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The Airmen's Stories - F/Lt. P G Lamb


Peter Gilbert Lamb was born on 16th June 1914.

He married Patricia Roberts on 1st June 1937 at Sefton Church.

Lamb joined 610 Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force in early 1938, at the time he was engaged in the family shipping supplies company.

He was called to full-time service with the squadron in late October 1939.



F/Lt. J Ellis

P/O JG Lecky, Sgt. HR Clarke, Sgt. LR Carter, F/O CH Bacon, P/O GGF Draper, P/O BW Brown, Sgt. AC Baker, Sgt. WJ Corbin, P/O WA Douglas, Sgt. FG Horner

P/O AE Davies, F/Lt. PG Lamb, Sgt. RF Hamlyn, F/O COJ Pegge, P/O DE Mileham, F/Lt. ILMcG Hallam, F/O PJ Davies-Cooke, F/Lt. SC Norris, F/Lt. EBB Smith, Sgt. J Murray, Sgt. P Ward-Smith, F/Lt. DS Wilson


On 3rd July 1940 he shared a Do17, on 24th August and 26th he claimed Me109s destroyed, on the 29th a Me110 and on the 30th a He111.

Lamb was posted away from the squadron on 28th October 1940. He was awarded the AFC (gazetted 26th October 1943) and released from the RAF in 1945 as a Squadron Leader.

In June 1946 he began to reform 610 Squadron at Hooton Park, it having been disbanded on 3rd March 1945. Lamb commanded the squadron from 31st July 1946 to March 1950.

Lamb died in December 1969 in Romsey, Hants.


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