Kendall, Don Edward (430139, Flying Officer, RAAF)

Accession Number MSS1863
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Manuscript
Maker Kendall, Don Edward
Phelan, Lorraine
Date made 2008
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

42 page manuscript entitled "Don Edward Kendall, F/O: World War II service in army and air force". The manuscript summarises FO Kendall's pre-war life and details his Second World War service. The manuscript first details FO Kendall's service in the 112th LAA Regiment before transferring to the RAAF. Kendall's training in the RAAF is described, and summaries the aircraft flown and the nature of wartime pilot training. The remainder of the manuscript takes extracts from FO Kendall's wartime diary relating experiences of travelling to Britain via the United States of America, training in Britain, and active service in Bomber Command.