Ward, Mary. Album

Title

Ward, Mary. Album

Description

42 items. The album concerns the work of 517 Squadron Meteorological Flight at RAF Shawbury, RAF Chivenor and RAF Brawdy. It contains photographs of aircraft and staff at work and on leave.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2015-12-14

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

Ward, EM

Collection Items

Outside covers of album
Outside covers of album, blank.

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Top left. Head and shoulders photograph of Ivor Jones, in uniform, captioned 'Sq Ldr Ivor Jones 1941 Linton on Ouse', ''The Colonel' had been previously Indian Army'.
Bottom left. Photograph of Mary Brown, civilian clothes, seated in a field of…

Blank album page
Blank album page

Mary Ward's colleagues at RAF Silverstone
First head and shoulders photograph of a woman in civilian clothes captioned, 'Joan Scallen 1944 Silverstone', 'Photo Oct 1946'.
Second, head and shoulders photograph of a woman in civilian clothes, captioned 'Helen 1944'.
Third, head and…

Mary Brown at RAF Shawbury
Top left, a head and shoulders portrait of Mary Brown, wearing dress with a necklace. Captioned 'Cpl Mary Brown in Shrewsbury Town', 'RAF Shawbury Mar 1945'.
Top right, photograph of 24 aircrew in uniform, in three rows, in formal pose. Captioned…

Roy Ward's informal flying log as a Meteorological Observer from RAF Millom and RAF Aldergrove
Informal flying log of Roy Ward's flights as a Meteorological Observer from No 2 (O) AFU, RAF Millom and from No 1674 Heavy Conversion Unit RAF Aldergrove from August to November 1944.
Photograph of three men sitting in shorts and vests on a stony…

RAF Brawdy Officers Mess
Top, interior of RAF Brawdy Officers Mess Bar, 'The Olde Isobar', captioned ' Officers Mess', '1944-45', '517 Squadron', 'RAF Brawdy'.
Second, third and fourth photographs are all of two RAF officers, in uniform standing outside wooden structure…

Christmas 1944 and summer 1945
Top left shows coastline with rocky headlands and individuals seated on the grass looking at the view, captioned 'Steve Hughes', ' Christmas Day 1944', 'Newgale Solva'.
top right shows RAF officer in uniform walking down hill side path, captioned…

Newgale beach
Three photographs showing a coastline and rocky headlands. Two show beaches, all captioned 'Newgale 1945 Nr Brawdy'. Second photograph also captioned 'Copyright. Old Welch Road, Newgale'.

Solva
Top and middle are photographs of a coastline with bay, small village, one has head and shoulders of uniformed individual in foreground looking out towards the village. All three captioned 'Solva 1945'.
Bottom left is a head and shoulders portrait…

Clouds over RAF Brawdy
Top, a photograph of cloud formations taken from the ground with aircraft and hangars in the background. Captioned 'T1918 STD 19TH APRIL 45 CLOUDS BRAWDY'.
Bottom, a photograph of cloud formations taken from the ground with building roofs in the…

Halifax in flight
Top, air-to-air view of a Halifax 9X-N, RC380 in flight, over the sea. Captioned 'March 1945 517 Squadron Halifax'.
Bottom, air-to-air view of a Halifax flying over the sea from directly above captioned 'Mar 1945 517 Squadron Halifax'.

Cloud formations
Two aerial photographs of cloud formations. Top, captioned 'T2018 STD 22.5.45 // A/C LC 380 6 3/8 CLOUD FORMATION POST 15 HT 18250' and '22 May 1945 position is HT 18,250 Ft approx. 1600 GMT'.
Bottom captioned 'T2017 STD 22.5.45 // A/C LC 380 6 /38…

Cloud formations
Two aerial photographs of cloud formations.
Top, captioned ' T2017 STD 22.5.45 // A/C LG 380 6 3/8 CLOUD FORMATION POST 15 HT 18250' and 22 May 1945 position is HT 18,250 Ft approx. 1600 GMT'.
Bottom captioned 'T2019 STD 22.5.45 // A/C LG 380 6…

HMS Newcastle and Hospital ship
Top, a battleship at sea captioned 'T2014 STD 22.5.45 // A/C LC380 6 3/8 [CRUISER HMS ] NEWCASTLE POST 8 HT 300' and '22 May 1945 position 8 HT 300 FT Cruiser HMS Newcastle’
Bottom, a picture of a hospital ship at sea captioned 'T2077 STD' and '6…

Merchant ships at sea
Top a merchant vessel at sea captioned 'T2070 STD 13 JUNE 45// 13/517 F6 3/8 M.V. POSN 25 250' and '13 June 1945 Position 25 250 FT'.
Bottom a merchant vessel at sea captioned 'T2069 STD 13 JUNE 45// 13/517 F6 3/8 'WILLIAM D BYRON' POSN 24 100FT'…

Ramsey, Isle of Man
Top, an aerial photograph of coastline, small town, river estuary, two breakwaters and a pier. Captioned 'T2148 STD 3rd JULY 45//A/C 517/6 F6 3/8 RAMSEY - ISLE OF MAN' and '3 July Ramsey Isle of Man HT 1000 FT'.
Bottom, an aerial photograph of…

Isle of Man
Oblique aerial photograph showing countryside and a cloud formation. Captioned 'T2147', '4F42', '66007', '517/6' and 'July 1945', 'Isle of Man'.

Gibraltar
Top left, airfield with B-17 parked, hangar in background, part of right hand Halifax engines in foreground. Captioned 'September 1945', 'Gibraltar'.
Top right, eight individuals in uniform, standing under left outer wing of a Halifax. The rock of…

Halifax at Lagens
Top, a picture of open country side, buildings in distance, captioned' Lagens', '21 Sep 1945', 'Azores'.
Bottom, Halifax X9-L on ground from right side with some of the crew. Captioned '21 Sep 1945', 'Lagens Azores'.

Halifax on Epicure flight
Top, air-to-air view of a Halifax in flight, from below and slightly forward, upper surface of Halifax right wing in foreground. Captioned '22 Sep 1945'.
Centre, air-to-air view of a Halifax in flight, from abeam and slightly above, Forward part of…

Meteorological staff
Top, 12 airmen and airwomen all in uniform, one holding a balloon, standing in two rows in front of building, captioned 'Met Office Staff', 'RAF Chivenor'.
Bottom left, is of a bride in wedding dress with veil and flowers standing on path in front…

Elizabeth Mann
Head and shoulders portrait of a woman, looking to the right, hand clasping wooden ladder. Captioned 'Elizabeth Mann', 'Met Brawdy - Chivenor', '1944-45'.

Christmas menu RAF Chivenor, 1945
Christmas dinner menu 1945 from RAF Chivenor. 24 signatures on reverse.

Meteorology department personnel and a Christmas card
Top right, six ground personnel, three female, two in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform, three men in RAF uniform, standing in front of hedge in a country lane. Captioned 'Mary Ozzy Wendy Bish Roy & Liz', '1946', 'Near Chivenor'.
Right, same…
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