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AMeacockC[Date]-01.mp3
Charles Meacock saw an advertisement for motorboat crew in a newspaper and decided this was the role for him. He had been a Sea Cadet on the Thames for many years and loved life on the water. He had to wait for some time before he received his…

ALloydT[Date]-01.mp3
Terry Lloyd’s older was a wireless operator in Bomber Command and became a prisoner of war. Terry was also determined to join the RAF as aircrew. However, he was rejected due to his eyesight and served on Air Sea Rescue launches. Terry was posted…

AHaynesE[Date]-01.mp3
He served at the Marine Aircraft Research Establishment

AGriffithsG[Date]-01.mp3
George served as a wireless operator on Air Sea Rescue launches.

ADoneK[Date]-01.mp3
Ken served as a wireless operator on an Air Sea Rescue launch.

ABiltonW[Date]-01.mp3
Bill Bilton served as Motorboat Crew in the Mediterranean.

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v670002.mp3
Bertie Salvage joined the RAF in 1939 as an apprentice and initially began his technical training at RAF Cranwell before training was transferred to RAF Halton and also shortened because of the start of the Second World War. Bertie was present when…

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v610006.mp3
Interview in three parts.

Part 1.
Doug Marsh was the son of a Royal Navy officer and moved around quite a bit as a child between Kent and Lincolnshire. When his father retired from the Navy his parents bought a fish and chip shop in Grimsby but…

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v530002.mp3
Terry Hodson was conscripted to the RAF towards the end of the Second World War. He started in the airfield construction team doing work as and when needed. He was involved in preparing the area in London for the Victory Parade. He left the RAF…

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v370002.mp3
John Bell completed a tour as a bomb aimer with 619 Squadron. The crew decided they would like to continue flying and so volunteered to join 617 Squadron. They were interviewed by Wing Commander Leonard Cheshire and accepted on to the squadron. When…

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v350002.mp3
Stan Waite worked on one of the farms in Scampton in the pre-war years. He stopped his farming job to help with airfield construction when he found out he could more in one day than he earned in a week farming. He watched the first planes arrive…

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v340002.mp3
John Langston flew operations as a navigator with 630, 189 and 617 Squadrons.

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v320002.mp3
Nelson Nix grew up as a child during the war. His father kept the village shop and was also a special constable and member of the Observer Corps which later became the Royal Observer Corps. The post had access to the Darkie sets which were used to…
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