18/04/2024
Norwich, GB 7 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

HAROLD WALMSLEY, aged 98

A Second World War flying Ace, he flew many missions in his Spitfire and was shot down in Belgium. After escaping, he went on to have a distinguished RAF career.

ERNIE HOLMES, aged 100

An RAF pilot at 19 he was a Pathfinder and was then shot down over Holland. A POW in a notorious camp he went on to fly in the Berlin Airlift, survive a terrible crash and reach his 100th birthday.