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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Hampshire"
Tags: 139 Squadron; 15 Squadron; 162 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Magister; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Alconbury; RAF Blackbushe; RAF Bourn; RAF Honington; RAF Hullavington; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wyton; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: RAF Farnborough
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: 44 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 630 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; Bombing of Augsburg (17 April 1942); bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); Distinguished Flying Medal; Eder Möhne and Sorpe operation (16–17 May 1943); Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Hampden; Lancaster; Manchester; Mosquito; RAF Abingdon; RAF Cardington; RAF Cranwell; RAF Credenhill; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Evanton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Stanmore Park; RAF Swinderby; RAF Uxbridge; RAF Warmwell; Victoria Cross; Whitley
Tags: 106 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 61 Squadron; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; B-24; Battle; Blenheim; bombing; C-47; Hampden; Harrow; Lancaster; Manchester; navigator; Oxford; RAF Cranage; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Upwood; RAF Watton; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wigtown; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York