Robert Wilfred Hawkes' training photographs

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Title

Robert Wilfred Hawkes' training photographs

Description

Six photographs on an album page.
#1. Four men seated at a table in a Nissen hut. Bedding, washing and other paraphernalia of living can be seen. It is captioned: 'STURGATE '45'
#2. Six airmen in uniform, seated on bicycles with their arms around each other's shoulders. In the background are Nissen huts and the entrance to an air raid shelter.
#3. Robert Wilfred Hawkes wearing flying clothing and a life preserver jacket, standing in front of an aircraft's propeller.
#4. Two airmen wearing flying clothing and Mae Wests in front of an aircraft. It is captioned: '(RIGHT) JIMMIE/BOB DAY (LEFT) DESBORO'.
#5. Robert Wilfred Hawkes wearing battledress and flying boots, standing in a doorway.
#6. A formal portrait of group of 26 trainee airmen and three officers, arranged in three rows in front of an Oxford aircraft. R W Hawkes is seated third from the left. It is annotated: 'G.M.6-118 NOV.16.43 COURSE '89'' and is captioned: 'COURSE 89. NO1.AIR OBSERVER SCHOOL. CHATHAM NEW BRUNSWICK. (SIGNED AT REAR)'.

Date

1945
1943-11-16

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Type

Format

Six b/w photographs mounted on an album page

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Identifier

PHawkesRW17010002

Citation

“Robert Wilfred Hawkes' training photographs,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 28, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/39138.

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