Personnel Index - Detail

Name
WHITE
First Names
William Courtney
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1311804
Crew Position
Bomb Aimer
Posting Details
Posted in 4/42
Age
34

 

Awarded the DFM.

Flew 27 operations with 49Sqn........final operation 1st March 1943.



Sgt White was killed on 20th April 1944 flying with 635Sqn on a raid to Ottignies and is buried in the Heverlee War Cemetery.
 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses
 


 

This photograph of S/Ldr Cracknell (extreme right) and crew was taken at Fiskerton on 24-3-43 at the end of their tour.

Included (from right to left) are:
S/Ldr D.A. Cracknell (Pilot)
F/Lt M.D. Deloford (Nav)
Sgt W.J. Beesley (F/Eng)
Sgt W.C. White (B/A)
Sgt A.M. MacDiarmid (A/G)
Sgt H. Frost (A/G)
F/Sgt F.C Ball (W/Op)

Plus two 'A' Flt ground crew members.