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 Love from your Loving Son Des.

Des Carter is in the back row, 5th from the left. 4th from the left thought to be Peter.


Des went into the RAF during WW2 because he thought the food would be better. He was flying as a pilot in Lysander aircraft, having to land in France, Sicily, Malta, Crete. He carried generals, politicians, special agents. It was not a big aircraft - only a ...
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"Love from your Loving Son Des."
Des Carter is in the back row, 5th from the left. 4th from the left thought to be "Peter".

Des went into the RAF during WW2 because he thought the food would be better. He was flying as a pilot in Lysander aircraft, having to land in France, Sicily, Malta, Crete. He carried generals, politicians, special agents. It was not a big aircraft - only a pilot and navigator. After being injured during take off from France, he went into Air Traffic Control in Malta 1945-46.
Date: 1943      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Des Carter
Image ID CT03_101
Category 2 War-->World War 2


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.