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BSaundersRSaundersRv1.pdf
Document contains order of service for funeral and memoir of service in the RAF. Includes training as wireless operator/air gunner, troop ship to Cairo and continued training in Egypt. Posted for operation on Boston aircraft with 114 Squadron in…

MShawSR3002545-160211-17.jpg
A detailed description of three flights undertaken in 1947 . Stan flew on 53 trips as a flight engineer. He names some of his colleagues and mentions they never had a crash between March 46 and March 47.

PShawSR16020117.jpg
Three airmen in shorts and hats, standing beside an aircraft jack. On the reverse 'Cramp, Self and [indecipherable], servicing a jack at Bender Cassim. Aug 1946.'

PShawSR16020070.jpg
Stan and two airmen colleagues, standing eating thick sandwiches. On the reverse 'Comm. Flight aircrew, 'Woofing' sandwiches at Bander Kassim. 'Ossy' Harper (navigator) in centre. Aug. 1946'.

PShawSR16020016.jpg
A view of the sea wall at Mogadishu. On the reverse 'Sea-wall overlooking the Harbour. Mogadicio, Feb 1947.'

LKeyEG1866522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunner and flight engineers for E G Key, flight engineer. Covering the period from 16 October 1944 to 16 June 1952. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was…

AStevensonWR151202.mp3
Walter Stevenson lived in a village where the only employment was at the local mine. He was working as a blacksmith there when he volunteered for the RAF on his eighteenth birthday. Walter trained as a wireless operator/air gunner with Coastal…

PGomersalO1601.jpg
Ten shirtless airmen in shorts sitting in three rows on stone steps in an open doorway of a stone building. Behind an African man standing. On the reverse 'Taken at Bender Kassem (now known as Bossaso [sic]) on the northern shore of Africa and the…

LGomersalO139719v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Oliver Gomersal from 17 September 1943 to 7 November 1944. He trained as a navigator in Great Britain and in South Africa and was stationed in East Africa and Yemen with 621 Squadron.…
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