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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-08"
Tags: 115 Squadron; 1651 HCU; 1662 HCU; 28 OTU; 626 Squadron; air gunner; Air Gunnery School; aircrew; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; crash; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; killed in action; Lancaster; mine laying; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Bridlington; RAF East Wretham; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Waterbeach; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wittering; RAF Wymeswold; Stirling; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
Second is same group on the beach captioned 'Delousing Scottie'.
Three pictures captioned…
Describes early life, joining the RAF, training and joining 10 Squadron as mid-upper gunner on Halifax. Was shot down during operation to Munich on 6/7 September 1943. After evading was capture and prisoner of war until April 1945. Goes…
Tags: RAF Tholthorpe