Lancaster 97 Squadron and Hampden aircraft and crews

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Title

Lancaster 97 Squadron and Hampden aircraft and crews

Description

Left page title 'Lancaster 97 Squadron, PFF, Bourne'.

Top left - full length image of Pilot Officer Stephen Dawson wearing tunic and peaked cap standing in front of a Lancaster with open bomb doors. Captioned 'Pilot Officer'. Top right - a Lancaster with four figures sitting on top of fuselage and one figure standing pointing the the 'B' aircraft designation. Squadron markings 'OF'. In the background, another Lancaster. Captioned 'B for Beer'.

Middle left - four aircrew and two ground crew standing by the front of a Lancaster with open bomb doors. Captioned 'Part crew, part ground crew'. Middle right - head on view of a Lancaster standing on a dispersal. Captioned 'Four might "Merlins", three PO turrets'.

Bottom left - four aircrew and two ground crew standing by the bomb door of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Archie Barrowman, Shaw, Rosie Roberts, Reg Pike'. Bottom right - a Lancaster on a dispersal.

Right page title 'Pilots u/t and friends , Bourton-on-the-Water, Summer 1940'.

Top - five airmen standing behind two women sitting on a fence. Captioned 'Sgts Hunter, Brooks, Glaser, Dawson, Bell, Barclay'. On the reverse 'Eddie Hunter, Jack Brooks, Derek Glaser, Self, John Bell, Jack Barclay, Edith?'.

Middle left - full length view of aircrew man standing on grass besides a bomb with the tail of a Hampden in the background. On the reverse 'Sgt Dennis Good'. Bottom - Pilot sitting in the cockpit of a Hampden wearing flying helmet. Caption for both 'Sgt Denny Good, Captain and friend'. On the reverse 'Sgr Dennis Good'.

Middle right - an aircrew man wearing battledress and side cap standing holding an upright bomb. 'Captioned 'Sgt Willie Williamson Denny's W/Op'. On the reverse 'Sgt Williamson (Good's W/Op)'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1940

Rights

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Format

Ten b/w photographs mounted on two album pages

Type

Identifier

PDawsonSR16010402, PDawsonSR16010403, PDawsonSR16010404, PDawsonSR16010405, PDawsonSR16010406, PDawsonSR16010407, PDawsonSR16010408, PDawsonSR16010409, PDawsonSR16010410, PDawsonSR16010411, PDawsonSR16010412, PDawsonSR16010413, PDawsonSR16010414, PDawsonSR16010415, PDawsonSR16010416

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Citation

“Lancaster 97 Squadron and Hampden aircraft and crews,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 23, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6804.

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