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James Bourne


Jim Bourne trained on Course 27A at Falcon Field starting on 26 June 1945 and ending on 10 September 1945.

He came from a farming family and on his return from the RAF, he went back to the family farm. He married in 1947 and set up a new farm at Osgathorpe. He had 5 children, Ian, Margaret, Lesley, Helen and John.


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  • 4 British Flight Training School

    4 British Flight Training School

    The 'Arnold Scheme' (1941-43) and the British Flying Training Schools (1941-45), with the co-operation of Squadron Leader Mills DFC and President Roosevelt, enabled the setting up of flight training in the USA for RAF pilots to train alongside American...

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02 February 2021 10:11:05 Kathryn_4BFTS Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, role, biography, unit associations, place associations and media associations

Son John Bourne