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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…

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..

PSwainsDNJ1701.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait group photograph of D Swains with two other aircrew cadets, captioned “Scarborough – June 1944” with handwritten details of the individuals.

NMillsGA201003-01.jpg
Mentions attack on Dresden and also on Wesel in support of Rhine crossing. German opposition was anti aircraft fire, however squadron all returned safely though some aircraft damaged.

MLeeJR575842-180320-040001.jpg
Lists James Lee's crew top right, menu for meal in the centre, at the bottom, pilot's brevet drawing and epitaph for crew. On the reverse many signatures.

MLeeJR575842-180320-030001.jpg
List and next of kin of crew of James Lee's aircraft. Includes Wing Commander C L Gomm, Flying Officer T J Phillips, Flying Officer A H Rearden, Pilot Officer H N Pritchard, Warrant Officer L L McKenny.

PFreemanRRE1904.jpg
A group of trainees arranged in four rows in front of the Trenance Hotel, Newquay.
On the reverse are the signatures of some of the trainees. A yellow post-it note states 'RRE Freeman 2nd row from left row 3'.

SBriarsRA1299161v1.pdf
Starts with tribute to crew and has colour photograph of a 617 Squadron Lancaster over Lincoln. Writes of his joining the RAF, selection as an air gunner and his basic training. Goes on with description of gunnery training, before going to OTU at RAF…

SEllamsG49286v20070-0001.jpg
Script for parade commander.

SEllamsG49286v20079.pdf
Casualties from among fellow Boy Entrants.

SEllamsG49286v20034.jpg
Newspaper cutting recording that George attended Buckingham Palace and received the O.B.E. from the Queen.

SEllamsG49286v20037.jpg
From CinCFE on the award of the O.B.E.

NEllamsG161006-01.jpg
Clipping reported the death of Georges father, John Ellams.

MEdwardsF1805103-180314-18.jpg
A letter to the officers and people of Ethiopia issued by the 'English Government'. Written in an Ethiopian language and script and also in English.

ERAFRecOffEdwardsF461204-0001.jpg
The letter asks Fred to consider returning to the RAF.

MCooperSF1528331-170913-01.jpg
A list of 12 photographs in the Syd Cooper collection.

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PBeasleyDG1719.jpg
Seven airmen standing under the nose of a Wellington.
The crew have been named on the reverse.

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PHazeldenePV1714.jpg
Two (identical) air to air images of Avro Manchester L7389.
The caption describes two 1000 bomber operations that the aircraft took part in.

PHazeldenePV1709.jpg
Nine airmen, including Peter Hazeldene, arranged in two rows in front of a Nissen hut. Each airman has his surname written on.

MHazeldenePV553414-170930-05.jpg
A brief biography of Peter Hazeldene DFC covering his RAF service and subsequent life.

MHazeldenePV553414-170307-010001.jpg
Form completing recommending Peter's DFC. Includes listing of all sorties made.

MCookeWH2220169-150902-010001.jpg
RAF Station Dum Dum's menu front and back cover. On the front a RAF badge and an image of the Victoria Memorial in Calcutta, the rear has image of the star and the three kings. The menu inside is illustrated and also has added signatures.

SHookerFJ1805487v10037.jpg
A caption 'A token of appreciation of your War Service' which included a visit to Aldershot Hippodrome and a meal at the White Lion Hotel.
Item 1 is a caption.
Item 2 is a caption 'Programme of Show.
Item 3, 4 and 5 are the programme of the show -…

PMadgettHR19010001.jpg
Fifty three airmen and one officer sitting and standing in four rows. All are wearing tunics and the airmen side caps. The officer centre of second row back wears peaked cap. On the reverse are a large number of signatures. Note attached states…

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PManningR1604.jpg
Six airmen in desert uniform standing in front of a Halifax. On the reverse are the signatures of the crew and the identity of the aircraft - Halifax Mk II W7756. Four of the crew are identified as from the Royal Canadian Air Force.
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