Manning, Martin Francis (Flying Officer)

Accession Number PR00864
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1cm (1 item)
Object type Log book
Maker Manning, Martin Francis
Date made 1942-1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Observer's Air Gunner's and W/T Operator's Flying Logbook maintained by 420953 Flying Officer (FO) Martin Francis Manning between May 1942 and March 1944. It gives details of training, flights, aircraft and other crew. FO Manning qualified as an Air Observer Gunner, Bomb Aimer, Air Gunner and Astro Navigator during his RAAF service, and served in No. 466 Squadron after completion of training. It includes photographs of the crew of `A' Flight, No. 466 Squadron in July 1943 including Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Manning, Sgt Graham (pilot), Flt Sgt Studders (navigator), Sgt Robb (wireless operator) and Flt Sgt Cunningham (rear gunner).

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