Tinning, Herbert


Tinning, Herbert
Herbert William Tinning
Herbert W Tinning
H W Tinning
H Tinning


Four items. An oral history interview with Herbert William Tinning DFC, his log book and three photographs. He flew operations as a navigator with 51 Squadron.
The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Herbert Tinning and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.




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Tinning, HW

Collection Items

Group of thirteen including aircrew and ground personnel
Ten airmen and three airwomen, nine standing and four crouching in front, all in front of a four engined bomber. Six airmen have visible brevet, the man front right a pilot, the other five have half brevet. Two of the women wear battledress and the…

Five aircrew
Five airmen wearing tunics with brevet and side caps. Two sitting and three standing behind. Front left man has pilot's brevet and all others half brevet. Submitted with information 'Hebert Tinning’s crew in uniform, the pilot (Flight Sergeant…

Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book from 25th August 1942 to 11th March 1945. Recording his training as a navigator in Australia and Great Britain and a full tour of…

Interview with Herbert Tinning
Herbert Tinning trained as an aircraft fitter but later remustered and flew operations with 51 Squadron as a navigator. After the war, he build a career as a town planner and later as an architect.
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