STRACHAN – William Arthur Watkin

Flight Lieutenant – wireless operator/air gunner – 99 Sqn, Waterbeach (one tour) and 101 Sqn (half tour) then pilot training: pilot in 156 Sqn, Wytton Cambridgeshire (pathfinders)

[Source: CG, AE]

Entry Memorial Gates Trust (with picture)

Pilots of the Madras Squadron.  Group including Sgt. (later Flt. Lt.) Billy Strachan (extreme left).  Billy’s plane was named Vizagapatam after the town in India which paid for it.

[Source: AD - Copyright  Imperial War Museum, ref. CH 4361]

2 additions to “STRACHAN – William Arthur Watkin”

  1. Spitfire Site adds:

    I’m preparing an article about Billy Strachan. Would you pls contact me via email.

  2. Christopher Warren adds:

    I am trying to get info. about my uncle who also served his name is Grandville Chapman can you help me?

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