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LHiltonVT430281v1.pdf
Observer’s air gunner’s and w/t operators flying log book for V T Hilton, wireless operator, covering the period from 19 July 1943 to 16 April 1945. He was stationed at RAAF Parkes, RAAF Port Pririe, RAF Dumfries, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Rufforth…

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An identity card issued to Vaughn Thomas including his description and photograph.

PTinningH1604.jpg
Ten airmen and three airwomen, nine standing and four crouching in front, all in front of a four engined bomber. Six airmen have visible brevet, the man front right a pilot, the other five have half brevet. Two of the women wear battledress and the…

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Five airmen wearing tunics with brevet and side caps. Two sitting and three standing behind. Front left man has pilot's brevet and all others half brevet. Submitted with information 'Hebert Tinning’s crew in uniform, the pilot (Flight Sergeant…

MThorpJF1623333-160412-01.jpg
Lists 34 operations between 28 May 1944 and 19 September 1944. 467 Squadron RAAF. On last sortie noted that Wing Commander Gibson VC was master bomber and was killed on return flight. In addition first operation was in Lancaster R5868 which is now in…

MThorpJF1623333-160412-04.pdf
Some information about 467 Squadron's history and about Lancaster R5863 'S Sugar' which is currently in the RAF museum at Hendon. Mentions operations on 6 June 1944. Includes colour photograph showing front quarter of a Lancaster inside a museum. In…

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Shows page with summary for May 1944 with six sorties recorded. Lancaster, 467 Squadron at RAF Waddington rear gunner. Includes two operations to French targets.

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BThomasJHThomasJHv1.pdf
Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

VSmithNG[Date].mp4
Norm Smith gives very brief description of his career. He trained as a pilot in Australia then on to England and 463 and later 467 Squadrons, post war, remaining in RAAF until 1947. Flew Tiger Moths, Ansons, Wellingtons, Stirlings and the Lancaster.…

PMeenMI2008.jpg
Eight airmen arranged around a table with mugs and cigarettes. Three are working with pens and papers.

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PMeenMI2003.jpg
Seven airmen Mae Wests life vests. They are standing in front of Lancaster VN-D RE133.
On the reverse are four signatures


[The image is identified as being 50 squadron, RAF Skellingthorpe and the Captain as F/O A. Campbell]

S78Sqn19361201v30027.pdf
Log book covering the period of service on 78 Squadron at RAF Breighton from September 1943 to June 1944 flying Halifaxes. A total of 31 night time operations were flown. Targets were Hannover, Bochum, Kassel, Dusseldorf, Mannheim, Leipzig,…

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Three airmen sitting on an aircraft wing with damage to the trailing edge. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn McGregor Damaged Halifax'.

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Produced by 'Registration Research', it uses information from the squadron's operational record books. It records the major operations, gives periodic reviews, lists the changes in Officer Commanding and records events in the Squadron's history.

PMcPhersonGM1603.jpg
Half length image of three officers wearing tunics with brevet and medal ribbon sittings. The man on the left is a pilot and the other two are air gunners. Submitted with caption, 'Cyril, Harry and Gerald 1945'.

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Seven aircrew (two RAF and five RAAF) wearing battledress with brevet and side or peaked caps sitting on the port inner engine of a Lancaster. Submitted with caption 'J Hepburn, JE Parrish, CMM McPherson, R Liversidge, JA Mallinson, QGTA, WJ Perry'.

PMacdonaldK1702.pdf
An airman in flying kit crouching by aircraft main u/c wheel. Submitted with caption 'K Macdonald circa October 1944 at Wickenby'.

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A very large group of airmen sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Halifax and others lined up sitting on wings, engines and fuselage. Submitted with caption 'RAAF 466 Sqn March 1945 (Personal Photo Album)'.

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460 Squadron RAAF fabric and gold wire badge.

PHoganPJ1719.jpg
Top - five airmen standing in line. The four to the left wear parachute harnesses and the man on the right wears battledress with half brevet. In the background part of a Halifax.
Bottom - An airman wearing battledress and parachute harness holding…

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An airman wearing battledress and parachute harness holding canvas bag standing in front of wooden wall. Submitted with caption 'Pat in training'. On the reverse 'taken in Scotland some time ago just prior to a flip. For once the run is apparently …

PHoganPJ1716.jpg
Air-to air view front quarter from below of two Halifax, the nearer with letters 'HD-C' and the other above. Submitted with caption 'NR179 HD-C Returning Circa 1945 (AWM)'

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Four airmen all wearing tunics with brevet, a pilot and bomb aimer in front and navigator and flight engineer at the rear. Submitted with caption 'NR179 466 Sqn close friends'. On the reverse 'RAAF 466 Sqn crew NR179, standing (left to right),F/Sgt…

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Seven men, four standing behind and three squatting in front. All wear battledress with half brevet and side caps except centre front who has pilot's brevet and peaked cap. They are standing in snow with a building in the background.
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