Tag: SEAC

No 20 Squadron’s Hawker Audaxes

Six pages of photographs showing Audaxes in India.  This is from an album that was sold on ebay. Images hosted here for reference. It can be seen that quite a few aircraft got bent in the course of flying, yet…

Logbook Pages of Flt Lt Raphael Goldstein , No.28 Squadron

Logbook pages  of Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein, who served with No.28 Squadron on the Burma Front during 1945-46 are available in the Gallery .  Raphael Laurent Goldstein (162102) RAFVR’s career with the RAF is provided in detail at the Burma Star…

Flt Sgt Ray Whitehouse’s (261 Squadron) Logbook

A visitor to our site, Sue Hendrie ,  recognised her father in the photo album of Cpl Kennedy . Her father Flt Sgt Ray Whitehouse can be seen in the below photo of pilots from 261 Squadron, sitting top left.

Sqn Ldr Bob Johnson, RCAF, 28 Squadron RAF (Part 1)

Squadron Leader Bob Johnson, who has died aged 96, was a Canadian Hurricane pilot who managed to evade the murderous attentions of the Japanese enemy for 23 days after being shot down on a reconnaissance patrol over the Irrawaddy river…

Disbandment of 607 Squadron, Mingaladon, Burma (August 1945)

No. 607 Squadron (“County of Durham”) was an Auxillary Squadron, raised in 1930. It saw service in the Battle of France, and in the Battle of Britain, before moving overseas to India to fight on the Burma Front.  One of…

No.151 Operational Training Unit – an airman’s album

Recently I got a set of photographs purchased from Jim Payne ( http://www.throughtheireyes.co.uk) . Jim had  procured the album of an RAF airman K D Griffiths who was posted at No.151 Operational Training Unit at Peshawar.  The Album features 24 pages of…

In the Skies of Calcutta : A tribute to Maurice Pring

by Joydeep Sircar War came to Calcutta on the night of the 20th December, 1942. The Japanese had overrun Burma by May 1942, chasing the tattered remnants of British-Indian and Chinese troops across the jungle-clad hills of the Indo-Burma border,…