Ken Thompson's first car and second crew

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Ken Thompson's first car and second crew

Description

Photograph of car parked in a street, Keith Thompson and civilian standing by car, captioned 'May '44-1936 Ford 10-My first car'.
Second and third pictures, same car, somewhat battered, parked on road, houses in distance, captioned 'Topcliffe, Thirsk, 1st Dec '44, after brush on A1 with half track truck'.
Photograph of marriage party, with newspaper clipping annotated Feb. 1945, captioned 'Marriage Corkill-Watson, on February 15th at St Barnabas Parish Church, Crosland Huddersfield'.
Photograph of Bride and Groom captioned 'Hilda & Ken 15 Feb '45 Huddersfield'.
Photograph of six aircrew posed in two rows in a field, buildings in the background, captioned 'Second tour crew No 199 Halifax Radio Counter Measures Sqn, 100 Group. Feb-July '45 [rear row] ."CIS" Bryant, Rear Gnr. Bob Brown Eng. "Young Bill" W.Op, "Tich" Read, M.U.Gunner, [front row] Joe Evans Bomb Aimer, Bill Sharples Pilot, Keith Nav'.

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Six b/w photographs and a clipping on an album page

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IBCC Digital Archive

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PThompsonKG15010075

Transcription

MAY’ 44 – 1936 FORD 10 – MY FIRST CAR
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TOPCLIFFE, THIRSK IDEC’ 44 AFTER BRUSH ON A1 WITH HALF TRACK TRUCK

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FEB’ [underlined] Marriage [/underlined] 1945
CORKILL-WATSON – On February 15th, at St. Barnabas’ Parish Church, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield, by the Rev. C. F. Welsh M.A., Flying-Officer Kenneth David Corkill, D.F.C., youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Corkill, Preveril House, Ballasalia. I.O.M., to Hilda Mary Watson (W.A.A.F.), younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J, Watson. Fairholme, Thornfield Road Lockwood, Hudderfield 16

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HILDA & KEN 15 FEB ’45 HUDDERSFIELD

SECOND TOUR CREW
No. 199 HALIFAX, RADIO COUNTER MEASURES SQN.
100 GROUP
FEB-JULY’ 45

“CIS” BRYANT
REAR GNR.

BOB BROWN
ENG

“YOUNG BILL”
W.O.P.

“TICH” READ
M.U. GNR.

JOE EVANS
BOMBAIMER

BILL SHARPLES
PILOT

KEITH
NAV

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WE FLEW 12 SORTIES JAMMING GERMAN RADAR FROM FEB ’45 TO VE. DAY. AIRFIELD – NORTH CREAKE, SOUTH OF WELLS-NEXT-SEA, NORFOLK

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Citation

“Ken Thompson's first car and second crew,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 6, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17758.

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