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Awarded the DFC.
Flew 20 operations with 49Sqn.
F/O Frank Wittmer DFC RAAF Navigator completed a tour of ops with 49 Squadron in 1943 before volunteering for a second tour with 617 Squadron.
Shortly after midnight F/O Tebbenham (LHS), the station meteorological officer chats with F/O F. Wittmer, navigator, an Australian from Melbourne who has just completed his tour of 30 operations, including five to Berlin.
(Coloured images courtesy of John Ward.....Association President)
The picture shows a Grand Slam loaded on a Lancaster B.1 Special PD113 (YZ-T) at RAF Woodhall Spa prior to delivery to the Farge U-Boat pens on 27 March 1945.
The crew are from left to right ; F/O E W Weaver Bomb Aimer, F/O R P Barry Rear Gunner, F/Lt J L Sayer DFC Pilot, F/O V L Johnson Flight Engineer and F/O F Wittmer.
Frank Wittmer is on the RHS.