Kirby, Harold


Kirby, Harold
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Two oral history interviews with Warrant Officer Harold Kirby (b. 1923, 1637087 Royal Air Force). He flew operations as a flight engineer with 467, 97 and 156 Squadrons.


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Interview with Harold Kirby
Harold Kirby joined up the Royal Air Force encouraged by two friends, but ended up training as a flight mechanic at RAF Halton on medical grounds. Harold became them airframe fitter, volunteered as a flight engineer, passed the physical but was then…

Interview with Harold Kirby
Harold Kirby grew up in London and worked in an accounts department before joining the Royal Air Force. He served as a fitter with 460 Squadron at RAF Binbrook before remustering as a flight engineer. He flew two tours of operations with 467, 97 and…
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