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- Tags: RAF Bentley Priory
#1 is a WAAF holding a dog. Behind is an ambulance. It is captioned 'Pat at Bentley Priory'.
#2 is three WAAFs and two airmen in the sun, captioned 'Joan, Bill, Peg, Maggie & Freddie, sunning themselves outside…
Tags: 100 Group; 149 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 3 Group; 57 Squadron; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; ground personnel; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Lancaster; operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; RAF Bentley Priory; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Evanton; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Methwold; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Warboys; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wyton; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 100 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Cornell; demobilisation; Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain (1926 - 2022); Harvard; incendiary device; Oxford; pilot; Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021); RAF Bentley Priory; RAF Bircham Newton; RAF Grimsby; RAF Heaton Park; RAF Hendon; RAF Hornchurch; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Lyneham; RAF Oakington; RAF Swinderby; RAF Ternhill; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Valley; RAF West Kirby; recruitment; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington; York
She tells of the hours she and her colleagues worked and also what life was like on the base, including her…
Tags: 44 Squadron; 463 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 61 Squadron; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); control caravan; control tower; Cook’s tour; entertainment; faith; George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952); ground personnel; lack of moral fibre; memorial; military ethos; military living conditions; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operations room; perimeter track; radar; RAF Bardney; RAF Bentley Priory; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Waddington; runway; service vehicle; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force