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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…
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; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); C-47; Defiant; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; ditching; FIDO; flight engineer; Gee; Halifax; Harvard; heavy conversion unit; Hudson; Hurricane; Ju 87; Ju 88; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; mess; military discipline; 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 Syerston; 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
Tags: 115 Squadron; 218 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; Battle; bombing; bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Hurricane; Lysander; Magister; operational training unit; pilot; Proctor; RAF Biggin Hill; RAF Farnborough; RAF Harwell; RAF Lichfield; RAF Marham; RAF Ringway; RAF Weston Zoyland; Swordfish; Tiger Moth; training; Walrus; Wellington
'Based at Burn' Introduction by Jim Allen
One More Chalked Up
A Trip to Remember
Sabotage on 578 Squadron at Burn by Joe Dudley
Memories of 578 Squadron at Burn 1944 by Joe…
Tags: 4 Group; 578 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb struck; bombing; Chamberlain, Neville (1869-1940); faith; fear; Gee; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Master Bomber; military living conditions; military service conditions; Mosquito; navigator; Nissen hut; observer; operational training unit; Pathfinders; prisoner of war; RAF Burn; RAF Farnborough; RAF Woodbridge; submarine; Tirpitz; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon; wireless operator
Tags: 578 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; fear; Gee; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; military living conditions; military service conditions; Mosquito; navigator; observer; operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Burn; RAF Farnborough; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon
Tags: 9 Squadron; aircrew; bale out; Blenheim; Caterpillar Club; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Dulag Luft; entertainment; flight engineer; fuelling; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); Hudson; Hurricane; Lancaster; Me 110; navigator; prisoner of war; RAF Farnborough; RAF Honington; RAF Hornchurch; RAF Waddington; Red Cross; Spitfire; sport; Stalag Luft 1; Stalag Luft 3; Stalag Luft 4; Stalag Luft 6; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
The third is a group of 18 airmen arranged in a group in front of a wooden hut. Reginald is fourth from the left in the rear row.
Photo 2 and 4 are the same. Reginald standing cross-armed with a dressing on his head. In front is a man on a bed and a third man seated.