Chubb, William Frederick


Chubb, William Frederick
W F Chubb


Twelve items. An oral history interview with Flight Sergeant William Chubb (b. 1925, 1890485 Royal Air Force) his log book and photographs. He served as a flight engineer with 432 Squadron RCAF.

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




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Chubb, WF

Collection Items

Bill Chubb and his future wife
Bill in uniform sitting on a low stone wall with his future wife.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

Halifax Mk VII at RAF East Moor
A port/front side view of a Halifax at RAF East Moor.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

Two Halifaxes on Operations
An air-to-air-view of two Halifaxes seen from a third. The view from the upper turret.

Bill Chubb
A half-length portrait of Bill Chubb with Flight Engineer's brevet.

Twelve Airmen including Bill Chubb
12 airmen arranged in two rows. Bill is front row, extreme right and is identified with a small arrow and 'Me B.C.'

Bill Chubb and his crew
A group of seven airmen in flying kit, arranged in front of a Halifax 'Q'.

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Seven airmen including Bill Chubb
Seven airmen in a row. Each airman has been annotated with their role on the aircraft. At the top is annotated 'Bill Chubb 432 Sqdn RCAF.'

Nine airmen
Nine airmen grouped in front of a Halifax 'Q'. A mixture of aircrew in flying kit and ground crew.

Bill Chubb, five airmen and four women
Bill Chubb, his crew and four women. The airmen are in uniform and the women are in civilian clothes. The image has a caption with the names and trade of each airmen.

Air Training Cadets Inspection
A group of cadets being inspected by a naval officer. Information supplied with the collection records '21F Sqn ATC inspection by Adm Evans'.

Bill Chubb’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers
Flying log book for Bill Chubb, flight engineer covering the period from 12 September 1944 to 2 May 1945. Detailing his flying and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St Athan, RAF Topcliffe (1659 HCU) and RAF East Moor (432 Sqn). Aircraft…

Interview with William Frederick Chubb
Bill Chubb had several challenges in his early life and his father died when Bill was 12. After several jobs he joined the RAF as a flight engineer. He became part of a Canadian crew, despite some objection! Bill tells many tales of his RAF time,…
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