Various RAF personnel

PFOMetheringhamAF19030007.jpg

Title

Various RAF personnel

Description

Top - six airmen, all wearing tunics with three squatting in front and three standing behind. The man middle rear wears a peaked cap and has half brevet. In the background part of a building. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M10/06. Group of six RAF personnel outside Commanding Officer/Adjutant Office, RAF Metheringham - date unknown. At centre of rear row is an aircrew officer - brevet illegible. Four of the others are LAC's, with three displaying good conduct stripes. The LAC on the right of the front row is a corporal. The fourth man's rank or trade cannot be identified. A duplicate photo (MAVC 37-14 Bottom) is annotated as follows. Back row, left to right: LAC Ciercy, F/Lt Martin, Cpl Bird. Front row left, LAC Needle. Other two airmen are not identified.'.
Bottom - two airmen, the one on the left wearing battledress with pilot's brevet, the man on the right wearing tunic with half brevet, both standing in front of a brick building with window left and door on right. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/25. W/Cdr R E Baxter and P/O Horobin (rear gunner) standing outside hut - March/April 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'.

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Format

Two b/w photographs mounted on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is property of the Royal Air Force Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Identifier

PFOMetheringhamAF19030007

Citation

“Various RAF personnel,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 5, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31219.

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