Personnel Index - Detail
F/Sgt Fairhall is recorded as being posted into 49Sqn in 10/44 but didn't fly any WW2 operations.
F/Sgt 'Paddy' Fairhall - image courtesy of his daughter, Jackie Sinden
However, in the aftermath of WW2, F/Sgt Fairhall flew with F/O Cliffe during Operation Dodge - flights to return PoWs from Italy.
23 July, 1945: The squadron detailed 14 aircraft for a mock operation, but shortly after
take-off F/O Cliffe returned with his navigator sick.
13 September, 1945: 10 aircraft detailed for operation 'Dodge' taking off just after
A group image of a bomb aimers course in Canada - Paddy Fairhall (Rear row / 2nd from the RHS)
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"Posted Out " - November 2019