2018/01 Newsletter

Can you helpJanuary Research Work

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Work carried out for relatives of airmen that served with No. 35 Squadron included research on:

  • FJ Williams (Wireless Operator), who served with the squadron in 1943 before being taken prisoner of war

As it has been a relatively quiet month, I have started to consolidate information in the archives. As a result, I have produced information sheets on various subjects, some of which I have published on this site and on the Facebook Page.

One from the archives

[Courtesy of Narborough History Society]

On 18th January 1917, the squadron, under the command of Major BF Vernon-Harcourt, left Narborough Aerodrome at the start of its mobilisation to France

Goodbye to Vulcan XM570 

Thanks to Richard Pidduck for providing me with some photographs of the impromptu ceremony for Vulcan XM520 when it was struck off strength of the squadron in 1981.


Thanks to Mike Meech and others for their help on WWI aircraft markings

Thanks to Dave Donaghy for providing an aerial view of Bassingbourn