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PCalmanJG1603.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. On the reverse 'Jim Calman, 1941, Aged 19 years'.

PCalmanJG1601.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with pilots wings and side cap. Captioned 'J Calman Front 1942'. On the reverse 'Jim Calman, 106 Squadron, Metheringham, Lincolnshire, 1944 Aged 22 years, 5 Group Bomber Command'. Additional…

PSpenceMA1501.jpg
A head and shoulders portrait of M A Spence in uniform, showing navigator’s brevet and Flight Sergeant’s stripes.

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LSpenceMA437564v1.pdf
Navigator’s flying log book for L Spence covering the period from 25 February 1944 to 12 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Edmonton (2 AOS), RAF West Freugh (4 OAFU), RAF Hixon (30 OTU), RAF…

PPhillipsD18010046.jpg
460 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force with kangaroo leaping over a boomerang, motto - Strike and Return'.

MPhillipsD1653229-180604-020001.jpg
Mentions occupation pre-service as a brewery clerk. Aircrew navigator training, 460 Squadron on Lancaster and then mention of post war RAF and civilian career. On the reverse a shopping list.

LLatimerJF1551478v1.pdf
J F Latimer’s air bomber’s flying log book covering the period from 9 March 1943 to 8 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Fingal (4 B&GS), RCAF Port Albert (31 ANS), RCAF Jarvis…

PMillerRB1801.jpg
An Australian airman, a WAAF, another airman and a Wing Commander socializing.

YClarkB1578273v2.pdf
Transcript of diary entry for 20 December 1943. Includes crew list. Account of their first operation to Berlin on. He was wireless operator. Mentions flak over coast, problems with Monica system, problems with oxygen, problems with rear turret and…

YClarkB1578273v1.pdf
Transcript of the Diary of Sgt. Bernard Clark RAFVR 30 November – 20 December 1943 with notes by M Warburton. Includes head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap. Includes crew list of his aircraft. Entries contain…

MWarburtonW1067053-160217-04.pdf
An account by Mike Warburton (nephew of William Warburton) of how he made contact with the relatives of the other crew members of Lancaster DV400.

EStadolphRBranderL440318.jpg
Expressing sympathy that they had heard through official channels that his son was reported as killed in action with two other members of his crew. From officer commanding 61 Squadron.

PSaundersEJ20010052.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a steam engine captioned 'No 1 CPR'.
Photo 2 is a steam engine captioned ;The first CPR No 1 at Winnipeg'.
Photo 3 is a steam engine captioned 'No 1 CNR'.
Photo 4 is an airman with an aircraft behind,…

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PBrowningDJ1601.jpg
Don Browning was posted to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. On one operation two aircraft collided and Don lost friends he had undertaken training with. On an operation to Calais the weather was very poor and the mission aborted but not all aircraft…

LTinningHW19585v1.pdf
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book from 25th August 1942 to 11th March 1945. Recording his training as a navigator in Australia and Great Britain and a full tour of…

LMottersheadF422232v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F Mottershead, wireless operator, covering the period from 29 April 1943 to 9 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Calgary, RCAF Mossbank, RCAF…

PChadwickR19040102.jpg
Many Lancasters lined up on peritrack. Taken from cockpit of lead aircraft looking back. To the left airfield boundary and fields beyond. To the right the aerodrome. On the reverse 'Lancasters of 463 RAAF Squadron in line, on the perimeter track…

PChadwickR19040087.jpg
Front quarter view from above of an Avro Lincoln on taxiway. In the background a dispersal pan and runway caravan. On the reverse 'Lincoln at Tengah of No 1 Bomber Squadron Singapore, by courtesy of D G Howell, signed D G Howell 5 MU'.

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PEdgarAG19010102.jpg
Seven airmen standing at the front of a Stirling. They are all dressed in their flying kit.
On the reverse they are identified and autographed -
'Skipper AG Edgar RAF
Navigator Robert J Brooks RAAF
Air Bomber Allan J. Millard RAAF
Wireless Op…

PEdgarAG19010049.jpg
Half length portrait of Alan Edgar in uniform with pilot brevet. On the reverse 'Regards to Eddie & Kay from your old pal [indecipherable] Upwood May 1945'.
It is stamped 'Royal Australian Air Force Official Photograph'.

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PPritchardA1704.jpg
Group of airmen sitting at tables.
Information supplied with the collection states 'Breifing [sic] Room RAF Waddington "Raid on Juvisy 18/19 April 1944" ' There is a banner with 'WC Kingsford-Smith'. he was the squadron's first commanding…

PEvansD17030093.jpg
Port side view of a Lancaster 'AR-A' on dispersal. The shadow of the photographer is visable.

PEvansD17030091.jpg
The tail of a Lancaster being towed by a tractor. Also assisting is an airman on a bicycle. It has squadron code 'AR' and 'DV296'. This aircraft crashed at Teltow, Berlin December 1943 with the loss of all crew.
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