9 results found for: Groundcrew

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BROWN, Richard (#295)

…Eng, was born in Jarrow in March 1919 and his nearly seven years of RAF service demonstrates a fine example that there were many GROUNDCREW TECHNICIANS in forward areas, who would in actual fact be bombed and strafed many times in forward airfields and areas in both Britain and Europe….

JOHNSON, James E (#21)

…passing left a huge hole in my life, an unfillable void. Wing Commander Johnnie Johnson – ‘Greycap Leader’ – had the gift of leadership, a real ‘people person’, and always paid due acknowledgement to the supporting groundcrews. Johnnie is pictured here at Kenley in 1943, when leading the Canadian Wing,…

DeSTEFANO, Anthony (#238)

…of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. USAAC Crew Chief Engines B-17 F/E FLYING FORTRESS 92nd BOMBARDMENT GROUP GROUNDCREW Bovingdon, Alconbury, Podington inc. SCHWEINFURT-REGENSBURG MISSION & in memory of ARTILLERY brother Sam, KIA, BATTLE of LUZON air drop….

RUMBOLD, Kenneth (#188)

…ENGINES for ROYAL AIR FORCE GROUNDCREW here emphasises all the “RATS of TOBRUK”, many from Australia (where in the early 1990s nearly 5,000 were still members), who endured the 200 DAY SIEGE before striking out and joining up with NEW ZEALANDERS of EIGHTH ARMY at El Duda & El Adem…

WEBBER, George (#39)

…please sign up to the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. Representing the great contribution of “TRENCHARD’s Brats”, the RAF HALTON APPRENTICES & ENGINES GROUNDCREW trade, with over 35 years of service in the colours….

ATKINS, George (#3)

…the Tall’, he was one of many GROUND TECHNICIANS who played a vital role throughout the war. He first employed his engineering talents in the pre-war motor industry, and so was amply fitted for his later role as a ground technician. Groundcrew of No. 274 Squadron RAF overhaul Hawker Hurricane…

HOLDER, Paul (#191)

…Libya, No 351, a Hurricane squadron composed of Yugoslav air and groundcrew loyal to Marshal Tito. Once the squadron was declared ready for operations, Holder returned to Britain to join the directing staff at the RAF Staff College. From February 1945, Holder took charge of a Transport Command Station at…

Royal Air Force and Commonwealth & Allied Airforces

…Europe. HURRICANES MANSTON, 43(F) Sqn Wick, TANGMERE, STIRLING 7 Sqn to forward areas Repair & Salvage. Representing BATTLE OF BRITAIN GROUNDCREW #73 Terence BULLOCH Squadron Leader Terence BULLOCH DSO* DFC* Born in Ulster. Terry’s crew had the top U BOAT kills of 4 U-Boats + 4 damaged; tracked 26, attacked…

War Widows & Family Losses

…AFDU #238 Anthony DeSTEFANO Master Sergeant Anthony DeSTEFANO+ USAAC Crew Chief Engines B-17 F/E FLYING FORTRESS 92nd BOMBARDMENT GROUP GROUNDCREW Bovingdon, Alconbury, Podington inc. SCHWEINFURT-REGENSBURG MISSION & in memory of ARTILLERY brother Sam, KIA, BATTLE of LUZON air drop #283 Edith GREENFIELD Miss Edith GREENFIELD+ (Signed, aged 100) In memory…

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