Squadron Leader Alan Roy Harcourt Morris DFC discusses his career in the RAAF during Second World War, in a talk to University of the 3rd Age (U3A), Milton NSW.

Accession Number S04853
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 19 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description audio cassette; unbranded C90; stereo
Maker Morris, Alan Roy Harcourt
Unknown
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Alan Morris enlisted in the RAAF in March 1941; he was trained to fly Tiger Moths at Temora, NSW and then in Canada under the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS). On arrival to the UK he was posted to No 1 Flying Instructor School, and in April 1942 he was sent to the Advanced Flying Unit in Midlands, and then onto Scotland where he served as Chief Flying Instructor. He was posted to 463 Squadron RAAF, Waddington in June 1944 and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) in January 1945.

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