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PLawsonHA1604.jpg
Four airmen, including Homer lawson, lined up in their uniforms. Identified by their brevets are an air gunner, flight engineer, observer (Homer Lawson) and the pilot (Canadian).

PHopgoodPD16010034.jpg
Eight photographs from two pages of an album.
Page 28:
Photo 1 is an airman in the cockpit of an aircraft, captioned 'Self "driving" '.
Photo 2 is an air to air shot of a Cessna Crane, captioned 'Cessna Crane'.
Photo 3 and 4 are aerial views of a…

PHopgoodPD16010032.jpg
26 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. [or Cessna Crane] It is captioned 'Course 106 Red Section Saskatoon E & F Flights No 4 SFTS August 1944'. It is further captioned with the names of all present.

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14 photographs on five album pages (p 17-21).
Page 17:
Photo 1 - two Tiger Moths parked in the snow, captioned 'Tiger Moths "on the line"'.
Photo 2 - a side view of a Cornell.
Photo 3 and 4 - two different Cornells in the air, FH863 and FH872,…

PHopgoodPD16010022.jpg
Five photographs of Tiger Moths in the snow, captioned 'Just a few Tiger Moths'. They are fitted with canopies for use in cold climates.

BHopgoodPMHopgoodPDv1.pdf
The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

PSouthwellDE1606.jpg
28 airmen arranged in two rows in front of an Anson. 25 airmen have trainee flashes. There is snow on the ground.

PStewartJ1503.jpg
32 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Two of the airmen are officers, the remainder are trainees. The Anson has 80 N-2 written on the windscreen. On the reverse 'Course 80N-2 Portage La Prairie Canada James Stewart' and stamped 'RCAF…

PStewartJ1501.jpg
James Stewart in flying gear sitting on a railing beside a balustrade. On the reverse 'Rebecca Quarterley's Grandad. James Stewart'.

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YGeachDG1394781v4.pdf
Third of David Geach's diaries describing his service & personal life training as an Air Bomber in Canada. He describes his ground & flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local Canadian towns and New York. He details train…

PGeachDG16010034.jpg
Air-to-air image of a Battle in flight above the clouds.

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PGeachDG16010033.jpg
An Avro Anson landing, taken from the front.

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PGeachDG16010032.jpg
An Avro Anson image taken from the front/side.

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PGeachDG16010031.jpg
An air-to-air view of a North American Harvard, RCAF 3838, 'DM' in flight, taken from the side.

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PGeachDG16010030.jpg
Lockheed Electra, RCAF 7841, taken from the side. This aircraft crashed on 26th January 1942 with seven fatalities.

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PGeachDG16010029.jpg
An air-to-air view of Avro Anson, 9725, in flight over prairies.

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PGeachDG16010028.jpg
An air-to-air view of Fairey Battle, 1649, in flight. This aircraft was used as a target tug and was painted yellow and black. It was involved in a fatal crash in 1940.

PGeachDG16010027.jpg
A cockpit view of an Avro Anson, RCAF 9845.

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PGeachDG16010013.jpg
Photo 1 is a rear/side view of Anson '9478' of the RCAF. It is parked on a snowy apron in front of a hangar.

Photo 2 is a group of 12 airmen standing on a snowy field. Behind is a cloth mural of an aircraft.

PGeachDG16010012.jpg
Photo 1 is a side view of a Fairey Battle parked on a snow covered apron. Behind is a hangar.

Photo 2 is a side view of Fairchild built Bristol Bolingbroke, RCAF 9928. It is parked outside on a snow covered apron, in front of an open hangar.

MGeachDG1394781-160401-06.pdf
The first issue of The Dafoe Digest, a magazine produced by No 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, Dafoe. Each section on the base has had a chance to write a short article about their activities.

PManningR1604.jpg
Six airmen in desert uniform standing in front of a Halifax. On the reverse are the signatures of the crew and the identity of the aircraft - Halifax Mk II W7756. Four of the crew are identified as from the Royal Canadian Air Force.

PWatsonC17010031.jpg
Photo 1 and 2 are of Flying Officer Pete Cheale. In photo 1 he is wearing a sidecap and is seated on a bicycle. I photo 2 he is wearing a flat cap. They are annotated 'F/O Cheerful Cheale RCAF'.
Photo 3 is a half length portrait of an airman in…

PBradburyDC17010041.pdf
Photo 1 - inside the hangar at RAF Coningsby. Two aircraft are visible and it is annotated 'BBMF Hanger [sic] prior to the Canadian Lancaster being towed in'.

Photo 2 - a front image of a Spitfire in the hangar.

Photos 3 and 4 - Denis Bradbury…

PBradburyDC17010040.pdf
Photo 1 - Denis Bradbury and family at the tail of the RAF Lancaster.
Photo 2 - a view of a hangar and Spitfire across the wing of the RAF Lancaster.
Photo 3 - Denis and the Canadian pilot at the tail of the Canadian Lancaster, VR-A, captioned 'The…
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