Sergeant James Guy Wireless Operator Log Book Details

The list below is facsimile of the Log Book of Sergeant James Guy wireless operator to Flight Sergeant Arthur Aaron. I have made no changes to the information supplied and I have been informed it is an accurate copy of the details originally recorded in the log book. Please click on Blue for a copy of the Combat Report and Green for a copy of the Target Photograph and Red for a copy of the Accident Card. 

I am indebted to Mr David Howley for passing on this information.

“B” Flight No.26 Operational Training Unit
Date  Aircraft Serial Flight Duration  Comments 
18.11.42 Wellington DV435 Circuit & Landings 1.45hrs
02.12.42 Wellington 440 High Level Bombing 2hrs
02.12.42 Wellington 5052 High Level Bombing 1hr
04.12.42 Wellington 440 High Level Bombing 1.45hrs
05.12.42 Wellington 1075 High Level Bombing .45hrs
07.12.42 Wellington 1075 High Level Bombing 1.15hrs
08.12.42 Wellington 1075 High Level Bombing 1.35hrs
08.12.42 Wellington 1075 High Level Bombing 1.30hrs
12.12.42 Wellington X9755 X-Country 3.20hrs
15.12.42 Wellington DV494 X-Country 4.20hrs
02.01.43 Wellington DV443 Bomb Load Climb 1.25hrs
04.01.43 Wellington 720 Circuit & Landing 1.30hrs
11.01.43 Wellington 808 High Level Bombing 1.05hrs
15.01.43 Wellington 808 Circuit & Landing 2.45hrs
24.01.43 Wellington 443 X-Country 1hr Returned-weather U/S
26.01.43 Wellington 808 X-Country 3hrs
31.01.43 Wellington 2766 High Level Bombing 1.05hrs Crash landed in field near drome, no injuries 
01.02.43 Wellington 8793 High Level Bombing 1hr
01.02.43 Wellington 8793 High Level Bombing 1hr
03.02.43 Wellington 827 X-Country 5.10hrs
04.02.43 Wellington 577 X-Country 5hrs
06.02.43 Wellington 9823 Bulls Eye Exercise 3.45hrs
07.02.43 Wellington 9823 X-Country 4.30hrs
No.1657 Conversion Unit 
03.04.43 Stirling N3767 Circuits & Landings 1.2hrs
04.04.43 Stirling R9296 Circuits & Landings 2.05hrs
05.04.43 Stirling 7266 X-Country & bombing 5.30hrs Flown with screened F/Lt Spear RNZAF
09.04.43 Stirling 9353 Circuits & Landings 1.30hrs
10.04.43 Stirling BF354 Circuits & Landings 2.10hrs
11.04.43 Stirling N3767 Circuits & Landings .30hrs
12.04.43 Stirling N3767 Circuits & Landings .30hrs
13.04.43 Stirling N3767 Circuits & Landings 3.20hrs
14.04.43 Stirling ?? X-Country 5.00hrs
16.04.43 Stirling BF354 Circuits & Landings 1hr
16.04.43 Stirling ?? X-Country 5hrs
16.04.43 Stirling BF354 Circuits & Landings 1hr
No.218 (Gold Coast) Squadron
21.04.43 Stirling BF413 -T Local Flying 1.25hrs
22.04.43 Stirling BF385-W Local Flying 1hr
22.04.43 Stirling BF385-W Local Flying 1hr
27.04.43 Stirling EF356-O Operations : FRISIAN ISLANDS (1) 4.20hrs
02.05.43 Stirling BF405-P Air-Test .45hrs
03.05.43 Stirling BF405-P Air-Firing 1hrs
04.05.43 Stirling N3721-J Air-Test 1.45hr
07.05.43 Stirling N3721-J Air-Test 1hr
