D.M. Stevenson crew 22.2.45

22/01/1945 – Attack Against Duisburg
Fifteen aircraft attacked Duisburg carrying 4,000 H.C., 500 ANM., 500 G.P. (I.D) 250 G.P. and Munro bombs.Visibility was good. Crews saw the Rhine. Fires and explosions were seen coming from a concentrated area. A successful attack was reported. No opposition encountered.

Lancaster Mk.I NF935 AA-P

F/L Martin Adam Kilpatrick, RNZAF NZ421919 – Pilot.
P/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – 2nd Pilot.
P/O Raymond Sinclair ‘Grub’ Tait, RNZAF NZ4213951 – Navigator.
F/S M. ‘Jock’ Cattanach, RAFVR – Air Bomber.
Sgt. Wesley Geoffrey ‘Geoff’ Davenport, RAFVR 1817811/ 196353 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Benjamin Charles ‘Ben’ Barton, RAFVR 56702 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. Albert ‘Titch’ Halliday, RAFVR 1899145 – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Robert ‘Bob’ Olive, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 17:16 – Landed 21:42
Flight Time 04:26

09/02/1945 – Attack Against Hohenbudburg
Twenty one aircraft were detailed to attack Lutskendorf, but the target was changed during the afternoon to Hohenbudberg. This operation was carried out in 8/10th cloud with tops about 10,000. Flak was slight to moderate and S/L effective. A scattered raid was reported.

Lancaster Mk.I HK600 JN-K

F/L Alexander Dunbar Simpson, RNZAF NZ427055 – Pilot.
F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – 2nd Pilot.
P/O Richard Hilary Woodhouse, RNZAF NZ413925 – Navigator.
P/O John Hemingway , RAFVR 971941/ 189261 – Air Bomber.
F/S A. Dibbs, RAFVR – Wireless Operator.
F/L S.E. Cowen, RAFVR 50955 – Flight Engineer.
F/S Esmond Pareta Montgomery Thomas, RNZAF NZ425753 – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. C. Chippendale, RAFVR – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 03:38 – Landed 08:36
Flight Time 04:58

22/02/1945 – Attack Against Osterfeld
Twenty one aircraft were detailed to attack Osterfeld, carrying 4000 HC 500 ANM 250 GP bombs, JN”O” F/L Jones, K. returned early through engine failure. There was no cloud over the target, but some haze. Crews found it difficult to identify the target visually owing to smoke and difficult formation flying conditions in flak, but the impression is that the concentration of bombing was excellent and the target well “pranged”. Flak was moderate to intense and several aircraft were damaged.

Lancaster Mk.I HK601 JN-D

P/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/O John Duncan Craven, RAFVR 1007069/ 157882 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.
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Take Off 12:48 – Landed 18:04
Flight Time 05:16
23/02/1945 – Attack Against Gelsenkirchen
Sixteen aircraft attacked Gelsenkirchen as detailed. There was ten tenths thin cloud over the target with horizontal visibility between 500/ 1000 yds. Formation keeping was very difficult in these conditions, but crews reported quite a good bombing concentration on special equipment and leaders. Opposition from flak was very slight and no fighters were seen. F/S Barr, D. landed at Warboys.

Lancaster Mk.I HK600 JN-K

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/O John Duncan Craven, RAFVR 1007069/ 157882 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 11:52 – Landed 17:01
Flight Time 05:09

26/02/1945 – Attack Against Dortmund
Eighteen aircraft attacked Dortmund as detailed. Cloud was ten tenths over the target with tops 5-6,000 ft. No results were seen but bombing is thought to be concentrated. NZ428168 F/O N.H. Thorpe crashed in this country after passing over base in formation. Four members of the crew were killed.

Lancaster Mk.I HK600 JN-K

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.
F/S Herbert Winn, Mid Under Gunner RAFVR – 1626025.

Take Off 10:50 – Landed 16:09
Flight Time 05:19

27/02/1945 – Attack Against Gelsenkirchen
Eighteen aircraft were detailed to attack Gelsenkirchen, carrying 4000 HC 500 ANM 500 MC bombs. NZ426904 F/O M.Adamson and NZ425292 F/L D.Sadgrove returned early through engine trouble. Cloud was ten tenths. Leaders met slight to moderate H/F. No results were seen.

Lancaster Mk.I NN747 JN-O

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
Sgt. Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 11:25 – Landed 16:30
Flight Time 05:05

02/03/1945 – Attack Against Cologne
Twenty aircraft were detailed to attack Cologne. No aircraft bombed owing to special equipment failiure. Three aircraft jettisoned due to flak damage to engines, the remainder bringing their bombs back. F/O Woodcock was wounded in the neck and his engineer F/Sgt. Gibb in the legs but landed safely at base.

Lancaster Mk.I HK554 DNC JJ-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 13:15 – Landed 19:09
Flight Time 05:54

04/03/1945 – Attack Against Wanne Eickel
Eighteen aircraft were detailed to attack Wanne Eickel. JN”O” F/O D. Barr returned early through engine failiure. Crews bombed with the aid of special equipment in 10/10ths cloud. No results were seen but crews were satisfied that it was a good attack. Slight to moderate H/F was experienced.

