Letter from Leonard Cheshire to Air Commodore A C H Sharpe

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Title

Letter from Leonard Cheshire to Air Commodore A C H Sharpe

Description

To 54 Base Coningsby forwarding the names of two pilots who were anxious to return to operational duties on Mosquito. Squadron Leader C F Campbell DSO, DFC and Flight Lieutenant R T Fleming DFC. Includes operational history.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1944-05-20

Contributor

Roger Dunsford

Rights

This content is property of the Leonard Cheshire Archive which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘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.

Format

One-page typewritten letter

Language

Identifier

SCheshireGL72021v10057

Temporal Coverage

Transcription

GLC/DO/1944.
No. 617 Squadron, RAF. Station,
Woodhall Spa, Lincs.
20th. May, 1944.

Dear

In accordance with our telephone conversation, I am forwarding names of two experienced pilots who are extremely anxious to return to operational duties on Mosquito aircraft.

S/Ldr. C.F. Campbell DSO., DFC. – Operational record 27 sorties on Wellingtons, 52 sorties on Pathfinder Mosquitos. He has completed a total of 17 months instructional duties.

F/Lt. R.T. Fleming, DFC. – Operational record 43 sorties on Wellingtons. He has been instructing since November, 1942

Both these officers are No. 16 O.T.U., Barford St. John, 92 Group.

Yours sincerely,
LC

Air Commodore A.C.H. SHarpe, [sic]
No. 54 Base, Coningsby.

Collection

Citation

Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire, “Letter from Leonard Cheshire to Air Commodore A C H Sharpe,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 16, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16978.

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