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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-03"
Tags: 1 Group; 300 Squadron; 5 Group; 550 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); briefing; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crewing up; entertainment; flight engineer; George Cross; ground crew; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mess; military living conditions; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Bridlington; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF North Killingholme; RAF Stormy Down; Stalin, Joseph (1878-1953); tactical support for Normandy troops; target indicator; training; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
Tags: killed in action
Tags: 617 Squadron
Tags: 50 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Pas de Calais V-1 sites (24/25 June 1944); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); flight engineer; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; missing in action; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; Stirling; tactical support for Normandy troops; training
- Letter from War Office dated 10 August 1945, to William Burkitt's mother, confirming to her that he had been buried in a cemetery near Brussels.
- A letter from the Air Ministry dated 6 April 1948, forwarded with two…
Tags: final resting place
Tags: prisoner of war