Muir, Reginald William Lingfield


Muir, Reginald William Lingfield
Muir, R W L


41 items. The collection concerns Sergeant Reginald William Lingfield Muir (1923 - 1943, 1388470 Royal Air Force) and contains his decorations, log book, correspondence, documents, and photographs. He flew a single operation as a bomb aimer with 106 Squadron and was killed with the rest of his crew 9 July 1943.

The collection was loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Clyde Muir and catalogued by Lynn Corrigan.

Additional information on Reginald William Lingfield Muir is available via the IBCC Losses Database.




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Muir, RWL

Collection Items

Beacon Bay East Beach
Aerial photograph of a settlement built along a single loop of unpaved road at the confluence of a river and the sea. The area is forested, giving way to open countryside on the hillside beyond. A road alongside has cars travelling on it with cars…

Decorations and service patches
Flight Sergeant Reginald William Lingfield Muir's War Medal 1939 to 1945, the 1939 to 1945 Star, RAF eagle patch and observer's half-winged brevet.

106 Squadron crest
Coloured squadron crest with rampant lion holding a standard and the motto 'pro libertate'.

Bomber Command
Concerning the history Bomber Command.
This item is only available at the University of Lincoln.

Luggage tag
Annotated '1388470 Sgt Muir RAF'.

Recommendation for training
Advice to improve mathematics training prior to call up.

Reg Muir's notebook
The cover of a note book used by Reg during training.

Remembrance ceremony memento
Note on the 30th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, remembering Reg Muir.

Love note
Note from Reg expressing his feelings.

Notification of death
Certifies that Reginald William Lingfield Muir was missing and presumed to have lost his life as a result of air operations.

Aircrew of R5573-ZNB
List of crew members, next of kin and addresses; captain [pilot] Sergeant K H McLean, flight engineer Sergeant S N Leigh, navigator Sergeant D H McLeod, air bomber Sergeant RWL Muir, wireless operator Sergeant R C Barrett, mid upper gunner Sergeant L…

Target : Germany
United States Air Forces bombing targets in Europe.

This item is only available at the University of Lincoln.

The Last Flight and The Confirmation
Two poems about loss, love and hopefulness.

Letter to Reg from the recruiting centre
Requesting that Reg attend the combined recruiting centre. Giving instructions on what to bring and advising that he may not be called upon for immediate service.

ABC of the RAF
Book containing information on all areas of the RAF, sold to benefit the RAF benevolent fund.

This item is only available at the University of Lincoln.

Examination answer book
Instructions for examination, mathematical calculations and answers relating to questions on navigation.

Page of mathematical calculations and a law, administration and hygiene exam paper.

Bomb aimer's form
For training, using an 11 1/2lb practice bomb with a terminal velocity of 955 feet per second. Annotated with a localised map and communication notes.

Air Navigation
Cover, flyleaf and opening pages. Annotated 'R W Muir 1388470 1941'.

This item is only available at the International Bomber Command Centre/University of Lincoln'.

Reginald William Lingfield Muir's observer's and air gunner's flying log book
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Reginald William Lingfield Muir covering the period 1 July 1942 to 9 July 1943, Detailing his training as observer, air gunner and bomb aimer and the single operation flown, from which Reg and his crew…

Letter from Squadron Leader W A Williamson
With sympathy to Reg's mother following missing in action report.
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