Personnel Index - Detail

Name
HOGG
First Names
Raymond Ernest Joseph
Rank
Pilot Officer
Service
RNZAF
Service Number
NZ414292
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted in 12/42 and out 6/43

 

Awarded the DFM.

Flew 25 operations with 49Sqn.



Click the link or image for the full length photograph

For the majority of their tour, this was the usual crew:

F/S REJ Hogg
Sgt F Chadwick
Sgt GW Watkins
P/O O Grant
Sgt HJ Dales
Sgt G Chapman
Sgt JE Raw-Rees

49sqn Association

End of tour photograph.
From L to R: 'Ernie' Hogg (Pilot), Jimmy Rees (RG), Oscar Grant (B/A), George Chapman (MUG) & Harry Dales (W/Op).
(The other crew members.......Sgts Chadwick (F/E) & Watkins (Nav)......are not in the photograph.



From L to R: 'Willy' Watkins, Oscar Grant, 'Ernie' Hogg, Jimmy Raw-Rees, Harry Dales.

 

Their usual Lancaster ED497 (EA-C for Charlie) at one of RAF Fiskerton's dispersal points.



A magnificent view of ED497........click this link for a larger version (in a new window).



Click this link or the above image to read of PDF written by David Harold Fitton about Ernie Hogg's war
(Document courtesy of Raewyn Fitton)