The Bower & Collier Family History

Research by Colin Bower

Joan Hughes - WWII Woman Aviator


Much has been written about the ATA in WWII and the part played by women aviators including Joan Hughes who was one of the intial group of 8 women;

The First Eight

The information I have collected is as follows:

Article in Family History Monthly, Edition 69 2001

Article, "Those Daring Young Women - Female Aviators 1785-1945"

BBC Broadcast April 2018 about RAF100

"Article, RAF100"

Article in the Loughton and District Historical Society Newsletter
Edition 220 February/March 2019

"Article, Joan Hughes Loughton's ATA Pilot"

Extracts from book Spitfire Girl by Mary Ellis

"Article,Joan Hughes Stirling Girl"

Is Joan a Distant Relative?

Family Visits to Loughton

Family Visits to Loughton

Progress Report

Progress Report

Colin Bower
1 December 2022

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