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- Tags: 106 Squadron
Tags: 106 Squadron; aircrew; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); Defiant; Dominie; heavy conversion unit; killed in action; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Manchester; mine laying; missing in action; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Barrow in Furness; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Cranwell; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Metheringham; RAF Saltby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; wireless operator; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 106 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); C-47; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Manchester; navigator; Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; Oxford; RAF Coningsby; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Oakley; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Winthorpe; Stirling; training; Wellington
Tags: 106 Squadron
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.
'Vic' Prettejohns replaced original Flight engineer. Underneath is annotated the crew's names and positions.…
On the reverse ‘March 1943 ED593 Admiral Prune
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Tags: 106 Squadron; 138 Squadron; 42 Squadron; 460 Squadron; 78 Squadron; aircrew; Beaufighter; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Dulag Luft; escaping; evading; flight engineer; Fw 190; George Cross; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Harvard; Lancaster; Manchester; Me 110; memorial; Military Cross; prisoner of war; RAF Alconbury; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Honington; Scharnhorst; Spitfire; sport; Stalag 3A; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; the long march; Victoria Cross; wireless operator
Tags: 106 Squadron; 57 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-17; Battle; bombing; Hampden; Lancaster; Lysander; mine laying; Oxford; RAF Coningsby; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Finningley; RAF Husbands Bosworth; RAF Syerston; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF West Freugh; RAF Wigsley; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner
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