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Name/TitleAirman's service book belonging to Flight Lieutenant Howard Bell, 130 Squadron
About this objectAirman's service book belonging to Flight Lieutenant Howard Bell, 130 Squadron
Every pilot must have had faith that they would return safely, despite the average life expectancy of a Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot being only four weeks.
Service books included a space to write the name of someone to inherit the pilots’ belongings should they die. In this book, Howard simply writes ‘Mother’.
PeriodSecond World War
Medium and MaterialsPaper
Measurements H 130mm x W 100mm x D 10mm
Subject and Association KeywordsBattle of Britain
Subject and Association Keywords130 Squadron
Credit LineOn loan from the Bell family
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved