Wildes, Jim

Title

Wildes, Jim
James Ernest Wildes
J E Wildes

Description

An oral history interview with James Wildes (1923 - 2019, Royal Air Force).
He failed aircrew selection due to ear problems and so served as ground personnel.

The collection was catalogued by IBCC Digital Archive staff.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2018-08-29

Rights

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Identifier

Wildes, JE

Collection Items

Interview with Jim Wildes
Jim was born in July 1923 in Burton on Trent and was the eldest of six children. His father served in the First World War. When Jim left school aged 14, he joined the Boys Brigade which had a Royal Air Force section and he had the chance to fly in…
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