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Flt Lt James Evans Jenkins

Well dear reader , this is it – we’ve finally reached the point in the logbook where the real action starts. In a recent post, we learnt that Dad received the news he had been posted to 127 Squadron. It seems this was quite exciting news for him as he used an exclamation mark at the end of the sentence: Received news that Lloyd and I were posted to 127 Sqd! I know from Dad’s later writing that he used the exclamation mark when he wanted to make a strong point or if it was interesting/exciting news.

The posting to 127 Squadron was pretty good timing actually. Dad’s birthday was April 8 and the first logbook entry for the 127 Squadron is April 7, 1943. His last day at No. 2 A.D.U. was April 4 so guess 127 Squadron was located reasonably nearby.

A spot of research tells me…

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