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BThickettPSaundersEJv10017.jpg
Details of Sam's citation for his DSO, further training in Navigation and as an instructor. He then returned to transport in the Mediterranean. His last flight was from Malta to Cairo.
There are three photographs of his wife.

PFordTA17110070.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Punch and Judy show on Bournemouth beach.
Photo 2 is Terry Ford in khaki and shorts leaning on a chair, captioned 'Mauripur again'.
Photo 3 is five airmen, two sitting on steps and three standing,…

PFordTA17110067.pdf
Four items from an album.
Item 1 is a photo of five men in swimming trunks at a beach bar, captioned 'Eric, Ken, Cliff and self'.
Item 2 is a photo of a man in trunks sitting on a chair, captioned 'John at boat club, Karachi'.
Item 3 is a postcard…

PFordTA17110066.pdf
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Terry Ford in khaki and shorts captioned 'Self outside billet Mauripur'.
Photo 2 are Terry Ford and two men, all in swimming shorts, captioned 'Cliff, Todge and Self'.
Photo 3 is Cliff and Terry Ford.…

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PFordTA17110065.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is accommodation at Mauripur, captioned 'Billets at Mauripur, nr Karachi. Group of Bearers'.
Photo 2 and 4 are oblique aerial photos of the Taj Mahal.
Photo 3 is the starboard side of an Avro York, captioned…

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PLawsonHA16010014.jpg
Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a passenger ship taken from another ship.
Photo 2 is a man in a canoe.
Photo 3 is Homer Lawson on a ship. He is wearing khaki and in shorts.
Photo 4 is four men and a woman sitting on steps. Behind are…

PLawsonHA16010011.jpg
Three items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's card from the Karachi Ordnance Officers' Shop.
Item 2 is a slip allowing Homer to wear five medals.
Item 3 is Homer's temporary members card for the Srinagar Club.

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…

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Born in Manchester, he was 20 years old in 1940 when he joined up and volunteered for aircrew. He trained in South Africa, Canada (Moncton and Trenton), the Unites States (Lakeland), and was torpedoed in the Atlantic on his way back. Maurice flew…

PAllenBW18010018.jpg
An airman in uniform is sat outside on some stone steps. On the reverse, 'I think this is the best one duck, me on the end of my pipe' and, 'Nov. 46 M'Pur. (1)'

PAllenBW18010015.jpg
A man, in tropical uniform, is squatting in front of a cactus bush. In the background a featureless, desert-like landscape extends to the horizon. On the reverse, 'me, a cactus bush and the wilderness of India!!' and, 'Taken outside camp', and, 'Oct…

PAllenBW18010013.jpg
A man wearing only white shorts, dark socks and white shoes is sunbathing in a chair outside a brick and concrete building with pillars. On the reverse, 'I was just about to sneeze when Eddie took this one Glad. But his shadow spoils this one', and ,…

PAllenBW18010011.jpg
A full-length photograph of a man in uniform fatigues, with sergeant's stripes. He has his hands in his pockets, and is not wearing a cap. He is standing in a large open space, with a pond behind and to his right. In the background can be seen a…

ARogersLC160822.mp3
Lawrence Rogers joined the Royal Air Force at 17, and trained to become a wireless operator. He served with 218 Squadron at RAF Woolfox Lodge and then with 75 Squadron, flying in both Ansons and Lancasters, He eventually completed 32 operations with…

AHendersonIG171017.mp3
Ian Henderson was born in Lockerbie and studied law at the University of Edinburgh for two years before joining the Royal Air Force. He travelled to Canada onboard the RMS Mauretania to train as a pilot, after two months near Edmonton on Oxford and…

PWrigleyJ17040014.jpg
Photograph 1 is a side view of a Lincoln, captioned ''Dirty Dog' (Lincoln RF505 'D') 97 Sqdn Karachi, Pakistan, 1948.'
Photograph 2 is ten airmen arranged in two rows, the front row of six is seated with four men standing behind. It is captioned…

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EMullinsRNCochraneDH451109.pdf
A letter written by Reg Mullins to Don Cochrane. There is a discussion on wartime colleagues and getting married. Reg is a co-pilot on Lancastrians but misses his time in the RAF.

PDawsonSR16010182.jpg
Left page.

Top left - two girls in winter coats either side of a pram with baby. Fence and trees in the background. Captioned 'Janet, Chris and Sheila, March 1950'.

Top right - Two men standing in front of a house. The man on the left has his…

PDawsonSR16010017.jpg
Left page.

Top left - Joy Dawson in swim suit sitting in a garden.
Top right - Stephen Dawson in swimming trunks reclining on mat in garden.
Captioned for top left and right photographs ' Hesslemount - May 28th, Bathing Beauty, and…
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