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Memoir of the youngest Battle of Britain pilot reveals his courage in a Spitfire following his death

memoir of the youngest battle of britain pilot reveals his courage in a spitfire following his death
On the eve of the Battle of Britain, when Geoffrey Wellum first reported for duty at his RAF squadron base, the adjutant was appalled at the 18-year-old airman’s lack of experience.
MailOnline

Youngest Spitfire pilot to fly in the Battle of Britain...

youngest spitfire pilot to fly in the battle of britain...
Geoffrey Wellum, pictured with Prince Charles, joined the RAF in August 1939 and was given the nickname 'Boy', died at his home in Cornwall on Wednesday.
MailOnline

Youngest WWII Spitfire pilot Geoffrey Wellum dies in Cornwall, aged 96

youngest wwii spitfire pilot geoffrey wellum dies in cornwall, aged 96
The former squadron leader served on the front line with 92 Squadron
The Cornishman Also reported by •West BritonCornish Guardian

Battle of Britain RAF Spitfire pilot Geoffrey Wellum dies

battle of britain raf spitfire pilot geoffrey wellum dies
Sqn Ldr Geoffrey Wellum, who was 18 when he joined the RAF in August 1939, dies at the age of 96.
BBC News Also reported by •BBC Local News

Geoffrey Wellum: Youngest RAF pilot to fly in the Battle of Britain dies aged 97

Veteran was just short of his 18th birthday when in 1939 he signed up to become a Spitfire pilot
Independent

Spitfire, film review: RAF documentary beyond simple-minded wartime nostalgia

Dir David Fairhead, Anthony Palmer, 97 mins, featuring: Tom Neil, Geoffrey Wellum, Mary Ellis
Independent

Battle of Britain survivors share memories of the campaign that changed WW2

battle of britain survivors share memories of the campaign that changed ww2
Geoffrey Wellum, 93, who now lives in Mullion Cove, Cornwall, said he remembers the 'awe-inspiring' sight of planes flying through cloud above England like 'gnats on a summer evening'.
MailOnline

'The Spitfire cockpits were full of ghosts': On the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, surviving heroes share memories of the bloody campaign which changed the course of the Second World War

'the spitfire cockpits were full of ghosts': on the 75th anniversary of the battle of britain, surviving heroes share memories of the bloody campaign which changed the course of the second world war
Geoffrey Wellum, 93, who now lives in Mullion Cove, Cornwall, said he remembers the 'awe-inspiring' sight of planes flying through cloud above England like 'gnats on a summer evening'.
MailOnline

Battle of Britain hero Geoffrey Wellum opens new library at The...

battle of britain hero geoffrey wellum opens new library at the...
BATTLE of Britain Spitfire hero Geoffrey Wellum was the guest of honour at his local pub where he opened a new mini-library last week.Taking pride of place on the shelves in a back room at The Old Inn..
West Briton

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