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ACarterRH150629.mp3
Rob Carter was born in the village of Scampton and reminisces about his life on the land before the war. He recounts the foundation of RAF Dunholme Lodge, which his house overlooked. During the war, he served in the Auxiliary Fire Service. He was…

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Letter form from David Boldy to his father about settling in with his friend as air gunners on the same crew. He misses his girl friend Babe, who he left in East London five months before. Thanks for the birthday wishes and the subsequent night out…

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Aerial oblique photograph of Lincoln Cathedral, low angled, taken at very low altitude, camera pointing north east. Minster Yard, Priory Gate, Exchequer Gate are visible, no pedestrians or traffic visible except a bus, trees in full leaf, a group of…

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Group portrait of personnel and civilians at a social gathering at the City of Lincoln pub. Reg Woolgar and his wife are far right back row and Dorothy Scott, the landlady, is in the centre of the back row. Participants are of different genders and…

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Air-to-air view of a Lincoln VN-C flying past the Lincoln Cathedral, looking north. Captioned: '33 [underlined]ONE OF THE 50 SQDN'S LINCOLNS FLYING PAST. LINCOLN CATHEDRAL
LINCOLN BOMBER - LINCOLN CATHEDRAL[/underlined]
50.SQ. WADDINGTON 1948 F/E…

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Reg Woolgar was born in Hove. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force in December 1939 and trained as a wireless operator/air gunner. He flew Hampdens with 49 Squadron. His aircraft was damaged by anti-aircraft fire on a mine laying operation to Oslo…

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Full length image of two aircrew standing with arms round each other and crossed legs. Derrick Allen is on the right with visible brevet. Both are wearing battledress. In the background a door. On the reverse 'Left, Bob Harvey, Right, Derrick Allen,…

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From Officer Commanding 467 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force and base commander 53 Base Waddington congratulating Derrick Allen on immediate award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.

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An air to air photograph of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Lancaster flying over Lincoln to the south of the cathedral.

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13 family members at Raymond Norman Percy Foster's wedding. The bride, Joyce Ellen Foster (née Wakeling) is seated with Raymond Norman Percy Foster standing in uniform beside her. There are two bridesmaids standing and two flower girls seated. Two…

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A newspaper cutting announcing the death of Stanley Norton. There is a brief description of his life before and during the war. There are details of his funeral at Lincoln and floral tributes.

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Two feathered starboard engines of a Lancaster. On the reverse '2 starboard engines feathered over Lincoln.

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Oblique aerial view of Lincoln Cathedral. On the reverse 'Leica Neg album P10 No ISA 28.8.45 1/300 f5.6'.

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Doris Reddish was born in 1925 in Sleaford, she then attended Sleaford High School followed by commercial college. Doris worked at Moore, Cooper and Burkett’s in Market Rasen until she joined the Royal Observer Corp. She trained in Lincoln for…

AWatsonJ150904.mp3
Joan Watson went to Bracebridge School and then worked at Ruddock’s of Lincoln as a printer. Joan discusses evacuees, the bombing war, home font (local men doing fire watching at work), and social life in wartime: dancing, cinema and gatherings.…

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Sybil was born in Bracebridge near Lincoln, she went to Bracebridge School then left at fourteen to work first at a Co-op store and then at and electric shop. Sybil talks about civilian life in wartime, her family working at Foster Quinns, fire…

EGortonHGortonLCM440517.pdf
He writes of his arrival in Lincoln for his posting to RAF Scampton for a three week course.

EGortonHGortonLCM440522.pdf
He writes of social activity on the station and domestic details.

EGortonHGortonLCM440604.pdf
He writes of his car purchase and his colleagues and of his course at RAF Wigsley.

EGortonHGortonLCM440914.pdf
He writes of training lectures at RAF Fiskerton and of his social activities.

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Air to air view of Lancaster PM-R. In the background Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle and Bailgate area.

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Location of nearest medical unit while on leave, leave on 19/20 April 1946. address in Lincoln, permission to be absent from quarters after duty for first quarter of 1946,
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