Page, Thomas James

Title

Page, Thomas James
T J Page

Description

Fifteen items. An oral history interview with Squadron Leader Thomas Page DFM (1922 - 2017, 922297, 183427 Royal Air Force), his log book, two autobiographies and photographs. He flew operations as a flight engineer with 49 Squadron.

The collection was catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Date

2016-07-02

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

Page, TJ

Collection Items

49 Squadron photograph
A large group of aircrew wearing battledress or tunics with side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Lancaster. In the centre bottom 49 Squadron Badge - April 1943.

Flight Sergeant Thomas Page
An airman wearing flying helmet and parachute harness looking out of the open cockpit window of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'Flt Sgt T J Page, 49 Bomber Sqn 1943, RAF Fiskerton'.

My life in the Royal Air Force Bomber Command
Includes several b/w photographs of people and aircraft. Writes of early life and mentions beginning of the war and volunteering for the air force in January 1940. Continues with account of initial training and mustering as an airframe mechanic and…

My life in the Royal Air Force bomber command
Writes of early life and mentions beginning of the war and volunteering for the air force in January 1940. Continues with account of initial training and mustering as an airframe mechanic and subsequent technical training. Describes first posting to…

Tom Page DFM
Half length portrait of a man wearing blazer with medals standing in a room with picture on the wall behind him. On the reverse 'Tom Page DFM, July 2016'.

Tom Page DFM
Full length portrait of a man wearing blazer with medals, tie and side cap standing in garden with walking stick in his right hand. In the background shrubbery and windows. On the reverse 'Tom Page DFM, July 2016'.

Two photographs of people
Top - colour photograph of and lady and gentleman sitting in a crowd. He is wearing blazer and tie and side cap, the woman is wearing a hat. Bottom - black and white photograph of an airman wearing flying suit and Mae West standing in front of the…

Flight Sergeant Thomas Page
An airman wearing flying helmet and parachute harness looking out of the open cockpit window of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'No 49 Squadron Royal Air Force, Fiskerton, Lincs, 1943, Flight Sergenat Thomas J Page (Late 1943), in his position as flight…

Two photographs of people
Left - On the left a man wearing combat jacket, beret and holding a walking stick in right hand. To the right, three men wearing overalls with belts. In the background the door of a wooden hut.
Right - a full length portrait of an RAF flight…

Flight Sergeant Thomas Page
Full length image of an airman wearing flying suit, boots and Mae West standing under the starboard inner engine of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'No 49 Squadron Royal Air Force, Fiskerton, Lincs, 1943, [...], Squadron Royal Air Force Fiskerton, Lincs…

Flight Sergeant Thomas Page
Full length image of an airman wearing battledress standing by the rear fuselage of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'No 49 Squadron Royal Air Force, Fiskerton, Lincs, 1943, Flight Sergeant Thomas J Page in battledress'.

Flight Sergeant Thomas Page
Full length image of an airman in flying gear standing in front of the starboard main undercarriage of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'No 49 Squadron Royal Air Force, Fiskerton, Lincs, 1943, Flight Sergeant Thomas J Page in flying kit'.

No 8 course flight engineers squad 4
Twelve airmen all wearing greatcoats and side caps, six sitting in front and 6 standing behind. In front a board 'No 8 course flight engineers squad 4, 1942-09-14, B - G'. On the reverse 'August to September 1943 RAF St Athan, South Wales, Cpl Thomas…

Thomas Page's navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s log book
Thomas Page’s flight engineer’s flying log book covering the period from 4 January 1943 to 12 December 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as flight engineer and glider pilot. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 SoTT), RAF…

Interview with Thomas James Page
Thomas Page grew up in a farming family before joining the Royal Air Force in 1940, training as a flight mechanic. He was initially posted to 257 Squadron (Hurricanes) but soon went to Gloucester to train as a fitter from where he was posted to 71…
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