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The Earliest Years.
Born in Barnoldswick, then in Yorkshire, now in Lancashire in 1922. His father ran a wireless business until 1926. He describes his years at schools and a move to…
Tags: 109 Squadron; 142 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Farnborough; RAF Finningley; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Milltown; RAF Norton; RAF Scampton; RAF Seighford; RAF Strubby; RAF Waddington; RAF Wick; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; pilot; radar; RAF Coningsby; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Metheringham; RAF Waddington; sport; training; wireless operator
Tags: 1 Group; 103 Squadron; 166 Squadron; 4 Group; 5 Group; 576 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing; flight engineer; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lincoln; mine laying; Mosquito; operational training unit; prisoner of war; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Bicester; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Cosford; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Hawarden; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kimbolton; RAF Kirmington; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Swinderby; RAF Worksop; RAF Wyton; Tiger force; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 617 Squadron; Anson; bombing; Cook’s tour; Dominie; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; Me 262; Operation Catechism; Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Mona; RAF Syerston; RAF Waddington; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; submarine; Tiger force; Tirpitz; training; Wellington