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PThornhillEB1716.jpg
A view of the side of Jack Bower flying his Lancaster. On the reverse 'Jack Bower RCAF'.

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-02.pdf
Information on crew photograph - item in collection , and Lancaster photograph - not in collection. Names 'back row - left to right, Fred Bolan (Canadian) - navigator, Bill Parkes - mid upper gunner, E "Taffy" Thomas - flight engineer, Alf Barford -…

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-01.pdf
List containing some some basic service history and some details of flights made by crew of Flight Sergeant A Barford with individual pages for pilot Barford, Warrant Officer William Day - air gunner, Flight Sergeant F Bolan RCAF- navigator, Warrant…

BBoydKGBoydKGv1.pdf
Written by Ken Boyd the brother-in-law of a Bomber Command pilot Wilfred Comrie who was killed in a crash at RAF Pocklington in March 1943. Wilfred was an American who joined the RCAF in May 1941 and served on 102 Squadron. Ken Boyd was a first…

BLanningWPalmerRAMv1.pdf
The story of an attack by Pathfinders of 35,105,109 and 582 Squadrons 23 December 1944. Tribute to Robert pPalmer and thirty comrades who died with him. Contains history of Battle of the Bulge. Description of Oboe system. List of aircraft and crews…

PRidingRH2115.jpg
13 airmen in two rows in front of a Fairey Battle. Each man is named on the front. On the reverse each man has signed his name and 'A/C Fairey Battle Course 45A Observers No 9 Bombing and Gunnery School Mont-Joli PQ July 1942 Back Row RCAF Front RAF…

PRidingRH21080001.jpg
A pennant for the 40th anniversary of D Day. On the front are the flags of UK, USA, Canada and France. On the reverse a landing craft and 'Normandy France 1944-1984 June 6th 1944 - First Day of the French Liberation by the Allied Forces'.

PJensenOKL1503.jpg
Full face portrait of a young man. Submitted with caption 'Oscar Jenson. Killed in action August 9th 1942'.

PJensenOKL1502.jpg
Three men standing in line in front of a tree. On the left, Oscar Jensen wearing tunic and side cap, then his father Einar in civilian clothes and on the right his brother Sven wearing battledress. Submitted with caption 'Oscar Jenson (left) with his…

PJensenOKL1501.jpg
An airman wearing tunic with half brevet and side cap standing next to a petrol pump in a village street with ice and snow on the ground. Submitted with caption 'Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sergeant Oscar Jenson RCAF'.

NJensenOKL150407-02.jpg
Announces that he lost his life on an operational flight on August 9th. Gives some biographical and service details.

NJensenOKL150407-01.jpg
Newspaper cutting announcing safe arrival of Oscar Jensen in England. Includes b/w full face portrait.

MJensenOKL95369-150407-02.jpg
Commemorates the gratitude of the government and people of Canada for the life a brave man given in service of his country. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Oscar Knud Perche Jensen.

ERobertsonMJJensenEB420828.jpg
Writes of burial of three Canadian officers, one of whom was their son Oscar, in a local cemetery. Describes the cemetery and funeral. Explains that they had no film to take a photograph and offers sympathy.

EPattersonWJensenEB-[Mrs]-V440916.pdf
Relates author's visit to Edzell in Scotland to visit Oscar's grave. Mentions meeting the local RAF padre who had conducted Oscar's funeral. Describes grave location and asks if they would like a photograph sent. Mentions meeting other colleagues.

PRidingRH21030001.jpg
37 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse ' "C" Flight RAF Station Greenwood Nova Scotia No 36 OTU Hudson III
Back Row Pilots RCAF
2nd Row Standing Observers RAF
3rd Row Seated Air Gunners RCAF
Front Row Kneeling…

LDowdingAF159677v1.pdf
A F Dowding’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 06 June 1943 to 16 February 1944 when he became ‘missing-death presumed’. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as a Flight Engineer. He was stationed at…

PBellOH21010040.jpg
A Tea towel with a sketch map of Eastern England. 93 airfields are numbered and named, the different bombers are depicted and named, the Group headquarters are named and there is a quote from Winston Churchill.

PRosserLV19010029.jpg
Left - view from behind of an airman wearing flying helmet looking back from the left hand seat in bomber cockpit. Captioned 'Skip'.
Centre - three-quarter length image of a pilot wearing tunic and side cap standing by a wall with trees in the…

YJonesFT1717191v1.pdf
Navigator's. air bombers and air gunners log book used as a daily diary from 23 January 1944 until 31 January 1944. Describes daily activities including lectures as well as training and test flights. Mentions social activities, weather, inspections…

PJonesFT1730.jpg
Target photograph showing glare. Captioned '324 TLP 26-27/3/44//NT 8" 23000 >156degrees 2211 1/2, Essen, J 6x30-6x4.3 sec, F/L Northern J 420'.

PJonesFT1729.jpg
Target photograph showing anti-aircraft fire trails and glare. Captioned 'TLP 24/25.3.44//NT 8", 20000 > 354degrees, 2310, Berlin L,6x30,5x4.31 sec, S/L Beal L N 420'.

PJonesFT1727.jpg
Blurred target photograph. Captioned 32B, TPL. 16-27/3/44//NT 8" 21700 > 156 degrees, 2213, Essen, M,6x30 - 6 x 4.31sec W.O. Leonard, R 420'. On the reverse 'One prior turnover on ground'.

PJonesFT1724.jpg
View of the front fuselage of a Halifax parked on an airfield. Nose art woman in short skirt and text "Daisy Mae". In the distant background a hangar with Halifax outside. On the reverse 'Daisy Mae'.

PJonesFT1717.jpg
Side view of Halifax MZ540 PT-H parked on dispersal. Part of another aircraft in the background right. A bomb trolley and bicycles underneath the fuselage.
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