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Tags: prisoner of war
Tags: 625 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Lichfield; RAF Sandtoft; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 50 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; C-47; Hurricane; Lancaster; Manchester; Martinet; Oxford; pilot; RAF Cranwell; RAF Little Rissington; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Turweston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Wattisham; RAF Westcott; Stearman; Sunderland; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Joined Army – 4th Queen's Own Hussars on 2nd January 1936.
Joined RAF 1938 and trained as balloon operator then applied as air gunner, arriving at RAF Swinderby in December 1941. Took part in 50…
Tags: 44 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 630 Squadron; air gunner; bombing; Bombing of Augsburg (17 April 1942); bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; Distinguished Flying Medal; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Manchester; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; RAF Abingdon; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Evanton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Westcott; training
Tags: 50 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Bardney; RAF Coningsby; RAF Evanton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator