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A record of Sam's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

The front of two boats at a jetty along Saint Lawrence River. In the distance, Québec.

Identification kindly provided by Norman Stewart and Alastair Disley of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Facebook Group.

Writes that heh had a good weekend with friends. Mentions an injury to his knee. Writes of a long trip to overnight at a station in Québec. Says he only has a few more trips and his final exams to go. Writes that he received photographs they sent…

Reports receiving a large amount of mail from family and friends. Writes he is having the time of his life and describes events surrounding his 21st birthday with visit to Montreal. Says he should be off to navigator school shortly. Compares speed of…

Thirteen airmen sitting and standing in two rows. Wearing battledress or tunic they all have a number on left chest. In the background left a flight safety poster and notice on the wall. On the reverse names of nine of the personnel in the photograph…


Page captioned 'Montreal, Canada September 1942'. four photographs, first is of a low rise skyscraper, captioned 'Sun & Life building'.
Second a view of the city captioned, Montreal from Mount Royal'.
Third is similar captioned ' Another view…

Left - a church with trees in the foreground.
Right - city street with three story building with shop windows and people in the foreground.

Top - view of city from a distance.
Bottom - loading yard

From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

Covers his flight from England west via the United States to Australia in 1943.

An00509's autobiography. Seventeen chapters and an epilogue. Chapters 1-4 deal with early life and schooling. Chapter 5-14 the war years and 15-17 after the war.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University…

Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J D Harris, navigator, covering the period from 22 April 1942 to 26 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Ancienne Lorette,…

Nine photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman in his hotel bed.
Photo 2 is three airmen sitting on a balustrade.
Photo 3 is a misty view over Montreal.
Photo 4 is the cannon outside the Sun Life building.
Photo 5 is three airmen posed at…


Postcards and one photo of Montreal.
Photo 1 is Caleches at the Lookout, Mount Royal.
Photo 2 is the Canadian Pacific Railway Station.
Photo 3 is The Duchess of Richmond and Harbor Bridge.
Photo 4 is the view of Montreal from Mount Royal.

Peter's account of his early days training in Canada then his return across the Atlantic to Scotland.

Sacred Heart College Victoriaville Quebec captioned 'No 3 ITS RCAF 25.9.43'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.


Six photographs and a tram ticket from an album.
Photo 1 is a view out of the carriage looking to the engine, captioned 'The Train to Halifax'.
Photo 2 is a tow truck attaching a hook to the back of a saloon car, captioned 'Result of ten hours in…

Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 207. F/O Powell, RO. 429'

Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 144. F/O Wilshir. 427'

Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 135. F/O Sherman. 427'

Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 174. F/L Sherlock A.A. 427'
The wireless operator's listing is annotated with his training record.
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