Riding, Ronald Holford. Album Five

Title

Riding, Ronald Holford. Album Five

Description

72 items. Photographs concerning Ronald Riding's training and service.

Date

2021-09-23

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

Riding, RH

Collection Items

Waterfall, Ron Riding and Friend
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a waterfall flowing through a wood.
#2 is Ron's friend dressed in shorts with a rucksack, on top of a mountain.
#3 is Ron and friend sitting on a garden wall.

Snowdonia - Lakes and Mountains
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across fields to mountains.
#2 is a view across a lake to mountains.
#3 is a view of mountains.
#4 is a village with mountains behind.

Snowdonia
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across a lake towards mountains.
#2 is a mountain.
#3 is the ridge leading to the top of Snowdon.
#4 is a house with two bicycles left on the garden wall.

Lakes and Mountains of Snowdonia
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across fields to mountains.
#2 is a view across a lake to a hillside.
#3 is a view across a lake to hills.
#4 is a view of a forest across a lake.

Horses, Swans, Sheep and People
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is four horses grazing, behind is a dry stone wall.
#2 is two swans in a pond.
#3 is a shepherd, some sheep and a collie guiding the sheep.
#4 is not clear but several people are visible.

Llandudno Pier, St Tudno's Church and the Great Orme
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is Llandudno Pier seen from Happy Valley.
#2 is St Tudno's Church.
#3 is Pen-trwyn on the Great Orme.
#4 is Llandudno Pier.

Fairy Glen river
Four photographs from an album.
#1 a river flowing through a wooded gorge.
#2 a stream flowing through woods.
#3 a stream flowing through a wood.
#4 a river flowing through a gorge.

Tentative identification kindly provided by the Unidentified…

City views and airmen
Nine photographs from an album.
#1 is Portes des Bombes, Floriana.
#2 is Kings Gate, Valletta. Several pedestrians are walking about.
#3 is an unclear view.
#4 is an airman sitting on a wall.
#5 is a view along a road with traffic in the…

Mitchell, Baltimore and Airmen
Six photographs from an album.
#1 is a front view of a Mitchell.
#2 is a Baltimore, starboard side, in flight.
#3 is an unclear image.
#4 is the nose of a Baltimore seen from underneath.
#5 is four airmen in khaki. Their names are written above…

Aerial Views, CG4A Glider, Baltimore and C-47
Nine photographs from an album.
#1 is an aerial view of Mount Etna.
#2 is an aerial view of an island formed by a volcano.
#3 is an island seen from the air.
#4 is an aerial view of a settlement.
#5 is an aerial view of a volcano.
#6 is an…

Algiers Grand Post Office, Sunken ship, Airmen and Statue
Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is the Algiers Grand Post Office with palm trees and a pool in front.
#2 is a sunken ship with a man leaning on it.
#3 is Ron in flying kit at his station on his aircraft.
#4 is a statue on a plinth, in a…

Airmen, Hudsons and Malta
Eight photographs from an album.
#1 is three airmen in khaki sitting on the tail of a Hudson.
#2 is two airmen leaning on a wall in the hills.
#3 is seven airmen in khaki leaning and sitting on the tail of a Hudson.
#4 is six children in a row…

Submarine, Washing, Local Boy, Line Shoot Bar and Destroyed German Aircraft
Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is a submarine.
#2 and 3 are airmen washing in the open.
#4 is a boy with a towel.
#5 is a bar made from the rear fuselage of a German aircraft. The sign says 'Line Shoot Bar'.
#6 is Ron in a pool.
#7 is an…

Zaghouan Aqueduct, Cathedral of St Vincent de Paul in Tunis, Swimming Pool, Camp and Rural Views
Eight photographs from an album.
#1 is the Zaghouan Aqueduct crossing a road.
#2 is the Cathedral of St Vincent de Paul in Tunis with palm trees in front.
#3 is a swimming pool with many spectators.
#4 is an empty street with washing on a line…

Ron Riding, Baltimores, Airmen and Wrecked German Aircraft
Eight photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman in the cockpit of a Baltimore with the cockpit open.
#2 is four airmen beside their tent.
#3 is Ron at the controls of an aircraft.
#4 is a port side view of a Baltimore.
#5 is an airman standing…

Buildings, a Beach and Street Scenes
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a large group of people outside a low building.
#2 is people swimming in the sea off a beach.
#3 is Algiers, Boulevard Laferriere.
#4 is a cafe with tables outside. A jeep is speeding past.

Identification…

Cambridge Parade of Airmen and Women
A march past of airmen and WAAFs. An officer is saluting and the Mayor and Mayoress are standing by. The lead group of airmen are just marching past St Edward's Passage. Gonville and Caius College rear left, St Mary's church rear right.

Group of Airmen in front of a York
A group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of a York, 'KO'.
A post-it states ' Grandad [underlined] 8th i from right. 3rd row down (seated on chairs)'.

31 Airmen
31 men arranged in three rows. A post-it with 'grandad' marks Ron, bottom row, 5th from left.

37 Airmen
37 men arranged in five rows in front of a hangar. A post-it states that Ron is in the second row from top, 5th in row.

Aerial Photographs
Two aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is an oblique aerial image of a farm with orchards.
#2 is a near vertical image of a coastline.

Aerial Photographs and Snow Scenes
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an aerial view of a snow covered hill side.
#2 is a snow covered forest.
#3 is an aerial view of an airfield and surrounding farms.
#4 is a lake set in a forest. The tail fin of the aircraft is visible.

Hudsons and Aerial Photographs
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a starboard/front view of a Hudson in the snow. Behind a second Hudson is flying by, low level.
#2 is two Hudsons parked on the snow.
#3 is an aerial view of hangars in the snow. Part of the aircraft is in the…

Hudsons Line Up
Four photographs from an album.
#1, 2 and 3 are similar images of a row of Hudsons lined up in the snow.
#4 is Ron in the turret at the rear of a Hudson.

Victoria and Jacques Cartier Bridges and Rapids
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is the Victoria Bridge, Montreal
#2 is a view across the St Lawrence with the Jacques Cartier Bridge.
#3 and 4 are river rapids.
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