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  • Temporal Coverage is exactly "1944-11"

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.…

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.…

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Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

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Three photographs, the first shows five servicemen in working dress posed in a field, captioned 'Jeff, Taf, Dan, Ray and me, taken at Gilze (Holland)'.
The second shows a well camouflaged vehicle, captioned Armoury Wagon'. Third shows four…

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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Six airmen on their return from sinking the Tirpitz. They are positioned at the rear of their Lancaster.

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Seven airmen in the snow. Three have pipes in their mouths.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Andrewartha crew In snow . Blurred.'

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Catches up with recent mail and family baby matters and other activities. Continues with news of acquaintances.

BJonesTJJonesPWv1.pdf
Memoir including photographs of the crew and aircraft. Thomas Jones was a flight engineer on Stirling and Lancaster and completed 64 operations on two tours. Describes early life, joining the RAF, selection and training., crewing up and first posting…

BBeisleyJWTBeisleyJWTv1.pdf
Outlines his training and 30 operations on 433 Squadron flying Halifax and then Lancaster. Writes of Halifax crash shortly after arriving and describes his actions on a busy night on an operation to Bochum when they were hit by antiaircraft fire.…

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Glass negative photograph of letter. Writes they had now concluded that his son had lost his life and his death had been presumed to have occurred on 29 January 1944.

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Three photographs, first captioned 'The Moat', second and third captioned 'Rear of Chateau'. Page captioned 'November 1944'

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Six small photographs of B-25s in flight, some of single aircraft others of a formation of two or three. Pages captioned 'November 1944'.

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Two photographs, the first with the crew standing in front of the RH side of the aircraft nose with other B-25s in the background, crew named, 'W/O Legge (Lofty), F/O Phillipson (Gary), W/C Kerr, F/O Clutton (Wilf), Myself, November 1944'.

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Three photographs captioned' Chateau Everard - November 1944'.

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Four small photographs, first of two individuals with airfield and B-25 in background, captioned 'Murray Donnely - F/O Double.
Second individual standing by end of a shed, airfield and B-25 in background, captioned 'Gary'.
Third is of four…

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Three small photographs, first, two individuals standing by end of a shed, airfield with B 25 in background, captioned 'Alfy Lan - Bobby Parsons. Second an individual standing with B-25 in background, captioned 'Murray'.. Third large buildings,…

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Two B-25s air-to-air view with invasion stripes, on the reverse 'Mitchells taken November 1944 Vitry'.

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Man wearing flying helmet and goggles on the left hand seat of an aircraft cockpit. On the reverse 'Oxford cockpit […] course, Watchfield, Nr Swindon, November 44'.

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Three Halifaxes on the ground taken from under a fourth. It is annotated 'PL40185'.
On the reverse -
'Tholthorpe
Nov 44
MZ454 KW-S in background
LL596 KW-U in foreground
425 Sqn'.

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Three Halifaxes on the ground framed by a fourth. One Halifax is running its engines watched by four ground crew.
It is annotated 'PL40185'.
Information supplied with the collection identifies the aircraft as 'KW-U' and 'KW-S' and states 'Evocative…

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A list of 35 operations undertaken by Terry Ford. It includes dates and aircraft used.
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