Personnel Index - Detail
Thomas Dunne as a young boy, an air cadet and then RAF Officer.
Thomas Dunne joined the RAF in 1943.......the same year his brother was killed during a Beaufighter night mission.
He flew in Canberras before his service with 49Sqn and took part in the England to New Zealand Air Race in August 1953.
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He was member of The Megaton Club.
Thomas Dunne is 4th from the LHS with his crew from 1321 Flight.
(This flight became 'C' Flight of 138Sqn then 49Sqn on the 1st May 1956)
Image from: Valiant Units of the Cold War by Andrew Brookes published by Osprey.
"Posted out" around 2005.