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Three items relating to the loss of Ted's Lancaster. #1 is a note about the crew - 4 were killed and 3 baled out. #2 is the reverse of the note explaining that the WAAFs at Edith Weston were very kind to the Forces. Ted sold his logbook and medals to…

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Vertical arrow through circle. Moto - achieve your aim.

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Gives some details of service, 97 Squadron, 203 hours operations, air gunner and citation.

OSawKC55612-151102-02.pdf
Contains personal data, mustering dates and trades, commission, course, postings, movements and duties. Includes post-war service.

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Lists 35 successful operational sorties between 7 November 1941 and 15 November 1942.

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Some personal details of Kenneth Saw with dates of enlistment and discharge. Includes mention of award of DFM. Mustered as mechanic, then air gunner and finally u/t pilot. Ranks was flight sergeant. Includes postings including 97 Squadron.

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List of 33 operations between 7 December 1941 and 16 November 1942. For each operation states target, crew, and some detailed comments.

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-02.pdf
Information on crew photograph - item in collection , and Lancaster photograph - not in collection. Names 'back row - left to right, Fred Bolan (Canadian) - navigator, Bill Parkes - mid upper gunner, E "Taffy" Thomas - flight engineer, Alf Barford -…

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Seven airmen, all wearing battledress, three sitting in chairs in front and four standing behind.

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-01.pdf
List containing some some basic service history and some details of flights made by crew of Flight Sergeant A Barford with individual pages for pilot Barford, Warrant Officer William Day - air gunner, Flight Sergeant F Bolan RCAF- navigator, Warrant…

LWebsterE2210797v1.pdf
E Webster’s Flight Engineers Flying Log Book covering the period 3 August 1944 to 4 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF Wigsley (1654 HCU), RAF Syerston (5 Lancaster Finishing…

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A painting, signed by Reg Payne, of two Lancasters banking over RAF Skellingthorpe. On the reverse:
'QR-O 61 Squadron (City of Lincoln) Squadron
VN-D 50 Squadron -- Same airfield Skellingthorpe Lincoln
61 Squadron, Middle left to Top left over to…

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A Players Navy Cut cigarette tin which contained rank and metal badges plus a small stamp collection on a card marked 'The language of Stamps'.

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A target photograph on an operation to Ladbergen. There is no ground detail, only a patch of illuminated cloud or smoke and some flare trails.
It is captioned:
3517 Skell.4/5.11.44//NT.8" 11400' 074° 1936 Ladbergen.Z. 14 ANM 65DN. 22secs F/O…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Bremerhaven. On the right is some illuminated smoke or cloud and some light trails. The rest of the image is dark. It is captioned:.
2922 SKELL. 18/19.9.44// NT. 8" 15000 ←/168° 2102
BREMERHAVEN RD.Z. 1x2000. 12…

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A target photograph taken on an operation to Rheydt. The ground detail is obscured by glare and light trails. Photograph is captioned:
2533 SKELL 19/20.9.44 // NT (C) 8" 11000 ← 014° 2153
RHEYDT RD.Z. 1x2000, 12 'J' x 500. 21 secs. F/O Davies…

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Four photographs of airmen and ground crew with a bomb and positioned in front of their aircraft' 'QR-?'.
In photo 1 and 3 there are seven airmen and four ground crew.
In photo 2 and 4 there are seven airmen.

This item was sent to the IBCC…

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A large group of airmen and ground crew arranged under a Lancaster. Information supplied with the collection states '61 Squadron 1945'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

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#1 A list of Edward's medals and the box they came in.
#2 The five medals awarded to Edward.
1939 to 1945 Star, Atlantic Star, Africa Star, France and Germany Star
War Medal 1939 to 1945.

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Six items listed that are the duties and responsibilities of Flight Engineers.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

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A half length portrait of Sergeant Cyril Todd with his air gunner brevet. On the reverse 'Cyril Todd'.

BShakespeareHEShakespeareHEv1.pdf
Detailed description of journey by train across the United States with comments about America and descriptions of many towns and cities passed through. Comments on some of his and his companions' activities. Makes several comparisons with Australia.

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Head and shoulders portrait of an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet. Submitted with information 'S/L JR Rainford in uniform with pilot’s wings clearly visible'.

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