Mouritz, Francis Arthur


Mouritz, Francis Arthur
F A Mouritz


Four items. The collection concerns Flying Officer Frank Mouritz (1923 - 2021, 427346 Royal Australian Air Force) and contains an oral history interview, pages from his log book and two photographs.

He flew 34 operations as a pilot with 61 Squadron and flew QR-M 'Mickey the Moocher' in 1945.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Francis Arthur Mouritz and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




IBCC Digital Archive


This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit and


Mouritz, FA

Collection Items

He discusses his training and life on operations with 61 Squadron.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

Pilot Officer Frank Mouritz
A head and shoulders portrait of Frank, with a Royal Australian shoulder tag. It is captioned 'Pilot Officer Mouritz, London 1944'.

Lancaster Nose and Crew
Seven airmen in flying kit under the nose of a Lancaster. The nose graphic records 118 operations. The nose art is of Mickey the Moocher, a cartoon mouse pulling a trolley with a bomb.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in…

Frank Mouritz's Royal Australian Air Force flying log book
A partial Royal Australian Air Force Flying log book for F A Mouritz. Covers (with gaps) the period from 27 September 1944 to 18 April 1945. He was stationed at RAF Skellingthorpe with 61 Squadron flying Lancasters. The log book details eight night…
View all 4 items

Collection Tree

  • Mouritz, Francis Arthur