Walker, Stephen


Walker, Stephen
Stephen Michael Walker
S M Walker


40 items. An oral history interview with Stephen Walker about Ronald Cecil Walker (b 1924) photographs and documents.
The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Stephen Walker and catalogued by Trevor Hardcastle.




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Walker, S

Collection Items

Ronald Walker story
An account of Ronald Walker's life compiled by his sons.

102 Squadron bomb aimers
Two photographs, first of 39 aircrew posed in two rows in front of a Halifax, second of 19 aircrew posed in two rows in front of wooden building. Information from donor '102 Squadron bomb aimers, Pocklington 1945'.

102 Squadron badge
Badge mounted on wooden shield.

AC-Delco football team
Newspaper cutting, football team with names and description of latest game.

Urban area, smoke and dust in centre of picture. Captioned '6195 PCK 25-3-45//8" 16200' 020T 10.01 OSNABRUCK. Q. 1HC2000IN 11X15CP. C 27secs F/O McVICAR X/102

Coastline, bomb explosions and dust visible on land, only caption visible is E 102. From donor information 'After bombing run Heligoland'.

Social gathering
Ten individuals, posed in two rows, drinks in hand, making 'Churchillian V sign. From donor information 'Brothers V for Victory'.

Cologne bomb damage
Three photographs of Cologne Cathedral and damaged bridge over the Rhine.

Most of target obscured by smoke and dust. Captioned '6014 PCK 2-3-45// 7" 20000' 095t 1009 COLOGNE Z 8MC500DT 8GP250IT C 33 Secs F/O McVICAR A/102

Halifax crash from RAF Pocklington
The burnt tail section of a Halifax and a partially damaged house.
Information from donor 'Crashed on take-off from RAF Pocklington all five crew killed'.

This is 102 Squadron Halifax RG482 ‘K’ which crashed into the Red House on Yapham…

Ansons at RCAF Dafoe
Captioned 'Dafoe', the photograph shows three parked Ansons.

School football team
Newspaper clipping and photograph of Ronald Walker's school football team, championship cup winners.
29 school boys and two teachers in front of a school building.
Clipping from the Southern Daily Echo showing seven boys holding a cup. Captioned…

Target completely obscured by markers/cloud. Captioned '5977 PCK 21/22-2-45 //NT(C)8" 18000' 049T 20.42 WORMS R 1HC2000DN 6CP14 2CP15 26 secs F/O McVICAR K/102'.

102 Squadron Halifax and crew
Two photographs, first of a crew posed close to the H2S fairing on the left side DY E are the a/c letters, second is of Halifax just about to taxi, airman removing wheel chock. Information from donor 'Halifax DY-E about to taxi for bombing run'.

Target completely obscured by smoke/dust/cloud. Captioned '6028 PCK 3/4-3-45//NT(C)7" 20000 063T 2303 KAMEN Z 8M0500DT 8GT250IT 33Secs F/O McVICAR A/102'

Halifax over Germany and France
Information from donor, four photographs air to air of Halifax, all of 102 Squadron Halifax F-DY taken from C, F/O Wright. First is near Rhine, second is over France, third over Germany and fourth over Dusseldorf.

Halifax over North Sea
Air-to air view of a Halifax flying towards the camera over the sea.
From information supplied by donor '102 Sqdn Halifax F over North Sea'.

Church choir
11 robed choristers and a priest.

A target aerial photograph of Nürnberg-Langwasser, adjacent to Moorenbrunn, Nuremberg. Bomb craters are visible throughout.

Captioned 'PCK. 11-4-45//7" 16000' NURNBURG. M. 10ANM64IN 6MO500DT. F/O McVICAR. E/102.'

A target aerial photograph of Osnabruck with numerous bomb craters visible.
Captioned '6195 PCK. 25-3.45//8" 16200' OSNABRUCK. Q. 1HC2000IN 11X15CP. F/O McVICAR. X/102

Ronald Walker receipt for RAFVR badge
Badge no 67595 from the Oxford recruits centre.

RCAF Rivers
Six photographs of RCAF Rivers, No 1 Air Navigation School. First, third, fourth and fifth are from the air. The second is of a Harvard alongside a hangar and the sixth is of a row of Cornell aircraft and an Anson in the background.

Ronald Walker with army lance corporal
Ronald with unknown individual in slouch hat.

Ronald Walker with football team
Team and three officials, from the donor 'unknown team'.
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