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A notification of a certificate awarded to Dennis for good service and a leave pass.

Form with list and numbers of items in (Brighton Laundries (B'Ham) laundry made out for Kriescher D M.

A white, detached, shirt collar with names and addresses.


A biography of Vivian, born in Beaminster in 1920. He trained at Aldergrove and served at Bassingbourne, Wattisham, West Raynham, Watton then Wyton. Losses were high. He was shot down near Le Bourget, his two crew members dying with him. Additional…

Advises them he had arrived back in England at RAF hospital Wroughton.

Informs them he is in a United States Army medical facility and getting better.

Informs him that his son was missing from air operations on night 24/25 July 1944.

Full face portrait of a young man wearing open collar shirt. On the reverse '1934, Thomas Jones, 100 Mapleton Road, Hall Green, Birmingham'.

Made out for T J Jones placed in grade 1 (one).

Card made out for Jones, Thomas John

Informs them that they had heard from the air ministry that their son Sergeant J R Davies was reported missing believed killed in action. Their son and four other members of his crew lost their lives on 3 August 1944.

Informs them that no further information has been received concerning their son Sergeant J R Davies RAF.

About Lancaster (ED655) of 57 Squadron over target 22/23 September 1943. Report on engagement on two enemy night fighters by mid-upper and rear gunners. First enemy aircraft claimed as destroyed. Damage to Lancaster engine sub-frame. Continues with…

Full length portrait of a man wearing Sidcot flying suit, boots and gloves as well as a parachute harness. In the background abuilding. On the reverse 'Sgt Ivor Francis Groves, wireless operator Ivor Groves in flying gear'. Note attached with further…

Gillie Street was born in Aglionby, Carlisle, and spent her early childhood in Tyneside before moving back to Cumberland aged eleven. Street recalls attending grammar school in Brampton and her first flying experience on a Barnstormer. Upon leaving…

An envelope addressed to Mrs E Warren in Birmingham.

The letter describes Georges movements during training. He asks for a few items to be sent to him. He tells his sister about the days he will train.

Scrapbook prepared by Bernard Clark for his son containing contributions from the crew of William Warburton's Lancaster. First page has sketch of Lancaster with crew positions noted. Other page includes signatures and other material from: Alan…

The letter accompanies two flying log books.

A large group of men arranged in seven rows in front of the the University of Birmingham entrance.

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

48 thumbnail head and shoulder portraits of a man wearing tunic looking in various directions. In the last three rows he is wearing a peaked hat. Another version has transparent sheet with numbers. Envelope from company producing photographs.

Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 207. F/O Powell, RO. 429'
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