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- Type is exactly "Text. Personal research"
Page has hand written log of his flights at Empire Air…
The second part describes the 'Skilling Follies', an aircrew who completed 25 operations from RAF Skellingthorpe.
The third part describes an…
Tags: 50 Squadron; 61 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; briefing; crash; forced landing; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; operational training unit; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Winthorpe; shot down; take-off crash; training; Wellington
On the second sheet a complete aircrew list of each aircraft.
On a third sheet is…
'Date 23rd Aug 1943
A/C Stirling III EE 5938'X'
Capt WO Fear T,
Nav Sgt Ruddy G.H.
AB Sgt Bain A,
W,Op Sgt Woolcott, D.G,
FE Sgt Munro C,
M.U. Sgt Holmes J.A.C, (Can),
R.Gnr F S Davidson…
Called up for army 1st Sept 1939,
Sailed for France 9th June 1940,
Evacuated from France 17th June 1940.
Transferred to RAF. 6th Oct 1941,
Sailed for South…
Tags: killed in action
Flying Officer Ronald Herman Downes Cook, wireless operator/ air gunner;
Sergeant Ronald Hughes, navigator;
Tags: killed in action
Tags: 196 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); bombing of the Mimoyecques V-3 site (6 July 1944); Bombing of the Saumur tunnel (8/9 June 1944); bombing of the Siracourt V-weapon site (25 June 1944); bombing of the Watten V-2 site (19 June 1944); bombing of the Wizernes V-2 site (20, 22, 24 June 1944); bombing of Toulouse (5/6 April 1944); Boston; C-47; Chadwick, Roy (1893-1947); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; final resting place; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Grand Slam; grief; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Harvard; incendiary device; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; Meteor; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Normandy deception operations (5/6 June 1944); Oboe; operational training unit; Oxford; P-51; Pathfinders; pilot; promotion; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Boscombe Down; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cranage; RAF Cranwell; RAF Driffield; RAF Leconfield; RAF Stradishall; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Upavon; RAF Woodhall Spa; Spitfire; Stirling; Tallboy; Tiger Moth; training; V-1; V-2; V-3; V-weapon; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington