Re: Wellington Crash
Sat Feb 7, 2015 09:08

Hi my father was a bomber pilot squadron 311, he also had a few plane crashes, and we live about 5 miles from scropton.

  • Re: Wellington CrashPV, Fri Feb 6 10:03
    Hi Jim, yes I will be pleased if you can send me scans. Pavel
    • Re: Wellington Crash — Anonymous, Sat Feb 7 09:08
      • 311 squadronjim davies, Sun Feb 8 20:07
        Hi sounds interesting ! Was he ever flying from Church Broughton ?
      • Re: Wellington CrashAnonymous, Sun Feb 8 15:10
        Hi my father was stationed at church broughton that's how he met my mother she was nursing at derby at the time, then they moved to Cardiff,then stationed at Talbeny to name just a few places,then... more
        • RAF CHURCH BROUGHTONJim Davies, Sun Feb 8 20:25
          How long was he at Church Broughton ? I was looking at the nissen huts remains today. The hut bases are still there. I know the lower ranks used to sleep there. Have you ever visited the site ?
          • Re: RAF CHURCH BROUGHTONAnonymous, Mon Feb 9 08:45
            Hi yes have visited them many years ago also the Czech graves at scropton. I will check with my family for more details.
      • 311 Sq pilotPV, Sat Feb 7 09:59
        Hi, I will be glad if you can contact me on my email cz_raf(at) Pls replace (at) by @ I would like to hear about your father. Thanks Pavel
    • Wellington CrashJim Davies, Fri Feb 6 10:19
      Hi Pavel If you can send your email address to my email address I will send them to you. There are several photos showing the coffins on an RAF ( Queen Mary ? ) trailer , and being escorted by RAF... more
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