Edward leaving School to join the RAF
On Edward’s eighteenth birthday, 21st April 1944, he came out of School just after 4.00 and walked down to town to the local recruiting centre, which was based in Rochdale Town Hall. Edward tells the story in beautiful detail.
Interview with Edward discussing the archive
Interviews with Edward, discussing his archives and life in the RAF
John and Edward discuss joining the RAF
John and Edward discuss joining the RAF and his first posting to Germany just after the war.
How i met Anne
RAF Leconfield interview with Edward regarding how he met Anne
Edward's poem, written for his leaving speech at Boscombe Down
Edward's poem, written for his leaving speech at Boscombe Down.
Empire Test Pilots School
Extended version of the story of Edward leaving the RAF
Extended version of the story of Edward leaving the RAF. A story of chance and fate.
Edward's transfer to Aden
Edward flying to the USA in a short range Viscount
John and Edward discuss the dangers of operational service in khormaksar
John retelling the story of leaving the RAF
John and Edward discuss the Bahrain file.