Black, Reginald Thomas


Black, Reginald Thomas
Black, RT


Eight items. The collection concerns Corporal Reginald Thomas Black (1919 - 1939, 567249 Royal Air Force) and contains his log book, documents and photographs. He flew operations as an air gunner with 9 Squadron and was killed 18 December 1939 on a daylight operation to Wilhelmshaven. 

Additional information on Reginald Thomas Black is available via the IBCC Losses Database

The collection was loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Michael Black and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




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Black, RT

Collection Items

RT Black Certificate of Service and Discharge
RAF Form 280 issued to RT Black

RT Black's flying log book
RT Black's flying log book from 6 January 1938 to 18 December 1939. His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Allison and Flying Officer Bailey. He was killed in action 18 December 1939.

RT Black's Decorations
Three medals awarded to RT Black, 1939 to 1945 Star, Air Crew Europe Star and War Medal 1939 to 1945.

RT Black
A half length portrait of RT Black, in a frame.

Airmen Grouped in front of Wellington
A group of airmen, in four rows, in front of a Wellington.
At the top is handwritten '[indecipherable] Squadron (B Flight)'
And at the bottom 'Why the scrowl? 6th from the right - top row.'

The Squadron at War
16 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a hangar door.
It is captioned 'The Squadron at War No 3 Section of No 9 (B) Squadron, Honington, as it was in October 1939.
Went the day well?
We died & never knew
But Well or ill, Freedom
we died for…

32 Airmen
32 airmen arranged in four rows.
On the reverse is handwritten 'Aug 34 Entry No. 4 Wing. June 1937'.

Letter to RT Black's Wife from Group Captain Lloyd
The writer expresses regret that her husband is missing in action.
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