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NDyerJH160108-01.pdf
On the right a newspaper cutting. Mentions that John Dyer failed to return from operation in January 1944. Gives account of RAF Missing Research and Enquiry Service findings on location of crash and the crew's graves. On the left a photograph of a…

MDyerJH1217992-160108-01.pdf
Note from his niece which gives outline of operation to Berlin on 2 January 1944. Mentions that Missing Research and Enquiry Service contacted his parents with news that his remains had been found and he and rest of crew were buried in the village of…

NCookOG160315-02.pdf
Gives account of attacks on oil targets, tank yards and railyards in Nuremburg and Wurzburg by bomber command and United States Army Air Force. goes on to mention other operations including use of ten-ton bomb at Bielefeld..

NCookOG160315-01.pdf
A newspaper cutting showing eight aircrew boarding a Lancaster prior to an operation to Wesel, with attached smaller clipping regarding the congratulations sent by General Dempsey to A Harris following operation to Wesel prior to the crossing of the…

MColsonWA141402-160415-01.pdf
Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

PClarkeE1503.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a flight lieutenant wearing uniform tunic with signallers brevet and peaked cap. Titled '49 Bomber Squadron - 5 Group, Royal Air Force Scampton with countryside background, union flag and a Lancaster upper right.…

MHazeldenePV553414-170930-03.pdf
Notebook used for recording electrical theory notes

MHazeldenePV553414-170930-02.pdf
Notebook used for recording electrical theory notes.

MCameronD173516-200820-10.jpg
Give dates of service, type of commissions and promotions as well as dates of release. Submitted with caption 'Discharge papers and service record'.

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MCameronD173516-200820-08.jpg
Table with aircraft column on the left and columns for day and night 1st and 2nd. Filled with hours and calculations. Submitted with caption 'calculating flying hours for logbook'.

MCameronD173516-200820-07.jpg
Several calculations adding up hours on paper headed officers' mess RAF Witchford. Submitted with caption 'calculating flying hours for logbook'.

MCameronD173516-200820-06.jpg
Graduation of class 43-B on 26 February 1943. Gives times and list of events. Submitted with caption 'Graduation Program Napier Field 1943'.

MCameronD173516-200820-05.jpg
From Napier Field, Alabama certifies Donald Cameron had successfully completed course of instrument flying. Cartoon goose artwork. Submitted with caption 'Blind Flight Certificate Napier Field Alabama 1943 Don Cameron 173516'.

MCameronD173516-200820-04.jpg
States Aviation Cadet Donald Cameron was awarded 15 demerits and confined to restricted limits for gross insubordination to commissioned navigation instructor. Submitted with caption 'Disciplined for insubordination'.

MCameronD173516-200820-03.jpg
Breakfast menu for dining car service for Royal Air Force. Caption supplied 'Louisville & Nashville R.R. menu'.

LCameronD173516v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book, one, for Don Cameron, covering the period from 23 March 1942 to 22 January 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Booker, USAAF Lakeland, USAAF Cochran Field and USAAF Napier Field. Aircraft flown in…

ECameronDCameronM440710.jpg
Informs her that first tour was complete.

LKellJA[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilot’s log book for J A Kell covering the period from 4 May 1942 to 2 October 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, including assessment certificates and course syllabus. Notes include references to a 1000 bomber operation,…

BCameronDCameronDv1.pdf
Writes of travelling to Scotland before start of the war and then joining the RAF Volunteer Reserve. Continues with account of training in England before going to Lakeland Florida for primary flying training, Cochran field for basic and advanced…

MCameronD173516-200820-020001.jpg
Don Cameron's signature on cover.

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MCameronD173516-200820-010001.jpg
At RAF Feltwell on 31 January 1945. On cover Don Cameron's signature. Inside is menu with many signatures.

MBridgmanA37667-200514-01.jpg
Gives personal details and has head and shoulders photograph. Notes at Stalag Luft 3, Oflag IX A.

BBeisleyJWTBeisleyJWTv1.pdf
Outlines his training and 30 operations on 433 Squadron flying Halifax and then Lancaster. Writes of Halifax crash shortly after arriving and describes his actions on a busy night on an operation to Bochum when they were hit by antiaircraft fire.…

OBeislyJWT1593305-200929-010001.jpg
Royal Air Force document giving personal details of John Beisly. Enlisted 13 April 1943 released 22 May 1947. Lists his postings an promotions. Notes qualification as flight engineer and posting to 433 Squadron on 4 August 1944.
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