Tomlin, Ron


Tomlin, Ron
R Tomlin


Four items. An oral history interview with Ron Tomlin (b. 1923) and three photographs. He flew operations as a bomb aimer with 10 Squadron. Collection catalogued by Nigel Huckins.




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Tomlin, R

Collection Items

Airman and woman
Three quarter length image of an airman in cadet uniform tunic with white belt and white flashes on side cap standing with his arm round a smartly dressed woman. House in the background. Submitted with caption 'Ron and his sister - the flashes on the…

Five aircrew
Five airmen all wearing tunics with brevet and side caps. Man second from left is a pilot, the others have half brevet. Submitted with caption 'The Wellington crew - from the left - Ron; Bob Dibben, Pilot; Ian L Ure, WOP; Roy Parsonson, Navigator;…

Two airmen
Head and shoulders portrait of two men wearing greatcoats and side caps. man on left has sergeants rank. Submitted with caption 'Ron (on the left) and his mate Ken Pugsley - the Sgt stripes are from the Air Cadets - Ron and Ken went to sign on for…

Interview with Ron Tomlin
Ron Tomlin grew up in Birmingham and was an apprentice carpenter before working in a munitions factory. He volunteered for the Air Force at 18, and after training, flew operations as a bomb aimer with 10 Squadron. His aircraft was forced to ditch in…
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