Memorabilia from Photographic course

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Title

Memorabilia from Photographic course
Christmas dinner menu, signatures of dinner participants, airmen and generator and two cartoons

Description

Photograph 1 - the Christmas dinner menu at RAF Farnborough with a cartoon of a German reconnaissance aircraft being shot down.
Photograph 2 - the signatures of some of the participants.
Captioned 'Christmas dinner, R.A.F. Farnborough Photographic Course, Dec 24th 1944.' [sic]
Photograph 3 - five airmen around a generator captioned 'Coventry Climax generator for Photographic Trailor' [sic].
Photographs 4 and 5 are of two cartoons relating to the photographic unit. Captioned 'Certificate awarded to Air Crews for Night Photographs of enemy targets. Designed and drawn by R.G. Cavalier'.

Date

1940-12

Temporal Coverage

Coverage

Language

Format

Five b/w photographs on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

PCavalierRG17010004

Transcription

Farnborough 1940

[sketch]

RAF
MENU

[underlined] SOUP [/underlined]
CREME OF TOMATO.

[underlined] JOINT [/underlined]
ROAST TURKEY. ROAST PORK

[underlined] VEGETABLES [/underlined]
ROAST POTATOES. PARSNIPS,
BOILED POTATOES. BRUSSELS SPROUTS

[underlined] SWEETS [/underlined]
CHRISTMAS PUDDING
BRANDY SAUCE. MINCE PIES.

[underlined] SAVOURY [/underlined]
CHEDDAR CHEDLETS & BISCUITS

[underlined] DESSERT. [/underlined]
APPLES. ORANGES. MIXED NUTS. DATES AND FIGS.

Christmas dinner, R.A.F. Farnborough Photographic Course, Dec 24th 1944.

[page break]

R.G. Cavalier
[signature]
K.H. Manning
F. Mason
Graham Holland
[signature]
G. Rushton
[signature]
[signature]
C F Searle.
P. Bonnett
A H Aldridge
[signature]
J. Harrison
U B Blackway
R. Dagville
[signature]

[signature]
[signature]
[signature]
[signature]
[signature]

[page break]

[Photograph]
Coventry Climax generator for Photographic Trailor. [sic]

[page break]

[sketch]

VIDE ET CREDE
THE SELECT ORDER OF H-UNOFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS OF GERMAN TERRITORY.

[sketch] ............ IS HEREBY INITIATED INTO THE SELECT ORDER, BY VIRTUE OF HAVING PHOTOGRAPHED FROM THE AIR, CERTAIN PORTIONS OF GERMAN TERRITORY ON THE NIGHT OF ............. NAMELY ........... MUCH TO THE DETRIMENT OF THE HUN'S PEACE OF MIND.

[sketch] SIGNED

PRESIDENT.

R. Cavalier

[page break]

[sketch]

RESOLUTE

WE CAME –
WE SAW –
WE PHOTOGRAPHED

IN ……………..
NIGHT OF ………………..

SIGNED

PRESIDENT.

R. Cavalier

Certificate awarded to Air Crews for Night Photographs of enemy targets. Designed and drawn by R.G. Cavalier.

Citation

“Memorabilia from Photographic course,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 25, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5777.

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