Richardson, Frederic James


Richardson, Frederic James
F J Richardson


13 items. An oral history interview with Flight Lieutenant Frederic Richardson ( - 2020, 1234575, 146433 Royal Air Force), his log books and photographs. He flew operations as a pilot with 207 Squadron.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Frederic Richardson and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




IBCC Digital Archive


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Richardson, FJ

Collection Items

Fred Richardson's log book. Two
Pilots flying log book 2 for F J Richardson, covering the period from 3 March 1943 to 8 October 1945. Detailing his operations flown, flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Langar, RAF Ossington, RAF Church Broughton, RAF…

Group of Trainee Airmen
Large group of trainees, arranged in three rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse most of the individuals have signed their names.
Information supplied with the collection identifies it as RAF Finningley in 1941, Aircrew receiving centre group.

Fred Richardson and Classmates at the Pool
Fred and 21 classmates and instructor at the pool. Fred is marked with a cross.
On the reverse 'F. Richardson (marked with a cross) Sutton Council School, Yorkshire Swimming Class'.

Fred Richardson and Coal Miners
Fred on a school outing to a colliery. He is in the centre of a group of miners and fellow pupils. Behind is a bus.

Fred Richardson and Parents
A young Fred flanked by his mother and father.

Fred Richardson DFC
A head and shoulders portrait of Fred wearing his pilot's badge and DFC.

Fred Richardson
Fred standing, wearing his medals, in front of a Lancaster at Duxford.

No 30 Intake, 3 (P) AFU RAF Long Newnton
24 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. On the reverse each individual is named.

Metal Box Staff Photo
A group of 14 women and 8 men identified, in information supplied with the collection, as employees of Metal Box. Fred is identified as being in the photograph.

Fred Richardson's pilots flying log book. One
Pilots flying log book for F J Richardson, covering the period from 4 November 1941 to 23 February 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at No.1 British Flying Training School Terrell, RAF Long Newton, RAF North…

The Richardsons
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two young girls on trikes.
Photo 2 and 3 are three men in front of a house. They are annotated '1938 Just the three of us'.

Richardson Family
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is two boys walking along the pavement. Annotation indecipherable.
Photo 2 and 3 are a boy holding a model yacht and his dad, walking along a pavement. It is annotated Redcar 1939. Photo 2 annotations is…

Interview with Frederic James Richardson
Fred signed up for the Royal Air Force as a pilot at Cardington. After Bournemouth, he went to the Aircraft Receiving Centre in London and subsequently to Canada. He trained at the No. 1 British Flying Training School in Texas on Stearmans, Vultee…
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