Personnel Index - Detail

Name
BURCHETT
First Names
William Dennis
Rank
Sergeant
Service
RAF
Service Number
1380910
Crew Position
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 2/42 and out 4/43

 

William Donald Burchett DFM - came to the Squadron in February 1942 as a W/Ag and flew 5 ops in Hampdens, 1 Manchester and 1 Lancaster in this position.

Then, for some unknown reason, he became the Air Bomber on Neil Green's Lancaster crew and flew a further 23 ops to complete his tour. Posted out 4/43.

(Information via John Ward)
 

49Sqn Association