L.V. Harcourt crew 03.09.42

03/09/1942 – Operations. Attack Against Targets At Emden
Six aircraft were detailed to attack the above target. Bomb load of 500lb. Were dropped in target area by two aircraft. Two failing to reach the target. A.A. fire was slight, searchlights were few. The weather was bad, being heavy cloud all the way to target and 10/10ths cloud over target. Navigation was good. Wellington X.3396 captained by Sergt. Law and Wellington X.3794 captained by Sergt. Hunting, failed to return.

Wellington Mk.III BJ.790 AA-?

F/O Leo Vernon Harcourt, RAFVR 45807 – Pilot.
Sgt. Mervyn Oliver Clarke, RNZAF NZ404895 – Observer.
Sgt. Claude Joseph Frederick Jarvis, RNZAF NZ411722 – Wireless Operator.
P/O George William Alfred Mills, RAFVR NZ411769 – Front Gunner.
Sgt. Henry Welsh Pullar, RNZAF NZ411777 – Rear Gunner.

Take Off 23:30 – Landed 01:45
Flight Time 02:15