Howkins, Frank


Howkins, Frank
F Howkins


Four items. The collection concerns Frank Howkins (1546410 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book, flying programme and photographs. He flew operations as a wireless operator with 467 and 617 Squadrons.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Keith Howkins and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




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Howkins, F

Collection Items

Frank Howkins
A half length portrait of Frank wearing his air gunner brevet.
On the reverse 'Taken after passing out at Gunnery School Stormy Down June 43'.

Frank Howkins and his crew
Six airmen standing at the tail of their Lancaster after the Tirpitz operation.
On the reverse the six have signed their name and handwritten is 'Nov 44 On return from the "Tirpitz" raid'.

Flying Programme 11 December 1944
617 Squadron flying programme, 11 December 1944. It lists personnel and their assigned aircraft.

Frank Howkins’ navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F Howkins, wireless operator, covering the period from 29 April 1943 to 30 August 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, and post was flying with number 5 Reserve…
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