Harold V A Kirby
H V A Kirby
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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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…
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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