Personnel Index - Detail

Name
MANNING
First Names
Kenneth N
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1604106
Crew Position
Wireless Operator
Posting Details
Posted in 8/44

 

Flew at least 29 operations with 49Sqn.

AWAITING IMAGE PERMISSION

Ken Manning during his training at 17OTU, Silverstone......image courtesy of "A Chesterfield Hero"

The final trip was 7th January 1945.

Image kindly provided by Ken Manning

L to R:

B/A F/O RW 'Bob' Waggett
Pilot F/O NH 'Norman, Nobby' Alty DFC
Nav P/O AE 'Ted' Parker DFC
F/E Sgt LF 'Les' Hauser
Wop Sgt KN 'Ken' Manning
MuG Sgt AP 'Alf' Lewis
R/G Sgt DH 'Dave' Millett,

The aircraft is PE361 EA-D (Note crude painting of letters).

The photo is dated Sept 44 (in the first half of their tour).

"Posted out"....October 6th 2016, aged 93.