MY TIME IN THE R.A.F., 1943-1947



A brief summary 

by

Norman Victor Quinnell, 1925-2008

 

Written 2005-2008


CONTENTS

Foreword and Editor's Notes

A BRIEF SUMMARY OF MY TIME SPENT IN THE R.A.F., 1943-1947

Part 1      Dec 1942-Jun 1944     Joining up in the UK   (with photos of recruits, Tiger Moth aircraft and people)

Part 2     Jun 1944-Jan 1945       Flight training in Canada    (with photos of Dafoe air base (aerial),  Anson aircraft, training logbook, postcards of Manitoba. Toronto)

Part 3     Jan 1944-Jan 1946       Back in the UK

Part 4     Jan 1946      A new route to Singapore

Part 5     Jan 1946-April 1947       RAF Changi, Singapore (a)   (with photos of RAF Kallang, RAF Changi, surrounding area, camp life, people)

Part 6     Jan 1946-April 1947       RAF Changi, Singapore (b)   (with photos of aircraft (Liberator, Auster,  Dakota, Fortress, Catalina, Beaufighter, Mosquito, Skymaster, Lancastrian, Halifax, Lincoln) views of Changi)

Part 7     Jan 1946-April 1947       RAF Changi, Singapore (c)      (with photos of Changi (inc. aerial), Singapore town)

Part 8      Apr 1947                        The trip back to the UK   (with photos of SS Otranto, Bombay, Suez, SS Queen Mary)


OBITUARIES of NV QUINNELL

Obituary by Cornwall Archaeological Society

Obituary in The Guardian (text only)

Obituary in the Guardian (picture of whole illustrated article)

Tribute from the Society of Antiquaries of London