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The Airmen's Stories - Sgt. W H Mott


Walter Henry Mott was born on 4th April 1910 and employed as a milk lorry driver in Northampton when he joined the RAFVR about May 1939 as an Airman u/t Aircrew.

Called up on 1st September 1939, he completed his training as an Air Gunner and joined 141 Squadron at Turnhouse on 21st August 1940.

Mott was flying with P/O AD Meredith in a Defiant on 6th May 1941. They intercepted, attacked and destroyed a He111 near Cresswell, Northumberland.

Mott joined 410 (RCAF) Squadron on 7th August 1941.

Commissioned in December 1942, Mott retired from the RAF on 30th May 1964 as a Wing Commander.







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