Sgt Bill Radcliffe flew 63 operations as a Lancaster Flight Engineer. After completing his first tour on No 97 Sqn his crew, skippered by Joe McCarthy, were posted to the newly formed 617 Sqn for the Dambusters raid. He was commissioned in November 1943, and awarded the DFC in June 1944.
Thank you to his son, also named Bill, for providing us access to his aircrew flying log books. which are displayed below.
Some years ago the Association hosted a visit to the BBMF by Sgt Radcliffe’s family. Read More:
A more detailed account of his service career can be found on the Dambuster Blog.