Beaumont copy 3Bill Beaumont was the navigator of a Liberator bomber tasked on a mercy mission to drop supplies to remote POW camps in Burma and Thailand.  Shortly after taking off the engines failed and the crew baled out over the Ganges Delta.  Beaumont spent four days in the jungle before being rescued.  He later served in the fighter control branch of the R Aux AF and was Speaker’s Secretary in the House of Commons.

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