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Guy Gibson taking his oath to rejoin the Boy Scout movement together with Group Captain E Colbeck-Welch, Wing Commander S P Richards, Flight Lieutenant K Davison and Lieutenant F Carruthers; a report of an operation by Wing Commander C M…

The first page comprises a page of caricatures annotated with quotations from the individuals pictured, including Wing Commander J Cunningham, Wing Commander Townsend, Warrant Officer Carter, Flight Lieutenant Erlwig, Staff officer Priestley, Flight…

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A studio photograph of four men and three women grouped around the married couple. Kenneth is in uniform with sergeant rank and his air gunner's brevet. Mabel is wearing a dark suit and holding a bouquet. The couple had been going out since 1939 and…

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Wooden cross with the upright marked 'No 10' and the date of death. The cross bar has 'PEXMAN ENGELSCH VLIEGENIER' written across it. The grave is in Schoonselhof cemetery.

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Two portrait photographs, one in civilian clothes including a collared shirt and tie and a second in uniform. Kenneth worked as a first aid car driver just after war was declared.

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Seven uniformed airmen standing in front of a Defiant, six are bare headed and one is wearing a half cap. The central figure is standing on an aircraft chock. Kenneth Richard Pexman is standing on the far right and is wearing flying…

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Cloth air gunner's brevet.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Abraham Thomson Lyon with sergeant stripes, air gunner brevet and wireless operator badge. On the reverse 'In Memory of Abraham Thomson Lyon Warrant Officer 1360209 218 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who…

Head and shoulder portrait of Morgan Swap.

A head and shoulders portrait of David McArthur Munro wearing a greatcoat with the collar turned up.

Research notes about the collision of two Lancasters over Branston.

Two rows of air and ground crew. Behind is their Lancaster with the record of 25 operations.
On the reverse 'Dad'.

Ron in flying kit, boots and helmet. On the front 'Wigsley 1940 flying Sirlings [sic]'.
On the reverse 'Dad'.

Ron's pilot is sitting on a fence. He is named on the reverse.

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13 airmen on the port inner engine of an aircraft. Three are named on the reverse, 'Paul, P/O Davey, Dad'. The image is badly damaged.

Seven airmen in front of their Lancaster. Four of them are named on the reverse, 'Dad, Paul, F/O Davey, Eddy'.

A number of crosses in a tended cemetery with planted roses. In the foreground there is a row of four crosses, two of which simply have the date 11 November 1944 on the crossbar. The second left cross has '1595438 Sgt G Nixon' and '1436511 Sgt JGD…

The telegram advises that Ron is missing.

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Half length portrait of Sergeant George Nixon in uniform displaying his air gunner's brevet.

25 operations completed by Ron Carter.

Seven aircrew in uniform. Four standing, including air gunner George Nixon (far left), flight engineer, wireless operator, and second air gunner standing behind seated navigator, pilot and bomb aimer.

A list of four operations missing from Ron's Log Book confirmed by the Operational Record Book - Nuremberg, Toulouse, Tours and Brunswick.


A list of the seven crew on the day they were shot down.
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