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Ronald Last grew up in Dorset and worked as an apprentice for the local Gas and Water company before volunteering for the Air Force. He attended the reception centre at Lord's Cricket Ground and describes the medical tests and inoculations recruits…

640 Squadron was formed in January 1944 at RAF Leconfield as part of 4 Group Bomber Command. It was initially equipped with the Halifax Mk 3 converting to the Halifax Mk 6 in March 1945. It was disbanded in May 1945.
It was stationed at: RAF…

466 Squadron was formed in October 1942 as part of 4 Group at RAF Driffield. Although intended as an Australian squadron under the Empire Air Training Scheme, the majority of its personnel were originally British. The replacement of these men with…

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Keith Campbell grew up in New South Wales and joined the Royal Australian Air Force when he was old enough. He flew 35 operations as a bomb aimer with 466 Squadron from RAF Leconfield and RAF Driffield before being shot down. He became a prisoner of…

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Keith Campbell grew up in New South Wales and joined the Royal Australian Air Force when he was old enough. He flew 35 operations as a bomb aimer with 466 Squadron from RAF Leconfield and RAF Driffield before being shot down. He became a prisoner of…

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Jim Cahir grew up in Australia. He originally joined the army but later was transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations as a mid upper gunner with 466 Squadron. His aircraft was shot down and he became a prisoner of war. after…
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