M.508 Captain   Francis Walter Bourne

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b. 9 Dec 1904, Faizabad, India   20 May 1941 to 30 Nov 45

 

     

Father: Walter Kemp Bourne, mother Evelyn Frances

Ed. Royal Naval College

m. Barbara Frances 

prev. Lieut. in Royal Navy 1918-28; RAF F/O; Poultry Farmer, Commercial Flying. Ambulance Driver 1941

Address in 1941: Leighton Brow Lodge, Parkgate, Cheshire


Postings: 16FPP, 14FPP, 3FPP

1 accident, not his fault:

- 12 Mar 1943, forced landing in a Wellington after port engine oil pressure dropped.

"An experienced pilot, consistent and hard-working"

from May 1944, 2nd-in-command, No 14 FPP (Ringway)


d. 1 Nov 1967, Hove

 


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