Coling, Eric


Coling, Eric
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An oral history interview with Eric Coling (1921 - 2018, 1481171 Royal Air Force). He flew operations as a bomb aimer with 50 Squadron before ditching, drifting for several days and eventually becoming a prisoner of war.

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Coling, E

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Interview with Eric Coling
Eric Coling’s father died when Eric was a child which left his mother to cope on her own economically. Eric and his sister were sent to live in an orphanage but their mother was able to visit monthly. When Eric left the orphanage he began working…
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