Wannop, Robert Eric


Wannop, Robert Eric
R E Wannop


Nine items. The collection concerns Flying Officer Robert Wannop DFC and contains his log books, documents and photographs. He flew operations as a pilot with 90 Squadron.
The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Judy Wannop and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




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Wannop, RE

Collection Items

R E Wannop's pilot's flying log book. Three
Pilot's flying log book number three for R E Wannop, covering the period from 1 March 1945 to 9 November 1945. Detailing his operations flown and post was flying duties. He was stationed at RAF Tuddenham and RAF Feltwell. Aircraft flown was…

RE Wannop's pilot's flying log book. Two
Pilots flying log book two, for R E Wannop, covering the period from 22 September 1943 to 28 February 1945. Detailing his instructor duties, flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Sealand, RAF Calveley, RAF Cranage, RAF…

Flying Officer Wannop DFC
A half length portrait of Robert Wannop seated. Underneath is annotated 'Taken April 1945 by official RAF photographer to be used in an RAF poster for volunteer aircrew. War in Europe ended May 8 1945. Photo never used.'

Three Great Bridges at Cologne under Water
A low level oblique image of the damaged bridges at Cologne. The railway station and all the surrounding buildings except the Cathedral are destroyed.

Flying Officer Wannop Citation
A citation referring to Wannop's piloting a damaged aircraft, pressing home the attack and returning safely.

RE Wannop's pilot's flying log book. One
Pilots flying log book for R E Wannop, covering the period from 11 April 1943 to 21 September 1943. Detailing his flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Peterborough, RCAF Pearce, RCAF Moss Jaw, RAF Woodley, and RAF Sealand.…

Robert Wannop's escape photographs
Three head and shoulders photographs of Robert Wannop in civilian clothes.

Letter to Flying Officer Wannop
Letter to Robert Wannop congratulating him on his Distinguished Flying Cross.

Telegram to R E Wannop from 'Bomber Harris'
The telegram congratulates Wannop on his award of a Distinguished Flying Cross.
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