W.50  First Officer

Pamela Mary Dauvergne Duncan

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b. 10 Jan 1917, Radyr, Wales  15 Aug 1941 to Aug 1945 

  

pamela duncan 1935  RAeC 1935

     

 

Father: Norman Duncan

2 sisters, Betty and Angela

Address in 1942: Wardes, Otham, nr Maidstone, Kent


Postings include: 5FPP, 12FPP

   1942

2 accidents, neither her fault:

- 15 Mar 1942, during the crash of Fairchild HM178 in which Graham Lever, Bridget Hill and Betty Sayer (qqv) were killed, Pamela was thrown from the aircraft and suffered burns

- 20 Dec 1942, a forced landing in Lysander L4755 following engine failure

 

m. 1942 in Maidstone, Kent, Captain Spencer Alexander Gollan ("the second son of the late Mr Spencer H Gollan, the famous all-round New Zealand sportsman", d. 1986)


later worked for Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA) in North West Europe, 1945

IWM interview in 1987 - see https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/80009817

 

d. 6 Jan 2000 - Chichester

 

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