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Memories of the War - RAF Denis Theodor Bottrill

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posted on 2024-06-05, 20:12 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

Denis Theodor Bottrill joined the RAF in 1948 and was posted in Singapore. The contributor's mother wanted to be a pilot but was unable and ended up working in a factory helping to build bomber aircraft. The dog tag was found by the contributor in a car he bought in 1967.


Item list and details

1. Photo of D.T. Bottrill's training group. 2. D.T. Bottrill's Service book. 3. RAF Badge. 4. Terence and D. T. Bottrill's national identity cards. 5. German-issued POW Dogtags for A.V. Kyle.

Person the story/items relate to

Denis Theodor Bottrill

Person who shared the story/items

Terry Bottrill

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Contributor's father

Type of submission

Shared at Coventry Cathedral, Warwickshire on 9 September 2023.

Record ID

97594 | COV013