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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland--Moray"

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21 aircrew posed in three rows, the end of a wooden building as background. On the reverse caption, 'Keith in Scotland 1943, July 21st, Back row, 5th from right'.

LHightonG160645v2.pdf
George Highton's pilot's flying log book covering the period from 19 May 1944 to 31 July 1946. As an instructor and Bomber Command communications flight pilot, he was stationed at RAF Kinloss and RAF Halton. Aircraft flown in were Anson, Whitley,…

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Includes biographic details, service history and account of last operation for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. Completed 111 operations on three squadrons, took part in Cologne 1000 bomber operation. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross twice.…

BAllamAJAllamAJv1.pdf
Chapter 8 - Overture and Beginners. Gives account of time on OTU at RAF Lossiemouth. Includes ground instruction, crewing up and description of station and training on Wellington. Writes about a fatal crash he sees and about some of his sorties.…

SFieldPL907804v10015.pdf
Author writes to inform him concerning the accident in which his son, who was flying as a wireless operator, was killed. Details eye witness accounts of aircraft diving into ground and all crew were killed. Court of enquiry were unable to determine…

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Retrospective after the death in a crash during a flight from RAF Kinloss on 24 September 1940. Author knew Ian Hay's sister well and writes of visiting his grave in Inverness. Mentions cairn raise by Hay's father near crash site and finding out more…

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Gives some details of the crash of a Whitley in which his son was the wireless operator and was killed. Note that court of enquiry was unable to allocate responsibility for the accident.

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Photograph down hillside to valley with village and part of river.

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Image of wreckage of aircraft on hillside

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SFieldPL907804v10012-0004.jpg
Made out for Whitley from 29 OTU on 24 September 1940. Location Ben Aigan. Gives some details of crash.

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Top - photograph of cairn
Bottom - Photograph view from are of cairn over open ground.
Separate page - note with details that Ian Hay's father erected the original cairn on the summit of Ben Aigan. It did not mark the actual crash site.

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List and describes enclosures A, B, C, D, E and F. A is map of are round Rothes and some details of crash. B - a cairn marking crash site rebuilt by friend. C flying accident card. D - the wreckage. E another photo of wreckage. F photo taken near…

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Titled 'No 11 Course A Squad observers commencing 3.12.40'. Five airmen, four wearing tunics with half brevet and one a greatcoat, all wearing side caps sitting in a row. Names left to right 'Sgts Beckett S N, Bryer R, McMaster W F, McAlonan O,…

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Titled 'No 11 course A Squad W.O/AGS commencing 3-11-40'. Ten airmen wearing tunics with half brevet and side caps sitting and standing in two rows. Names back row left to right 'Sgts Creedy D, Napier J K, Wright K, Banham D W, Flavell D'. Front row…

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Top left - a card with 'Perkins E M, Sgt 748102' captioned 'This card was one of three that were stuck on the door of a room in Magdalene College Cambridge. Jonny Phillips, Ted Perkins and I shared the room. The card is Jonny Phillip's handiwork.…

SGillK1438901v40010.pdf
Description of three (one aborted due to weather) operations against Tirpitz, photograph of crew on return from sinking Tirpitz, poor photocopy of target photograph of attach on Tirpitz. Account of operation on E & R boat pens at Ijmuiden along with…

SGillK1438901v40007.pdf
Joined 18 June 1941. Trained as navigator in Canada. After operational and conversions training in England during which he flew two operations. He was posted to 9 Squadron at RAF Bardney where he flew 25 operations which are listed. After a tour as a…

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States that photograph shows. Mentions first abortive attack on 29 October 1944, second cancelled for weather and the final successful attack on 11 November 1944.

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Crew brought crippled bomber home from operation to Cologne. Brief description of damage to aircraft and recovery to base. Three members of crew received awards including DFC for pilot Thomas Mahaddie DSO AFC who was awarded his fourth decoration the…

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A white, detached, shirt collar with names and addresses.

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MWindmillSA174076-160422-03.jpg
Covers all postings in service including training in England and the United States and operations on 158 Squadron flying Halifax after which he was a pilot instructor.

PJarmyJFD17010022.jpg
27 airmen arranged in three rows.

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PLucasWE17010013.jpg
Posed in four rows in front of a Whitley. A cup is positioned in front of the group.
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