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Published on 6 of June 2004 on the 60 year anniversary of the D-DAY.
I was so lucky to find Douglas Murray's Pilot flying log book at the The Aircraft Collection of the Norwegian Armed Forces

The log gives good record of his fights and whereabouts.
Record of service.

Bowler hat please!


He did put cartoons into his log.

More cartoons
The war ended, and Doglas writes "Bowler hat please!"

The war has ended and he wants his bowler....
Honurs and awards: Distinguished Flying Cross 12 March 1943  The British, Commonwalth & Polish Air Service Personnel Archive: Douglas Murray The citation for Flying Officer Douglas Murray's Distinguished Flying Cross was published in Flight magazine on 15 April 1943: "F/O. D. MURRAY, R.A.F.V.R., No. 26 Sqn. - This officer has displayed the utmost keenness for operational flying and has taken part in many reconnaissance flights. On two occasions the aircraft in which he was flying has been badly damaged by anti-aircraft fire, but each time owing to his resourcefulness and determination he has successfully flown back to this country. In January, 1943, F/O. Murray penetrated deep into Northern France, and despite intense fire from the defences, inflicted much damage on enemy transport and caused casualties to German infantry. He has also secured some excellent photographs taken at low level in the face of enemy fire." At the time No. 26 Squadron was flying Mustang aircraft on tactical reconnaissance and day intruder missions.
 

Record of Service
Unit Dates Unit Dates Aircraft URL - Link
From To From To
Former logbook lost 24.02.1943
No. 2 I.T.W. (Cambridge) May 1941 Tiger Moth http://www.warbirdalley.com/tiger.htm
No. 19 E.R.T.S. (Sealand) July 1941 Leopard Moth http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Aircraft/LeopardMoth.htm
No. 8 S.F.T.S. (Montrose) sep.41 feb.42 Stinson http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/GENERAL_AVIATION/stinson/GA2.htm
No. 41 O.T.U (O/Sarum) March 1942 Master I ?
26 Squadron RAF apr.42 1942 Master II ?
Do. 1 Gatwick 1942 Master III ?
Do. 2 Detling 1942 Hurricane I http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/hawker-hurricane-1.htm
(Det.) Ballyhalbert 1942 Hurricane II http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/hendon/collections/aircraft/aircraft_search_result.cfm?txtSearch=Hurricane+II&btnSubmit=Search
Do. 3 Chuch Fenton 19.01.1944 Lysander http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/hendon/collections/aircraft/aircraft_search_result.cfm?txtSearch=Lysander&btnSubmit=Search
No. 2 F.I.S.(Montrose) 19.01.1944 23.02.1944 Tomahawk http://thevanguard.bizland.com/p40.htm
No. 8 A.G.S (Evanton) 23.02.1944 10.08.1944 Mustang http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com/P-51.html
No. 83 G.S.U. (Bognor) 11.08.1944 Battle http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/hendon/collections/aircraft/aircraft_search_result.cfm?txtSearch=battle
No. 3 T.E.U. (A. Down) 04.09.1944 Proctor http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/hendon/collections/aircraft/aircraft_search_result.cfm?txtSearch=Proctor&btnSubmit=Search
181 Squadron (T.A.F.) 04.09.1944 Harvard http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/hendon/collections/aircraft/aircraft_search_result.cfm?txtSearch=Harvard&btnSubmit=Search
1. Brussels Oxford http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/hendon/collections/aircraft/aircraft_search_result.cfm?txtSearch=Oxford
2. (Eindhoven) 04.12.1944 Vega Gull http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/percival-proctor-iii.htm
182 Squadron (T.A.F) 05.12.1944 29.03.1945 Martinet http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Aircraft/Martinet.htm
137 Squadron (T.A.F.) 29.03.1945 Anson http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Aircraft/Anson.html
B.A.S.  04.11.1946 Magister http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Aircraft/Magister.html
Feisler St. Ch http://www.woodspringwings.co.uk/planegallery.html
Other aircrafts listed as flown:  Buckner ?
Spitfire http://www.fleetairarmarchive.net/Aircraft/Spitfire.htm
AERODROMES LANDED AT: (*runways)
Acklington Longman
Aston Down* Lossimouth
Athens* (H) Lubeck* B. 158
B. 60 (Brusselles) Lunburg B156
Ballyhalbert* Madley*
Bari XI Malta*
Bashwrch Manston
Bayeux* Marseille* (M)
Blackbushe* Martlesham Heath
Bognor Regis Melsbroek* (Brussells)
Bordeaux* Merston
Boscomb Down Mill* B. 89
Brackla Montrose
Catfoss* Nantes*
Chuch Fenton* Northolt*
Coltishall O. Sarum
Copenhagen* B. 180 Oatlands Hill
Cosford Odinam
Croydon ouston*
Dalcross* Pembrey*
Detling Peterborugh
Doncaster Poix
Dorce* Red Barn (A.L.G.)
Dunsfold* Redhill
Duxford Reine* B. 112
E. Manton (A.L.G.) Rerminstone*
Eastleigh Rome XI ©
Edzbul Sawbury
Eindhoven (Holland) Schleswig*
Enschede* B.106 Sealand
Evanton Slowgn
Fairoake Snailwell
Farnboro* Stoney Cross*
Flensburg* Stormy Down
Friston Stracathro
Gatwick Tain*
Glisy* (Amiens) Tangmere*
Grantham Ternhill*
Hanover B. 120 Thorney Island
Hatson (Orkney)* Turnhouse
Hawarden* Vaerlose
Helmond* (B86) Volkel*
High Ercall* Vost* B. 102
Hurn* Warmwell
Husum B. 172 wellingore
Hutton Cranswick* West Down
Izmir XI west Hampnett
Kidlinston WestonLovland
Kinnel* White Waltnam
Kucknall wick*
Le Bourget* Worthy Down
Le Touquet I Yeovil

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