Race, Raymond


Race, Raymond
Raymond Gordon Race
R G Race


An oral history interview with Raymond Race (288870 Royal Air Force).
He served as a corporal in a communication Squadron at RAF Hendon. His eldest brother Sergeant George Albert Race flew operations as an air gunner in 103 Squadron at RAF Elsham Wolds and 156 Squadron Pathfinders at RAF Warbouys; he was killed in action 30/31 January 1944. His other brother flew as a gunner with Coastal Command.

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Raymond Race was born in a family working in the textile industry and joined the RAF in 1943, serving on the metropolitan communications squadron. Tells about his family’s military service: his father joined the Royal Field Artillery; his eldest…
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