11 March 1940

The usual patrols in the Saint-Inglevert area continue with six patrols (twelve sorties) between 09h50 and 16h00.

At the same time, Flying Officer Brian P. Young, George S. Woodwark and Pilot Officer Richard D. Pexton leave for the Poix aerodrome to participate in an exercise alongside the Bristol Blenheim IV of No.53 and 59 ( RAF) Squadron. The detachment lasts until 16 March.

Flying Officer John R.H. Gayner Gladiator N5583 09 h 50 – 11 h 05 Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Dunkerque (Patrol Line B)
Pilot Officer Michael R. Mudie Gladiator N5586
Pilot Officer Keith T. Lofts Gladiator N5900 [1] 13h05 – 14h05 Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Boulogne (Patrol Line A)
Pilot Officer John R. Lloyd Gladiator N5586 [2]
Flight Lieutnant James G. Sanders Gladiator N5580 13h05 – 14h25 Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Calais (Patrol Line C)
Flying Officer John R.H. Gayner Gladiator N5583
Pilot Officer John R. Lloyd Gladiator N5586 [2] 13h05 – 14h15 Patrouille Saint-Inglevert – Calais (Patrol Line C)
Pilot Officer Ralph Roberts Gladiator N5900 [1]
Flying Officer Hedley N. Fowler Gladiator N2305 13 h 50 – 15 h 00 Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Boulogne (Patrol Line A)
Pilot Officer David J. Looker Gladiator N5587
Pilot Officer Keith T. Lofts Gladiator N2304 14 h 50 – 16 h 00 Patrol Saint-Inglevert – Dunkerque (Patrol Line B)
Pilot Officer Thomas C. Jackson Gladiator N5583

[1] The summary of this day contains several errors. Thus, Pilot Officer Keith T. Lofts and Ralph Roberts are unlikely to share the same Gloster Gladiator N5900.

[2] An error seems to have slipped into the ORB, as it appears unlikely that Pilot Officer John R. Lloyd participated in two different patrols at the same time.

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