James, Ernest Raymond


James, Ernest Raymond
E R James


Five items. The collection concerns Sergeant Ernest Raymond James and contains his diary, decorations and photographs. He flew operations as an air gunner with 576 and 582 Squadron Pathfinders.

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




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James, ER

Collection Items

55 Trainee Airmen
55 trainee airmen arranged in six rows.

55 Airmen
A group of 55 airmen arranged in five rows.

ER James War Diary
A detailed diary of ER James' operations. On the first pages are a photograph of his crew and their names. Included with the text are several aerial photographs and newspaper cuttings.

ER James's Badges
Five badges in a presentation case.
Item 1 is a photograph mounted in a silver broach with a clasp.
Item 2 is an Royal Canadian Air Force eagle and crown badge.
Item 3 is an engineer's brevet.
Item 4 is a Canadian maple leaf.
The Pathfinders…

ER James's decorations
Three medals and a Bomber Command clasp presented to E R James.
The medals are the 1939 to 1945 Star, the War Medal 1939 to 1945 and the France and Germany Star.
The three medals are in their presentation cases.
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