Foster, Raymond Norman Percy

Title

Foster, Raymond Norman Percy
R N P Foster

Description

15 Items. The collection concerns Sergeant Raymond Norman Percy Foster (1920-1943, 545719 Royal Air Force). He was a flight engineer with 49 Squadron stationed at RAF Fiskerton. His Lancaster ED427 EA-O was shot down 17 April 1943 on an operation to the Skoda factory at Pilsen.
The collection consists of two newspaper cuttings, five letters and eight photographs of him, his family and his crew.

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

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2015-07-03

Rights

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Identifier

Foster, RNP

Collection Items

Before the big raid
Newspaper cutting showing a group of airmen in front of a bus. Captioned ‘Bomber crews about to start by motor-coach for their airfield and the smashing attack on the great Skoda armament works at Pilsen, in Czechoslovakia.’

Additional…

Sergeant Raymond Rooney
Full length portrait of Sergeant Raymond Rooney. He is shaking the hand of an American officer and behind is a second officer.

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

Sergeant Raymond White
Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Raymond White. He is wearing an air-gunner brevet flew on operations as a wireless operator.

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

Sergeant Raymond Norman Percy Foster
Head and shoulders portrait of flight engineer Sergeant Raymond Norman Percy Foster in airman's uniform.

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

Sergeant Cyril William Yelland
Three quarters portrait of navigator Sergeant Cyril William Yelland in airman's uniform and side cap.

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

Sergeant Ronald Cope
Head and shoulders portrait of Ronald Cope, mid-upper gunner. He is wearing a Sidcot suit with his flying helmet over his shoulder.

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

Pilot Officer Bruce Emmott Watt
Head and shoulders portrait of rear gunner Pilot Officer Bruce Watt.

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

Sergeant Alexander Victor Bone
Head and shoulders portrait of Pilot Alexander Victor Bone with pipe in hand.

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

Royal Air Force Notice Paper
Royal Air Force Notice Paper for Raymond Norman Percy Foster for six years service in the Royal Air Force.

Raymond Norman Percy Foster's service record
The service record of Raymond Norman Percy Foster Foster from 03 November 1937 to 17 April 1943.

Three newspaper cuttings
Three newspaper cuttings

Raymond Norman Percy and Joyce Ellen Foster's wedding
13 family members at Raymond Norman Percy Foster's wedding. The bride, Joyce Ellen Foster (née Wakeling) is seated with Raymond Norman Percy Foster standing in uniform beside her. There are two bridesmaids standing and two flower girls seated. Two…

Compliments slip from Air Officer, Records
The slip accompanying the log book of Sergeant Raymond Norman Percy Foster.

Letter to Mrs Foster from S Rowley
The letter refers to the crash of Sergeant Raymond Norman Percy Foster's aircraft at Dirmstein, Worms district. They were unable to trace the graves of Sergeant Foster or crew.

Letter to Mr and Mrs Foster from the British Red Cross Society
The letter informs the parents of Sergeant Raymond Norman Percy Foster, that he is missing, believed killed in action.
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