WW2 Forgotten and unsung heroes – headmaster Mr J H Babington GC OBE
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Armed Forces Day – 25th June 2016 – Greatest respect to all British and Commonwealth servicemen who served or currently…

WW2 RAF Bomber Command – Berlin 30th January 1944 – ‘We were first to bomb’
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WW2 RAF Bomber Command – Berlin 30th January 1944 – ‘We were first to bomb’ 156 Squadron’s P/O Cecil Hopton…

ww2 RAF Bomber Command – 30th January 1944 – target marking 405 (Vancouver) Squadron RCAF.
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F/O Doug Hackett DFC was one of those who lost his life on the 30th January 1944 Berlin operation flying…

WW2 RAF Bomber Command – No 9 pre AFU course – Sgt Buck
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No 9 pre AFU course – Sgt Buck           The gentleman to the right of Stanley…

WW2 RAF research – No 9 Pre-AFU Course photograph – Sgt Bartley and Sgt Cipriani.
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158 Squadron pilot 1399230 Sergeant Mervyn Eugene Cipriani was posted missing from the Kassel operation of 22nd/23rd October 1943. Halifax…

WW2 RAF Bomber Command – Ted and I took a sprog crew for first op….. – Sgt A G Boud – nav
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Sgt Roy Fennell graduated with his pilot’s wings from 12 SFTS RCAF Brandon, Manitoba. Thanks to Wayne for Roy Fennell’s…

WW2 RAF Bomber Command – Split crews and spare bods – part 2
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WW2 RAF Bomber Command – Split crews and spare bods – part 2 The boy genius sent me through a…

WW2 RAF Bomber Command – split crews and ‘spare bods’
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WW2 RAF Bomber Command – split crews and ‘spare bods’. Trying to unravel the lives and experiences of WW2 bomber…

RAF Remembrance Day – remembering crew of ND360 – 100 Squadron
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  In June 2013 I had the great pleasure to meet Derek Fenton, the younger brother of Bob Fenton, the…

RAF Bomber Command – Happy memories of Frank Law – ‘The Count of Elsham Wolds’ and his crew-mates
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Sincere apologies for having gone AWOL for a little while, but work has (thankfully) been dominating proceedings. I haven’t been…

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