Ray Wells' Crew

PWellsRG17010003.jpg

Title

Ray Wells' Crew

Description

Seven airmen at the rear of a Halifax. Each man and his position are annotated on the photograph and underneath. Each man has signed his name on the photo.
At the top is 'The Boys before our first trip Oisemont - France Halifax B-Baker 158 Squadron'.

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Format

One b/w photograph on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

PWellsRG17010003

Transcription

THE BOYS BEFORE OUR FIRST TRIP – OISMONT – FRANCE
[underlined] HALIFAX B-BAKER 158 SQUADRON [/underlined]
[black and white photograph of seven airmen standing at the rear of a Halifax Bomber]
LEFT TO RIGHT.
FRANK – BOMB. A.
MAC – WOP/AG.
AL – NAV.
FRED – SKIPPER.
RAY – F/E.
RON – MID UPPER
DAVE – REAR GUNS.
[set of seven signatures]
FRANK 1546913 Flt Sgt Bomb Aimer Frank JONES DFM
MAC 1074431 Flt Sgt Wireless Op Marcus Arthur HARRIS
AL 184380 Pilot Off. Navigator Alfred John SHORTER DFC
FRED 182868 Flying Off. Pilot Alfred William MEADEN DFC
RAY 1886349 Sgt Flt Engineer Raymond Geo. WELLS
RON 1650129 Flt Sgt Air Gunner Ronald L EVANS
DAVE 1577161 Flt Sgt Air Gunner David G LOCKYER

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Citation

“Ray Wells' Crew,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 30, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/32554.

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