Personnel Index - Detail

Name
EYLES
First Names
Douglas George
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1179051
Crew Position
Flight Engineer
Posting Details
Posted in 11/43 and posted out 5/44

 

Known as 'Tubby'.

Flew 21 operations with 49Sqn.

Pilot........P/O T Jones
F/E.........Sgt D G Eyles
Nav.........F/Sgt J Holmes
W/OP......Sgt R Knowles
AB..........Sgt A B Harbottle
MuG.......Sgt A Goodwin
RG.........Sgt E T Jennings

Their last operation was on 26th April 1944 to Schweinfurt.

Image courtesy of Graham Eyles (son of Douglas)

Bebriefing 21st February 1944 following a raid on Stuggart.

Sgt Eyles (possibly identified on the RHS, writing) in the debriefing room with P/O Tudor Jones (facing the camera)



A combat report from the 25th February 1944.

"Posted out"......February 1985.