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Tags: 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; missing in action; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); prisoner of war; Proctor; RAF Dumfries; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Yatesbury; shot down; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
He starts by describing crewing up at Silverstone. His opinion of the Stirling was that it was awful on the ground and in the air.
His first operation was a second 'dickie' (an observer)…
Tags: 1 Group; 49 Squadron; 83 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; He 111; heavy conversion unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lincoln; mess; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Silverstone; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wittering; RAF Woodbridge; Spitfire; Stirling; target indicator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 149 Squadron; 514 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-17; bombing; C-47; flight engineer; Lancaster; Manchester; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); Oxford; RAF Bardney; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Methwold; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Watton; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York
Tags: 10 Squadron; 76 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Downham Market; RAF Driffield; RAF Finningley; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Melbourne; RAF Rufforth; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Upwood; RAF Worksop; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 106 Squadron; 608 Squadron; aircrew; B-25; bombing; Hudson; Lancaster; Manchester; Martinet; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Dishforth; RAF Downham Market; RAF Gransden Lodge; RAF Hatfield; RAF Hixon; RAF Kirmington; RAF Peplow; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Warboys; RAF Wigsley; Tiger Moth; training; Ventura; Wellington
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'My Crew "The Boys" At Wigsley March 1945 reading left to right
Jock Bathgate (A/G)
Jack Darlow (Skipper)
Jock Lanm (A/G)
Alf Porter (Navigator)
Bob Lane (Engineer)
Eric Gabb (Wireless…
Tags: 162 Squadron; 455 Squadron; 571 Squadron; 608 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Beaufighter; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Hampden; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lysander; Magister; Martinet; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; Proctor; RAF Bitteswell; RAF Bourn; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Cranwell; RAF Downham Market; RAF Finningley; RAF Mildenhall; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Oakington; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Upavon; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Waddington; RAF Warboys; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woolfox Lodge; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Ventura; Wellington; Whitley