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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-10"

PPalmerRAM17010013.jpg
A large group of airmen wearing battledress and side or peaked caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Mosquito with many symbols on nose. Captioned 'Back row { Jackson, Finlay, Pritchard, Garratt, Davy, Powell, Creswell, Curtis,…

PHitchcockJS17050004.jpg
21 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a building. On the reverse each man is named.

PEdgarAG19010134.jpg
37 airmen arranged in three rows. Underneath is captioned 'No 23 O.T.U. (7 F.I.S.), RAF, Upavon, September-October, 1944' Each individual is listed underneath.

S102SqnRAF19170809v10002.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

PHookKG18020009.jpg
23 air gunners posed in three rows in front of brick building, captioned 'squad 3 & 4 of No 60 A.G.I. Course Oct 1944'. The reverse captioned 'Subject 3rd left middle row.' Also some signatures.

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Contains personal details front and side photograph and fingerprint. Notes captured on 27 September 1944 at Rastatt.

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Personnel record card with photograph, fingerprint and personal details of Angas Hughes. Captured 27 September 1944 at Rastatt. Stamped with 'Officially Interrogated'. On the second page '10.10.44, Dulag Luft' and '28.10.44 Kgf.ag.d.Lw.7'.

MHollisAN124522-171107-020001.jpg
Provides particulars of previous instructor courses, present category, experience flying hours, particulars of test, assessment, category recommended and remarks by testing officer. Notes that had good knowledge of principles of flight and…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10006.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

PChubbWF1805.jpg
A group of seven airmen in flying kit, arranged in front of a Halifax 'Q'.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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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.

PGrundyAF1534.jpg
Target photograph of bomb explosion on a coastline running across image. On the reverse '192 Squadron, Attack on Walcheren, Oct 1944'.

PCavalierRG17010051.jpg
Photograph 1 is of five airmen at work outside their trailer, captioned 'Photographic Mobile Unit.'
Photograph 2 is of four airmen including Reginald George Cavalier at work outside their trailer. Captioned 'Sid Burton, Les Seymour, John…

PFilliputtiA16010064.jpg
On a clear day in the mountains, armed Cossacks are passing through a valley, using camels and a horse and cart to transport goods. In the foreground, one figure is pointing to the right.

Label reads “158”; signed by the author; caption reads…

PFilliputtiA16010065.jpg
Two civilians have been shot and are lying on the ground whilst a soldier is beating Don Giuseppe Treppo on the head with a baton. A soldier is shooting in the background. Other civilians are featured in different poses.

Label reads “161”;…

PTwellsE15070018.jpg
Ernie Twells and five airmen colleagues before he became aircrew. Captioned 'Ernie Twells 2nd from right'. On the reverse the names and addresses of four of the other men.

Bob Knights and seven crew wearing flying gear standing in front of…

BWierTWierTv1.pdf
Starts with commentary on family in Poland and names recorded on visits to Poland. Continues with account of early life, school and life in Poland before the war.
Flashback 1. Mentions first operation on 300 Squadron at RAF Faldingworth. Continues…

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10002-0001.jpg
Covers medical problems in childhood, starting work with Bristol aircraft company in 1937, medically unfit for RAF aircrew, he was sent to work on Beaufighter at RAF Predannack where he was awarded a white feather by a young lady at a social event.…

PAllnuttFJ1628.jpg
Navigator F R Williams in flying gear, seated at a his station writing in his log on the way to Essen October 1944.

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A Sortie Record Sheet dated from 19 August 1944 to 17 March 1945. Relating to Pilot Officer George Holmes’ service as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 83 Squadron. The sheet records 16 operations, all of which are recorded as being on Lancaster…

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Describes location, construction and layout. Opened in September 1943 with 207 Squadron Lancaster and later 44 Squadron. Last operation was in April 1945 to Berchtesgaden. Covers post-war squadron moves, locations and disbandment, including arrival…

AColbeckJC170524.mp3
Joy Colbeck was born in Maidstone, Kent and served within the Women’s Royal Naval Service during the war. Her brother, John, joined the RAF on the 28 of April 1943, qualified at as an air gunner in April 1944, before being transferred to an…

ABeckettPC180317.mp3
Peter Beckett grew up in Mildenhall village. He attended the local Air Training Corps which enabled him to visit the airfield and take the opportunity to have air test flights with operational aircrews and help the ground staff with their work. He…
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