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RAF 2719 Squadron Stationed At Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia c.1946

1946
RAF 2719 Squadron Stationed At Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia c.1946

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Willie Haswell (second back row, ninth right).

Stamp on reverse of photograph reads “Paul Beckmann, Lichtbildner, Detmold”

Willie was called up in July 1941, trained and was stationed in England, before being deployed to Europe. He served in the RAF Regiment, tasked primarily with building and maintaining airstrips.

Willie was born and brought up in the Canongate.

Donor number: 0460-126

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