Penswick, Jack

Title

Penswick, Jack
J Penswick

Description

19 items. The collection concerns Jack Penswick (1497486 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book and photographs. He flew operations as an air gunner with 61 and 617 Squadron.

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

Date

2017-07-09

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Penswick, J

Collection Items

Jack Penswick’s observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J Penswick, air gunner, covering the period from 25 October 1942 to 19 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operation flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF North…

Bombing of the Tirpitz
A vertical aerial photograph of the bombing of the Tirpitz. Much of the image is obscured by smoke and explosions. Tirpitz can be seen right of centre. Anti-aircraft fire can be seen to the top of the photograph. Three bomb explosions in the water…

617 Squadron 1945
A squadron photograph of a large group of airmen and ground crew arranged in five rows in front of a Lancaster. Information supplied with the collection identifies it as 617 squadron, 1945.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in…

Target markers on the roof of the Gnome et Rhône aero-engine factory
An oblique aerial photograph showing a target indicator exploding over rows of factory buildings separated by a road. The photograph is taken at very low level.

Jack Penswick
A head and shoulders portrait of Jack.

Two Lancasters in flight
An air-to-air view of two Lancasters KC-W and KC-A in flight.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Lancasters lined up
Six Lancasters lined up on the ground. Another can be seen in the far distance. Airmen with bicycles are sitting on the grass. This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Jack Penswick
Two photographs of Jack.
#1 is a head and shoulders portrait.
#2 is a half length portrait. Information supplied with the collection identifies the location as India.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No…

Gumbley Crew
Six airmen on their return from sinking the Tirpitz. They are positioned at the rear of their Lancaster.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in…

Willsher Crew
Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Each individual has signed the photograph.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

Group of trainee airmen
The group is arranged in five rows. They are all wearing trainee flashes in their side caps.

Jack Penswick
Five photographs of Jack.
#1 Full length image of Jack in a leather jacket and cap.
#2 Jack wearing a flying helmet and leather jacket.
#3 Jack in uniform.
#4 Jack in uniform and cap holding his helmet.
#5 Jack standing in his garden.

This…

Jack Penswick, Crew, Two Women and a Man
The group of six is identified in information supplied with the collection as Bob Everett and fiancee/wife, Jack, Man, Woman and Dave Pearce. The donor of the collection states 'I have a feeling that the man and woman are Dave Pearce's father and…

Jack Penswick, Crew and Two Women
Two photographs of Jack Penswick, Dave Pearce and Bob Everett with two women and a dog.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Jack Penswick, Bob Everett and Dave Pearce
The three men are posed together, one behind each other.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are…

Jack Penswick
Two half length portraits of Jack.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Caterpillar Club letter to Jack Penswick
A letter accompanying a Caterpillar Club badge awarded to Jack.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Warrant Officer Jack Penswick 1497486 Air Gunner
A compilation of photographs of Jack comprising 25 images in this collection.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Jack Penswick's Badges
Jacks's badges, dog tags and Caterpillar Club badge collected during his RAF service.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.
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