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Left page: top, notice of the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Pilot Officer R.V.Keeling.
Middle and bottom, congratulations to Bob on his award.
Right page; top, title of the Vauxhall Mirror.
Middle, report of Bob's operational career…

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Left page: top, two flying Whitley aircraft passing over the Dutch coast.
Middle left, aerial view of Hamburg docks.
Middle right, bombing targets and fires in Gelsenkirchen.
Bottom left, bombing of Boulogne harbour.
Bottom right, a woman…

LKeelingRV82689v1.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Robert 'Bob' Victor Keeling covering the period 15 June 1939 to 30 June 1943. Details his training and operational duties. Bob flew 27 night operations, 15 as second pilot to Pilot Officer Deacon, Sergeant Prior and…

YCrawfordJ[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

LHubbardGA519989v1.pdf
G A Hubbard’s Flying Log Book as Air Gunner and Wireless Operator from 2 October 1941 until 17 June 1946. Initial training at No. 2 Wireless School, RCAF Calgary and No. 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Dafoe. Further training at 24 Operational…

LCamlinAE1806468v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Alan Edwin Camlin, air gunner, covering the period 12 November 1943 to 12 January 1946 and detailing his training and operations flown. He was stationed at No.7 Air Gunner School RAF Stormy Down, No.11…

LHomewoodWR1577093v1.pdf
W R Homewood’s Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 2 May 1944 to 12 March 1945, detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Bomber. He was stationed at SAAF East London (41 Air…

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Large map with part of Netherlands and Germany on wall. Submitted with caption 'mreu8 001 4 MREU Operations Map Hamburg 1946'

LSlaughterRW910908v1.pdf
R W Slaughter’s Flying Log Book detailing operations and training flown as Air Gunner covering the period 15 October 1942 to 17 August 1943. He was stationed at RCAF MacDonald (3 Bombing & Gunnery School), RAF Upper Heyford (16 OTU), RAF Wigsley…

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Page is titled 'Operational details of raids carried out over Germany, Holland and France, details of our flight log book of bombing raids.' It is in the form of a table recording Date, Target, Country, Duration and Comments. The summary at the end…

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The letter confirms that John is missing during an operation over Hamburg. The circumstances are not known.

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Bill Siddle's time in the RAF pieced together by research. He was a pilot who flew the Lancaster with 9 and 83 Squadrons. He was commissioned in 1944, was awarded the DFC and Bar and completed more than 60 operations. He left the service in 1946 and…

ATaplinJA880609.mp3
John volunteered to join the RAF in 1940 wanting to become aircrew as a wireless operator as he had an interest in early radios. While awaiting his aircrew application to be processed he did his initial training at Blackpool and then onto RAF…

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A vertical aerial photograph of an operation at Harburg. Very little detail is visible on the ground but there are several light flashes.
It is captioned '3528 Skell. 11/12.11.44//NT.8" 18250' 130° 1918 Harburg. T. 1HC4000IN.14CP14. 29 sec. F/L…

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A memorial article about Frank telling of his professional and service life.

BGoodmanLBurnettWv1.pdf
A biography of Bill written by his flying colleague from Bomber Command. It covers his war and post-war activities.

LBurnettW1825655v1.pdf
Bill Burnett’s Flying Log Book as Flight Engineer from 22 May 1944 to 20 April 1946. Initially with 1660 Heavy Conversion Unit before transferring to 5 Lancaster Finishing School and then 617 Squadron for operational duties in Europe. In January…
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