Atkinson, Arthur


Atkinson, Arthur
Arthur Atkinson
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Three items. An oral history interview with Arthur Atkinson (b. 1922, 1042303 Royal Air Force) and two photographs. Arthur Atkinson trained as a wireless operator and spent eighteen months at RAF Ringway before being flying 34 operations with 61 Squadron from RAF Coningsby and RAF Skellingthorpe.

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


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Collection Items

Arthur Atkinson was born in Lancaster, and worked in the local Co-Op until he joined the Royal Air Force. He trained as a wireless operator and served at RAF Ringway before being posted to RAF Coningsby and later RAF Skellingthorpe with 61 Squadron.…

Arthur Atkinson
Full length portrait photograph of Arthur Atkinson in uniform, with a cadet’s hat, a leading aircraftman’s rank insignia.

Arthur Atkinson
Half-length portrait photograph of Sergeant Arthur Atkinson seated, in uniform with air gunner brevet.
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