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George in his office at RAF Cosford with his dog. On the reverse '11/6/71 Cosford by air'.

RAF Downham Market was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk immediately north east of the town of the same name. Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Downham Market opened in July 1942 as part of 3 Group. 218 Squadron was the…

RAF Marham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk 6 miles (9 kms) west of Swaffham. Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearby RAF Marham was opened in April 1937 in 3Group. By September 1939 38 and 115 Squadrons were based there,…

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Ten airmen with trainee flashes on their caps. On the reverse each individual has signed their names.

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12 airmen arranged in two rowsin front of their Halifax. The Halifax has the Ol'Ram nose art.

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Four airmen, including Homer lawson, lined up in their uniforms. Identified by their brevets are an air gunner, flight engineer, observer (Homer Lawson) and the pilot (Canadian).

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A painted wooden plaque with the nose art from Homer Lawson's Halifax. It features a ram's head snorting smoke and a swastika breaking apart. On the head is a maple leaf (the pilot was Canadian) and 'Go'tdam' Underneath is 'The Ol'Ram'. There is a 10…

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Two newspaper cuttings from a photo album.
Item 1 is a cutting that describes the award of a DFC to Homer Lawson.
Item 2 is a cutting that describes the shooting down of a Ju-88 by Homer Lawson's Halifax.

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Four photographs from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a group of boys and two masters. They are holding a board 'Salford Grammar School 1935-1936 Form 3A'. It is captioned 'Photograph by Stansfield Parker'.
Photo 2 is a group of boys and two masters.…

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Three items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Income Tax Assessment for April 1947.
Item 2 is an aerial photo of a camp of bell tents and a marquee.
Item 3 is a Certificate of Post War Credit for £15 :3:7 issued to Homer in April 1947.

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's Notification of Acceptance for Service in the RAF Volunteer Reserve.
Item 2 is a half-length portrait of Homer in trainee's uniform.

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Three documents issued to Homer Lawson.
Item 1 is his Service and Release Book.
Item 2 is his National Identity Card.
Item 3 is his Pension Record Card.

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Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a passenger ship taken from another ship.
Photo 2 is a man in a canoe.
Photo 3 is Homer Lawson on a ship. He is wearing khaki and in shorts.
Photo 4 is four men and a woman sitting on steps. Behind are…

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18 images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a group of locals at the side of a road. Behind are mountains.
Photo 2 is a group of locals with horses. Behind are mountains.
Photo 3 is seven servicemen on horses.
Photo 4 is men and women on…

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Three items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's card from the Karachi Ordnance Officers' Shop.
Item 2 is a slip allowing Homer to wear five medals.
Item 3 is Homer's temporary members card for the Srinagar Club.

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A large group of airmen arranged in six rows in front and on top of a Dakota.

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is a Post Office Saving Bank book issued at RAF Melbourne, York.
Item 2 is a letter to Homer from the King. He regrets not being able to give him personally his DFC. It is annotated 'Original held with the DFC…

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Nine images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is seven airmen standing in front of a Halifax.
Photo 2 is five airmen sitting and crouched on grass.
Photo 3 is an airman inside an aircraft.
Photo 4 is five airmen standing in front of a Nissen…

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A large group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of an aircraft. Captioned '1945 Full Sutton'.

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The group is arranged in three rows. It is captioned 'No 4 Flight No 1 Squadron 10 ITW RAF May 1942'. Underneath each individual is named.
The image is taken at the Manor Hotel in Scarborough.

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Three images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders image of Homer Lawson in khaki, wearing an observer's brevet. It is annotated 'With all my Fondest Love Harold xxx'.
Photo 2 is a group of ten trainees arranged in two rows.
Photo 3…

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Seven images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is three airmen and two airwomen sitting on the grass in front of a hut.
Photo 2 is seven airmen dressed in flying kit. Homer Lawson is identified with a cross. They are standing on a flat roof in front of a…

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Photo 1 and 3 are half-length portraits of Homer Lawson wearing first an observer then a navigator brevet.
Item 2 is a 10 squadron cloth crest.
Photo 4 is a group of 12 airmen arranged in front of their Halifax.

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Front and back covers of a photo album.

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The story of Homer Lawson from birth in August 1921 to death in September 1975. He trained as a Navigator in Wales and in Scotland before converting to Halifaxes in Yorkshire. He completed 38 operations then returned to Scotland for more training.…
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