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  • Tags: RAF Skipton on Swale

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-019.pdf
Ex-Air Force POW Association news sheet. This edition covers a planned five-day reunion planned for August 1985, a planned convention of the National POW Association in Hamilton, a planned reunion at Toronto for RCAF and RAF veterans, a reminder that…

LMitchellRK[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Robert Mitchell’s Flying Log Book, from 19th July 1943 to 7th January 1954, recording training, operations and other post-war duties as a Pilot. No flights are recorded in the years 1947-1950. Based at RAF Long Marston (No. 24 OTU), RAF Topcliffe…

PCothliffKB15030074.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 109 F/O McKaskill. 427'.
Captain is named McCaskill on caption and McKaskill on annotation.

PCothliffKB15110086.jpg
Crashed Halifax MZ828 BM-H in the centre of Skipton village. A second image shows two men clambering on the wreckage. Additional information supplied with the collection gives the date of the accident as 5 August 1944.

BBeisleyJWTBeisleyJWTv1.pdf
Outlines his training and 30 operations on 433 Squadron flying Halifax and then Lancaster. Writes of Halifax crash shortly after arriving and describes his actions on a busy night on an operation to Bochum when they were hit by antiaircraft fire.…

LDowdingAF159677v1.pdf
A F Dowding’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 06 June 1943 to 16 February 1944 when he became ‘missing-death presumed’. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as a Flight Engineer. He was stationed at…
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