Atkinson, Arthur


Atkinson, Arthur
Arthur Atkinson
A Atkinson


Seven items. An oral history interview with Warrant Officer Arthur Atkinson (1922 - 2020, 1042303 Royal Air Force) his log book, service material and two photographs. Arthur Atkinson trained as a wireless operator and spent eighteen months at RAF Ringway before being flying 34 operations with 61 Squadron from RAF Coningsby and RAF Skellingthorpe.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Arthur Atkinson and catalogued by IBCC Digital Archive staff.




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Atkinson, A

Collection Items

Bomber Command Signals Instructors
Arthur Atkinson is recognised as category 'B (Air ? Sea Rescue).'

Mess bill
Arthur Atkinson's mess bill from the Sergeant's Mess RAF Turweston

Arthur Atkinson, leave pass
A pass issued to Arthur Atkinson by RAF St Athan allowing him to be absent from his quarters.

Arthur Atkinson’s observers and air gunners flying log book
Observers and air gunners flying log book for Arthur Atkinson, wireless operator, covering the period from 28 April 1943 to 19 January 1946 and from 16 September 1950 to 30 September 1950. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor…

Arthur Atkinson was born in Lancaster, and worked in the local Co-Op until he joined the Royal Air Force. He trained as a wireless operator and served at RAF Ringway before being posted to RAF Coningsby and later RAF Skellingthorpe with 61 Squadron.…

Arthur Atkinson
Full length portrait photograph of Arthur Atkinson in uniform, with a cadet’s hat, a leading aircraftman’s rank insignia.

Arthur Atkinson
Half-length portrait photograph of Sergeant Arthur Atkinson seated, in uniform with air gunner brevet.
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