Appendix 11 - 1 Fighter Wing experienced pilots

Caldwell 300 operational hours with 112 & 250 Sqns, 20 victories in North Africa  
  54   452   457   Wing
  Foster Battle of Britain veteran, 3.5 'confirmed', 550 Hurricane hours Bisley 6 kills on Malta with 185 & 126 Squadrons RAF Newton 38 ops in UK with 457, 7 combats, 290 Spitfire hours  
  Garden 3 'confirmed', joined unit June 43 Goldsmith 26 combats & 12 kills on Malta with 185 & 126 Squadrons RAF Barker 32 ops in UK with 32 & 129 Sqns, 6 combats, 1/2 kill, 117 Spitfire hours
      Hall 50 ops with 129 Sqn on fighter sweeps over France, 2 kills, shot down twice Blake 39 ops in UK with 457, 6 combats, 0.5 kill, 317 Spitfire hours
      Fox 65 ops with 124 Sqn, considered 'experienced' on the Sqn Maclean 43 ops in UK with 457, 10 combats, 2 probables, 350 Spitfire hours
      Makin 69 ops in UK, 488 Spitfire hours by July '43 James 40 ops in UK with 457, 6 combats, 400 Spitfire hours  
      Mawer 80 operational hours in UK with 245 & 501 Sqns, 1 victory Morse 28 ops in UK with 91, 452, & 457 Sqns, 7 combats, 230 Spitfire hours
      Ruskin-Rowe 'many ops' in UK with Tangmere Wing Edwards 30 ops in UK with 457, 5 combats, 290 Spitfire hours  
          Gifford 35 ops in UK with 457, 6 combats, 1 probable, 300 Spitfire hours
          Smithson 39 ops in UK with 457, 12 combats, 1 kill, 2 probable, 2 damaged
          P Watson 50 ops in UK with 457, ca. 12 combats, 2 damaged, 450 Spitfire hours
          Robinson 27 ops in UK with 457, 6 combats, 230 Spitfire hrs  
Totals: 2   7   11   21
              Including Caldwell