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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1943-05"

SPerryWRP1317696v70007.pdf
List one Manchester and 10 Lancasters at RAF Wigsley May - June 1943. On 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham between June 1943 and February 1944, lists 16 Lancasters. At No 5 Lancaster Finishing School between February and November 1944…

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Made out for Pilot Officer William Roy Peter Perry. Narrative mentions completed 20 operations, showing outstanding skill and determination. Skilful airmanship enabled gunner to shoot down enemy fighter. Twice had to recover aircraft on three engine…

MCropperEW1655303-170618-020001.jpg
A record of EW Cropper's first flights on Tiger Moths.

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing battledress with signallers brevet and side cap. Submitted with title 'Harry Winter May 1943'.

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Enlisted in 1939, ground staff until re-mustered as aircrew, Feb 1943 to RAF St Eval, anti-submarine sweeps. May 1943 to 78 Squadron, 1943 instructing at OTU, July 1944 to 35 Squadron Pathfinders, total of 66 operations. Demobbed February 1946.

PDavyH17010001.pdf
Three photographs.
#1 A group of trainee airmen including two officers arranged in four rows. At the bottom and upside down is a caption' Herbert Davy Rear Gunner 626 Squadron ACRC St John's Wood London May 1943'.
#2 is Herbert leaning against a…

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Caption for the page, 'With the boys at 31 B. & G.S. February - May & 33 A.N.S. May-July'. First picture, three individuals standing in front of a wooden building, captioned 'With Mike and Johnney at Picton'.
Second and third, group of individuals…

PStewartEC17170043.jpg
An airman standing outside the Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth. On the reverse 'Group Captain GF O'Brien AFC. Finest CO an officer could ever have.! April/May/43'.
A second identical copy has been damaged. On the front is annotated 'Group Captain GF…

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Apologises for not writing, had been very busy. Writes that he had been on operations to Duisburg and Pilsen. Mentions off duty activities and photographs of his service mates and his aircraft. Catches up with news of acquaintance and comments on…

MColsonWA141402-160415-01.pdf
Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

PMcDermottC16040016.jpg
Nine airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. On the front is 'P' and the names of each man. On the reverse is stamped 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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A group of ten trainee airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. On the front is 'O' and the names of each man. On the reverse is stamped 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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A group of ten trainee airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut.

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A group of ten airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. On the front is 'R' and the names of each man. On the reverse is stamped 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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A group of ten airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. On the front is "N" and the names of the ten men. On the reverse is stamped 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

PMcDermottC16020043.jpg
Ten airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. Each man's name is written underneath. On the reverse are the signatures of all the men and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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10 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden building. Their names are written underneath. On the reverse each man has signed his name with home town and their is a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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Nine airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. Their names are written underneath. On the reverse are eight signatures and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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10 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. Their names are written underneath and on the reverse are nine signatures and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

PMcDermottC16020035.jpg
10 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. Their names are written underneath. On the reverse are their signatures and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

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10 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. Their names are written underneath. On the reverse are nine signatures and a stamp with 'RAF Evanton Crown Copyright Reserved'.

PMcDermottC16020007.jpg
11 trainee airmen arranged in two rows in front of a wooden hut. On the reverse are the signatures of the men and 'May 1943 108 Course R'

PChadwickR19040092.jpg
Six men and three women standing in line. All men wear suit and tie and the man third from right has a mayoral chain. The women wear coats and hats. Roy Chadwick is in the middle of group. In the background the starboard inner engine and part of the…

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Two photographs of Sunderlands. Page captioned 'No 95 Squadron R.A.F. Gibraltar, Malta, Freetown, Bathurst, Dakar, Port Ettienne'. First photgraph captioned 'Archimedes II EJ144, A for Able my boat for 12 months "Port Ettienne" Sahara desert May…

PCulkinJ17010018.jpg
Page captioned 'Misurata N/Africa May 1943, On guard, tented accom, visit to Leptis Magna'.
Five photographs, first is of Jack, rifle slung over shoulder, tin hat on, standing on a rocky outcrop, desert background. Captioned, 'Misurata, North…
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