Vickers, Arthur

Title

Vickers, Arthur
A Vickers

Description

Four items. An oral history interview with Flight Lieutentant Arthur Vickers (b. 1923, 1806465, 179382 Royal Air Force), and three photographs. He flew operations as a flight engineer with 419 Squadron.
The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Arthur Vickers and catalogued by Barry Hunter.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2016-04-16

Rights

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Identifier

Vickers, A

Collection Items

Six airmen including Arthur Vickers
A group photograph of six aircrew under the fuselage of an aircraft, view of bottom left and all back row individuals truncated, submitted with caption; “Arthur Vickers crew. Left rear Bill Elsey, Bomb Aimer. Arthur Vickers left rear"

Arthur Vickers and crew
A landscape group photograph of seven airmen in uniform, standing by, sitting on and resting against something not seen, submitted with caption; 'Arthur Vickers crew 1943. 2nd left rear Bill Elsey, Bomb Aimer. Arthur Vickers right rear.' Huts are…

Arthur Vickers
A head and shoulders portrait photograph of Arthur Vickers, in uniform with an engineer's brevet and sergeant’s stripes, submitted with caption; 'Arthur Vickers 1943,' damaged right and bottom edges.
On the reverse '[H]arriet [w]ith love from…

Arthur Vickers worked for the Coop before he volunteered for the Air Force. After training he completed an tour of operations as a flight engineer. He discusses life on the station and on operations including a trip when they though they might have…
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