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- Tags: 109 Squadron
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The Earliest Years.
Born in Barnoldswick, then in Yorkshire, now in Lancashire in 1922. His father ran a wireless business until 1926. He describes his years at schools and a move to…
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1. A list of crews on the operation.
2. Map of routes to target.
3. Luftwaffe night fighter combat claims for 25/26 May 1943.…
Tags: 109 Squadron; bombing; crash; demobilisation; fitter engine; flight mechanic; ground crew; ground personnel; home front; Home Guard; Hurricane; Lancaster; military living conditions; military service conditions; Mosquito; Oboe; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF Little Staughton; RAF Marham; RAF Wyton; Spitfire
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Tags: 109 Squadron; 138 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 166 Squadron; Absent Without Leave; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bomb dump; demobilisation; final resting place; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); ground personnel; Lancaster; medical officer; memorial; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; RAF Stradishall; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Wyton; Special Operations Executive; training; Wellington; Whitley