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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. A Aitken


Arthur Aitken was born on 16th November 1915 in Pudsey, Yorkshire and enlisted in the RAFVR in September 1939 for the duration of hostilities at No. 2 RAF Depot, Cardington.

He was serving with 235 Squadron at North Coates on 31st March 1940 as an AC2 Air Gunner.

He joined 219 Squadron at Catterick in July 1940 and flew his first operational sortie on the 29th.

Aitken is last mentioned in the squadron ORB on 19th September.

His subsequent service is currently undocumented though it is known that he survived the war and died in February 1989 in Bradford.




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