550 Squadron Photos
F/O Cowper & Crew
F/O Cowper DFC and crew wereposted to 550 Sqdn from No. 11 Base w.e.f 16/10/44:
- F/O G G H Cowper (P)
- Sgt R H Whitehead (F/Eng)
- F/O R M Mills RCAF (Nav)
- F/Sgt C H Baldwin RAAF (A/B)
- F/Sgt S E Willis RAAF (W/Op)
- Sgt S E Morrison RCAF (MU/AG)
- Sgt H R Graham RCAF (RG/AG)
The picture below shows F/O Cowper and crew.
|Photo as follows:
Left To Right: F/O Cowper, F/O Mills, F/Sgt Baldwin, Sgt Whitehead, F/Sgt Willis, Sgt Morrison, Sgt Graham.
Photo kindly made available by Jim Cameron (son of F/O Les Cameron DFC)
Kindly made available by Richard James
Charlie: A journey from the Aussie bush to battle skies far away
In 2022 a book, "Charlie: A journey from the Aussie bush to battle skies far away", was published by Cheryl Baldwin (daughter of Charles Baldwin (Air-Gunner)).
UK Visit, July 2023
The following photographs, taken during a visit to the UK in July 2023, kindly made available by Annaxue Yang (daughter of Charlie Baldwin, A/B).
|Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirby|
|"Just Jane", Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, East Kirby|
|550 Squadron Memorial window, St Denys' Church|
|Hanger, North Killingholme airfield|
|Welcome to North Killingholme|
|Bomber aimers instruments display, RAF Waddington|
|Sgt A J Welstead who was killed during a training crash at RAF Hixon, Staffordshire (which Charlie Baldwin survived). IBCC, Lincoln|
|550 Squadron Crest, St Clement Danes Church, The Strand, London|
|Sir Arthur Harris (outside St Clement Danes Church)|
|Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park, London|
The full story of Anna's visit will be published in the October 2023 Newsletter, Issue 86 (due out in September).