Airman's Pay Book belonging to Gordon Postlethwaite, 1941 Item Reference : cny03182
The book shows that Gordon had joined the RAF as a Pilot, number 1483130. Gordon Postlethwaite from Manchester joined the RAF on 9th July 1941 aged 18 years. He successfully trained as a pilot in Alabama USA and returned to Europe where he flew numerous missions. He crashed and was taken prisoner in 1944 and was sent to a camp in Poland, where he stayed until the end of the war when the camp was liberated.
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