Photographs and memorabilia of Keith Thompson's time at West Freugh and on the OTU

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Title

Photographs and memorabilia of Keith Thompson's time at West Freugh and on the OTU

Description

Eight photographs and a newspaper cutting, the cutting has four Wellingtons in flight, captioned 'Vickers Wellington bombers'.
Three photographs are captioned Port Patrick.
One, not captioned is of an aircrew sergeant standing in a country lane. One is a formal course photograph of 20 uniformed individuals, 18 have aircrew brevet visible, posed in three rows, corner of a wooden building in background, captioned 'May '43 West Freugh, Stranraer'. Three pictures are of a Wellington parked on dispersal, two have six aircrew in flying clothing posed in front of aircraft.
Page captioned 'June to Aug '43 Operational Training with a crew - Castle Donington - now East Midlands airport. 11 Aug - our first flight "Over there" - leaflets to Angers, - France - in the Wellington.
Telegram stamped Rotherham 18 Sep 1943 to Keiths parents, 'Write to Blyton love Keith'.
Christmas card captioned 'Xmas 1943 Toronto, Ontario'.
Menu from RAF Ludford Magna Sergeants Mess, Christmas Dinner 1943, Written on the card 'To navigators, Best wishes, Good Luck, good health, good going. From Dicks Mother & Dad'.

Date

1943

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Type

Format

Nine b/w photographs, a card and a telegram on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PThompsonKG15010042, PThompsonKG15010043, PThompsonKG15010044, PThompsonKG15010045

Collection

Citation

“Photographs and memorabilia of Keith Thompson's time at West Freugh and on the OTU ,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 17, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17543.

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