Interview with Pip Smith

Title

Interview with Pip Smith

Description

Philip “Pip” Smith’s parents emigrated to Australia after the First World War. Pip’s father had served in the Royal Flying Corps. At the outbreak of World War Two he re-enlisted and became commander of the School of Technical Training in Sydney. After leaving school Pip worked for de Havilland before he volunteered for the RAAF and trained as a wireless operator. He was posted to 15 Squadron at RAF Mildenhall. On one operation his gunner shot down a night fighter. After the war Pip returned to Australia and re-joined de Havilland.

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Date

2019-04-03

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00:31:29 audio recording

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ASmithPH190403

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Citation

John Horsburgh, “Interview with Pip Smith,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17431.

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