Perry, Pete. Photo album

Title

Perry, Pete. Photo album

Description

Album with twenty-two pages containing photographs of places in the middle and far east, places in Canada, colleagues, aircraft and aircrews,

Date

2017-07-19

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Perry, WRP

Collection Items

Peter Perry's decorations
Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939–1945 Star, Aircrew Europe Star with France and Germany Clasp, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939–1945.

Peter Perry
Top left - an airmen wearing tunic with sergeant rank and pilot's brevet standing with his arm round a woman standing alongside. Taken in a garden with large brick house in the background.
Top right - an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet,…

Aircrew
Top left - two airmen both wearing flying jackets, one sitting on a wooden chair, the other standing behind him.
Top centre - Two airmen wearing flying jackets, the one on the left a peaked cap, both standing with trees in the background.
Top right…

People, aircraft and places
Top left - distant line of Tiger Moths parked on snow covered airfield.
Top centre - Two airmen wearing khaki uniform and side caps standing on a path.
Top right - view across square of a large four story building with tower.
Middle left - and…

Cairo
Top left - view across city with mosques and minarets. Captioned 'The Mosque Mohamed Ali, Cairo'.
Top right - mosque with two minarets bottom left with city wall beyond and large mosque with two minarets in the distance. Captioned 'The citadel…

De Winton
Top left - view across frozen river. Captioned 'Bow river, De Winton, Alta, "slightly ice-bound"!, 8.3.42'.
Top right - view across frozen river. Bridge in distance on the right. Captioned 'Still "ice-bound". Wooden C.R.R bridge in background.…

Banff
Top left - view across lake of distant snow covered mountains. Captioned 'Lake Minnewanka & Mt Giraid, Banff, 12.5.42'.
Top right - view down a lake with mountains left, right and in the distance. Captioned 'Lake Minnewanka & Fairholm Range, Banff,…

Banff
Top left - view down a town street with low buildings each side, mountain in the distance. Captioned 'Main street, Banff, Alta. Cascade Mt in background 25.4.42'.
Top right - view of river down a valley with mountains either side and in the…

Banff and RAF Woolfox Lodge
Top - view of swimming pool with bathers in water. Pool surrounded by buildings. Captioned 'Hot springs baths, Banff, Alta'.
Left - two airmen wearing flying jackets standing in woods. Captioned 'Doug and Dickie, Woolfox Lodge 43'.
Right - and…

Canada
Top left - night view down city street with cars and buildings on the far side. Captioned '8th Avenue west, Calgary, Alberta (taken at 2110 hrs, 21.2.42)'.
Top right - three-quarter length image of two men in hiking kit standing in front of a river.…

Canada
Top left - view down a valley of a distant inlet. Captioned 'Port Arthur, Lake Superior, Canada, 42'.
Top right - an airman wearing tunic standing in front of a railway track with train behind. Other figures in the distance right. Captioned 'Phil at…

People
Top left - four airmen standing in line under fuselage of a Lancaster. Captioned 'ground crew on "Z" Zebra, 106 Sqdn 43'.
Top right - and airman wearing battledress with half brevet sitting in wooden chair in long grass with trees and huts in the…

Aircrews
Top left - five airmen wearing battledress and side caps standing in line behind the port wing of a Wellington. Captioned 'Wellington III, 1943, ("Shorty", Dickie, Doug, self, Jonny), North Luffenham'.
Top right - seven aircrew wearing a variety of…

Singapore
Top - four men wearing swimming trunks standing on a beach with building behind right. Captioned 'Changi beach, Singapore, (Norman, "Trader", Freddy, self)'.
Left - view from aircraft of large cloud. Captioned 'Cu-nim developing over Indian ocean,…

Karachi, New Delhi and southern India
Top left - distant view of airport terminal, Captioned 'Control, Mauripur airport, Karachi'.
Top right - in the foreground a single storey building with three two storey building behind. Captioned 'Officer's mess and quarters, Mauripur airport,…

Tel Aviv, Shaibah and Karachi
Top left - view looking down from aircraft of a city below. Captioned 'Tel Aviv, Palestine from 10,000 ft'.
Top right - view of secluded garden with trees and building in background. Captioned '"little bit of heaven" at Shaibah, behind officer's…

Cairo
Top left - a man standing in doorway with blanket fraped round him. Captioned 'Freddy at Cairo west'.
Top right - three men floating in a swimming pool with other bathers in pool and poolside on other side of the pool. Captioned 'Heliopolis pool,…

Cairo
Top left - view of airport terminal building in the distance. Bottom of the nose of an Avro York top right. Captioned 'Terminal building, Almaza airport, Cairo'.
Top right - five RAF officers, all wearing tunics and four with peaked caps standing…

Malta and Bari
Top left - stone masons working on classical buildings on side of street. Captioned 'Masons at work, Valetta'.
Top right - six RAF officers wearing khaki shorts, jackets and peaked caps standing in line with trees and a hut in the background.…

Valetta Malta
Top left - view from aircraft of harbour with surrounding city. Captioned 'Grand Harbour, Valetta, Malta'.
Top right - view of naval warship in harbour with city either side. Captioned 'HMS Gambia, Grand Harbour, Valetta'.
Bottom left - view…

Views from aircraft over France
Top left - view out of window of clouds below. Captioned 'SC over southern France'.
Top right - view out of window of clouds below. Captioned 'SC over southern France'.
Bottom left - view through window of cumulus clouds in distance. Captioned…

Avro York
Top left - cockpit of a York with pilot visible. Captioned 'Dum Dum airport, Calcutta'.
Top right - an airman wearing shorts, shirt and peaked cap standing by the centre tail fin of a York. Captioned '"Taffy" feeling tired at Dum Dum'.
Bottom left…

Album cover
Blue ring binder cover with labels 'photo album, Pete wartime abroad'.

Cairo
Top left - side view of a York parked on hardstanding, captioned 'Avro York (Almaza Airport, Cairo)'.
Bottom right - view of multi-story building with minaret tower across square with palm trees. Captioned 'View from Heliopolis Palace Hotel,…
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