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BJonesTJJonesPWv1.pdf
Memoir including photographs of the crew and aircraft. Thomas Jones was a flight engineer on Stirling and Lancaster and completed 64 operations on two tours. Describes early life, joining the RAF, selection and training., crewing up and first posting…

LPalmerRAM115772v2.pdf
Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 May 1942 to 23 December 1944, detailing training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Lossiemouth (No. 20 OTU), RAF Hullavington (No. 3 Flying Instructors School),…

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PHouriganM18030009.jpg
Target photograph of Rennes. Smoke and light streaks partially obscure top quarter of photograph. Railway marshalling yard top centre, prison just below it. Captioned '7B', '859 SKELL 8/9.6.44 //NT 8" 7000' [arrow] 087 0139 RENNES RD.T.2X1000,…

PHouriganM18030120.jpg
Target photograph of Rennes. Top right obscured by smoke and light streaks, urban area, street pattern and buildings visible. Captioned '5', '865 SKELL 8/9.6.44 //NT 8" 4000 [arrow] [track and time censored] RENNES RD.B.2X1000.14X500.[exposure…

CWittyAR-170323-010004.jpg
Details of aircraft, captain, navigator, date, orders, route and page and half en-route navigation observations. Annotated in red pen with comments including 'Good effort for 1st trip'. Note at top on first page 'Op No 1, Bruz N Rennes'.

CWittyAR-170323-010001.jpg
Map of southern England and northern France showing pencilled route from just north-east of Lincoln to target near Rennes France. Annotated 'Op No 1, 7-5-44 Bruz, N Rennes'.

LBarryMR419764v1.pdf
Flying log book for air gunner for M R Barry, covering the period from February 1943 to 10 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Ballarat, RAF West Sale, RAF Lichfield, RAF Church Broughton, RAF…

NRobertsEJH170712-010001.jpg
A newspaper cutting with news about operations over Germany. On the reverse is non-war related news.

PJonesPW1607.jpg
At the top a list of the crew including T Jones - flight engineer. 7 Squadron PFF, 8 Group, RAF Oakington, September 1944, Avro Lancaster BIII PA964 MG-G. Below 65 operations listed both day and night. two tours expired 10 September 1944.

PJonesPW1606.jpg
A starboard side view of a Lancaster, PA964, on the ground. There are eight aircrew standing at the nose. On the reverse is a list of the aircrew including Tom Jones and a list of his operations.

MThorpJF1623333-160412-01.jpg
Lists 34 operations between 28 May 1944 and 19 September 1944. 467 Squadron RAAF. On last sortie noted that Wing Commander Gibson VC was master bomber and was killed on return flight. In addition first operation was in Lancaster R5868 which is now in…

LLawsonHA19210824v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H A Lawson, navigator, covering the period from 19 January 1943 to 2 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 77 squadron. He was…

MLawsonHA19210824-161128-010001.jpg
The story of Homer Lawson from birth in August 1921 to death in September 1975. He trained as a Navigator in Wales and in Scotland before converting to Halifaxes in Yorkshire. He completed 38 operations then returned to Scotland for more training.…

OHolmesGH187788-161021-010001.jpg
A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 3 June 1944 to 14 August 1944. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 9 and 50 Squadrons. The sheet records 15 operations, seven with 9 Squadron, and the other eight…

BCleggPVMartinCv1.pdf
Navigator of 166 Squadron covering a total of 30 operations. His pilots on operations were Pilot Officer Gibson and Flying Officer Allen. From 9 April 1944 until 22 May 1944 and then some subsequent flying.
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