Green, Alan William

Title

Green, Alan William
A W Green

Description

58 items. The collection concerns Flight Lieutenant Alan William Green (b. 1920, 104402, 1150518 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book, photographs, diary and correspondence. He flew operation as a navigator with 218 Squadron before being shot down and becoming a prisoner of war.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Stuart Green and catalogued by Barry Hunter.

Date

2016-09-19

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Green, AW

Collection Items

Alan Green's 1941 Diary
A diary used for miscellaneous notes.

Alan Green's Service and Release Book
RAF Form 2520C issued to Alan Green

Behind Enemy Lines
A biography of Alan Green with personal photographs and headlines. It covers his training in Canada and UK. First squadron was 218 at Marham flying Wellingtons as a navigator, then Stirlings. He flew 22 operations and was shot down by friendly fire.…

Alan Green's Private Log
A book in which Alan kept names and addresses, poems, lists of text books, list of things to do, hotels, restaurants and bars in UK to visit.

Alan Green's Royal Canadian Air Force  observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book
A.W. Green’s RCAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 14th January 1941 to 19th June 1942, detailing training and operations as a Navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Base Port Albert (No. 1 Air navigation School), Canadian Forces…

Letter to Alan Green's Father
The Wing Commander is delighted to hear that Alan is alive. He asks to borrow Alan's letter and congratulates him on his son's escape (from the aircraft).

Telegram to Alan Green from Basil Green
Basil writes he has been promoted to Major and wishes him belated happy birthday.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan writes with his new address.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan writes that he has received the cigarettes that had been sent. He wishes his family well.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan writes that he has returned to England.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan writes that a letter has been received.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
He says that his cables have been received, take no risks and 12 more days at this station.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan hopes he survived the raid and sends Easter greetings.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
He asks if his father received his cable last week. Handwritten is an address in Goderich and 'Hearty congratulations. Letter posted. Cables rec'd'.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan advises he passed his observer's course and was now studying for an astro-navigation course.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan says he is fine and was not involved in a crash examination.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan writes that his father's cable has been received.

Telegram from Alan Green to his Father
Alan asks if all is well.

Postcards from Alan Green to his parents
12 postcards written by Alan Green whilst a prisoner of war. He thanks his parents for their mail, news of Basil, requests cigarettes, photographs, socks and a toothbrush, receipt of parcels and a list of clothing.

Stoneleigh Abbey
A postcard of the Old Building, Stoneleigh Abbey.

Coventry preparatory school
A large leafless tree at the side of the road. Coventry Preparatory School (The Swallows) behind.

Identification kindly provided by by Mandy Cox of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Group.

Canadian Street Scene
A street scene taken in Canada. Two airmen are walking along the pavement.

Yachting
Three photographs of yachting.
Photo 1 and 2 are of five men looking back. They are towing a small dinghy.
Photo 3 is of two men looking to the front of the yacht

Airmen cleaning Windows
Several airmen at work cleaning windows.

Mother with Three Children
A mother sat on a bench with three boys. They are in school uniform.
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