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Tags: RAF Oakington
The Earliest Years.
Born in Barnoldswick, then in Yorkshire, now in Lancashire in 1922. His father ran a wireless business until 1926. He describes his years at schools and a move to…
Tags: 109 Squadron; 142 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Farnborough; RAF Finningley; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Milltown; RAF Norton; RAF Scampton; RAF Seighford; RAF Strubby; RAF Waddington; RAF Wick; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 115 Squadron; 149 Squadron; 196 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 623 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; Catalina; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Hurricane; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Me 110; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Downham Market; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hixon; RAF Lindholme; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Seighford; RAF Tangmere; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Warboys; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Witchford; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Red Cross; Stirling; target indicator; target photograph; training; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 10 Squadron; 214 Squadron; 4 Group; 40 Squadron; 405 Squadron; 408 Squadron; 415 Squadron; 419 Squadron; 420 Squadron; 424 Squadron; 425 Squadron; 426 Squadron; 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 429 Squadron; 431 Squadron; 432 Squadron; 433 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; air gunner; aircrew; B-17; bale out; Beaufighter; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; Caterpillar Club; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; Dulag Luft; escaping; Goering, Hermann (1893-1946); Halifax; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); Hurricane; Lancaster; Me 110; memorial; Military Cross; navigator; operational training unit; P-51; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Alconbury; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Digby; RAF Hendon; RAF St Eval; Red Cross; Spitfire; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 3A; Stalag Luft 4; Stirling; strafing; Typhoon; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Whitley