Lamb, Alexander. Album

Title

Lamb, Alexander. Album

Description

32 items. Photographs of Alexander Lamb's service.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

Lamb, A

Collection Items

Lancasters at Pomigliano D'Arco
Several Lancasters lined up on the ground. There are many men on the ground waiting to be loaded on, annotated 'Pomigliano D'Arco Trooping Brining [sic] Soldiers home. August 46'. (nb.. looks like part of Operation Dodge so could possibly be date…

Lancaster Formation
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 has seven Lancasters in loose formation.
Photo 2 has three Lancasters in loose formation over a town.

Lancaster Formation Flying
An air-to-air side view of a Lancaster, annotated 'Formation Flying'.

Alexander Lamb and his crew
Seven airmen. On the reverse -
'My Crew "The Boys" At Wigsley March 1945 reading left to right
Front Row
Jock Bathgate (A/G)
Jack Darlow (Skipper)
Jock Lanm (A/G)
Back Row
Alf Porter (Navigator)
Bob Lane (Engineer)
Eric Gabb (Wireless…

Six airmen on a Lancaster
Five airmen sitting on the top of a Lancaster with a sixth sitting in the cockpit. 134 operations are marked on the nose and '134 Not Out'. Lancaster LS-J.
A second copy is annotated 'Rear Gunner Skipper F/Eng Midgunner B/Aimer W/Op Nav on leave'.

Six airmen sitting on a Lancaster
Six airmen seated between the cockpit and the mid-upper turret. On the reverse 'The Boys XV Gunnery
2Doc" Watson
"Ang"
Ernie Murwald
Tich Collier (WOP) How did he get in there?
Jimmy Palmer
Johnny Weston'.

Lancasters over Lowestoft
an air-to-air view of two Lancasters in formation taken from the rear turret of a third. Both have fared over front turrets and no mid upper turrets. They are over Lowestoft on the Suffolk coast. White prefabs on the Gunton estate and Eastern Coach…

Lancaster in the air
An air-to-air side view of Lancaster LS-Z taken from another in formation, annotated 'Front Line Lanc Special W/C Bell Wyton 46'.

Air gunner in rear turret
Alexander in the rear turret of a Lincoln, annotated 'Lincoln May 47 My Office BP Type D 2.5" Wyton'.

Visit to Irvin parachutes
A group of 18 airmen and a two civilian men and one woman, arranged in three rows at the edge of a wood, annotated 'Visit to Irvin parachutes'.

Four airmen and a Lancaster
Four airmen standing in snow at the nose of a Lancaster, captioned '44 Sqdn KM-H Snow science 46/47 Wyton 15 Sqdn Gunners Stand by Air Sea Rescue'.

Lancaster rear turret
Alexander holding the barrels of two guns of his rear turret, annotated 'FH121 My Office Mildenhall 45 303 10,000 rounds 2500 per gun'.

Billet at RAF Wyton
A row of bunk beds, some occupied, captioned 'Billets Wyton'.

15 Squadron Gunnery Leader
Rear turret with a gunner inside, annotated 'Gunner Leader 15 Sqdn'.

Lincoln
An airman leaning out of the cockpit of a Lincoln aircraft, annotated 'Lincoln Wyton 47'.

Mildenhall from 1000'
An oblique aerial photograph of Mildenhall showing two hangars and numerous building, annotated 'Mildenhall in 1946 1000 ft up'.

15 Squadron air gunners
Four airmen sitting on grass with four standing behind, annotated 'Gunners 15 Sqdn May 46'.

Air gunner instructor course
Six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a large building. One photograph has been annotated 'Mildenhall 46 Alf Jack Cooper Self Bob Freddie'.

No 73 AGI Course
Six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a brick building. It is annotated 'EAAS 1320 - No 73 AGI Course - Aug 1945'.

Pilot in Lancaster dual control cockpit
A pilot in a Lancaster cockpit, annotated 'Dual Control Lanc'.

Gunner in mid uper turret
An airman in a mid-upper turret, annotated 'Lincoln Midupper B1 turret 2 x 20mm cannon'.

Two Sergeants
Two RAF sergeants walking along a street, annotated 'Leave Stirling June 1946'.

Avro, Woodford
Five airmen standing under the nose of a Lancaster aircraft, annotated 'Avro Visit'. A second identical photograph is annotated 'Day trip to Avroe Woodford May 46'.

Stormy Down Leave Pass
A pass issued to Alexander Lamb allowing him to leave his quarters until 23:59.

Two airmen
Two airmen standing in a garden. One id smoking a pipe, the other has his hand on the taller airman's shoulder.
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