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The observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant John Francis Banks, born I July 1922, (1578295 Royal Air Force) from 28 March 1943 to 9 April 1946. Detailing his training and operations flown. Served at 41 Air School South…

Pilot's flying log book. Two, for Ken Souter. Covering the period from 27 March 1951 to 24 March 1958. Detailing his flying training, flying duties with 83 and 150 Squadron and operations flown. He was stationed at 230 Operational Conversion Unit RAF…

Eight page, Italy edition of the newspaper containing articles from various operational theatres and from home.
Page 1 headline is: 'Bombs Rain On Japan From 1,600 U.S. Planes'
Page 2 first article is titled: 'Nuremberg Likely For Trial Of…

A group of men arranged in front of a C-47. On the reverse 'Taken at Singapore after being flown from Logas, Sumatra, on September 20th. 1945. The better dressed chaps are cooks and medical orderlies sent to assist in the recovery of POWs. x is JG…

Seven photographs from an album.
#1 is a man with an orangutan.
#2 is a riverside scene in the dark.
#3 is the gopuram (entrance tower) of Sri Mariamman Temple, South Bridge Road, Singapore, captioned 'Indian Temple'.
#4 and 6 are the Ayer Itam…

Ten photographs from an album.
#1 is identified as St Andrew's Church.
#2 is identified as Singapore's Lido & swimming pool.
#3 is identified as Collier Quay.
#4 is identified as Anderson Bridge.
#5 is identified as Garrison Theatre.
#6 is…

Ten photographs from an album.
#1 is identified as the public beach.
#2 is a building identified as the Law Courts.
#3 and 5 are identified as the Union Buildings.
#4 is several rickshaws waiting for passengers.
#6 is identified as the War…

11 photographs from an album.
#1 is a night shot of a building.
#2 is a view to a church with a steeple.
#3 is a beach scene at sunset, upside down.
#4 is a small temple.
#5 is a sailing boat at night
#6 is a built up area seen from above. In…

14 photographs from an album.
#1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 are images of local girls.
#4 is a man carrying an umbrella, seen from behind. In front are houses.
#7 are rickshaws lined up at the side of the road at the Chinese temple.
#8 and 11 are views…

11 photographs of Singapore, in an album.
#1 is a fishing boat on a beach. Behind is a village of huts and more boats.
#2 is two men.
#3 is a canoe with houses behind.
#4 is a small waterfall
#5 is a man squatting at the side of the sea. Behind…

Five photographs from an album.
#1 and 4 are a canoe on the river.
#2 is a tent and a camp.
#3 is a Sunderland of 209 squadron.
#5 is a 209 squadron crest.


Six men seated at a table drinking beer. One man has sergeant's stripes on his uniform. On the reverse 'The more we are together The drunker we shall be Singapore Lido May 1946'.

A Dakota being serviced, starboard side view. On the reverse 'Dakota of 48 Sqdn Changi, Singapore'.

Two men in swimming shorts sitting on a table. On the reverse 'Myself and Mick at the Lido, this is taken the day I got burned'.


A menu for a party. On the reverse several people including Jack Wainwright have signed their names and left messages.

Aircrew flying log book 4, for F S W Jolliffe, navigator/radar, covering the period from 4 December 1956 to 20 July 1961. Detailing his flying duties with 46, 141, 41, 60 squadrons and headquarters number 11 group. He was stationed at RAF Odiham, RAF…

Aircrew flying log book 5, for F S W Jolliffe, navigator/radar, covering the period from 8 September 1961 to 8 May 1983. Detailing his flying duties with 60 squadron, all weather fighter combat squadron and number 2 air navigation school. He was…

Frank was a navigator flying Javelins from Singapore. On 3 December 1962 he and his pilot ejected from their Javelin. This signal relates the rescue activities taking place while Frank was in the jungle.

January to March 1963, the front cover has drawings of the aircraft types flown in FEAF at this time.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

Fourteen photographs taken when Frank was in Singapore as a navigator on No 141 Squadron, flying the Javelin in 1961 - 62. Many of them are of Patti, some are in colour, some have hand written descriptions on the reverse.
One photograph is a man in…

Photographs taken when Frank was posted to Singapore as a navigator on 141 Squadron flying Javelins. Most of them are of Patti, some are dated and some have descriptions on the reverse.

Two photographs, the first in colour of Frank leaning on a railing overlooking a valley, with the date of Aug 62 printed on the surround. On the reverse caption 'On Penang Hill'. The second is of Frank in his office on the squadron, sitting at a desk…

Three photographs, the first is Patti is standing on the base of a stylised beast, house in background. The second is in colour of Patti standing outside a shop, Nov 62 is printed on the surround of the photograph, number 5 on the reverse. The third…

Head and shoulders of both at a formal function.

From 1946 mainly refers to the injuries he received when he ejected from a Javelin in 1962.
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