Personnel Index - Detail

First Names
John Joseph
Pilot Officer
Service Number
1321254 (NCO) 170431 (Officer)
Crew Position
Posting In
Posted in 12/43


Awarded the DFC.

Flew 34 operations from 20th December 1943 to 16th June 1944.

All images courtesy of David Lett (son of P/O Lett).

Class 42J, Darr Aero Tech, Albany, Georgia 1942. 
Sgt Lett is 3rd row from front, 7th from left (1st row sitting down)
Many pilots were fortunate to train abroad, particularly in the southern USA.

Sgt J.J. Lett with No.16 OTU at Upper Heyford.
Many 49 Sqdn pilots went through No.16 OTU all having their photo taken against this particular background.

Courtesy of David Lett we are able to display P/O Lett's logbook. This remarkable document clearly shows every single operation he flew with 49Sqn. 
Click this link to open the logbook (in a new window).

P/O Lett as part of a group photograph in an (unfortunately) unknown location.

(Image kindly provided by David Lett).