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- Tags: RAF Scampton
Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8 AGS), RAF Wigtown…
Tags: 455 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-24; bombing; C-47; Catalina; Dominie; Hampden; Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Lichfield; RAF Saltby; RAF Scampton; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Whitchurch; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woodhall Spa; RAF Yatesbury; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator / air gunner
Tags: 100 Squadron; 101 Squadron; 12 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 205 Squadron; 210 Squadron; 218 Squadron; 220 Squadron; 90 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancastrian; Lincoln; Mosquito; Proctor; RAF Binbrook; RAF Chedburgh; RAF Compton Bassett; RAF Feltwell; RAF Full Sutton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Methwold; RAF Millom; RAF Ossington; RAF Scampton; RAF Shallufa; RAF St Eval; RAF St Mawgan; RAF Stormy Down; RAF Stradishall; RAF Topcliffe; RAF Tuddenham; RAF Watton; RAF Woolfox Lodge; RAF Wratting Common; Shackleton; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
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