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Frank Whitley

From Paul Nuth:

Hello, 

Looking for a contact from the Squadron Association who maybe able to help me. 

Frank was an aviator with RAF No 4 Squadron throughout WW2, primarily with Spitfires, service with expeditionary forces in France, Battle of Britain. He was shot down, got back to UK via French Resistance and got back to active flying service. 

Frank Whitley passed away on Monday 5th November a few days before his 98th birthday. 
W/O 
DOB 11 09 1920
RAF No. 4 Squadon 1939 to 1945. 
Coastal (Yorkshire) 
Bombers 
Spitfires 

Frank’s funeral is on the 21st November at Gregory Minster, Kirdale. 

As with many who experienced the horrors of WW2 Frank did not discuss the detail with his family. 

The family would be greatly appreciate someone to attend the funeral and have the Last Post played. 

Frank lived with his wife (still alive at age 96) independently in central Harrogate. After the war he did become a very success businessman in the wool industry. 

Kind Regards 
Paul 

PS 
My name Paul Nuth (Lt Cdr RN Rtd). Frank’s son (Tim) is a close friend hence my involvement. 

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