Lancaster Mk.I RF129 JN-M

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 09:48 – Landed 14:41
Flight Time 04:53

06/03/1945 – Attack Against Salzbergen
Sixteen aircraft attacked Salzbergen in 10/10ths cloud up to 11,000ft. with nil clouds below. The formation was well packed over the target and released simultaneously. A slight upheaval of the cloud a minute later was all that could be seen. Slight H/F was the only opposition.

Lancaster Mk.I HK554 JN-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 08:34 – Landed 14:18
Flight Time 05:44

07/03/1945 – Attack Against Dessau
Thirteen aircraft attacked Dessau as ordered. Aircraft bombed in 10/10ths haze and thin cloud. Crews were given instructions by M/B to bomb on Skymarkers but some were able to make out T.I’s and in two cases identify the street. Fires were burning over a wide area when aircraft left the target. Flak practically nil in target area. Some E/A were seen and AA”S” F/L Spilman had a short inconclusive encounter. A satisfactory operation.

Lancaster Mk.I HK554 JN-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 17:24 – Landed 02:26
Flight Time 09:02

10/03/1945 – Attack Against Gelsenkirchen Buer
Twenty one aircraft attacked Gelsenkirchen as detailed. Aircraft bombed in light formation and all bombs were dropped together. Cloud was ten tenths. Slight H/F was encountered.

Lancaster Mk.I PB820 JN-V

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 12:39 – Landed 17:26
Flight Time 04:47

11/03/1945 – Attack Against Essen
Twenty one aircraft were again detailed for operations, tis time against Essen. Very slight H/F was the only opposition. Cloud was 10/10ths. A gradual blackening of the cloud tops was all that could be seen

Lancaster Mk.I HK554 JN-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 11:43 – Landed 17:13
Flight Time 05:30

14/03/1945 – Attack Against Heinrich Hutte
Twenty aircraft were detailed to attack the above target. Crews found the target covered with 10/10ths cloud. Formation was good though the target and bombs fell away together. Very accurate moderate H/F was met on the run in and over the target. F/Lt. E. Parsons in AA”E” failed to return. His aircraft was seen to be hit causing it to spiral into cloud. F/S McLernon landed at Woodbridge but returned to base the following day.

Lancaster Mk.I HK554 JN-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 13:31 – Landed 18:30
Flight Time 04:59

18/03/1945 – Attack Against Bruchstrasse
Seventeen aircraft were detailed to attack the coking areas and Bensol plant at Bruchstrasse. Cloud was 10/10ths over the target with tops at 6/7,000 ft. Crew report formation was good through the target and bombs fell away together. No results were seen. Slight H.F was encountered.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 11:45 – Landed 17:01
Flight Time 05:16

21/03/1945 – Attack Against Munster Viaduct
Twenty one aircraft were detailed to attack the Muster Viaduct. There was hardly any cloud over the target. It is thought that the concentration was good although the formation was broken up just prior to bombing. Three aircraft failed to return from this operation – AA”T”, NZ42451 F/L J. Plummer, AA”R” NZ429139 P/O A. Brown and JN”P” 190947 P/O D.S. Barr. All three aircraft were seen to hit in the target area. Considerable H/F was encountered.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
P/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 09:45 – Landed 15:11
Flight Time 05:26

27/03/1945 – Attack Against Hamm (Sachsen)
Twenty one aircraft attacked Hamm (Sachsen) as detailed in ton tenths cloud, tops about 8,000 ft. Formation was well packed in the run in. No results were seen other than smoke pushing up through clouds after bombing. Very slight flak was the only opposition encountered.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 10:22 – Landed 15:53
Flight Time 05:31

04/04/1945 – Attack on Meresburg
21 aircraft were detailed to make a night attack on MERSEBURG.. (AA’R’ F/O C Stevens) returned early through technical trouble. (JN’D’ F/O J. Wood) was hit by flak before reaching the target, the B/ Aimer (F/S Hooper) was burned about the face and the Pilot’s hands were slightly burned, the F/Engineer (Sgt. Williamson) apparently fell through the M.U.G Turret. Crews bomber glows of fires on Master Bomber’s instructions. Fires were fairly concentrated though reports indicate a rather scattered raid. Flak moderate to light.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/L Grant Alan Russell, RNZAF NZ411729 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 18:39 – Landed 03:01
Flight Time 08:22

13/04/1945 – Attack on Kiel
21 aircraft were detailed to attack Kiel. The target was covered by 10/10 cloud with tops 4/5000. Bombing was concentrated and fires were seen on leaving the target. Flak was slight. M/B was clearly heard. (AA’K’ F/O. Morgan W.) returned early, bombs were jettisoned. This was also a leaflet raid.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 20:40 – Landed 02:15
Flight Time 05:35

