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PDavisRS1603.jpg
Twelve airmen mostly wearing uniform tunics squatting and standing in two rows in front of a Lancaster.

PDavisR1505.jpg
Left, centre and right side of single long photograph. Men are wearing uniform tunics and side or peaked caps. Sitting and standing in seven rows in the centre and six on the flanks. In the centre the nose and engines of a Hampden are visible.…

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Forty airmen mostly wearing uniform tunic with a few in battledress in three rows. Front row squatting the other standing. In the background a Lancaster. Two versions of the same item.

ADavisR[Date]-01.mp3
Talks of his joining the RAF and early training at Cardington, Bournemouth and Halton. Trained as fitter and posted to RAF Scampton on Hamden with 49 Squadron. Tells many stories of life as groundcrew at Scampton. Includes John Hannah VC, losing…

PDyerJH1607.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and cadet side cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1606.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing uniform tunic with air gunner brevet and side cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1605.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a flight sergeant wearing uniform tunic with air gunner brevet and medal ribbon. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Head and shoulder portrait of a sergeant wearing uniform tunic with air gunner brevet. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1603.jpg
Head and shoulder portrait of a man wearing uniform tunic with flight engineer brevet. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1602.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and a cadet side cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1601.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a pilot wearing uniform tunic. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

NDyerJH160108-01.pdf
On the right a newspaper cutting. Mentions that John Dyer failed to return from operation in January 1944. Gives account of RAF Missing Research and Enquiry Service findings on location of crash and the crew's graves. On the left a photograph of a…

MDyerJH1217992-160108-01.pdf
Note from his niece which gives outline of operation to Berlin on 2 January 1944. Mentions that Missing Research and Enquiry Service contacted his parents with news that his remains had been found and he and rest of crew were buried in the village of…

PCookOG1605.jpg
Seven aircrew three kneeling in front and four standing behind. All wearing battledress. In the background a Lancaster. Captioned 'Norris - A/G m/u, Howard - A/G r/g, Buck - B?A, Bill - Nav, King WOP. Dave - Pilot, Oll - F/E'.

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Air-to-air view of a Hurricane registration 'PC476' port side. Submitted with caption; “Fighter affiliation over Metheringham 1943 by OG Cook'.

NCookOG160315-02.pdf
Gives account of attacks on oil targets, tank yards and railyards in Nuremburg and Wurzburg by bomber command and United States Army Air Force. goes on to mention other operations including use of ten-ton bomb at Bielefeld..

NCookOG160315-01.pdf
A newspaper cutting showing eight aircrew boarding a Lancaster prior to an operation to Wesel, with attached smaller clipping regarding the congratulations sent by General Dempsey to A Harris following operation to Wesel prior to the crossing of the…

PColsonWA1603.jpg
Half-length portrait of an officer wearing tunic with observer brevet and medal ribbon as well as peaked cap. Submitted with caption; 'William Alfred Colson'.

PColsonWA1604.jpg
Seven aircrew, three wearing flying jackets the others battledress, standing in line in front of a Lancaster with a 4000lb HC bomb behind them. Captioned' W.A. Colson DFM'. Submitted with caption 'William Colson with Lanc Crewe [sic] 9 Squadron'.…

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Headstone for Flight lieutenant W A Colson DFM 17 December 1943. With trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Modern colour photograph of CWGC headstone for WA Colson taken by W Harrison' Additional information bout this item was kindly…

MColsonWA141402-160415-01.pdf
Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

PClarkeE1503.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a flight lieutenant wearing uniform tunic with signallers brevet and peaked cap. Titled '49 Bomber Squadron - 5 Group, Royal Air Force Scampton with countryside background, union flag and a Lancaster upper right.…

PCameronD2025.jpg
Officers all wearing uniform tunics sitting at dining tables in front, along the sides and at the back of a dining room. An officer stands at back addressing the room. Submitted with caption 'Officers Mess dinner Feltwell No 3 L.F.S January 31 1945'

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Eight aircrew, five wearing battledress and three tunics all with brevet standing in line in front of a Lancaster with 30 bomb symbols on the fuselage. Submitted with caption 'Don Cameron’s Air Crew Witchford 1944 The only known names left Kenneth…

PCameronD2024.jpg
Twenty men mostly wearing battledress but two with uniform tunics and peaked caps in two lines in front of a Lancaster. Aircrew in back row with some groundcrew are standing, groundcrew are kneeling in front. In the background the Lancaster has 30…
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