Henderson, Ian

Title

Henderson, Ian
Ian Grant Henderson
I G Henderson

Description

Five items. An oral history interview with Ian Henderson DFM (b. 1922), his log book, a diary of operation, a memoir and a photograph. He flew operations as a navigator with 153 Squadron.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Ian Henderson and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Collection is NtA.

Date

2017-09-18

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Henderson, IG

Collection Items

Ian Henderson's diary 1944
Gives accounts of operations including target, opposition, anti-aircraft fire, success of bombing, day or night, weather conditions. From September 1944 through to April 1945. Last page has list of losses.

Eleven airmen
Seven aircrew wearing Mae West and four other RAF personnel at the rear of a bomber. Nine are behind with one sitting in doorway of aircraft and two squatting down in front. Aircraft registration 'ME384'. Submitted with caption 'Ian and crew, Ian…

Recollection of the navigator of a Lancaster which took part in the bombing of Dresden on 13/14 February 1945
Aircraft from 153 Squadron at Scampton. Describes crew and some history of the aircraft "P" Peter. Goes on to describe operation in detail from briefing, through the flight with navigation details, bombing and return to base. Saw no sign of Luftwaffe…

Ian Grant Henderson’s navigator’s flying log book
Ian Grant Henderson’s navigator’s log book covering the period from 28 June 1943 to 9 Aug 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Edmonton (2 AOS), RAF Bishops Court (7 OAFU), RAF Peplow…

Ian Henderson was born in Lockerbie and studied law at the University of Edinburgh for two years before joining the Royal Air Force. He travelled to Canada onboard the RMS Mauretania to train as a pilot, after two months near Edmonton on Oxford and…
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