Mottershead, Frank


Mottershead, Frank
F Mottershead


Two items. An oral history interview with Frank Mottershead (422232 Royal Australian Air Force), and his log book. He flew operations as a wireless operator with 463 Squadron.

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




IBCC Digital Archive


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Mottershead, F

Collection Items

Frank Mottershead’s observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F Mottershead, wireless operator, covering the period from 29 April 1943 to 9 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Calgary, RCAF Mossbank, RCAF…

Frank Mottershead grew up in Australia and volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations as a wireless operator with 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. The whole crew had a tradition of always flying with a gold kangaroo pendant in…
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