Vickers, Arthur


Vickers, Arthur
A Vickers


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.




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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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