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Two photographs of seven airmen, LJ Barter is on the extreme left. They are grouped under their Lancaster 'Blue Bird'.

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

Two octagonal green and two round red identity discs with an aircrew whistle issued to Alan Camlin. The tags are stamped with his name, rank, religion and service number. The whistle is engraved on one side '293/14/L1795' and on the other 'A.M…


An eagle in flight on a light blue background with a circle of dark blue, with text 'The Pathfinder Club'.

Depiction of the constellation Ursa Major with the motto 'by day and by night'.


Information provided to servicemen should they encounter Russian troops. It provides advice on how to act on contact and includes the Russian phrase for 'I am English'.


A piece of cloth with the letter C sewn on.

Front view of an airborne Hawker Typhoon.


Head on view of an airborne Consolidated B-24 Liberator.


A brown leather zipped pouch with the initials M.S in the corner.

A canvas pocket and contents, including analogue flight computers relating to low level bombings, a Mark 4 computer for dead reckoning and altitude computations and for speed setting with automatic bombsight and a dial and grid for calculations of…

The card cover of a British made photograph album, entitled 'snapshots' and tied with blue cord and showing the edges of leaves protruding at one side.

A small compass with a star rotor which accompanied Derek during his service career. Additional information about this item has been provided by the donor.


A brown cloth dog mascot, sat on his hind legs with brown glass eyes and a black button nose. He is wearing a red collar and a black felt beret style hat and has a wooden pipe in his mouth supported by his front paws.

A War Medal 1939 to 1945 and Oak Leaf awarded to Bill.

Two photographs of a decorative cardboard box. In photo 1 the lid is closed and #2 it is open. Inside is postcard from a prisoner of war camp and papers.

Robert George Sharland's Distinguished Flying Cross in a case.

A case inscribed "Presented to PILOT OFFICER ROBERT GEORGE SHARLAND by the inhabitants of Thursley to mark their appreciation of the award of the DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS. 14th September 1943."

Six medals awarded to Frederick:
DFC, Air Force Cross, 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal and War Medal.

A montage featuring a photograph of Frederick, his medals and ribbons, letter from the King, his crew, letter from his group Air Vice Marshal and a note with his crew names and a comment that they were shot down over Cologne.

Two colour photographs of Thomas' medals.
#1 has his two medals - Air Crew Europe Star and 1939 -1945 Star [with War Medal ribbon] and a Bomber Command clasp [with 1939-1945 Star ribbon] and box.
#2 has the medals without the bomber command clasp…


A small brass coloured man with a big round moon-like head and tin helmet. He is holding a thumb up as if hitchhiking. A safety pin is attached to his helmet. A character which was painted on a 405 Squadron Wellington, supplemented by a note stating…

Teddy's uniform badges and medals. The medals are 1939 to 1945 Star, Aircrew Europe Star and War Medal 1939 to 1945. Also included is a full length portrait of Teddy in flying kit.


A rectangular piece of shrapnel. Information supplied with the collection states 'Shrapnel March 14, 1945 Shrapnel piece from March 14, 1945, raid on Lutzkendorf nr. Leipzig. It hit an oxygen line in the cockpit.'

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Flight Sergeant Reginald William Lingfield Muir's War Medal 1939 to 1945, the 1939 to 1945 Star, RAF eagle patch and observer's half-winged brevet.

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Annotated '1388470 Sgt Muir RAF'.
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