Browse Items (31641 total)

  • Publisher is exactly "IBCC Digital Archive "

Keith Steven’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 22 July 1941 until 14 January 1944. Initial training at No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, followed by 15 Service Flying Training School, and posting to 7 Bombing and Gunnery School. Attended…

A notice that Kenneth Steven was reported missing and is presumed dead.

A woman, and Kenneth Steven wearing uniform with pilot's brevet.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

Tags: ;

Sidney Tanser’s Flying Log Book as a Flight Engineer from 1 April 1944 until 19 May 1944. After the last entry on 19 May there is a brief note stating death presumed 8.6.44. Trained with 1658 Conversion Unit.
He served at RAF Riccall. Aircraft…

Envelope addressed to F S Tanser.

A head and shoulders portrait of Sidney Tanser in uniform

Arthur Ward’s Flying Log Book as an air bomber from 20 November 1942 until 27 August 1944 on completion of his operational tour. Trained at No. 10 Advanced Flying Unit, 27 Operational Training Unit 30 Operational Training Unit, 1651 Conversion…

Thomas' Royal Air Force tie with wide blue and red and narrow white diagonal stripes. It has a label, reading '100% polyester a W & M tie made in Great Britain.

A group of 16 trainee airmen in uniform and half caps. Seven are sitting with their arms folded and nine stand in a line behind. Tom is standing second left back row. The other 15 men have signed the cover which is also annotated 'lads of No3 class…

A group of 48 airmen in uniform, 46 wearing side caps and 2 with officer caps. They are arranged in four rows on grass with a terrace of residential buildings with chimneys beyond. Thomas is second right in the third row from the front. On reverse,…

A group of nine airmen in uniform. Seven standing in a line behind two men crouching on the ground. They are outside a wooden building with painted wings and 'X6' below a sign reading 'Pride & Empire' set above the doorway. Thomas is standing third…


A group of 46 airmen in uniform, 45 wearing side caps and one with an officer's cap. The men are arranged in four rows on the pavement outside Springfield House with the number 13 above the door. Thomas is sitting, front row, seventh right, with his…

A group of 46 airmen in uniform outside a terraced property. They are arranged in four rows and the property has the number 13 above the door. On reverse 'Blackpool Tom McMahon front row seventh from left'. [sic, Tom McMahon is seventh from right].

Full length portrait of Thomas McMahon in a Sidcot suit, flying boots and gloves. He is carrying a flying helmet and is standing outside a brick building with open windows. On reverse, 'Thomas McMahon'.


Half portrait of Thomas in his uniform and half cap. On reverse is a stamp reading 'Portrait BB Promenade Blackpool Phone 2188 No.4893' and 'Thomas McMahon'.


Full length portrait of Thomas in uniform standing in front of a concrete brick building with down pipe. On the reverse 'To my old pal from his old pal, Tom' and ''Thomas McMahon'.

Full length portrait of Thomas McMahon standing outside the wooden door of concrete block building. He is wearing sheepskin flying jacket and boots and is holding his flying helmet. On reverse, ‘Thomas McMahon' and 'To mum and pop, with lots of…


Labelled 'Photos' and 'Tom' an envelope containing images of Tom and his service life.

Covers awards enclosed and states that they represent the full outstanding medal entitlement. If he had not received a medal he had expected, it was because the qualifying criteria were not met.

Six verse poem about six man crew flying operations. Annotated 'written by Harold during flight to Cologne'.

Montage showing various members of Bratley family with caption 'Happy Christmas 2000'. Includes photograph of Harold in uniform at the bottom.

Confirms that her husband had arrived safely in Gibraltar. Two copies of same letter.

Informs her of news that Vichy government had made a statement that a twin engine landed in France the last Saturday and the crew who had set fire to their aircraft had been interned.

Letter informing H W Bratley that he was qualified for award of Path Finder badge.

Confirms that her husband was missing believed interned in occupied France. Mentioned that his aircraft was believed to have force landed owing to engine failure.
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2