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Tags: 1656 HCU; 166 Squadron; bombing; Halifax; Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lancaster Finishing School; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Hemswell; RAF Kirmington; RAF Lindholme; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF St Athan; RAF Torquay; recruitment; training; York
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Tags: 1654 HCU; 57 Squadron; African heritage; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bomb aimer; bombing; Cornell; crewing up; demobilisation; fear; flight engineer; Flying Training School; Heavy Conversion Unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; Lincoln; Me 262; military discipline; military living conditions; navigator; Operational Training Unit; Oxford; P-51; physical training; pilot; promotion; RAF Bowden; RAF Bridgnorth; RAF Bruntingthorpe; RAF Carlisle; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Estevan; RAF Gamston; RAF Heaton Park; RAF St Athan; RAF Wigsley; recruitment; sanitation; Tiger force; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Window; wireless operator
who enlisted for nine years of service 25 April 1935.
Includes leave pass for 13 April 1947 to 19 April 1947.