Yeoman, Harold

Title

Yeoman, Harold
Harold Yeoman
Harold T Yeoman
H T Yeoman

Description

31 items. Collection concerns Harold Yeoman (b. 1921 1059846 and 104405 Royal Air Force). He flew operations as a pilot with 12 Squadron. Collection contains an oral history interview, a memoir, pilot's flying log book, 26 poems, a photograph and details of trail of Malayan collaborator.
The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Christopher E. Potts and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Date

2016-10-28

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Yeoman, HT

Collection Items

Obituary: Harold Yeoman
Covers education, playing rugby and RAF career. After training as pilot in England and Canada, posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook flying Wellington. Mentions some of his 14 night operations before he was medically grounded. Continues with postings…

British Military Administration (Malaya) Military Courts. Charge Sheet
Details charges and trial of Carline Da Silva for giving assistance to Japanese secret police. Covers all 14 charges, lists witnesses and provides handwritten notes on testimony. Charges annotated with handwritten notes. Three printed pages and 25…

Harold Yeoman’s pilot’s flying log book
Pilot’s flying log book for Harold Yeoman covering the period from 18 November 1940 to 7 November 1942. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell (6 EFTS), RCAF Moose Jaw (32 SFTS), RAF Bassingbourn (11…

Loose on the wind
Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…

Now it would seem a time
Three verse poem - a time for living, forgetting, and no time to mourn.

I abandon now
Three verses poem about fear, despair and resulution.

Transmutation
Poem abut thinking of loved one at the end of the day.

Thought
Two verse poem about thoughts.

Hauntings
Two verse poem about things that haunt.

If I should ever die
Six verse poem of instructions should he die.

For Alan
Three verse poem with a tribute to a friend.

From a darkness
Three verse poem about dark thoughts, despair and love.

I drift within
Three verse poem about death, despair.

From Telok Pisang
Three verse poem. Malayan landscapes spur a reflection on human condition.

Sussex
Two verse poem about Sussex and love.

Poem of quietness I
Two verse poem about the countryside in Westmorland and walking.

The fens
Two verse poem.

Chess
Poem about playing chess.

In fever
Three verse poem on love conquering fever.

The fullness of living
Sub titled (a prayer before action). Four verse poem about flying and death close at hand and how beautiful was life.

Sonnet
Poem about death and afterlife.

Silent song
Three verse poem about song lying asleep in him but love would fire it.

Sonnet - to a dead poet
Poem about a friend who died too soon.

Fugue - winter
Four verse poem on winter.

Armourer
Poem about armourer loading bombs but would not be there when they were dropped.
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