Quote Originally Posted by Ceebee321 View Post
Hi Georgie,

My father was Charles Berry engineer on Catalina "S" during Operation Oatmeal in October 1944 launched from Trincomalee in Ceylon (pilot Peter McKeand and co pilot Clive Russell-Vick. I am writing a small book on the RAF involvement in this operation (largely 240 squadron) based on 1st hand accounts of the air crew and would be interested in whether your father or you have any info I could use (e.g. your grandfather's stories) and/or any photos of him.
I have his account via Laddie Lucas from "Voices in the Air".

Hope to hear from you.
I think a few of us would be very interested in this book. Mine would be from the 240 squadron perspective. My late father flew in Catalinas from Madras in 1944-45.