Stevens, Peter

Title

Stevens, Peter
Peter Stevens
P Stevens
Georg Franz Hein

Description

Ten items. The collection concerns Squadron Leader Peter Stevens, Military Cross, (1919 - 1979, Royal Air Force) and contains his log book, letters and photographs. Originally called Georg Franz Hein, a German Jew, he was sent to Great Britain by his mother in 1934. He attended school in England and when war was declared he assumed the name of Peter Stevens, a deceased school friend. He joined the Air Force and flew operations as a pilot with 144 Squadron before crash landing his Hampden at Amsterdam in September 1941 and becoming a prisoner of war.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Marc Stevens and catalogued by Nigel Huckins. This collection was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

This collection also contains items concerning Ivor Fraser. Additional information on Ivor Fraser is available via the IBCC Losses Database.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2015-07-09

Rights

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Identifier

Stevens, MH

Collection Items

Notification of death -  Ivor Fraser
Certification of the death of 649384, Sergeant Ivor Roderick Fraser missing believed killed 8 September 1941.

Peter Stevens
Full length portrait of Peter Stevens wearing tunic with pilots wings and peaked cap sitting on a chair in a field. In the background trees. Submitted with caption 'P/O Stevens'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the…

Peter Stevens
Full length portrait of Peter Stevens wearing tunic and side cap standing at the bottom of a flight of steps with hedge and building in the background. Submitted with caption 'LAC Stevens 1940'. Additional information about this item was kindly…

Peter Stevens
Head and shoulders portrait of a Peter Stevens wearing battledress with squadron leader rank and medal ribbon including military cross.

The Hein family on a beach
Three adults, a man and two women, stand behind two boys and a girl on a beach. In the background a pier with several people on it. Submitted with caption; 'Beach July 1924'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

Peter Stevens' pilot's flying log book
Pilots flying log book for Peter Stevens, covering the period from 6 June 1940 to 7 September 1941 when he was taken prisoner of war and then from 26 July 1945 to 22 January 1947 and from 28 September 1952 to 19 September 1953. Detailing his flying…

Ivor Fraser
Top, a photograph of an airman wearing battledress with air gunners brevet and side cap.
Bottom, a post card from Ivor to his mother Mrs M A Fraser saying he received her card and has no further news.

Letter to Mr Mathews from Peter Stevens
Thanks Mr Mathews for his letter and says how proud he was of Mr Mathews son John and the rest of the crew for their work in getting their aircraft safely home. He is looking forward to flying with him again when he returns from sick leave. He was…

Letter from John Matthews’ father to P Stevens
Letter thanks Peter Stevens for the masterly way he brought his aircraft and crew back from operation on 6 August 1941, and as a result saved his son's life.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better…

Letter from Air Vice Marshal Davidson to  Wing Commander W R John
John was tasked with investigating Peter Stevens' RAF record in order to ascertain his suitability for British citizenship. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive…
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Collection Tree

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