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A group of 31 airmen arranged in three rows. Ron is marked with a post-it. A second post-it states 'Here are the photos of grandads training in Canada in 1942 age 21 Some places are Quebec, Montreal and Rivers'.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is four trainee airmen at the top of an escape slide.
#2 is the four trainees sliding down the slide.
Both are captioned 'AVR 1942'.
#3 is three trainee airmen in khaki at St Flavie the St Lawrence
#4 is two…

Article 1. Headlines: all Sicily conquered, German resistance at end, Messina captured by seventh army, Italian mainland shelled. Mentions operation by B-17 on southern France and by B-24s destroying 43 axis fighters during battle in southern Italy.…

A low oblique aerial photograph of a church. There is snow in gardens and parks. On the reverse 'Ancienne Lorette Church P.Q. Each spire has a permanently lighted cross.'

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…

Third of David Geach's diaries describing his service & personal life training as an Air Bomber in Canada. He describes his ground & flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local Canadian towns and New York. He details train…

Top left - view down a valley of a distant inlet. Captioned 'Port Arthur, Lake Superior, Canada, 42'.
Top right - an airman wearing tunic standing in front of a railway track with train behind. Other figures in the distance right. Captioned 'Phil at…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 4 are of Heather Lodge, a large two storey building with a verandah. In the gardens is a large flagpole.
#2 is a river flowing through a forest.
#3 is Christ Church on the corner of 3E Avenue and Metcalfe…

Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a river with a house set in a wood.
#2 is riveiere rouge flowing under the Chemin (Path) Saint Alphonse bridge.
#3 is a river flowing over a waterfall.

Three photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are a river in a forest.
#3 is the weir of the riveiere rouge flowing under the Chemin (Path) Saint Alphonse bridge.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an area of cut down trees.
#2 is a sawmill processing the cut down trees.
#3 is three houses at Ste Flavie on the St Lawrence.
#4 is a dinghy with two houses behind at St Flavie, St Lawrence.

Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a house at the edge of a river but covered in snow.
#2 is the church entrance to the United church of Canada, on the corner of 4th Avenue and Queen Street, surrounded by snow.
#3 is a forest with a rocky…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across a river to a city.
#2 is a view across a river.
#3 is a statue of a soldier in front of a Palladian building. It is Les Braves, War memorial in Mercille Parke, Saint-Lambert, Quebec.
#4 is a…

Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a view of a large building seen from the river, captioned 'Chateau Frontenac, Quebec'.
Photo 2 is looking past fields to a village with the river behind, captioned 'A village by the St Lawrence'.

13 airmen in two rows in front of a Fairey Battle. Each man is named on the front. On the reverse each man has signed his name and 'A/C Fairey Battle Course 45A Observers No 9 Bombing and Gunnery School Mont-Joli PQ July 1942 Back Row RCAF Front RAF…

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…


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.

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.

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'

Flying Officer A. Bonney’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot, from 13th October 1942 to August 1944. Recording his training as an air gunner in Canada and England, two completed tours with 142 Squadron RAF based…
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