William Gerald Phelan DFC

William Gerald Phelan was a member of the Alouettes squadron. I knew very little about him until his grandson wrote me. So I decided to write his grandfather’s story. 

The complete story is avaivable in a readable PDF file below.

Wing Commander Phelan DFC – readable PDF file

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  1.  About Wing Commander Phelan DFC
  2. Why this blog about Wing Commander Phelan?
  3. The answer…
  4. Foreword
  5. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC
  6. – No.1 Manning Depot – 20 April 1942
  7. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC
  8. – No.1 Initial Training School – 29 August 1942
  9. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC – No.9 E.F.T.S.
  10. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC – No.16 S.F.T.S.
  11. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC – No.3 PRC Bournemouth
  12. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC – Next postings
  13. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC – Base 61
  14. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC – 425 Alouette Squadron
  15. From the collection of Flight Sergeant John Rawbon
  16. More from the collection of Flight Sergeant John Rawbon
  17. More from Flight Sergeant John Rawbon
  18. More photos from Flight Sergeant John Rawbon 
  19. Last photos of Flight Sergeant John Rawbon
  20. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC – Photos of 425 Alouette Squadron
  21. Intermission – William Phelan’s Collection
  22. Flying Officer William Gerald Phelan DFC – 420 Snowy Owl Squadron
  23. Wing Commander Phelan DFC – readable PDF file