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A brief story about the crew of 'M for Mother'. It includes details of the crew and a photograph of the crew in flying kit at the nose of their aircraft.

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A newspaper cutting with an article about the Long Range Development Unit of the RAF. There is also a separate image of a Wellesley and the team of airmen and ground crew involved.

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Headline - Stuttgart badly hit, factories ablaze. Internal headlines - hard-pressed Germans, feeling the strain including some pilot accounts. Bombs in centre - fires joined into one, pilots account of fires. Eluded fighter, another would not fire,…

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RMS Aquitania in Sidney harbour.

Identification kindly provided by Andrew Gordon and Ed Strohmaier of the Finding the location WW1 & WW2 Facebook group.

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Top left - view over water with trees either side. Captioned 'National Park, Sydney 8th Aug 43'
Top right - five men wearing shorts standing with window in the background. Captioned '"Trapper"-"Boong" - Bruce Simms - "D.C."-"Clicker", CMS, Taunton…

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Brown crocodile skin album cover. On the reverse details of Sergeant Max Langworthy. RAAF 228843.

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Relates how an Australian squadron Halifax with a damaged fin was successfully brought home with rope tied onto the rudder bar and the bomb aimer using it to operate the rudder under pilot's instructions. Annotated 'Aust newsletter April 11…

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Half length image of an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet. In the background bushes. Annotated '1/11/22, 61603 F/O Ronald Matt of NSW Australia'.

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Two names and addresses. AUS421402 H E C Scott F/O and AUS 402516 Jay Lynch F/O. Note 'Scotty taken prisoner August 1944'.

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Six names, some with addresses. Jack C McCallum. John Bailey, Ron K McIntyre, Ian McGugan, Note 'Ian missing in middle East April 1944'. Dermot Hegarty and Ron S Harris.

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Two names and addresses. For 107655 Harris J M, RAF Woodvale - good luck, much happiness Christmas 1942, 413413 Terry O'Connor, RAF Lasham home address in Sydney. Note 'Terry won DFC September 1944'.

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Seven men, four standing behind and three squatting in front. All wear battledress with half brevet and side caps except centre front who has pilot's brevet and peaked cap. They are standing in snow with a building in the background.
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Eight airmen in a row shaking hands with Lord Reith. Behind is a B-24.
On the reverse 'Lord Reith, Leader of a radio & cable mission to Australia congratulating the crew of the Liberator a/c No AL504 "Commando" on arrival at Kingsford Smith Airport…

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Two officers wearing tunic with half brevet and medal ribbons sitting at a table. On the reverse 'John Palme (trained with Bert but not in same crew) at veteran's dinner with Bert in Sydney after war'.
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A fragment of a parachute on which is written ‘Anzac Day 25.4.45, In M-Mike, Berchsgarten (Hitler’s Hang Out), 460 Squadron crest and moto strike and return, 460 Sqdn, F/O "Lofty" Payne, (WA), F/Sgt W A Stanley (Vic), Col Fraser, ( " ), "Buck"…

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A souvenir of the voyage and ports called with dates. There are details on the ship and a page on the history of the Royal Australian Air Force wings.

This page is an entry point for a place. Please use the links below to see all relevant documents available in the Archive. This entry is also used for: Marrickville.

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A cartoon of a a man smoking a pipe on a motorbike with a sidecar. Tools are flying out the back of the sidecar. It has the message 'Keep 'em flying over there, Son - I'm doing my best here'.

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Gives excuses for poor correspondence. Mentions he has now been on squadron for a month and still likes it. Catches up with her recent news and activities. Sends late birthday greetings. Mentions he has just had leave after completing five trips in a…

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Norman George Smith completed his Australian training as a pilot before being posted to the UK. He was posted to 463 Squadron where he completed ten trips before the war ended. Although he was an officer Norman would borrow his navigator’s jacket…

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A photograph of a model made by Brian with details on its construction.

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Gillie Street was born in Aglionby, Carlisle, and spent her early childhood in Tyneside before moving back to Cumberland aged eleven. Street recalls attending grammar school in Brampton and her first flying experience on a Barnstormer. Upon leaving…

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John Thomas was born in Australia and joined the RAF in 1943. After doing his initial training in Australia he travelled to the UK via America. Further training, including an accident and night vision tests, led to 102 Squadron and a full tour of…

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Don Browning volunteered for aircrew and began his training as a wireless operator in his native Australia. His arrival in Brighton in the UK coincided with his first experience of an air raid. Don was posted to 463 Squadron at RAF Waddington. He did…
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