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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Hampshire"
Photograph 2 is of Reginald George Cavalier painting a partially-clad woman on the canvas of a…
Photograph 2 is of a French airman standing in front of a Boston, 'C'. It is named Ville…
Tags: 625 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Lichfield; RAF Sandtoft; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Photograph 2 is of the starboard side of a Boston 'P', in flight, captioned Boston A/C. R.A.F. Hartford Bridge. 1944. 88…
Tags: 37 Squadron; 635 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; C-47; Defiant; Dominie; evading; Hampden; Lancaster; Martinet; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Operation Dodge (1945); Operation Exodus (1945); Operation Manna (29 Apr – 8 May 1945); operational training unit; Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; Stirling; training; Victoria Cross; Wellington
Tags: 100 Group; 149 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 3 Group; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; crash; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Service Order; FIDO; Gee; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; Ju 88; Lancaster; Me 109; Mosquito; Pathfinders; pilot; propaganda; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Faldingworth; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Warboys; RAF West Raynham; target indicator; training; Wellington; Window
Tags: 149 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 192 Squadron; 57 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Hudson; Lancaster; Magister; operational training unit; Oxford; pilot; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Evanton; RAF Feltwell; RAF Foulsham; RAF Hampstead Norris; RAF Harwell; RAF Lindholme; RAF Mildenhall; RAF Warboys; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wyton; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Tags: 106 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 61 Squadron; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; B-24; Battle; Blenheim; bombing; C-47; Hampden; Harrow; Lancaster; Manchester; navigator; Oxford; RAF Cranage; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Upwood; RAF Watton; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wigtown; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York
Photograph 2, 3 and 6 are of views of the parade with a royal and RAF ensign central to the view.
Photograph is 4 is of Queen viewing the…
Joined Army – 4th Queen's Own Hussars on 2nd January 1936.
Joined RAF 1938 and trained as balloon operator then applied as air gunner, arriving at RAF Swinderby in December 1941. Took part in 50…
Tags: 44 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 630 Squadron; air gunner; bombing; Bombing of Augsburg (17 April 1942); bombing of Cologne (30/31 May 1942); Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard (1917-1992); crash; Distinguished Flying Medal; Gibson, Guy Penrose (1918-1944); Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Manchester; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; RAF Abingdon; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Evanton; RAF Swinderby; RAF Westcott; training