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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Wiltshire"
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
Also included are a pass out and an invitation to a dance at RAF Stradishall.
Tags: 50 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Bardney; RAF Coningsby; RAF Evanton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Freugh, RAF…
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Lancaster; Meteor; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hemswell; RAF Leeming; RAF Lichfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Millom; RAF Upavon; RAF West Freugh; training; Walrus; Wellington; York
Tags: 170 Squadron; 625 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 5; Harvard; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Magister; Meteor; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Madley; RAF Peplow; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; Shackleton; Spitfire; Stearman; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; York
Photograph 2 is a three quarters portrait of James Wrigley in a sidcot flying suit, captioned 'Yatesbury 1941'.
Photograph 3 is a wedding party…
Tags: 635 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-29; Blenheim; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Binbrook; RAF Bourn; RAF Downham Market; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF Pembrey; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Whitchurch; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
Tags: 196 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bombing; ethnic or religious minorities; evading; flight engineer; Fw 190; heavy conversion unit; Me 262; medical officer; military ethos; military service conditions; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); perception of bombing war; RAF St Athan; RAF Stradishall; RAF Tarrant Rushton; RAF Tuddenham; shot down; Special Operations Executive; Stirling; training