Howell, Jack


Howell, Jack
J Howell


Five items. The collection concerns sergeant Sergeant Jack Howell (55260 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book, photographs ans newspaper clippings. He flew operations as a wireless operator with 144 Squadron and was killed 10 April 1941.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Jeff Howell and catalogued by Barry Hunter.

Additional information on Jack Howell is available via the IBCC Losses Database.




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Howell, J

Collection Items

Jack Howell's RAF observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book
I J Howell’s wireless operator/ air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 6 September 1939 to 10 April 1941. Detailing his operations flown as wireless operator/air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Finningley (76 Squadron and 7…

Jack Howell's DFM
The DFM awarded to Jack for saving a fellow airman.

Four Hampdens in flight over an RAF Hemswell
An air-to-air photograph of four Hampdens including L4125 flying over an RAF Hemswell.

Identification kindly provided by Jayne Barraclough of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Group.

Jack Howell DFM
A head and shoulders portrait of Jack with his DFM ribbon and Air Gunner brevet.

Gallant Young Faversham Airman
A newspaper cutting with a description of how Jack was awarded a DFM. This was awarded because he assisted an unconscious colleague to bale out of their damaged aircraft.
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