Yates, A


Yates, A


Three items. The collection concerns the service of Warrant Officer A Yates (1134566 Royal Air Force) and consists of two photographs and an memoir.
A Yates was a navigator with 149 Squadron, flying Stirlings from RAF Lakenheath. His aircraft Stirling R9170, ‘OJ-H’ was shot down over Holland in 1942 and he became a prisoner of war.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Roger Yates and catalogued by IBCC Digital Archive staff.




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Collection Items

A Yates in Sidcot suit
Sergeant A Yates dressed in Sidcot suit, with parachute standing in long grass.

Observer brevet and Stalag VIIIB identity tag
Sergeant A Yates's observer brevet and his identity tag when at Stalag VIIIB, number 27042

50 years ago
The memoir covers Sergeant Officer A Yates' time as a prisoner of war from September 1942 to April 1945. He was initially imprisoned in Stalag VIIIB in Upper Silesia, he was evacuated with 30,000 others to escape the advancing Russian Army. He and a…
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