Freeman, Bill

Title

Freeman, Bill
William Freeman
W Freeman

Description

11 items. The collection concerns Bill Freeman (1806695 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book memoir and photographs. He flew operations as an air gunner with 550 and 300 Squadrons.

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

Date

2016-12-07

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Freeman, W

Collection Items

Bill Freeman's Logbook
W. Freeman’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 1st August 1943 to 29th November 1944, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down (No. 7 Air…

Bill Freeman's Service Career
A detailed account of Bill's time in the RAF, starting with drill at Lords, training at Bridlington and Bridgnorth then RAF Stormy Down. He passed the course and after seven days leave reported to Hixon for crewing up. He discusses training and his…

Bill Freeman
A half length portrait of Bill in uniform but without brevet.

No 113 Air Gunners Squad
12 airmen arranged in two rows in front of wooden huts.

No 61 Air Gunner Instructors Course
21 airmen arranged in three rows, squads 3 and 4.

Bill Freeman
A head and shoulders portrait of Bill in uniform.

Sergeant Freeman
A head and shoulders portrait of Bill.

Sergeant Johnson
A head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Johnson in civilian clothes.

Sergeant Conrath
A head and shoulders portrait of flight engineer Sergeant Conrath, in uniform. He is wearing glasses.

Flying Officer Crich
A head and shoulders portrait of Flying Officer Crich in civilian clothes.

Bill Freeman's Certificate of Service and Release
middle pages from RAF Form 2520 issued to Bill at the end of his service.
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Collection Tree

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