The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. A T Austin
Anthony Thomas Austin was born on 22nd October 1921 and joined 600 Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force in early 1939 as an Aircrafthand. He was called up on 24th August 1939 and volunteered for air gunner training.
After completing the training course he joined 29 Squadron at Digby on 1st July 1940 from 5 B&GS Jurby as an AC2.
When he flew his first operational sortie on 21st July he had already been promoted to Sergeant. His subsequent service is currently undocumented until he was commissioned in May 1942.
Austin was released from the RAF in 1946 as a Flight Lieutenant.
He died in August 1994 in Northampton.