Flight Sergeant Poynton, FO Jack Smith and Sergeant George Bailey



Flight Sergeant Poynton, FO Jack Smith and Sergeant George Bailey


Photo 1 is a half length portrait of Flight Sergeant Poynton, annotated '1944', 'Died at Willington, Burton/Trent Feb 2003' and signed 'Sincerely yours Tommy From Reg 29/3/44 90 Sqdn'.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of Flying Officer Jack Smith, signed '[indecipherable] JN Smith'.
Photo 3 is a half length portrait of Sergeant George Bailey, signed 'Tommy all the best George'.

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Three b/w photographs on an album page


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[inserted] Sincerely yours Jonny From Reg.
29/2/44 [underlined] 90 Sqn [/underlined][/inserted]

Flight Sergeant C.R. Poynton. [Inserted] 1944 [/inserted]
[Inserted] DIED AT WILLINGTON BURTON/TRENT FEB 2003 [/inserted]

[inserted] [indecipherable words] J N Smith [/inserted]

Flying Officer J.N. (Jack) Smith. 1944.
90 Squadron R.A.F. Tuddenham. Navigator.
Died Wellington New Zealand 1990.
Emeritus Professor of Bio-Chemistry born in Liverpool.

[inserted] Tommy. All the bes[missing letter] George [/inserted]

Sergeant George Bailey. 1944. 90 Sqdn. R.A.F. Tuddenham. Mid-Upper Gunner.
Died 10th. November 1993.
George carried out the attack on Hitler’s lair at Berchtesgarden with 617 on his second tour.


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