In the Australian archives resides the diaries belonging to Errol Crapp, the navigator aboard ED559. Though I have not seen or read the actual diaries themselves they have been used in a long piece about about the experience of Australians in the UK during the war.
It's a detailed piece but definitely worth reading. There are some interesting insights into life on a bomber base. From rather poor ENSA shows, to bike tours around the local villages and church services. Most of the entries cover the period when Crapp was with No. 460 Squadron at Binbrook in the Autumn of 1942.
Read the article
As and when information is found I'll post to this blog.
|The last flight of Lancaster ED559|