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Two students consulting a chart. Behind are four Harvards and to the left a twin engined aircraft.
It is captioned 'Student aircraft navigators fixing their position checking a course.'

A starboard side view of a Tiger Moth, engine running and wheels chocked.. Normally flown solo from the rear seat it has a student in the front seat.
It is captioned 'de Havilland Tiger Moth primary training plane - 2.'

Alan is standing beside the memorial in Brussels for those killed 1914 - 1918.

Five airmen standing beside a gun turret. They are wearing Sidcot suits and have training flashes in their caps.

19 airmen arranged in three rows with stuffed toy mascot.

An airman at the front of an Anson. On the front is annotated 'Back to work' and on the reverse 'Possibly in Anson'.

19 men arranged in three rows. They are wearing Sidcot suits and standing in the snow in front of a building. Some of the men have trainee flashes in their caps. On the reverse 'Canada in training 1942'.

17 men arranged in three rows. They are in Sidcot suits and are standing in the snow. Some have trainee flashes in their caps.

22 men arranged in three rows in front of an Anson in a hangar. Alan is arrowed -back row, third from right.
On the reverse 'Please identify Date:-
Occasion :-
William Allan RAF VR Navigator Mosquito bombers Pathfinder…

12 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a brick hut. On the reverse 'Please return this [redacted] 1583475 139/Wing 98 BC. 69%'.

A large group of airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Alan North is arrowed, back row, fourth from right. On the reverse 'Qualified prob as Navigator prob in Canada'.

Seven airmen being briefed for an operation. They are seated at tables with charts. On the reverse 'Briefing'.

Four photographs of Dour Arrowsmith.
Two in sergeants uniform and two as an officer with medal ribbons.

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Doug Arrowsmith leaning from the cockpit of a Lancaster.
Below the cockpit the nose art is of a dog 'Snifter' that has just urinated on a swastika on an outline of Germany.

25 airmen arranged in two rows. Each man has had his name added.

Two photographs.
#1 Seven airmen, some leaning on the starboard nose of a B-24 Liberator. They are partly dressed in tropical kit.
On the reverse 'Grandad in the middle'. and ' Celone aerodrome (nr Foggia, Italy) 1944. (N for Nelly & Crew)'

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A half length portrait of an air gunner and a pilot. Both are sergeants and they are wearing tropical uniform. On the reverse is 'Grandad', '(That's me on the left!!)' and a lot of scribbles.

A full length portrait of HB Sproates and his father. HB Sproates is wearing a RAF greatcoat with sergeant stripes.
On the reverse 'Grandad with his Dad - your great Grandad. Sally your Great Great Grandad'. It is stamped '10 Mar 1942'.


A half length portrait of HB Sproates. On the reverse 'Grandad' and '14/3/42'.

Harry joined the Royal Australian Air Force on 25 June 1942 as a wireless operator/air gunner and received his initial training in Australia before going to Canada for his trade training.

He sailed on the SS Johan Van Barneve to San Francisco and…

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Full length portrait of James in uniform in a garden. He is wearing his officer's cap and engineer's brevet.

Air-to-air view of a Halifax flying with only starboard inner engine over a rural landscape. The aircraft is painted in camouflage colours and late 1942 roundels are on the wings and fuselage. The Rolls Royce Merlin engine spinners are painted white…

A head and shoulder portrait of James in uniform wearing his engineer's brevet and medal ribbons.

A group of 90 men in uniform arranged in five rows. Twenty men sit with their arms and ankles crossed. A further 21 are in the next row. A further 21 stand behind with the remaining 8 at the back. The group are on grass in front of a single storey…


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