Madgett, Hedley Robert. Canada and Royal Air Force Album

Title

Madgett, Hedley Robert. Canada and Royal Air Force Album

Description

44 items. Photographs of training and travelling in Canada as well as his Bomber Command crew, squadron and aircraft.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

Madgett, HR

Collection Items

Album cover
Rear cover of album

Instructor, students and prairie
Left - five airmen standing in line. Four wearing tunic and side cap and the middle man wearing greatcoat and fur hat. In the background a two story building. Captioned 'my Harvard instructor P/O Hansel, with his pupils: Nev Oakley, Me, "Tuck"…

Oxford and Harvard cockpits and Corporal Simmons
Top left - view of cockpit with instruments and two seats and control columns. Captioned 'Oxford cockpit layout'. Bottom left - view of instrument panel and top of single control column. Caption 'Part of Harvard II cockpit'. Right - three quarter…

Harvards and students
Top left - view of front of Harvard with pilot in cockpit. Captioned 'McAteer'. Top right - an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap standing at the top of steps in open door of a building. Middle - side view of Harvard with pilot in the cockpit.…

Harvard and students
Top left - side view of Harvard on airfield. Top right - four student pilots wearing flying suits standing in front of a Harvard. Captioned 'Left to Right, Yours truly. Les Mills, McAteer (Irish) & Rogers'. Bottom left - four pilots wearing flying…

Medicine Hat
Top left - air to ground view of river valley winding up from bottom with terraces either side and a town in middle distance. Captioned 'Medicine Hat when approaching to land (700 Ft)'. Top right - air to ground view of an airfield with triangular…

Oxford and Lysander
Top - rear quarter view of Oxford parked on airfield. Captioned 'Airspeed Oxford'. Bottom left - line of Oxfords in middle distance. Bottom right - front quarter view of Lysander parked on airfield. Captioned 'Westland Lysander'.

Oxfords
Titled 'Airspeed Oxfords'. Left - line of Oxfords parked on airfield in middle distance. Top right - line of three Oxfords parked on airfield with hangar in the background. Bottom right - rear quarter view of Oxford parked on airfield with control…

Havards
Top left - line of Harvards on airfield Captioned 'Harvard II'. Top right - line of Harvards in the distance. Bottom left - Front quarter view of Harvard with buildings in the background. Bottom left - nose of a Harvard with hangar in the background.…

Bostons and Oxfords
Top left - rear quarter view of a Boston parked on airfield with two men on top and several others round tail. Bottom left a front quarter view of a Boston parked on airfield with a man standing under port wing and others on a raised platform by the…

Aircraft
Top left - Lockheed Lodestar parked on airfield. Captioned 'T.C.A. plane'. Top left - Lockheed Lodestar parked on airfield with another aircraft behind to right. Middle left - cockpit and port engine of Lockheed Lodestar with maple leaf on nose.…

Medicine Hat
Top left - hangars and huts in the middle distance. Bottom left - in the middle distance a large parade of men. In the foreground left two Oxfords and right the side of a hangar. In the distance other buildings. Captioned 'The Inspector General's…

34 S.F.T.S Medicine Hat, Alberta
Top left - a road running from the bottom with a row of single story huts on the left. Telegraph poles along right side of road. Caption 'the camp'. Bottom left - a cluster of single story huts in the middle distance. Captioned 'our billets'. Right -…

Medicine Hat, Alberta
Left - a street running from the bottom lined with buildings/shops and cars parked on both sides. Captioned 'Main Street, Medicine Hat'. Top right - the pedestrian sidewalk of a metal truss bridge over river with town on far bank. Twin spire of…

Lake Louise and Banff
Top - a lake in foreground with a large multistory hotel on the left. Trees on the lakeside and mountains in the background. Captioned 'Lake Louise in summer'. Bottom - a large turreted multistory hotel on the right surrounded by trees and mountains…

Banff and Lake Louise
Top - a large multistory hotel in a valley in the foreground with mountains either side and in the background. Annotated 'Bow river valley and Banff Springs Hotel'. Captioned 'In Summer'. Bottom left - car parked in deep snow with snow covered…

Banff and Lake Louise
Top left - trees with mountains in the background. Bottom left - trees with mountains in the background. Captioned 'From Hot Springs near Banff'. Top right - car parked on snow covered road with valley on the left and mountains behind. Bottom right…

The trail to Lake Louise
Top left - iced lake or river with trees and mountains in the background. Top right - tree lined river in the foreground with triple peaked mountain in the background. Captioned 'Three Sisters, Banff'. Bottom left - car parked on side of snow covered…

Flying Officer B Girdwood
Full length portrait of an officer wearing tunic with observer brevet and peaked cap. He is standing by the wall at corner of a building with another two story building in the background. On the reverse 'Flying Officer B Girdwood, 4 Main Street,…

Lake Louise
Left - looking down on tree lined road with single car going away. In the background a tall mountain. Top right - signpost on side of snow covered road running left to right. In the background trees and mountains. Captioned 'Lake Louise 21 Miles'.…

On the trail to Lake Louise
Top left - tree lined river with mountain in the background. Captioned 'Echo river and Mount Rundle'. Top right - snow covered open ground in front with trees and buildings in middle distance. Mountains in the background. Bottom left - snow covered…

The Rockies
Top left - jagged mountains with trees in foreground. Top right - jagged mountains with trees in foreground. Bottom left - road running from the bottom with car in the distance. In the background a snow covered mountain. Bottom right - a tree lined…

Banff
Top left- view of street with buildings/shops either side an large snow covered mountain in the background. Captioned 'Banff main street, Mt Rundle in the background'. Top right - view of divided street with buildings/shops either side an large…

On the way to Banff
Top left - a car parked at the side of a road in open flat countryside. Captioned '"Murf" Murphy & Eric Markham' Top right scene of mountains in the distance, some snow on the ground. Bottom left - taken from road with telegraph poles and mountains…

Views of Calgary from Pallister Hotel
Top right - two images mounted overlapping to form panoramic view of city buildings and street on the left and railways tracks with trains on the right. Middle left - view over the top of city buildings. Middle right - view over the top of city…
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