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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Leicestershire"
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Tollerton (27 E&RFTS), RAF Hanworth (5 EFTS), RAF Yatesbury (10 EFTS), RAF Brize…
Tags: 115 Squadron; 626 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; killed in action; Lancaster; mine laying; operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Bridlington; RAF East Wretham; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wittering; RAF Wymeswold; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
Tags: 61 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bale out; bombing; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Manchester; Martinet; Operation Catechism (12 November 1944); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Morpeth; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Scampton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Woodhall Spa; Tirpitz; training; Wellington
It is annotated '711 812 6000 5" 11-6-44'
Tags: aerial photograph
Tags: RAF Marston Moor
Tags: 102 Squadron; 35 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); C-47; ditching; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; operational training unit; RAF Castle Donington; RAF Graveley; RAF Honeybourne; RAF Rufforth; RAF Wymeswold; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: love and romance
Tags: 427 Squadron; 428 Squadron; 434 Squadron; 6 Group; aerial photograph; Air Raid Precautions; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; civil defence; Cook’s tour; crewing up; flight engineer; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; military discipline; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Croft; RAF Harwell; RAF Middleton St George; RAF St Athan; RAF Thorney Island; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Warboys; RAF Woodbridge; target indicator; target photograph; training; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Window; wireless operator / air gunner