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Ted Lewis at the rear gun turret of a Halifax.
On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted" Lewis Spare Gunner June 1944'.

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Ted crouched under a Halifax with a gun.
On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted" Lewis with .5 showing free standing mount on bottom of gun. To escape the .5 must be thrown out. June 1944'.
A second image shows the gun in position. On the reverse 'E.G. "Ted"…

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Eleven airmen standing round Wing Commander Ross Tilley whilst another signs a menu at the table. He is smoking. Some of the airmen show facial burn scars. Captioned 'HQ1527', and on the reverse 'Ross Tilley RCAF patients'.

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

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A list of names of the airmen and ground crew in the squadron photograph.

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A large group of airmen arranged in five rows in front and on the wing of a Lancaster. Annotated 'UK20082'.
On the reverse '419 [scored out] 427 Sqdn
427 with C.O. Centre W/C EM Bryson DFC
British built Lanc Leeming May 45'.

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A crest for 427 Squadron with approval from King George VI.

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A copy of the 427 Squadron Crest with 'Approved George R.I.'

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Head a shoulder portrait of an officer wearing tunic with observers brevet, medal ribbons, and a peaked cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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A brief history of 428 Squadron, formed at Dalton on 7 November 1942, part of No. 4 Group then transferred to No. 6 Group at Middleton St George. Some of the operations are discussed, as are the aircraft flown by the squadron. There is a list of…

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A squadron group of Royal Air Force personnel sitting and standing in rows in front of a Wellington. There are two men standing up through the cockpit roof of the aircraft. On the reverse the title '428 Squadron 1943, Dalton, Feb 1943'. Statements on…

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A squadron group of Royal Air Force personnel sitting and standing in rows in front of a Wellington. There are two men standing up through the cockpit roof of the aircraft. A number of personnel have numbers appended above or below them. On the…

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A copy of 429 Squadron's crest with 'Approved George R.I.'.

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A Lancaster that has landed with its wheels up. From information kindly supplied by the donor. 'This picture shows how my tour of ops ended. My tour started with a crash when I went on my 2nd dickey trip & the crew brought back a 500lb bomb that…

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Six page document courtesy of the late Allen White - 44 Squadron Historian. Reproduces narratives from three 44 Squadron crews involved in the operation. Overall the operation lost 37 crews from 120 launched against Wesserling oil refinery near…

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Relates that Petts family lived in the bungalow during The Second World War. Mentions that two brothers of family were killed in action. Flight Sergeant John Russel Petts of 138 Squadron was killed on operations in Whitley V on 28 December 1941. His…

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On the left a lady with dark coat standing next to a sergeant wearing Royal Canadian Air Force greatcoat and side cap. In the background a house with windows and a wooden balcony. Captioned 'Allan and his Mother Clara Emily Boothe Bye......your…

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Seven aircrew leaving a Lancaster 'A’, parked on a dispersal with bomb doors open following a daylight operation to Duisburg 14 October 1944. All aircrew are wearing life vests, carrying crew bags and helmets; two wearing Sidcot suits, two with…

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Two photographs, the first is of fire fighting the burning wreckage, damaged buildings in background. From information kindly supplied by the donor, 'Attempts to put out the fire after the bomb load expired after the crash on take-off. The crash took…

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A group of airmen being transported to their aircraft on a lorry with a trailer.
On the reverse 'Crew 'bus' Tholthorpe Going out to aircraft for ops 1944' and 'Photo Reg [indecipherable]' and 'Tholthorpe'.

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The crew of V for Victor stand in a line under the nose of their Halifax 'ZA-V'. Captioned
'Aircrew V-Victor Halifax Mark III
No 10 Squadron No. 4 Group Royal Air Force- Bomber Command Melbourne Yorkshire England
Completed 38 Operations -July…

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Side by side head and shoulders portraits of a woman and an airman wearing uniform tunic with Canada shoulder patch and side cap. Submitted with caption 'Jean and Jim Latimer c1944'.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital…

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Full length image of an airman wearing Mae West standing outside a Nissen hut, On the reverse 'F/S R[..], 458 Queens Ave, London, Ontario'.

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Full length image of an airman wearing battledress, Mae West, flying boots and peaked cap standing holding a cigarette in front of a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'Ray Pryde, Box 150, Exeter, Ont, 115 Boulter Close, Toronto, Canada'.

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Full length image of an airman wearing Mae West and flying boots standing outside a Nissen hut, On the reverse 'E Locke, Ste 6 Worchester Apts, Lilac Street, Winnipeg'.
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