Interview with Irene Bradbury

Title

Interview with Irene Bradbury

Description

The interview is about Irene’s husband Dennis Bradbury, who died in 2017. In the March 1943 he enlisted in the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve, and became a wireless operator / air gunner, training on Proctors. After crewing up he ended up with Canadians on Wellingtons, 514 Squadron. His first operation was a long one to the Ruhr. He flew a total of 200 hours of which 112 were on operational bombing flights. After the war he was sent posted to Singapore and then to the Middle East. She recalls how she met Dennis after the war, and she describes their life together.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2017-09-11

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This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

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01:05:28 audio recording

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Identifier

ABradburyI170911

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Citation

Chris Brockbank, “Interview with Irene Bradbury,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 19, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10117.

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