HOLMES, Thomas George

Warrant Officer Thomas George Holmes completed 1 W.A.G.S Course 43 and was posted to the U.K. Thomas was attached to No. 8 [Observers] Advanced Flying Unit [AFU] RAF based at Mona, Isle of Anglesey Wales. The AFU for pilots and Observer [Wireless/Op. and Navigators] were set up to enable aircrew who had trained abroad to experience UK weather and flying conditions prior to their posting to an Operational Unit. W/Off Holmes was then posted to No. 14 Air Crew Holding Unit [ACHU]. He flew on operations over Cologne, Germany. Photos provided by his daughter Mrs Carol Gould.

Last Name
HOLMES
Given Names
Thomas George
Service Number
430763
Course Details
WAGS Course 43
Intake Date
16/09/1943
Kill Date or Discharge Date
18/12/1945 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
5 SFTU
Rank
Warrant Officer
Notes

Warrant Officer Thomas George Holmes completed 1 W.A.G.S Course 43 and was posted to the U.K. Thomas was attached to No. 8 [Observers] Advanced Flying Unit [AFU] RAF based at Mona, Isle of Anglesey Wales. The AFU for pilots and Observer [Wireless/Op. and Navigators] were set up to enable aircrew who had trained abroad to experience UK weather and flying conditions prior to their posting to an Operational Unit. W/Off Holmes was then posted to No. 14 Air Crew Holding Unit [ACHU]. He flew on operations over Cologne, Germany. Photos provided by his daughter Mrs Carol Gould.

NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1 WAGS - HOLMES Thomas George - 430763
1 WAGS - HOLMES Thomas George - 430763
1 WAGS - HOLMES Thomas George - 430763 Enlistment
1 WAGS - HOLMES Thomas George - 430763

Acknowledgements

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