Lawson, Harold. Album

Title

Lawson, Harold. Album

Description

20 items. Album containing photographs and documents relating to Homer Lawson's service in the UK and India.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2016-11-28

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Identifier

Lawson, HA

Collection Items

Letter to Homer Lawson from Acme Welders
A letter to Homer asking him to return to work

Homer Lawson DFC Newspaper Cutting
Two newspaper cuttings from a photo album.
Item 1 is a cutting that describes the award of a DFC to Homer Lawson.
Item 2 is a cutting that describes the shooting down of a Ju-88 by Homer Lawson's Halifax.

Salford Grammar School Photographs
Four photographs from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a group of boys and two masters. They are holding a board 'Salford Grammar School 1935-1936 Form 3A'. It is captioned 'Photograph by Stansfield Parker'.
Photo 2 is a group of boys and two masters.…

Salford Grammar Speech Day
Annual prize giving at Salford Grammar. Homer Lawson was awarded a bronze medal for swimming.

Income Tax Assessment, Certificate of Post War Credit and aerial photo of a camp
Three items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Income Tax Assessment for April 1947.
Item 2 is an aerial photo of a camp of bell tents and a marquee.
Item 3 is a Certificate of Post War Credit for £15 :3:7 issued to Homer in April 1947.

Homer Lawson's Notice of Acceptance for Service
Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Notification of Acceptance for Service in the RAF Volunteer Reserve.
Item 2 is a half-length portrait of Homer in trainee's uniform.

Homer Lawson's Documents
Three documents issued to Homer Lawson.
Item 1 is his Service and Release Book.
Item 2 is his National Identity Card.
Item 3 is his Pension Record Card.

Homer Lawson in India
Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a passenger ship taken from another ship.
Photo 2 is a man in a canoe.
Photo 3 is Homer Lawson on a ship. He is wearing khaki and in shorts.
Photo 4 is four men and a woman sitting on steps. Behind are…

Homer Lawson's Kashmir photographs
18 images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a group of locals at the side of a road. Behind are mountains.
Photo 2 is a group of locals with horses. Behind are mountains.
Photo 3 is seven servicemen on horses.
Photo 4 is men and women on…

Homer Lawson's Documents
Three items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's card from the Karachi Ordnance Officers' Shop.
Item 2 is a slip allowing Homer to wear five medals.
Item 3 is Homer's temporary members card for the Srinagar Club.

Airmen and Dakota
A large group of airmen arranged in six rows in front and on top of a Dakota.

Post Office Savings Book and letter from the King
Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is a Post Office Saving Bank book issued at RAF Melbourne, York.
Item 2 is a letter to Homer from the King. He regrets not being able to give him personally his DFC. It is annotated 'Original held with the DFC…

Homer Lawson and airmen
Nine images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is seven airmen standing in front of a Halifax.
Photo 2 is five airmen sitting and crouched on grass.
Photo 3 is an airman inside an aircraft.
Photo 4 is five airmen standing in front of a Nissen…

1945 Full Sutton
A large group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of an aircraft. Captioned '1945 Full Sutton'.

No 4 Flight No 1 Squadron 10 Initial Training Wing May 1942
The group is arranged in three rows. It is captioned 'No 4 Flight No 1 Squadron 10 ITW RAF May 1942'. Underneath each individual is named.
The image is taken at the Manor Hotel in Scarborough.

Homer Lawson DFC
Three images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders image of Homer Lawson in khaki, wearing an observer's brevet. It is annotated 'With all my Fondest Love Harold xxx'.
Photo 2 is a group of ten trainees arranged in two rows.
Photo 3…

Welcome letter from Secretary of State for Air
A message from the RAF welcoming Homer Lawson into the RAF.

Homer Lawson and airmen
Seven images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is three airmen and two airwomen sitting on the grass in front of a hut.
Photo 2 is seven airmen dressed in flying kit. Homer Lawson is identified with a cross. They are standing on a flat roof in front of a…

Homer Lawson and crew
Photo 1 and 3 are half-length portraits of Homer Lawson wearing first an observer then a navigator brevet.
Item 2 is a 10 squadron cloth crest.
Photo 4 is a group of 12 airmen arranged in front of their Halifax.

Album covers
Front and back covers of a photo album.
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