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- Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-08"
Flt Lt J B P 'Tuesday' Spencer, 20 years, Pilot from Greenside, Co Durham
Sgt W D E West, 21 years, Mid Upper Gunner, from Barking, Essex
Tags: 106 Squadron; 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; crash; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; final resting place; flight engineer; heirloom; killed in action; Lancaster; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Husbands Bosworth; Red Cross; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 3; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; air sea rescue; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; ditching; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; pilot; radar; rivalry; sport; Stirling; training; wireless operator
On the reverse 'LANCASTER PO-L WITTERING AFTER RAID ON V1 STORAGE SITE TROSSY ST MAVIN AUGUST 3 1944'.
Tags: 550 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Cranage; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Ingham; RAF North Killingholme; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Sandtoft; RAF South Cerney; RAF Torquay; recruitment; Tiger Moth; training; Ventura; Wellington
Tags: 102 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); crash; Fw 190; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Mosquito; P-47; P-51; pilot; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Pocklington; RAF Riccall; Tiger Moth; training; V-2; V-3; V-weapon; Wellington