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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Malaysia--Butterworth (Pulau Pinang)"

The observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Francis Banks, born I July 1922, (1578295 Royal Air Force) from 28 March 1943 to 9 April 1946. Detailing his training and operations flown. Served at 41 Air School South…

A colonial building with a traditional veranda. On the left a tent. On the reverse 'Officers Mess
60 Staging Post


Five photographs from an album.
#1 is Jimmy, seated, and smoking a cigar. He is in khaki and shorts.
#2 is an airman in khaki and shorts standing on grass. Behind is a metal fence.
#3 is an airman smoking a cigar. he is seated and dressed in khaki…


This page is an entry point for a place. This entry is also used for RMAF Butterworth. Please use the links below to see all relevant documents available in the Archive.

Covers education, playing rugby and RAF career. After training as pilot in England and Canada, posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook flying Wellington. Mentions some of his 14 night operations before he was medically grounded. Continues with postings…

Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…
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