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'Mid-Upper Gunner Jim Finney Hull
Flight Engineer Eric Horsham Wolwich SE London
Navigator Owen Shirley Carshalton Surrey
Pilot F/Lt Edgar Francis Seke St…
Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing of Mailly-le-Camp (3/4 May 1944); Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; ground personnel; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; navigator; pilot; radar; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Wigsley; RAF Winthorpe; sport; Stirling; training; wireless operator
The second is a larger version of the same image and on the reverse is
'F/Sgt Tom Carter W/Op
A second article titled 'Norton Camp, Sheffield' is about a punishment camp where the writer was sent after cycling…
He names the crew and describes their roles, including the ground crews, details the activities before an operation, and…
Tags: 463 Squadron; 467 Squadron; 50 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Fw 190; Gee; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; incendiary device; Lancaster; meteorological officer; mine laying; navigator; pilot; RAF Bottesford; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Waddington; Tirpitz; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Tags: 5 Group; air gunner; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Distinguished Service Order; flight engineer; Gee; H2S; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; mine laying; navigator; pilot; radar; RAF Coningsby; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Metheringham; RAF Waddington; sport; training; wireless operator
John was born in 1919 to a poor…
Tags: 102 Squadron; 216 Squadron; 4 Group; 78 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; bombing; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; demobilisation; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; entertainment; ethnic or religious minorities; Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945); incendiary device; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; medical officer; mid-air collision; mine laying; missing in action; Mosquito; navigator; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; radar; RAF Kinloss; RAF Oakington; RAF Pocklington; RAF Tangmere; sport; training; Whitley; wireless operator
Flying Officer Ronald Herman Downes Cook, wireless operator/ air gunner;
Sergeant Ronald Hughes, navigator;
'Date 23rd Aug 1943
A/C Stirling III EE 5938'X'
Capt WO Fear T,
Nav Sgt Ruddy G.H.
AB Sgt Bain A,
W,Op Sgt Woolcott, D.G,
FE Sgt Munro C,
M.U. Sgt Holmes J.A.C, (Can),
R.Gnr F S Davidson…
Tags: 578 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb aimer; Gee; H2S; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; military living conditions; military service conditions; Mosquito; navigator; observer; operational training unit; Pathfinders; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Burn; RAF Farnborough; training; V-1; V-2; V-weapon
'W Hough M.U.G.
R Bridge R/G
P. Rahill F/E
S Highfield WOP
B Vineberg B.A.
J.F. Ness Pilot
all the best
M.A. Catty Nav'