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    20th September 2020, 05:50
    jonny started a thread 29 OTU Query in General Category
    Does anyone have an electronic copy of the ORB for 29 OTU that they could provide me with please? I am specifically interested in the period May 44 -...
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    20th September 2020, 05:42
    jonny replied to a thread Medal entitlement? in General Category
    Mike, Sorry for taking you to task again, but the para you quote has nothing to do with this particular set of circumstances. Time accrued towards...
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    19th September 2020, 11:44
    jonny replied to a thread Medal entitlement? in General Category
    Mike, I thought 196 Sqn was part of 38 Group during the period in question. As 38 Group was not part of Bomber Command, its aircrew members would...
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    11th September 2020, 14:02
    The best I can do, is some point during the first 6 months of 1940. If I stuck my neck out I'd say April - June of that year.
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    7th September 2020, 08:17
    The 582 Sqn ORB indicates that W/C Cribb (DSO DFC) was the M/B for the Russelsheim raid on 12/13 Aug 44. From the same ORB it appears that Flt Lt...
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    4th September 2020, 19:25
    Thanks for that. Do you know whether these courses were always held at Kinloss or did they move around?
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    4th September 2020, 08:11
    Hopefully this is an easy one. Can anyone please tell me the location for the Bomber Command Tactics Course circa Feb 44? Many thanks Jonny
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    2nd September 2020, 07:13
    There is definitely an ORB for Luqa for 1942, as I have copied details from it. Unfortunately, I have no record of the TNA File No. Sorry! Rgds ...
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    1st September 2020, 16:39
    In regards to '2MCRE', I think in all probability you are looking at 2 Movement Control (MC) Group, Royal Engineers, who operated in France in 1940....
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    27th August 2020, 08:40
    I would suggest this is a photo taken mid/late 30s (or at the start of WW2 when they were getting rid of the last of the high collar tunics). The...
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    24th August 2020, 08:38
    With regard to Malcolm's comment above, Royal Military Police Corps is not correct. We did not gain the Royal prefix until 1946 and the abbreviation...
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    johnny, I'm so sorry, I don't know your friend. We controlled the air sea rescue (I was a plotter) and the only thiing I can remember is very nice parties aboard the air sea rescue launches in Dover harbour.
    Once again, I'm sorry to have rather frivolous information. When I was injured the ops room was wrecked. There were approximately thirty WAAFS injured or killed at Biggin Hill I believe.
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