My Dad was a wireless operator with 630 Squadron and then later chosen for 617 Squadron.
He survived 30 missions and subsequently the War itself.
He died tragically aged 51 (during his retirement week from the RAF ). Last posting Linton on Ouse in Yorkshire. He is buried at Newton on Ouse in a military grave.
He came out of the RAF as a W/Officer, rejoined in 1954 and lost his rank. When he died he was a Sgt.
Sgt Gilbert Ronald Pratt 1581432
Submitted by Deirdre Sandilands