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Tags: 1660 HCU; 192 Squadron; 20 OTU; 26 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Flying Training School; Halifax; Harvard; Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Martinet; Mosquito; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; pilot; radar; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF South Cerney; RAF Torquay; RAF Wing; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 103 Squadron; 148 Squadron; 1656 HCU; aircrew; Anson; B-17; B-26; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); C-47; Catalina; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; Dominie; Flying Training School; Halifax; Harvard; Heavy Conversion Unit; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lysander; Magister; Martinet; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Hullavington; RAF Lindholme; RAF Netheravon; RAF Sealand; RAF Sywell; Spitfire; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 158 Squadron; 1652 HCU; 21 OTU; 26 OTU; 28 OTU; Advanced Flying Unit; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Heavy Conversion Unit; Lancaster; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Castle Donington; RAF Grantham; RAF Lissett; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Shawbury; RAF Stradishall; RAF Wing; RAF Wymeswold; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
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; 1661 HCU; 227 Squadron; 25 OTU; 30 OTU; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 84 OTU; 9 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Flying Training School; Gee; ground personnel; Halifax; Harvard; Heavy Conversion Unit; Hudson; Hurricane; Initial Training Wing; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; military discipline; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Desborough; 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 Syerston; 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