.

(AIR 27/202/3)

Previous day's bombing was recorded as being near Montreuil.

DETAIL OF WORK CARRIED OUT By:XV (B) SQUADRON

Aircraft Type and No. Crew. Duty. Time Up. Time Down. Remarks References
BLENHEIMS.
L8851 F/O OAKSHOTT 1735 2000 Task allotted was bombing of German armoured fighting vehicles believed to be on main roads leading from ABBEVILLE to BOULOGNE. "A" Flight did not receive this message but perchance bombed the right target. Height at which bombs were dropped 6000'feet high level pattern. All machines returned safely. P/O Henderson's A/C had been hit by an explosive shell between the leading edge and the nascelle of the of the port engine . but no serious damage resulted to either the engine or crew.
SGT CAMP
LAC TREHERNE
L8848 F/O GEORGE
SGT BOX
LAC O'DONNELL
N 6177 P/O HENDERSON
SGT HOLMES
LAC AUSTIN
L8855 F/O TRENT
SGT STEPHENS
CPL SUTCLIFFE
P6913 P/O HARRMAN
SGT BLOOMER
LAC MOORHOUSE
L9403 P/O MASTERS
SGT TUCKER
LAC THOMAS

(AIR 27/202/4)

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