Describes early life, joining the RAF, training and joining 10 Squadron as mid-upper gunner on Halifax. Was shot down during operation to Munich on 6/7 September 1943. After evading was capture and prisoner of war until April 1945. Goes on with…
States the situation of British in camp that the Russian authorities were responsible for the administration and security of he camp. Mentions responsibility for work in camp, the food situation being precarious, overcrowding due to influx of Italian…
From information provided by the donor. Four photographs ,the first is a reverse with the crew listed, annotations 'Baxter 507, L - R top, Sgt Baxter, F/eng, Sgt Prowse R/Gunner, P/O Deare W/Op, L -R Bottom, S/L Villiers Pilot, F/O Allinson Nav, P/O…
A head and shoulders portrait of Reg used as an escape photo. It is annotated with his name, trade and other details.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.
A Halifax nose with 12 airmen perched on top. Each man is identified by name, trade, air force and home town.
The nose art is a cartoon of a woman, painted 'Tak Yer Time I'm Easy'. 56 bombs are painted on. Under the cockpit is 'Beryle'.
There is a…
Notifies him that he is moved on long term detachment to A V Roe at Chadderton. Covers some financial issues and action he needs to take if he was registered under national services (armed forces) act.
A newsletter produced by the No 31 Bombing and Gunnery School, Picton, Ontario. It contains stories, mini-biographies of station personnel, poems, reviews of Picton cafes, a pantomime, news and views, sport and entertainment and cartoons.
Three photographs of trainees.
Photo 1 is 11 airmen arranged in two rows.
Photo 2 is ten airmen arranged in two rows.
Photo 3 is 11 airmen arranged in two rows.
Each man's name is listed under each photo.
The groups are positioned in front of…
Two photographs of trainees.
Photo 1 is ten airmen arranged in two rows.
Photo 2 is nine airmen arranged in two rows.
Each man's name is listed underneath each photo.
Behind both groups is the same wooden hut.