Whitworth, John

Title

Whitworth, John
J Whitworth
John Leslie Whitworth
J L Whitworth

Description

17 items. The collection consists of an oral history interview with Flying Officer John L Whitworth (b. 1921), one photocopy, seven pilot’s navigation charts and eight photographs which include seven target photographs. John Whitworth was a pilot and flew Mosquitos with 162 Squadron Pathfinders from RAF Bourn in 1944 and 1945.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2016-06-22

Rights

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Identifier

Whitworth, JL

Collection Items

Aircrew and Mosquito
Above, aircrew captioned '162 PPF Squadron Bourn 1944/5' and the names of some of those shown. Below, a 162 Squadron Mosquito with an airman.

John Whitworth
Three-quarter length portrait of Flight Lieutenant John Whitworth with Distinguished Flying Cross ribbon. On the reverse 'JUNE 1946', 'F/LT John Withworth'. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the lender.

Berlin
Target photograph of Berlin with no ground features visible. Some target indicator streaks are clustered toward the top left of the photograph, with others across the centre and lower half. One small flare is visible to the right of centre. Captioned…

Berlin
Target photograph of Berlin with no ground features visible. Some target indicator streaks appear in the bottom right corner of the photograph. Captioned '5/B' and, '4450 BRN 27/28.3.45//NT8" 21500 262 2128.30 Berlin A 3MC500DT 1M500LD C 37½ secs…

Berlin
Target photograph of Berlin with no ground features visible. Some target indicator streaks just below centre right of the photograph, with one small flare to the right of centre, which is arrowed. Captioned '5/B' and, '4141 BRN 4/5.3.45 //NT8"…

Berlin
Target photograph of Berlin with no ground features visible. Some target indicator streaks just below centre right of the photograph, with one small flare to the right of centre, which is arrowed. Captioned '5/B' and, '4141 BRN 4/5.3.45 //NT8"…

Berlin
Target photograph of Berlin with no ground features visible. Some target indicator streaks run from the upper left of the photograph toward the centre, with more coming into the top left of the photograph toward the top centre. Captioned '5/B', and…

Berlin
Target photograph of Berlin with no ground features visible. Two sets of target indicator streaks run from the centre to the right of the photograph. Captioned '5B' and '4285 BRN 14/15.3.45 // NT 8 25000 066 213030 Berlin D 2MC500DT 2MC500LD CH2Secs…

Berlin
Target photograph of Berlin with no ground features visible. Some target indicator streaks run from the upper centre left to the centre right of the photograph. Captioned, '5B' and '4304 BRN 15/16.3.45 // NTB 25000 076 2120 Berlin D 4MC500DT C42Secs …

Pilot’s information chart
One map of northern Europe. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the lender.

Pilot’s information chart. Berlin
Map of northern Europe annotated with route from England to Berlin and back. Contains plots, and information on target indicators dropped. Annotated 'HOTSPUR THEM CANTER VS'. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the lender.

Pilot’s information chart. Berlin
Map of northern Europe annotated with route from England to Berlin and back. Contains plots, and information on target indicators dropped. Captioned 'WATNEY GUINNES'. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the lender.

Pilot’s information chart. Hamburg
Map of northern Europe annotated with route from England to Hamburg and back. Contains plots, and information on target indicators dropped. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the lender.

Pilot’s information chart. Berlin
Map of northern Europe annotated with route from England to Berlin and back. Contains plots, some of them highlighted in green. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the lender.

Pilot’s information chart. Munich
Route from England to Munich and back. Contains plots, and information on target indicators dropped. Annotated 'HARWELL'. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the lender.

Pilot’s information chart. Berlin
Map of northern Europe annotated with route from England to Berlin and back. Contains plots, and information on target indicators dropped. Annotated 'HARDEN' and 'Wild Dick'. This item has been redacted in order to protect the privacy of the…
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