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Richard Powell Freeman joined 500 Squadron Auxiliary Air Force before the war as an Aircrafthand. He was called up on 24th August 1939, remustered as an Airman u/t Air Gunner and after completing his training went to 5 OTU Aston Down for familiarisation on Blenheims.
He joined 29 Squadron at Digby from 5 OTU on 7th August 1940. He flew his first operational sortie with the squadron on 13th August. He flew four sorties during the Battle of Britain period.
Freeman carried out radar training and by November 1940 he was operating as a radar operator and was still serving with 29 Squadron in December 1940.
His subsequent service is currently undocumented but it is believed that he survived the war.