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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Belgium--Brussels"
Tags: 180 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 514 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-25; bale out; Blenheim; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Cook’s tour; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Martinet; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); propaganda; RAF Lakenheath; RAF Pembrey; RAF Waterbeach; Stirling; training; Wellington
Tags: 102 Squadron; 103 Squadron; 138 Squadron; 139 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 18 Squadron; 207 Squadron; 32 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 625 Squadron; 7 Squadron; 77 Squadron; 78 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; 97 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; Blenheim; bomb aimer; ditching; Dulag Luft; flight engineer; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Hurricane; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; memorial; mine laying; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Cosford; RAF Cranwell; RAF Halton; RAF Marham; RAF Northolt; RAF St Eval; RAF Wittering; Red Cross; Special Operations Executive; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 7; Stirling; the long march; Typhoon; Wellington
Tags: 150 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 61 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; bombing; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; de Jongh, Andree (1916 - 2007); Dulag Luft; entertainment; escaping; evading; flight engineer; ground personnel; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Lancaster; memorial; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Hendon; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 6; the long march; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 4 Group; 77 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; C-47; Dulag Luft; escaping; Lancaster; Lincoln; Meteor; missing in action; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Abingdon; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Chivenor; RAF Cranwell; RAF Shawbury; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Watton; RAF Worksop; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Tiger Moth; training; Whitley
- Letter from War Office dated 10 August 1945, to William Burkitt's mother, confirming to her that he had been buried in a cemetery near Brussels.
- A letter from the Air Ministry dated 6 April 1948, forwarded with two…
Tags: final resting place
Tags: 207 Squadron; 44 Squadron; 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Cook’s tour; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mine laying; navigator; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Silverstone; RAF Spilsby; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF West Freugh; Stirling; take-off crash; training; Wellington
Tags: 514 Squadron; aircrew; B-24; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; Cook’s tour; flight engineer; Hudson; Lancaster; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); RAF Eastleigh; RAF Feltwell; RAF Leconfield; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Waterbeach; Stirling; training
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Tags: 158 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 90 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); Cook’s tour; flight engineer; Halifax; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Lissett; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tholthorpe; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Wombleton; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training
Upon leaving school, and unable to obtain employment in his chosen career, his father arranged a bound apprenticeship with a…