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- Tags: RAF Wigsley
- Type is exactly "Text. Memoir"
Tags: 106 Squadron; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; aircrew; Cook’s tour; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Manchester; Operation Dodge (1945); operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Ansty; RAF Balderton; RAF Metheringham; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Ossington; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; York
Covers joining the RAF at age 19 and training at…
Tags: 5 Group; 630 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bombing; C-47; crewing up; Dominie; Guinea Pig Club; Hampden; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; McIndoe, Archibald (1900-1960); military discipline; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; prisoner of war; Proctor; promotion; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Dumfries; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Martlesham Heath; RAF Scampton; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Wigsley; RAF Wroughton; RAF Yatesbury; shot down; Stirling; training; Walrus; Wellington; wireless operator
Tags: 619 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); childhood in wartime; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; final resting place; flight engineer; heavy conversion unit; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; navigator; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Wigsley; training; wireless operator
Tags: 102 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 5 Group; 50 Squadron; 619 Squadron; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; arts and crafts; bale out; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb aimer; bomb struck; bombing; bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); bombing of the Juvisy, Noisy-le-Sec and Le Bourget railways (18/19 April 1944); bombing of Toulouse (5/6 April 1944); Botha; Caterpillar Club; crewing up; Dominie; FIDO; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Home Guard; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lancaster; Master Bomber; military living conditions; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; Proctor; RAF Cottesmore; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Madley; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Melbourne; RAF North Coates; RAF North Weald; RAF Padgate; RAF Pocklington; RAF Saltby; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF St Eval; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Tempsford; RAF Turweston; RAF Waddington; RAF Wigsley; RAF Wigtown; RAF Wittering; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; superstition; training; Wellington; Whitley; Window; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner