Personnel Index - Detail

Name
ALDRIDGE
First Names
John
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1614932
Crew Position
Bomb Aimer
Posting Details
Completed a tour of 32 operations on the 7th April 1945

 

All operations flown with pilot F/O K W Lee
 

Pilot: 179537 F/O KW LEE
Flight Engineer: 1515645 Sgt 'L' CRABBE
Navigator: 1083799 Sgt TG GATFIELD
Bomb Aimer: 1614932 Sgt J ALDRIDGE
Wireless Operator: 1765077 Sgt DW PYE
Mid-upper Gunner: 2210047 Sgt N POWELL
Rear Gunner: 1454207 Sgt RE WILKINS
 

Photograph kindly provided by Nora Crabbe

From the LHS (at a Squadron reunion held at Peterborough 1998):
Tom Gatfield, Norman Powell, John Aldridge, Lou Crabbe.

Superstition was very strong amongst aircrews and this crew felt it was bad luck to have your photograph taken and, to date, we have discovered no wartime images.
 

'Posted Out' in 2008