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  • Collection: Wilson, Joan

Joan Wilson was born in Nettleham near Lincoln. She joined the Women’s Auxilliary Air Force and served as a wireless operator at RAF Morton Hall. The day following the Normandy landings, she had to send an urgent signal to all aircraft, to stop…

Half-length portrait of Joan Wilson in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform. On the reverse '486004 I. M. Hill 1944. TAKEN ON LEAVING 5 GROUP FOR CEYLON'.
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