Atkinson, Richard Ashley, DSO, DFC and Bar (Wing Commander b: 1913 d: 1944)

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Accession Number MSS1518
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 Item
Object type Manuscript
Maker Atkinson, Bill
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 94/0544
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Manuscript titled 'Emmaville to Askvoll', outling the life of Wing Commander Atkinson who was killed while on active service with 235 SQN over Norway. Covers his early life, training in RAF Reserve, service in SWPA flying Catalinas in minelaying and bombing operations, service in Britain flying Mosquitoes with bomber command.