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Tags: ground personnel
Tags: 12 Squadron; 148 Squadron; 15 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 47 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-29; Blenheim; bomb aimer; C-47; Cornell; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; flight engineer; ground personnel; hangar; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lincoln; love and romance; Me 109; navigator; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Nissen hut; Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; pilot; RAF Abingdon; RAF Blyton; RAF Dishforth; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Lyneham; RAF Marham; RAF Oakington; RAF Shawbury; RAF Snaith; RAF Sywell; RAF Upwood; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force; York
Tags: 1 Group; 12 Squadron; 4 Group; 578 Squadron; 78 Squadron; air gunner; Air Transport Auxiliary; aircrew; animal; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; arts and crafts; B-17; B-24; bale out; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); control tower; crash; crewing up; Defiant; faith; fear; final resting place; flight engineer; flight mechanic; forced landing; Fw 190; Gee; Gneisenau; grief; ground crew; ground personnel; Guinea Pig Club; H2S; Halifax; Hampden; Harvard; In the event of my death letter; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; love and romance; Lysander; Manchester; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); medical officer; mess; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; observer; operations room; Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Bawtry; RAF Binbrook; RAF Breighton; RAF Finningley; RAF Halton; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Kemble; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF St Athan; RAF Sywell; RAF Torquay; RAF Tuddenham; Scharnhorst; shot down; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; Tiger Moth; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington; Window; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 15 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 3 Group; 5 Group; 52 Squadron; 6 Group; 8 Group; 82 Squadron; 90 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; arts and crafts; bomb aimer; C-47; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; entertainment; flight engineer; ground crew; H2S; Halifax; Hampden; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancastrian; Lincoln; Master Bomber; memorial; mess; Meteor; mine laying; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; Oboe; operational training unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Catterick; RAF Chipping Warden; RAF Farnborough; RAF Feltwell; RAF Honington; RAF Lakenheath; RAF Lindholme; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Mepal; RAF Methwold; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Shawbury; RAF Shepherds Grove; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wigtown; RAF Witchford; RAF Wratting Common; Shackleton; Spitfire; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington; wireless operator; York
A the end of 1943 he returned to Bomber Command, 627 Squadron.
There is a photograph of the squadron grouped in front of a Mosquito.
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