29 Course Gaydon

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Title

29 Course Gaydon

Description

Forty aircrew in five rows wearing tunic and side caps. In the background the end of a hut with slatted window. Names captioned at the bottom. On the reverse notes on subsequent history of several people in the photograph. Photograph was supplied by Neil Bush (Geoffrey North's crew navigator).

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Andy Hamilton
Steve Baldwin

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Format

One b/w photograph

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Identifier

PNorthGJ1603

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Transcription

[inserted] 29. COURSE. GAYDON.
SMITH-JONES. BEATTIE. BENNETT. YACKIMAN. SEARLIE. SUTTIL. REID. MAIN.
RUSHTON. HILL. PENNACK. FREEMAN. DOCKERILL. BAKER. CARTWRIGHT. STOREY.
AGATE. CRAGG. ELSEE. BROCK. MONAHAN. HALLIDAY. RUDD. CREBBIN.
MANSON. BEGG. SCHELEMBURG. BUSH. RUSSELL. NASH. PATON. CUDMORE.
RADCLIFF. JACKSON. MORTON. HOARE. REICHART. JOHNSEN. SUTTERBY. REYNOLDS. [/inserted]

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P/O HOARE “WASHED OUT” ON WIMPEYS, W/O “HARRY” HARRISON TOOK OVER AS PILOT, ALL POSTED TO 428 SQUADRON 6 GROUP JAN 1943, YACKIMAN MISSING WITH C/O’S CREW, I JOINED AS REAR GUNNER. HALF WAY THRO [sic] TOUR CONVERTED TO HALIFAX’S SO JOINED BY “SLIM” YULE FLT ENGINEER “PETE” BENTLEY MID UPPER LATER W.O.P. FREEMAN GROUNDED WITH EAR TROUBLE REPLACED BY “TAFFY” (SURNAME FORGOTTEN), FINISHED TOUR SEPT 1943. ONLY CREW OF ORIGINALS TO DO SO. YULE AND BENTLEY [deleted] NOT [/deleted] RECREWED (NOT KNOWN WHO WITH), YULE LATER WOUNDED AWARDED DFM, NO TRACE OF BENTLEY.

(PHOTO SUPPLIED BY NEIL BUSH)

Citation

“29 Course Gaydon,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 24, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/8216.

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