Edwards, Allan Ernest

Title

Edwards, Allan Ernest
A E Edwards

Description

Six items. Collection concerns Warrant Officer Ernest Allan Edwards (b. 1924, Royal Air Force). He flew operations as a flight engineer with 514, 7 and 582 Squadrons. Collection contains an oral history interview, biography, list of 42 operations and photographs of aircraft and people.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Ernest Allan Edwards and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Date

2016-10-24

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Identifier

Edwards, AE

Collection Items

Operational notes
Lists 42 operations with dates, targets, aircraft, fuel, bomb loads, times and accounts of sortie for each one. Mentions Pathfinder marking, occasional air sickness, Master Bomber, number of aircraft lost on some operations, damage to aircraft on a…

Vaires marshalling yard
Target photograph showing railways running top to bottom with marshalling yard centre right. Bomb explosions over yard. A Lancaster is visible bottom left flying to the left. Titled 'Vaires marshalling yard (14 miles east of Paris) 18 July 1944,…

Martinet and Milfield airfield
Top - titled 'Milfield X Squadron'. Copy of a painting of side view of an airborne Martinet in brown and green camouflage flying to left with fields below. Captioned 'A Martinet flying over Milfield. Copied from a painting by Noel Wooding'.
Bottom…

Milfield X Squadron
Top - front quarter view of a Martinet parked on hardstanding with a man standing on starboard wing. Titled 'A Martinet under maintenance 17 July 1945'.
Bottom - Seven airmen, six wearing battledress the other in shirtsleeves, two squatting in front…

Crew and aircraft
Top - seven aircrew all wearing battledress standing in two rows. Captioned 'Geo Wilcock (Nav 1), Nobby Clarke (Nav 11), Dave Hicks (W/Op), rish Miller (pilot), Sid Loseby (R.G.), Ron Baker (M.U.G.), Allan Edwards (F.E.)'. Titled 'Warboys Huntingdon…
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