Cameron, Don

Title

Cameron, Don
D Cameron

Description

90 items. The collection concerns Flight Lieutenant Don Cameron (173516, Royal Air Force) a pilot who flew Lancaster on 115 Squadron. Collection contains his log books, a memoir, a aircrew categorisation card and photographs.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Neil Cameron and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2020-08-20

Rights

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Identifier

Cameron, D

Collection Items

Don Cameron
Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and a peaked cap. Submitted with caption 'Flight Lieutenant Don Cameron 173516'.

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Senior officers at table
Several senior RAF officers sitting at a dining table with one standing to address audience. In the background curtains. Submitted with caption 'Officers Mess Head Table dinner Feltwell No 3 L.F.S January 31 1945'

Mess dinner
Officers all wearing uniform tunics sitting at dining tables in front, along the sides and at the back of a dining room. An officer stands at back addressing the room. Submitted with caption 'Officers Mess dinner Feltwell No 3 L.F.S January 31 1945'

Eight aircrew
Eight aircrew, five wearing battledress and three tunics all with brevet standing in line in front of a Lancaster with 30 bomb symbols on the fuselage. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron’s Air Crew Witchford 1944 The only known names left Kenneth…

Twenty air and ground crew
Twenty men mostly wearing battledress but two with uniform tunics and peaked caps in two lines in front of a Lancaster. Aircrew in back row with some groundcrew are standing, groundcrew are kneeling in front. In the background the Lancaster has 30…

Eight aircrew
Eight men wearing battledress or tunic all with brevet, six standing and two squatting in front. In the background the fuselage of a Lancaster registration 'ME836'. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron’s Air Crew 2nd left Ron Alexander, 3rd left…

Eleven airmen
Eleven men, eight standing behind and three squatting in front all, bar one in overalls, wearing battledress. In the background a Lancaster with 30 bomb symbols on the fuselage. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron’s Ground Crew Witchford 1944'.

Ten airmen
Ten airmen wearing battledress and side caps squatting and standing in two rows. In the background an open bomb bay of a Lancaster. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron’s Ground Crew Withford 1944'.

Don Cameron escape/evade photograph
Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing civilian jacket and tie. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron made to look German in case shot down in enemy territory'.

Don Cameron escape/evade photograph
Full face portrait of a man wearing civilian jacket and tie. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron made to look German in case shot down in enemy territory'.

Mary and Don Cameron's wedding
Full length images of a woman on the left wearing fur coat and carrying handbag and a man on the right wearing suit with buttonhole and tie. They are standing on steps with door in the background. Submitted with caption 'Mary and Don Cameron wedding…

Mary and Don Cameron
Head and shoulders portraits of a Royal Air Force officer on the right wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and his wife on the left. Submitted with caption 'Mary and Don Cameron 1943'.

Five airmen
Five men all wearing uniform tunics. Three are RAF and the other two United States Army Air Force. Two sitting in front and three behind. In the background a large painting of an aircraft. Submitted with caption 'New Years Eve 1942 Dothan Alabama Don…

Don Cameron
Head and shoulder portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron Cochran Field 1942'.

Four airmen
Four airmen, three with unbuttoned tunics and the fourth carrying his tunic over an arm. standing arm-in-arm in a row with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'On leave near Macon GA' On the reverse 'Four of the five musketeers, off the…

Four airman standing on a path
Four men with uniform tunics unbuttoned and two with side caps standing on a wooden bridge with wooden railings. Pathway through trees to a building in the background. Submitted with caption 'n leave near Manon GA. Don Cameron second right'. On the…

Large group of airmen marching
A large group of airmen in column led by colour party marching to the right with two story barrack blocks in the background. Submitted with caption 'Urner Field 1942 sixth rank second file Don Cameron'.

Two men next to tents
On the left a man wearing khaki uniform using a camera. On the right another man wearing khaki looks on. In the background a long row of tents. Submitted with caption 'Tent city Turner Field GA. Don Cameron (with camera) and Bonditch 1942'.

Course 43-B Lodwick school of aeronautics
A large group of trainees all wearing khaki uniform sitting and standing in four rows in front of a building. Submitted with caption 'Lodwich School of Aeronautics Course 43B 1942 4th row 4th from right Don Cameron'.

Don Cameron
A man wearing vest writing with fountain pen. Another man behind partition on the right. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron writing home Lakeland Fl. 1942'.

Three airmen by a lake
Three airmen wearing khaki uniform and side caps standing by a wall with lake in background. Submitted with caption 'Ben Massey, Don Cameron and Don May Lakeland Fl 1942'.

Don Cameron
Full face portrait of an airman wearing side cap. Submitted with caption 'Leading Air Craftsman Don Cameron 1941'.

Initial training wing course members
Ten airmen standing in two rows all wearing tunic and side caps. Submitted with caption' I.T.W. R.A.F. Hemswell 1941 Don Cameron back row 2nd on right'.

An airman standing in doorway
Full length image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing in the doorway of a brick building. Submitted with caption 'Aircraft Charge Hand Don Cameron 173516 1941 ITW Helmswell'.

Donald Cameron certificate of service and release
Give dates of service, type of commissions and promotions as well as dates of release. Submitted with caption 'Discharge papers and service record'.
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