Battle of Britain London Monument – AC1 D O Hendry

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David Oswald Hendry joined the RAF in June 1940 as an Aircrafthand. He volunteered for flying duties and was posted to Yatesbury for a short radar course.

 

 

Above: F/Lt. MSP Houdret (left) and Hendry in front of a Mosquito of 219 Squadron.

 

 

He was then posted to 219 Squadron at Catterick on 2nd September 1940. Promoted to Warrant Officer on 1st May 1942, Hendry was commissioned in July 1942.

He was awarded the DFC (gazetted 3rd March 1944) and released from the RAF in 1946.

Hendry’s service record must be unique. He served with 219 Squadron continuously from September 1940 until his release in 1946, in Britain, North Africa and on the Continent.

 

 

Above images courtesy of the collection of P/O AJ Glegg, 600 Squadron.

 

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