Bomber Command Digital Archive lecture | 29th Mar

Bomber Command

 

The next lecture in this series will be held on Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Squadron Leader (Retired) Bruce Blanche will be speaking about the Australian impact with Bomber Command.

More than 10,000 Australians served in RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War. A total of 3,486 died on operations, and several hundred more were killed in training accidents. The contribution made by the RAAF will be illustrated through an examination of Flying Officer James Henry Scott Lyon’s career. He completed a tour with 9 Squadron at RAF Bardney in 1943, but was killed in an air accident whilst a Staff Pilot at a training unit in 1944.

Please feel welcome to come along: The Conference Centre, Riseholme Campus, 7pm. Entry: £2, plus refreshments and free car parking

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