Interview with Geoff Rushton

Title

Interview with Geoff Rushton

Description

Geoff Rushton worked as a bank clerk before he volunteered for the Air Force. He trained as a navigator in Canada and after crewing up flew 20 operations with 15 Squadron from RAF Mildenhall. He and his crew were then posted to 186 Squadron at RAF Tuddunham, where they completed their tour. He discusses his crew and the events on some of his operations. On their first sortie to Stuttgart they returned on three engines and another operation were attacked by three night fighters and considered baling out. He married Mona, his childhood girlfriend and became the mayor of Gosport after the war.

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Date

2018-02-12

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Type

Format

00:28:18 audio recording

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

ARushtonG180212, PRushtonG1802

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Citation

Joyce Sharland, “Interview with Geoff Rushton,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 27, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11566.

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