Watson, John Robert


Watson, John Robert
J R Watson


An oral history interview with warrant Officer John 'Jack' Watson DFM (b. 1923 Royal Air Force). He flew operations as a flight engineer with 12 and 156 Squadrons.
The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by John Watson and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




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Watson, JR

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Interview with John Robert Watson
John Robert Watson joined RAF Bomber Command in 1943, volunteering after he witnessed his next-door neighbour's house being destroyed by a bomb. Against his father's wishes, John joined Bomber Command initially as a wireless operator, before…
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