14/04/1945 – Attack on Potsdam
25 aircraft were detailed to attack POTSDAM. There was no cloud and visibility was good. A very concentrated attack developed and the target was well alight by the time the last aircraft were on their way home. Flak was slight and bursting well below stream. AA’T’ (F/O A.R. Baynes) was attacked by two enemy aircraft believed to be JU.88’s 20 miles S.W. of Potsdam on the homeward journey. The Flight Engineer (Sgt. Sliman) was killed by canon shell.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/O Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 18:14 – Landed 02:43
Flight Time 08:29

20/04/1945 – Attack on Regensburg
20 aircraft were detailed to bomb REGENSBURG. Perfect visibility and the river, dock and target areas could be made out. Bombing appears to have been fairly well concentrated round the target starting with a slight undershoot but some bombs also spread to the M/yards beyond. The crew on starboard side of formation claimed direct hits on railway bridge. Flak slight but accurate.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
P/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 09:53 – Landed 17:03
Flight Time 07:10

24/04/1945 – Attack on Bad Oldesloe
21 aircraft were detailed to attack BAD OLDESLOE. JN/N (F/L Preyer) failed to take off owing to engine trouble and AA/Y (F/S Reay) made an early return owing to fire in starboard outer engine. No opposition was encountered but slight flak seen over Dutch Coast. Some of the bombs fell to the port of the A/P. Main attack considered very good.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 07:09 – Landed 12:55
Flight Time 05:46

01/05/1945 – Supply Dropping at Delft
21 Aircraft were detailed for Supply Dropping at Delft. The population were very excited. There was a great deal of flag waving and thanks messages were seen painted on roof tops.

Lancaster Mk.III PB421 JN-P

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 14:03 – Landed 16:28
Flight Time 02:25

07/05/1945 – Supply Dropping at Delft
26 Aircraft were detailed for Supply Dropping at Delft. The mission was uneventful. Oil patches and yellow objects were seen in the sea near the Dutch coast.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
P/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
LAC Witham,   – Passenger.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 12:29 – Landed 15:06
Flight Time 02:37

09/05/1945 – Repatriation of Prisoners of War
10 Aircraft were detailed for repatriation of Prisoners of War. The number of men brought back was 240. S/Ldr. B. Mckenna (AA.J) crashed when taking off at Dunsfold for Baso. There were no injuries and the crew returned with F/Lt. M. Adamson (AA.K). Compalints were made of the bad landing procedure at Dunsfold.

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
F/S Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.
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Take Off 07:37 – Landed 13:48
Flight Time 06:11

11/05/1945 – Repatriation of Prisoners of War at Juvincourt
Two missions were made today. 15 Aircraft were detailed for the first mission, and 6 Aircraft for the second mission. F/O H. Trewheela and crew were on both missions. Repatriation of Prisoners of War at Juvincourt was the objective. F/O H. Trewheela (JN.F) starboard outer failed as he approached the landing field. He returned to Base without landing, and he reached Juvincourt on the second mission, but was refused permission to land and told to return to Base. F/O R. Milsom (AA.F) had engine trouble at Tangmere and his return was delayed. A total of 336 men returned for the first mission. Weather deteriorated during the day and only 48 men were brought back by the second mission.F/L S. Peryer (JN.N) returned from Juvincourt on three engines. F/O T. Good (AA.S) was forced to land at Upwood on return due to weather conditions.

Lancaster Mk.I NF981 JN-D

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
P/O Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 17:35 – Landed 22:12
Flight Time 04:37

13/05/1945 – Evacuation of Prisoners of War from Juvincourt
20 Aircraft were detailed to evacuate Prisoners of War from Juvincourt. This was a bad day, for only 24 men were bought back, and these men were bought back by F/S R. Hamilton (AA.F)

Lancaster Mk.I PP663 JN-Z

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
P/O Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 12:42 – Landed 16:32
Flight Time 03:50

31/05/1945 – Viewing the Effects of the Bombing Offensive
4 Aircraft were detailed to view of the effects of the bombing offensive. Command personnel were taken in two of the aircraft.

Lancaster Mk.- – —

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
P/O Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt. Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.
S/L Tennant, Passenger RAF – .

Take Off 09:40 – Landed 15:33
Flight Time 05:53

25/06/1945 – Viewing the Effects of the Bombing Offensive

Lancaster Mk.I NN773 AA-G

F/L Duncan Matthew Stevenson, RNZAF NZ426016 – Pilot.
F/S Roger William Rennie, RNZAF NZ4213928 – Navigator.
F/O Kenneth Charles George Nees, RNZAF NZ425797 – Air Bomber.
F/S Patrick Reedy , RNZAF NZ425539 – Wireless Operator.
P/O Norman Edgar Waite, RAFVR 1800049/ 196736 – Flight Engineer.
Sgt. A. Gardner, RAFVR – Mid Upper Gunner.
Sgt Leslie Gordon, RAFVR 1811745 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 14:57 – Landed 19:27
Flight Time 04:30