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- Tags: B-24
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…
Tags: 109 Squadron; 142 Squadron; 150 Squadron; 227 Squadron; 5 Group; 617 Squadron; 9 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; bomb aimer; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Balderton; RAF Bardney; RAF Bawtry; RAF Catfoss; RAF Eastleigh; RAF Farnborough; RAF Finningley; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor; RAF Milltown; RAF Norton; RAF Scampton; RAF Seighford; RAF Strubby; RAF Waddington; RAF Wick; RAF Winthorpe; RAF Wyton; Spitfire; sport; Stirling; Sunderland; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; wireless operator / air gunner; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Notes on Hygiene, Water, Accommodation and conservancy in the field, Food, cookhouses and cooking, Law and…
Tags: aircrew; B-17; B-24; Beaufighter; Blenheim; Catalina; Defiant; Do 18; Do 217; Do 24; Halifax; Hampden; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 52; Ju 87; Ju 88; Lysander; Manchester; Me 109; Me 110; Mosquito; Navy, Army and Air Force Institute; Spitfire; Stirling; Sunderland; Swordfish; training; Walrus; Wellington; Whitley
Tags: 622 Squadron; 7 Squadron; aircrew; B-24; bombing; flight engineer; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; Pathfinders; RAF Dishforth; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Nutts Corner; RAF Oakington; RAF Riccall; RAF Warboys; Stirling; training; V-1; V-weapon; York