Note on Ernest Tansley's first operation

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Note on Ernest Tansley's first operation

Description

Relates to photograph of air and groundcrew. Lists crew who Ernest Tansley flew his first operation with as second pilot. States that Harold Lazenby sent him the photograph and gave some details.

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One handwritten document

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IBCC Digital Archive

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PTansleyEH16020017

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[underlined]CREW WITH WHOM DAD FLEW ON HIS 2ND PILOT OP. 12 JULY 1943 ED 655 THE PLANE WHICH DAD WENT ON TO FLY HIMSELF[/underlined]
LEFT – RIGHT
SGT. E W (WALLY) BARK M/UPP. – SGT R W (NICK) GOLDEN B/A – GROUND CREW FITTER (WALLY) – F/LT JACK E RUSSELL (FROM N. YORK) PILOT – F/SGT RON MARSTON REAR GNR. – THEN TWO GROUND CREW – F/LT (DICK) WRIGHT (CHICAGO) NAVIGATOR.
AFTER DICK WRIGHT – ONE GROUND CREW – SGT H J (HAROLD) LAZENBY FLIGHT ENGINEER – SGT JOHN P DOW WIRELESS OP. – 2 MORE GROUND CREW.
(4TH FROM RIGHT)
HAROLD LAZENBY SENT ME THE PHOTO AND TOLD ME ABOUT DAD FLYING WITH THEM AS A SECOND PILOT ON 12 JULY.
HE ALSO TOLD ME HOW JACK RUSSELL, THE PILOT, HAD ALLOWED DAD TO FLY THE PLANE HOME UNTIL THEY REACHED ENGLAND.
HE STILL SENDS ME CHRISTMAS CARDS!!

Citation

“Note on Ernest Tansley's first operation,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 24, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28390.

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