Sparvell, Leonard William

Title

Sparvell, Leonard William
L W Sparvell

Description

Two oral history interviews with Leonard William (Royal Air Force). He flew operations as a flight engineer with 153 and 166 Squadrons.

The collection was catalogued by IBCC Digital Archive staff.


Date

2015-09-19

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Sparvell, LW

Collection Items

Interview with Leonard William Sparvell. Two
Leonard Sparvell lived in Bexley Heath until he joined the RAF in 1944. He remembers the stress of returning home particularly after long flights to/from Stettin. He also stresses that he was one of the lucky ones and many did not return. After the…

Interview with Leonard William Sparvell. One
Born in Bexley, Leonard Sparvell volunteered for the Air Force. He completed 30 operations in Lancasters as a flight engineer with pilot Bill Capper. After the war he married and worked in London Stock Exchange.
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