Service record from August 1942 until November 1946 November

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Service record from August 1942 until November 1946 November

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Starting with conscription in 1942 as a flight mechanic at RAF Skegness. Working up to a flight engineer but failing as he started working at RAF Halton training as a flight mechanic, then attending a fitter course. Volunteered for the flight engineer course at RAF Binbrook for six months servicing Lancasters, then Aircrew Receiving Centre St John's Wood for flight engineer course. After that at 1661 Heavy Conversion Unit at RAF Winthorpe with the 467 Squadron, to serve with an all Australian aircrew for the rest of the war. After demobilisation he joined the GEC as a Patient Agent at the Research Laboratories in North Wembley until he retired in 1988.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Two page typewritten document

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BKirbyHKirbyHv10001, BKirbyHKirbyHv10002

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Harold Kirby, “Service record from August 1942 until November 1946 November,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 25, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17597.

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