Watson, John Robert

Title

Watson, John Robert
J R Watson

Description

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.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2015-08-25

Rights

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Identifier

Watson, JR

Collection Items

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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