Mannion, Frank


Mannion, Frank
F Mannion


Five items. Collection concerns Flight Sergeant Frank Mannion (1921 - 2016, Royal Air Force). He flew operations as a rear gunner with 10 Squadron before being shot down and becoming a prisoner of war. Includes an oral history interview, some details of forced march as a prisoner, notes on some of his operations and a photograph.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Frank Mannion and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.


IBCC Digital Archive


Mannion, F

Collection Items

Interview with Frank Mannion
Frank Mannion was born in Manchester. When he completed his electrical engineering apprenticeship at Metropolitan Vickers he volunteered for the RAF. Initially he was ready to train as a pilot but was told there was a shortage of air gunners so…
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