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A group of fifty men of 207 Squadron comprising four officers in peaked caps, 45 men in side caps and one bareheaded. The photograph is annotated '207 SQDN. Air Gunners May 1945'. Albert Frederick Nye is standing, third from the right in the second…

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Albert Frederick Nye wearing his uniform with sergeant's insignia, flying boots, Mae West lifejacket and parachute harness. He is standing by a Lancaster rear gunner's position in which an airman is seated. There are packed parachutes on the ground…

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A group of thirteen men, 12 in flying suits surrounding a sergeant in uniform. The airmen are wearing Sidcot suits, flying boots and leather gloves. Some are holding their flying helmets. Albert Frederick Nye is seated in the second row, second from…

ONyeAF1877081-220403-01.pdf
Albert Frederick Nye's service and release book from 13 December 1943 to 10 May 1947. The statement states that 'This airman has been instructed in two trades since his original attestation to the Service and he has obtained excellent results in…

LNyeAF1877081v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Albert Frederick Nye form 13 May 1944 to 31 May 1945. Detailed training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Training was undertaken at 10 AGS RAF Barrow, RAF…

LCrampinDE2206941v1.pdf
D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

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Letter discussing his health and his relationship with Joyce.

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Letter saying he has arrived safely but is not happy about the prospect of war.

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Remembers Flight Sergeant Frederick Thomas Dunn who was killed in action November 1943 following an operation over Germany.

MDunnFT1319229-180214-01.pdf
School old boys' annual magazine. Contains articles about the school, photograph of school's cadet company, and role of service for old grammarians. Covers all services but included F Dunn - killed in operation to Berlin 22 November 1943.

LDunnFT1319229v1.pdf
F T Dunn’s Air Bomber’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 24 September 1942 to 22 November 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Bomber. He was stationed at RAF Mount Hampden as pupil pilot 3-21 Aug 1942, South…

SDunnFT1319229v2.pdf
Annotated copy of The great raids - Peenemunde 17 August 1943 by Air Commodore J Searby.
Book includes:
Handwritten note on front 'In memory of Fred Dunn, killed Nov 22/23 1943'.
Telegram to Mr A C Dunn regretting to inform him that his son Sgt…

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Seven airmen standing in front of a Stirling. On the reverse their names and trades.

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Pilot Officer Frederick Stanbury and Norman Rutherford (right) standing in front of a Mosquito.

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

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Full length image of an airman wearing tunic with sergeant rank and bomb aimer brevet, and side cap, sitting on a stone wall holding a book.

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Half-length portrait of an airman wearing tunic with sergeant rank and bomb aimers brevet, and side cap seated.

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Colour postcard with painting of front quarter view of airborne Halifax of 76 Squadron.

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Gives account of author's operation and then watching the collision of two Halifax while preparing to land. Makes some comments on danger of operations. Gives details of both aircraft involved, one from Pocklington with relative of Rebecca on board…

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Three views of Geoffrey Dixons identity disks on a string.

LThirskTP1378816v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for T P Thirsk, covering the period from 10 November 1944 to 4 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and flying duties with the empire air navigation school. He was stationed at RAF Montrose and RAF Shawbury. Aircraft…

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Extract covers eight planned flights of aircraft captained by Peter when he was a SNCO pilot. They take place between 11 August 1942 and 13 October 1942 when the squadron was at Pocklington.

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Cutting records the visit of Lettice Curtis to Pocklington, a member of the ATA , who delivered Halifax aircraft to Pocklington. cutting records that Flight Lieutenant Peter Thirsk flew 29 operations on the Halifax attended.

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A two verse memorial to those who died flying as members of 50 Squadron.
It is endorsed 'With best wishes' F/Lt J.C.A. Rodgers D.F.M. Dip I.E.T. R.A.F.V.R.

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Hand written table titled 'April - June 1942, losses in chronological order 50 Squadron, code : VN, Base : Skellingthorpe'. During this period the squadron was operating the Manchester. The last two entries are for August and September.

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Two cuttings, the first from the Essex County Telegraph 16th October 1943 announcing the award of a Bar to Harolds D.F.C. The other records the award of the D.F.C. No dates or publication.
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