THIS VETERANS ALBUM WAS STARTED BY

EX. 50 SQUADRON VETERAN H. JAMES FLOWERS

SO THAT THEIR MEMORIES LIVE ON.

It was compiled by James and consists of the stories of various airman who flew from Skellingthorpe, some who failed to return. James has spent many hours talking to the people concerned and/or their families to get the stories.

Some of the aircraft operated by No.50 & No.61 Squadrons during and after WWII. Top two; Canberra and Lincoln. Next two Manchester & Vulcan. Next two Lancaster & Lincoln. Bottom two Hampden & Wellington

A distinguished crew pose on the fuselage of a 50 Sqdn. Hampden.

Code letter VN-U.

Their names are, from left to right: S/Ldr. Brown, W/Cmdr Oxley     

and W/Cmdr Lloyd and F/Lt Grose.

1944. RAF Skellingthorpe. 50 Squadron Navigators Section.                  

Jack Morrison (my nav) 4th from left on 2nd. row . 

Jimmy Flint enjoying a pint with veterans at one of the first reunions
1954, No.50 Squadron reunion; Jimmy Flint 3rd from right.
2007 reunion. James Flowers, Bernard Fitch DFC, Reg Payne, Jamie Barr DFC, Ted Beswick

 

 

 

Pam Connock M.B.E. Mike's wife. She is the Skellingthorpe villager's face that all 50/61 veterans remember.

Along with other villagers, she has worked tirelessly on our behalf for decades.