11.05.43 Stirling N3721-J Air-Test 1.20hrs
13.05.43 Stirling N3721-J Air-Test .45hrs
13.05.43 Stirling N3721-J Operation : BOCHUM (2) 5.05hrs
15.05.43 Stirling N3721-J Air-Firing 1hrs
25.05.43 Stirling BF572-K Air-Test .45hrs
25.05.43 Stirling EF572-K Load Test 1.45hrs
25.05.43 Stirling BF572-K Operation : DUSSELDORF  2.30hrs Returned early, oxygen failure
28.05.43 Stirling BF572-K Air-Test 1hr
29.05.43 Stirling BF572-K Operation : WUPPERTAL (3) 4.30hrs
30.05.43 Stirling BF572-K Operation : La ROCHELLE (4) 6.35hrs Landed RAF Boscombe Down
03.06.43 Stirling BF572-K Bosc Down – Base 1hr
04.06.43 Stirling EF352-Q Air-Test 1hrs
07.06.43 Stirling EF352-Q Loaded Climb 2hrs
11.06.43 Stirling EF352-Q Air-Test 1hr
11.06.43 Stirling EF352-Q Operation : DUSSELDORF (5)  4.10hrs Incendairies (Attacked by Me109)
12.06.43 Stirling EF430 Air-Test 1hr
13.06.43 Stirling BF572-K Entered (Error)
13.06.43 Stirling BF572-K Air-Sea-Rescue – No Sighting 4hrs
15.06.43 Stirling BK700-L Air-Test .50hrs
16.06.43 Stirling EF352-Q Air-Test .45hrs
18.06.43 Stirling EF352-Q Air-Test 1hr
19.06.43 Stirling BF568-P Air-Test .40hrs
19.06.43 Stirling BF568-P Operation : Le CRUESOT (Incend) (6) 7hrs Attacked goods train
20.06.43 Stirling BK803 Load Test 1.20hrs
21.06.43 Stirling BF568-P Operation : Krefeld (Incend) (7) 3.30hrs
22.06.43 Stirling BF567-P Base-Lissetts-Return 2.15hrs
22.06.43 Stirling BF567-P Operation : Mulheim (Incend) (8) 3.30hrs Slight damage from flak
24.06.43 Stirling BF567-P Operation : Elderfeld (Incend) (9) 4.20hrs
25.06.43 Stirling BF567-P Operations : Gelsenkirchen (incend) (10) 4hrs
27.06.43 Stirling EF425 Acceptance Test 1hr
28.06.43 Stirling BF567-P Air-Test 1hr
28.06.43 Stirling BF567-P Operation : COLOGNE (Incend) (11) 4.15hrs Flak Damage
10.07.43 Stirling N3721-J Air-Test 1hr
12.07.43 Stirling BK761-O Air-Test 1.30hrs
13.07.43 Stirling 937 Loaded Climb 1.30hrs
14.07.43 Stirling BK761-O Fighter Affiliation  1.05hrs
15.07.43 Stirling BK700-L Formation Exercise 1.15hrs
16.07.43 Stirling BK761-O High Level Bombing 1.30hrs
17.07.43 Stirling BK761-O Bulls Eye / High Level Bombing 4.20hrs
22.07.43 Stirling BK761-O Air-Test 1hrs
24.07.43 Stirling BK761-O Operation : HAMBURG (H.E & Incend) (12) 6.15hrs
25.07.43 Stirling BK761-O Operation : ESSEN (Incend) (13) 4hrs
27.07.43 Stirling BK761-O Operation : HAMBURG (Incend) (14) 5hrs
29.07.43 Stirling BK761-O Operation : HAMBURG (Incend) (15) 5.20hrs
30.07.43 Stirling BK765-O Operation : REMSCHEID (Incend) (16) 4.30hrs
01.08.43 Stirling EF452-O Air-Test
02.08.43 Stirling EF452-O Operation : HAMBURG (17) 4.15hrs Duty Not Carried Out
12.08.43 Stirling EF452-O Air-Test-Low Flying
17.08.43 Stirling EF452-O Operation : TURIN (18) 5.20hrs Shot up by A/C. Navigator killed. Pilot died of wounds.
B/A & F/Eng wounded. Crash landed in North Africa. 
Bone Aerodrome.