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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "Germany--Wangerooge Island"
Tags: 102 Squadron; 462 Squadron; air sea rescue; aircrew; B-17; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Distinguished Flying Cross; Flying Training School; forced landing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Initial Training Wing; killed in action; mine laying; missing in action; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Finningley; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Torquay; Tiger Moth; training; Whitley
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator. He was stationed at RAAF Mount Gambier (2 AOS), RAAF Port Pirie (2 B&GS, 3 AOS), RAF West Freugh (4…
Tags: 162 Squadron; 455 Squadron; 571 Squadron; 608 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Beaufighter; bombing; C-47; Cook’s tour; Defiant; Hampden; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lysander; Magister; Martinet; mine laying; Mosquito; operational training unit; 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
Tags: 12 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 170 Squadron; 35 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Cook’s tour; Goodwill tour of the United States (1946); Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Blyton; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Ingham; RAF Kelstern; RAF Seighford; RAF Stradishall; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wyton; training; Wellington
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 4 Group; 78 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Helgoland (18 April 1945); Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crewing up; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; military service conditions; mine laying; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Kinloss; RAF Oakington; RAF Pocklington; RAF Tangmere; sport; training; Whitley; wireless operator