RAF personnel



RAF personnel


Top right - two RAF officers one wearing battledress and the other a tunic standing in front of the wall of a building. Officer on the left is smoking a pipe and both have hands in pockets. In the background left a window and right a door. Captioned 'L to R W/Cdr Baxter, P/O Horobin, kia with S/L Howroyd Oct 1943, formerly Page Boy at Claridges'. Submitted with description 'W/Cdr R E Baxter and P/O Horobin (rear gunner) - RAF Swinderby March 1943. Horobin was part of W/Cdr R E Baxter's crew at RAF Swinderby for conversion to Lancaster and Halifax. He was a former page boy at Claridge's and was killed in action as part of S/Ldr Holroyd's crew, October 1943.'.
Middle left - six aircrew, three sitting and three standing behind, all wearing battledress. In the background a hut with window. Submitted with description 'Six airmen outside hut - W/Cdr R E Baxter's crew. Standing, left to right: Sgt Taylor, Sgt Coulton, Sgt Thursby. Seated: P/O Moore, Sgt Berry and P/O Horobin. RAF Swinderby 1943.
Bottom left - five aircrew, four standing and one sitting on the ground with two dogs. All are wearing tunic. In the background a building with windows. Captioned 'Left to right, 1. F/O Gray, 2 F/O (Timber) Wood, 3 /Lt Avis (Adj), 4 F/Lt (Dolly] Gray, front F/Lt Stone, outside mess at Skellingthorpe April 1943, 50 Sqdn'. Submitted with description 'Group of 50 Sqn officers outside officers' mess, Skellingthorpe, April 1943. Standing, left to right: F/O Gray, F/O ("Timber") Wood, F/Lt Avis (Adj), F/Lt (Dolly) Grey. Seated F/Lt Stone'.



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Three b/w photographs mounted on an album page


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