RAF Cosford in 1939 and 1940

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Title

RAF Cosford in 1939 and 1940

Description

From information provided by the donor. Eight photographs of R.A.F. Cosford when Peter was under training there.
The first is of two apprentices sitting on a raised bank, captioned 'Armourer Brown and armourer Smith'.
Second is of a vehicle parked outside a wooden hut, other huts in the background, captioned 'Blood waggon outside Sick Quarters'.
Third is of seven apprentices standing outside one of the huts, captioned 'Cosford Cross - Country stalwarts'.
Fourth is of two long rows of wooden huts, separated by strips of grass and surfaced paths. Raised bank, pile of sandbags and an air raid shelter entrance in background. Captioned 'Cosford No2 Wing N.A.A.F.I.'.
Fifth is of ten apprentices grouped around the raised bank, two with musical instruments, two rows of wooden huts in background, captioned 'Cosford'. Sixth is of two apprentices , one seated with a guitar, one standing outside one of the huts, captioned 'Cosford, more of the Boys'.
Seventh is of two apprentices about to go on parade or duty complete with rifles and fixed bayonets. Standing on the path in front of the accommodation huts, captioned 'Cosford two of the Boys'.
Eighth is of Peter standing in the doorway of his hut, captioned 'Cosford P.D.B.'.

Date

1939
1940

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Type

Format

Eight b/w photographs

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PBaxterPD16020003, PBaxterPD16020004, PBaxterPD16020005, PBaxterPD16020006,
PBaxterPD16020007, PBaxterPD16020008, PBaxterPD16020009,PBaxterPD16020010, PBaxterPD16020011

Citation

“RAF Cosford in 1939 and 1940,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 30, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30419.

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