Keating, Raymond


Keating, Raymond


10 items. The collection concerns Flight Sergeant Raymond Keating (1338063 Royal Air Force) and contains documents and photographs He flew operations as a bomb aimer with 156 Squadron and was killed 22 May 1944.

The collection was loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Marie Laydon and catalogued by Barry Hunter.

Additional information on Raymond Keating is available via the IBCC Losses Database.




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Keating, R

Collection Items

Letter to Raymond Keating's Sister
A document sent by Channel 4 after a request from Marie Laydon. The document quotes Hamish Mahaddie's comments on bombing during the war.

Book of Proverbs and Quotes
A handwritten book of proverbs and quotes from authors, poets and politicians.

Flight Sergeant Raymond Keating
A brief biography of Raymond by his sister, Marie Laydon.

Raymond Keating's Gravestone
The grave of Raymond and colleague, RG Watts.

Raymond Keating and Eleven steelworkers
The men are identified as workers from the Ebbw Vale steelworks. Raymond is on the left and identified as a surveyor.

Raymond Keating
A head portrait of Raymond.

Raymond Keating in a church procession
Raymond in the centre of a procession holding a cross.

Raymond Keating and Two Friends
Raymond is in the middle with his arms round the shoulders of two friends. One, on the left, is identified as Flying Officer C Edwards, DFM, killed in action.

Seven Airmen
A row of seven airmen underneath their Lancaster. They are all in flying kit. Raymond is third from left.

They Didn't Come Back
A memoir by Raymond's sister.
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