Pilot Officer A.J.B. Thompson’s SAAF Observers or Air Gunners Log Book

LThompsonAJB121138v1.pdf

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Pilot Officer A.J.B. Thompson’s SAAF Observers or Air Gunners Log Book

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Pilot Officer A.J.B. Thompson’s SAAF Observers or Air Gunners Log Book from 17th January 1942 to 4th February 1943, detailing his training and duties as a Bomb Aimer. He was stationed at: SAAF Queenstown (No. 47 Air School), SAAF Port Alfred (No. 43 Air School), RAF Penrhos (No. 9 (O) Advanced Flying Unit), RAF Hampstead Norris and RAF Harwell (No. 15 OTU) and RAF Croft (427 Squadron). Aircraft in which flown: Anson I, Oxford I, Blenheim IV, Wellington Ic, Wellington III.
Records just one night operation, target Lorient in France, with the comment: “Target bombed… O/C & crew lost following explosion of photoflash”. A note on the final page records: “POW 6.2.43 - 2.5.45”.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Great Britain. Royal Air Force, “Pilot Officer A.J.B. Thompson’s SAAF Observers or Air Gunners Log Book,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 21, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31708.

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