Varney, Eric


Varney, Eric
E Varney


Four items. One oral history interview with Eric Varney (1925 - 2015) and three photographs. 28 operations as a mid upper gunner with 207 Squadron from RAF Spilsby.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Eric Varney and catalogued by IBCC Digital Archive staff.


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Varney, E

Collection Items

Eric Varney and his aircrew
Seven airmen below the open bomb doors of a Lancaster. Four are standing and three are kneeling. Eric Varney is kneeling bottom right. All except one person are wearing parachte harnesses. There is another Lancaster in the background.

Eric Varney and an airman in front of aircraft
Eric Varney, wearing parachute harness and flying boots, with another airman in front of an aircraft.

Eric Varney
Half-length portrait of Eric Varney portrait with folded arms, looking sideways. A broach with wings on his lapel.

Interview with Eric Varney
Eric Varney completed 28 operations as a mid upper gunner with 207 Squadron from RAF Spilsby. After the war Eric worked as a bus driver, coal miner, long distance lorry driver and coal merchant.
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