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- Tags: RAF Husbands Bosworth
- Type is exactly "Text. Memoir"
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: 49 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Boulogne E-boats (15/16 June 1944); bombing of the Creil/St Leu d’Esserent V-1 storage areas (4/5 July 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); Bombing of the Saumur tunnel (8/9 June 1944); bombing of the Watten V-2 site (19 June 1944); control caravan; control tower; Cook’s tour; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 2; Me 109; mid-air collision; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Normandy deception operations (5/6 June 1944); operational training unit; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Woodhall Spa; service vehicle; Tallboy; Tirpitz; training; V-weapon; Wellington; Window
Tags: 1 Group; 625 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; Anson; bombing; briefing; coping mechanism; crewing up; debriefing; Gee; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Lancaster; love and romance; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; Nissen hut; nose art; Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; P-51; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Kelstern; RAF Millom; RAF Scampton; RAF Sturgate; target photograph; training; V-2; V-weapon; Wellington; Window; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force