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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. W L Lackie


William Leckie Lackie was born on 19th January 1909 in Falkirk and joined the RAF in late 1925 as an Aircrafthand.

At some time he remustered as an Airman u/t Air Gunner and was posted to 141 Squadron at West Malling on 20th August 1940.

He was posted away in November 1940 to 255 Squadron, then being reformed as a night-fighter unit at Kirton-in-Lindsey with Defiants.

His subsequent service is currently undocumented but it is believed that he survived the war.

September 2022 - a newspaper report from January 1940 stated that he received a months imprisonment at Edinburgh Sheriff's Court for bigamy committed in 1937. His name was recorded as William Atchison Leckie Lackie.







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