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SPerryWRP1317696v60011.pdf
A short history of 106 Squadron. Covers formation in world war one. Reformed in 1938 with Hinds and Battles. Equipped with Hampden at beginning of the war. Initially a advanced training unit. Became operational in September 1940. Describes early…

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Small leather purse and silver identity tag and accompanying note.

BTerryRTerryDv1.pdf
A brief biography of Dennis featuring photographs described in the collection. It covers his training and service as a fitter in the UK and Canada. He maintained a Lancaster that completed 124 ops and the aircraft was, unusually, awarded a DSO.
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A notification of a certificate awarded to Dennis for good service and a leave pass.

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Four rows of trainees and one officer. At the bottom is handwritten '1941 Scarborough'. On the reverse 'October 1941 10 ITW Scarborough'.

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Congratulation on award of DFC from Den and Sam

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Congratulation on award of DFC from Den and Sam

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Order of service with hymns and prayers.

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For Flying Officer Wakefield's inoculation certificate for yellow fever.

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Printed form filled out for Wakefield H E of 1332 HCU Riccall, that he did not have any restricted or classified documents, gifts, arms or articles taken from enemy in the field.

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RAF Snaith dinner menu with signatures on reverse.
Sgt H.E. Wakefield F/Eng written at the top.

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Enlisted in 1939, ground staff until re-mustered as aircrew, Feb 1943 to RAF St Eval, anti-submarine sweeps. May 1943 to 78 Squadron, 1943 instructing at OTU, July 1944 to 35 Squadron Pathfinders, total of 66 operations. Demobbed February 1946.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a navigator wearing tunic with navigator brevet and sergeants rank. Captioned 'Harry Binns, killed when the plane they were in crashed returning from a raid on Nuremburg, Halifax JD151, crashed at Bowthorpe HallSouth…

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Accident report for Halifax II, 78 Squadron, pilot J Jenkinson. Notes port engine cut - petrol shortage. Captain could have landed earlier. Flt engineer must have misjudged [....], recommends no further action. Note with title and date.

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A large group of airmen wearing battledress and helmets. One row sitting on the ground with rifles with a dog in the centre, another row sitting and two more standing, some with shouldered rifles. In the background a wooden hut. On the reverse…

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Three aircrew all wearing battledress lying on grass with hut in the background. On left a flying officer with peaked cap. To the right two sergeants, one on the right wears side cap and has Canada shoulder flash. On the reverse 'Left to right, Croft…

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During operation to Ludwigshaven. Gives account of rear gunner Flight Sergeant P Perehinski (of Vancouver) continuing to give evasive action to pilot despite being wounded. Also mentions lucky escape of George Bilton where a prayer book and…

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A head and shoulders portrait of Rochelle Burns in uniform.

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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in four rows with wooden huts in the background. Captioned '78 Squadron, Wing CO. Tait, Croft . Darlington'.

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Top left - twelve airmen pose in front of the starboard wing of a Halifax. Captioned 'George after 28th, lost on 29th'.
Top right - seven airmen pose in line under the nose of a Halifax, Captioned 'George ground crew'.
Top two titled…

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Reconnaissance photograph of an airfield with three runways, perimeter track, dispersals and buildings. Submitted with caption 'Aerial view of wartime RAF Breighton'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No…

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A large group of personnel sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Halifax. In addition large groups of airmen are sitting and standing across the top of the wings and engines. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn Breighton after VE Day'.

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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Halifax. Submitted with caption '78 Sqn at RAF Croft 1942'.

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Site record plan, line drawing of runways, perimeter track, dispersals and buildings of RAF Breighton.
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