Personnel Index - Detail

Name
LAKER
First Names
Victor Frederick Charles
Rank
Warrant Officer
Service
RAF
Service Number
Not known
Crew Position
Wireless Operator
Posting Details
Posted in 4/45

 

Awarded the DFM.

Sgt Laker completed a tour of operations with 44Sqn before transferring to 49Sqn.

W/O Laker flew three operations with 49Sqn in the last few days of the war.



An official 44Sqn photograph taken on the 29th January 1944 as the crew returned from Berlin.

From L to R: F/Sgt A Holden, Sgt V Laker, Sgt F Garrett, W/O Q Snow, P/O B Soper, F/L A Wright (in the door), Sgt R Bateman

(Those hyperlinked began a second tour with 49sqn)

A document written by Quentin Snow for the family of F/L Arbert Wright. Although many of the descriptions refer to operations with 44Sqn, they vividly describe the wartime life of a bomber crew. Pages 41 onwards describe operations with 49Sqn.

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