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- Tags: Tiger Moth
Tags: 466 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; crewing up; demobilisation; escaping; Halifax; lack of moral fibre; Master Bomber; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; perception of bombing war; prisoner of war; RAF Driffield; RAF Harwell; RAF Leconfield; recruitment; Stalag Luft 3; the long march; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
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
Tags: 3 Group; 514 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; crewing up; entertainment; evacuation; Gee; ground personnel; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; love and romance; military discipline; military living conditions; military service conditions; navigator; Operation Exodus (1945); operational training unit; perception of bombing war; RAF Feltwell; RAF Stradishall; RAF Waterbeach; sanitation; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington