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AClarkM[Date]-01.mp3
Marion Clark grew up in Lincolnshire and served as driver at RAF Hemswell and RAF Ingham. She discusses her role as a driver and life on a bomber station.

MClarkM[Ser#-DoB]-170623-01.pdf
Marion's life detailed, from birth, including her days with the RAF.

PClarkM1704.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
#1 is a WAAF holding a dog. Behind is an ambulance. It is captioned 'Pat at Bentley Priory'.
#2 is three WAAFs and two airmen in the sun, captioned 'Joan, Bill, Peg, Maggie & Freddie, sunning themselves outside…

PClarkM1702.jpg
Three photographs.
#1 is Marion standing in the snow at the tail of a Wellington, code 'GR', 301 Squadron.
#2 is Marion and a colleague standing at the tail of the same aircraft, code 'GR-H'. The ground is snow covered.
#3 is an airman in flying…

PClarkM17010004.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is nine ground crew and Marion, captioned 'Flight Boys of 170 Squadron December 1944.'
#2 is a sergeant leaning on a tree with a Nissen hut behind. It is captioned 'Here's to the Blood Wagon Chris wrote on the…

PClarkM17010003.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is ten airmen and Marion, captioned 'My favourite crew R Roger also groundcrew'.
#2 is seven aircrew and Marion. It is captioned 'Randy & crew just returned from the last opp which was Bremen, 22nd April…

PClarkM17010002.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is two WAAFs and three men sitting in the sun. It is captioned 'Joan, Roy, Bill [indecipherable] Control Officer. Behind is a Crossley 4 x 4 Fire Tender.
#2 is a pilot standing in a snowy landscape. It is…

PClarkM17010001.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is five airman and four WAAFs with a Union Flag. It is annotated 'Pat's 21st birthday party taken on Bishop's Bridge just outside 'The Bell' on the Market Raven [sic] Road'.
#2 is two airmen and nine WAAFs…

LCreamerRA1818388v1.pdf
R A Creamer’s Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book covering the period 6 May 1943 to 21 June 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. Hand written in pencil on cover ‘‘My adventures by Creamer R.A.”. He was stationed…

AEllisS-U211116.mp3
Sidney and Una both experienced the effect of the war in Sheffield as a child. When Dunkirk survivors arrived at the nearby Reception Centre Sidney collected many souvenirs such as cap badges and his aunt also took two soldiers in to her home while…

LBabbageG1613415v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for G Babbage, air gunner, covering the period from 15 December 1942 to 8 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormey Down, RAF…

LStimpsonMC155249v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Maurice Cecil Stimpson, covering the period from 19 December 1941 to 30 July 1943. Detailing his flying training and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Perth, USAAC Alabany, USAAC Moody Field, RAF Little…

PJordanT2101.jpg
Thomas Jordan grew up in Hornsea. He hoped to be a pilot in the RAF but he did not pass the eyesight test. He trained as an armourer dealing with retrieving bombs from crashed aircraft, bomb disposal and transportation of bombs. On one such transport…

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-260001.jpg
Lancaster Avro type '683' Mk 1 & II, instructional course handbook, inside first pages. Name of holder Sgt E A Blake, 617 Squadron.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

LWakefieldHE174040v1.pdf
Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

PSymondsKWP2103.jpg
Ken Symonds was in the Air Training Corps when the unit was visited by a flight engineer. This meeting further inspired him, along with his cousin to join the RAF in a ground trade with the expectation of moving on to become a flight engineer. …

PBarnettA2101.jpg
When Alfred’s mother’s house was destroyed during Luftwaffe bombing, he was determined to join the RAF and fight back. He trained as a gunner and completed two tours and a spell as an instructor. After his final tour of operations, he joined the…

ASouterKP210710.mp3
Kenneth Souter was born in Sunderland. His father ran a business importing wooden pit props. Kenneth learned to fly at Cambridge, and his first air experience flight was on the 5th of July 1939, and after training he went solo on the 31st of July…

MEylesCW900473-170410-25.jpg
Gives address for 900473 AC2 C Eyles, Class 6E at East Camp Cranwell.

EButlerARHIrvineLtd441229.jpg
Requests caterpillar badges for himself and his crew after they baled out on night of 24 December 1944.

PJonesJT17050015.jpg
An aerial vertical photograph of Lincoln, England. Annotated 9 Job 3423 F/5 5/7/44 Jones. Spare cloud cover. The centre of the city is to the left of the photograph, showing residential areas. To the top is an industrial area mostly comprising…

PSelbyK2112.jpg
Posed in two rows, two officers, a Warrant Officer and two NCOs seated, eight WAAFs standing. Wooden building with sign 'S.H.Q' is the background. Corporal Kathleen Selby is third from left.

Additional information about this item has been kindly…

PSelbyK2109.jpg
Two WAAFs, full length, standing in a hut doorway.

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