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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-06-08"

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Lists 34 operations between 28 May 1944 and 19 September 1944. 467 Squadron RAAF. On last sortie noted that Wing Commander Gibson VC was master bomber and was killed on return flight. In addition first operation was in Lancaster R5868 which is now in…

LWakefieldHE174040v1.pdf
Harold Wakefield's RAF Navigator's, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, from 16th August 1943 to 16th August 1946, recording training, operations, instructional duties and Transport Command duties to India and the Far East as a Flight…

LEylesCW900473v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for C W Eyles, bomb aimer, covering the period from 9 July 1942 to 14 October 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Dumfries, RAF Abingdon,…

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Target photograph shows glare and explosions. Built up area roads are faintly visible. Captioned '252.BTN 7/8-6-44//NT F/8, 5000, 080 degrees, 01.13, JUVISY RD, C, 19x500, F/L DAVIES, U78'. Submitted in folder titled 'U-Uncle Target Images'.

LWatsonJR1605406v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Watson, flight engineer, covering the period from 2 November 1943 to 30 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Faldingworth, RAF Wickenby, RAF…

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List items that arrived by post on previous day and returning signed docket.

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Lancaster DV 367 missing 7/8 June 1944, Lists crew and next of kin.

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Expresses sympathy over news of Sergeant Henry Simpson who was flight engineer of an aircraft that failed to return from an operation to Versailles.

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Regrets to inform him that his son had been posted as missing believe killed. A report that his son, F/Sergeant G L Nordbye and F/Sergeant L M G Baker has lost their lives had been received through the Red Cross from an official German statement.

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Stamped Dulag Luft Wetzlar and lists Sgt L M Baker, G L M Norbye and Simpson Henry, Evan Wade at St Cyr L'Ecole, Lancaster aircraft gives other details of personnel and includes Ratcliff L.

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Informing his that his son was missing as a result of air operations on night 7/8 June 1944 when his Lancaster in which he was flight engineer failed to return.

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Informs him that his son is missing in action as result of air operations 7/8 June 1944.

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Notifies him that according information from to the Red Cross, his son had lost his life as result of air operations on 8 June 1944.

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Writes to congratulate him on achieving his 30 operations and says they are very proud of him. Eagerly awaiting his homecoming but know that it will be a strain to say goodbye to his companions. Mentions his father's reception of the good news and…

LWatsonPHC182029v1.pdf
Flying log book (Partial) for P H C Watson, air gunner, covering the period from 13 February 1944 to 7 June 1944 and for April 1945. Detailing some of his operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Elsham Wolds, RAF Ludford Magna and RAF Witchford.…

BCleggPVWilsonDv1.pdf
Biography of Squadron Leader David James Baikie Wilson, DSO, DFC and Bar (1917 - 1947). He flew operations as a pilot with 214, 196 and 617 Squadrons before becoming Head of Aerodynamic Development and Testing, and Test-Pilot at A V Roe & Co Ltd.…

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A memorial plaque, with a propeller blade and stone supports and a gravestone for the seven airmen who died when their Lancaster crashed at Giverny. A handwritten note says 'Qiverny (Giverny) Northern France'.

LBarryMR419764v1.pdf
Flying log book for air gunner for M R Barry, covering the period from February 1943 to 10 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Ballarat, RAF West Sale, RAF Lichfield, RAF Church Broughton, RAF…
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