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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Belgium--Brussels"
Tags: bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); bombing of Toulouse (5/6 April 1944); Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944)
Upon leaving school, and unable to obtain employment in his chosen career, his father arranged a bound apprenticeship with a…
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
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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
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
- 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