Personnel Index - Detail

Name
WATTERS
First Names
John Blackwood
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
2205710
Crew Position
Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 4/44 and out 6/44 to 83Sqn

 

Flew 19 operations with 49Sqn.

Pilot.............................P/O A Edgar
Flight Engineer...........Sgt G Bedford (one operation with Sgt J Moss)
Navigator....................F/Sgt R Brooks (three operations F/L A Patchett)
Bomb Aimer...............Sgt A Millard
Wireless Operator......Sgt A Ridpath
Mid-Upper Gunner.....Sgt J Watters
Rear Gunner..............Sgt Don Harwood

Image courtesy of Sean Woodhouse




Alan Edgar (extreme left) and crew with a Short Stirling at a HCU prior to joining 49Sqn.
John Watters and Don Harwood are the pair on the RHS.
 



L-R: Alf Ridpath, Allan Millard, Bob Brooks, Don Harwood, John Watters with Alan Edgar in front wearing a turban.

 Image courtesy of Sean Woodhouse

The above medals, presented by Sean Woodhouse, are now in the care of the Association.

"Posted out" 1961.