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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-07-24"

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Bill Siddle's time in the RAF pieced together by research. He was a pilot who flew the Lancaster with 9 and 83 Squadrons. He was commissioned in 1944, was awarded the DFC and Bar and completed more than 60 operations. He left the service in 1946 and…

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List of twelve operations from 1 June 1944 to 29 October 1944.

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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…

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Shows a single bomb load for operation. Details distributor and preselection settings and other information. Includes times route. bombing height and H+ times for squadron aircraft on wave four and wave 5. On the reverse mentions Newhaven, Parramatta…

ESmithJWWoolfC440731.pdf
Writes with regret to inform him that his son was missing as a result of air operations on night 24/25 July 1944 when his Lancaster in which he was wireless operator set out to attack Stuttgart. Inquiries were being made through red cross. Asks if he…

BBryanR-MBurnsideJGBv1.pdf
Part 1 - family background with information on relatives and family photographs.
Part 2 - war service of Flying Officer James Gordon Bennett Burnside flight engineer. Covers training as flight engineer. Then follows short descriptions. listing…

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Informs him that his son was missing from air operations on night 24/25 July 1944.

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Reports that source of information that his son had lost his life along with Flying Officer J R Berrington and Sergeant C Clark was a German report to international Red Cross in Geneva. Report included information that Flying Officer T H Fynn was a…

Diary kept by Keith Campbell 24 July 1944 to February 1945 describing being shot down, evading and capture and life as a prisoner of war. Some entries talk about operations. Ends with the forced march away from the Russians. Note on front - 'original…

SCockramJC419379v10004.pdf
This is the crews fourth operation, two navigation log sheets, part of a plotting map and a target photograph.
The photograph is mainly obscured by flares, rural area some bomb explosions visible. The caption for the target photograph '1975 DRF.…

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Arthur Woolf was working in an office before he volunteered for the RAF. He was keen on flying and would cycle to Castle Bromwich airfield to watch the aircraft. He was accepted for aircrew training and became a wireless operator. After joining a…

EAdamsHGAdamsFB440724-0001.pdf
Comments on the large quantity of mail he has received and teaching his new crewmembers to play cribbage or 500, comments on lack of aircraft and family happenings.
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LFoskettW1323050v3.pdf
Bill Foskett’s Flying Log Book as Bomb Aimer from 6th November 1942 until 3rd July 1945. Retrained in Canada as bomb aimer and air gunner at 31 Bombing and Gunnery School (Picton) and 31 Advanced Navigation School (Port Albert). Posted to 2…

LBanksJF1578295v1.pdf
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…

LDunnFT1319229v1.pdf
F T Dunn’s Air Bomber’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 24 September 1942 to 22 November 1943. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air bomber. He was stationed at RAF Mount Hampden as pupil pilot 3-21 Aug 1942, South…

LPalmerRAM115772v2.pdf
Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 May 1942 to 23 December 1944, detailing training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Lossiemouth (No. 20 OTU), RAF Hullavington (No. 3 Flying Instructors School),…
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