RAF personnel



RAF personnel


Top - a group of servicemen and Women's Auxiliary Air Force members all wearing uniform tunic, two kneeling in front and the other standing with trees in the background. Submitted with description 'Lunch at WAAF Officers' Mess Syerston Sep 1943. Left to right: (standing) W/Cdr R E Baxter, F/Lt Cobb, S/Ldr Cousens, S/O Yvonne Raven, S/O Susan Sandeman-Allen, S/Ldr Howroyd, S/O Jean Barrow, W/Cdr Penman; (seated) F/O Eve Bennett plus a WAAF S/O "Mary"'.
Left - an RAF officer wearing tunic and peaked cap standing outside a door marked 'commanding officer adjutant'. Submitted with description 'F/Lt Charles Martin, Adjutant 106 Sqn. Outside his office, RAF Metheringham'.
Middle right - seven aircrew wearing battledress with side or peaked caps, three sitting in front and four standing behind. In the background a hut with windows. Submitted with description 'W/Cdr R E Baxter and his crew at RAF Skellingthorpe, April 1943. Left to right - standing: Sgt's Taylor, Coulton, Thursby and Berry. Seated: P/O Moore, W/Cdr Baxter and F/O Horobin'.
Bottom right - a group of man an women at a social gathering. Submitted with description 'Men and women in dinner dress at a social gathering. Date and place unknown'.



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Four b/w photographs mounted on an album page


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