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Flying Bomb - RAF Collerne WW2

Flying Bomb - RAF Collerne WW2
Author: r.gedling100@durhamlea.org.uk (Guest)
Time Stamp:
19:42:39 15 July 2001
Post:
My elderly father, 86, was invalided out of the RAF during WW2 whilst serving as a aircraft radar mechanic at Collerne airfield.

He recalls little of the incident other than recollections of a massive explosion and then waking sometime later in hospital with ear damage etc. The date was possibly October 1944. He maintains that the secrecy of the time was such that he was never told what had happened, but he seems to think they were hit by a Flying Bomb. Where could I get information about this? This old seviceman who gave so much would love to know what happened to him! Can anyone help please. Thank you ever so much.


RE: Flying Bomb - RAF Collerne WW2
Author: Scott McIntosh (Guest)
Time Stamp:
22:21:01 31 July 2001
Post:
Hi The only place you will get that kind off info is if you visit the Public Records Office in London at Kew and go through the records of that station the Operational Records Book or ORB for short should have a bit about it. if you do a search for the PRO you should be able to go through the site and find the piece that you want. I know that your particular piece will be in the AIR section of records but dont know the piece number for it.

hope this helps.