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Photograph 1 is eight airmen standing in front of the nose of a Lancaster. It is captioned 'Charlie's Crew in Suits of blue' and underneath the crew names "Tommy Teony [sic] Jack…
Tags: 467 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of the Normandy coastal batteries (5/6 June 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; flight engineer; killed in action; Lancaster; Mosquito; navigator; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); pilot; RAF Waddington; shot down; wireless operator
Photo 1 is Reg Weedon, Navigator.
Photo 2 is Harry Fitzwater, Rear Gunner.
Photo 3 is Eddy Muller, Flight Engineer.
They are all in flying kit and positioned with their left foot on the the rear access ladder of a…
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Accounts of actions leading to award of Conspicuous Gallantry medal and other congratulatory material
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