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Memories of RAF Pilot Training

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:20 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

He was a schoolboy in the early part of WWII. He joined the RAF in 1944 and was posted to Southern Rhodesia where he successfully completed pilot training. The War had ended when he got back to Britain, so he was no longer required for air crew service.


Item list and details

1. Letter home describing journey to Southern Rhodesia 2. Photographs (4 documents) 3. Show programmes (4 documents)

Person the story/items relate to

William Edward Henley

Person who shared the story/items

Su Lennon

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

He was my father.

Type of submission

Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

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