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Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for Charles Arthur Hill Darby, air bomber, covering the period from 23 August 1943 to 13 August 1945. He was stationed at RCAF Lethbridge, RCAF Edmonton, RAF Bishops Court, RAF…

Alan was born in Parramatta, Sydney, in Australia. After going to the Middle East with the army, he returned to Australia, when Japan entered the war, and transferred to the RAF in November 1942.
Alan was posted to Bradfield Park for training and…

He thanks her for her letters and makes several cheeky comments. He passed his exams and they have had a graduation dinner. His visit to his sister has been granted.

He is hoping to go on leave to New York. First he has exams. Their trip to Jasper was abandoned because the train was four hours late. They hitch hiked to Edson which was a backwoods town.

He thanks her for her letters. He is about to go on another night flight. Previous practice bomb runs were considered successful. He is planning to visit Jasper National Park on his next leave.

Their last flight was aborted due to poor weather. They stopped overnight and their engines were difficult to start the next day due to the cold. They have been issued with an emergency pack.

He has a six week course to complete before returning to the UK. They have been doing 300 mile round trips using dead reckoning to drop a trial bomb.

He thanks her for her mail. He has left Lethbridge and is now at Edmonton. The food at his new base is good. An Anson crashed killing five crew and trainees.

Bottom left - High Level bridge with Edmonton buildings far side.
Middle - three story Legislature Building, Edmonton.
Top right - view across snowy filed of trees and mountain side. Four men bottom left.
Bottom right - view of ski slopes with…

During operation to Ludwigshaven. Gives account of rear gunner Flight Sergeant P Perehinski (of Vancouver) continuing to give evasive action to pilot despite being wounded. Also mentions lucky escape of George Bilton where a prayer book and…

1:506880 Chart of Red Deer - Edmonton.

Two indecipherable names and addresses in Canada

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

Top - view from airborne aircraft of a frozen rives bottom left with a bridge and a town upper right. Bottom - view from the air of a town. Captioned 'Edmonton from an Anson'.

Top - view of a river with bridge middle left and town in the distance. Captioned 'North Sascatchewan River Edmonton'.
Bottom - a view across a river to town on far side. Bridge to the left.

Navigator’s flying log book for L Spence covering the period from 25 February 1944 to 12 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RCAF Edmonton (2 AOS), RAF West Freugh (4 OAFU), RAF Hixon (30 OTU), RAF…

Ian Grant Henderson’s navigator’s log book covering the period from 28 June 1943 to 9 Aug 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Edmonton (2 AOS), RAF Bishops Court (7 OAFU), RAF Peplow (83…

Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '137 LMG. F/Lt VanKleeck. 427'

Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '181. LMG. F/O Ganley. 427'

Two photographs of WB Britton and crew. In the first the men are arranged in two rows beside their aircraft. In the second the seven airmen are arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 171. F/O…
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