Burnett, Bill


Burnett, Bill
Jock Burnett
William Burnett
W Burnett


Five items. The collection concerns William "Bill"/"Jock" Burnett (1825655 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book and documents. He flew operations as a flight engineer with 617 Squadron.

The collection was loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Natalie Burnett and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




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Burnett, W

Collection Items

Bombing Instructions
A list of names with five numbers underneath. Handwritten above is a single letter.
Below is a list of heights of each of the five lines of aircraft.

Invitation to 617 Squadron Reunion
An invitation from Squadron Leader Mick Martin to the first squadron reunion.

617 Squadron Crest
A printed of the crest of 617 Squadron,

Bill Burnett's Biography
A biography of Bill written by his flying colleague from Bomber Command. It covers his war and post-war activities.

Bill Burnett’s Flight Engineer’s Log Book
Bill Burnett’s Flying Log Book as Flight Engineer from 22 May 1944 to 20 April 1946. Initially with 1660 Heavy Conversion Unit before transferring to 5 Lancaster Finishing School and then 617 Squadron for operational duties in Europe. In January…
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