Interview with Jack Delfosse

Title

Interview with Jack Delfosse

Description

Jack was born in London and went to Highgate School where he learnt navigation, Morse code and marching. On leaving he became a medical student but left half way through the course. He then joined the Royal Air Force and initially trained on Harvards in Northampton. After gaining his pilot qualification, he flew Wellingtons before joining 619 Squadron with Lancaster bombers. Jack had carried out about 20 to 25 operations, including a raid bombing V1 launch ramps. After the war Jack went to Silver City working as a pilot for a while. He moved to Folkestone and met his wife at his parents’ shop, they eventually married and had three children. She left Jack when the children were still young and he brought them up.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2017-07-27

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Format

00:37:09 audio recording

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AVanDammeJEC170727, PDelfosseJEC1701

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Citation

Chris Johnson, “Interview with Jack Delfosse,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 7, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/11748.

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