Morgan, Trevor Colin Charles (Warrant Officer, b.1921 - d.2000)

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Accession Number AWM2019.867.2
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1.5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Log book
Maker Morgan, Trevor Colin Charles
Place made Australia, Canada, United Kingdom
Date made 1943-1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of 428746 Warrant Officer Trevor Colin Charles Morgan, 467 Squadron and 463 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, Australia , Canada and United Kingdom, 1943-1945.

Wallet 1 of 1 – Consists of one flying log book of Warrant Officer Colin Charles Morgan. This log book contains entries dated between 12 January 1943 and 4 September 1945, and covers the period of Warrant Officer Morgan’s navigator and air gunnery training in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom and service with several bombing squadrons in the United Kingdom. The entries record details such as dates and times of flights, aircraft types and numbers, pilots, and purposes of flights. Some of the purposes include general navigation training, bombing and gunnery training, advanced navigation training, operational training, aircraft conversion, and bombing operations over enemy-occupied Europe. Notable entries include those between October 1944 and March 1945, in which Warrant Officer Morgan was Air Bomber for the crew flying Lancaster Bomber “G for George”.

History / Summary

Warrant Officer Trevor Colin Charles Morgan enlisted to the Royal Australian Air Force on 10 October 1941, after previously serving with the Australian Army. He trained in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom as an observer, bomb aimer and air bomber. Warrant Officer Morgan went on to serve with 467 and 463 Squadrons in Wellington and Lancaster bombers, including Lancaster bomber “G for George”. He was discharged on 21 February 1946.