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  • Collection: Richards, Harold James

Five airmen standing in a row in front of an aircraft. On the reverse
1 Harry 2 W/O 3 Pilot Milroy 4 Navigator 5 Gunner'.
It is stamped AM Crown Copyright Reserved'.

Three quarter length portrait of Harry in khaki uniform holding grapes. On the reverse 'Training in South Africa'.

Harry Richards standing in flying kit, boots and holding his googles. On the reverse is 'Lincoln'.


A list of the two flights of 297 Squadron. The list is of available pilots. There are four other categories - detached, leave, tour expired and one is indecipherable.
On the reverse is handwritten
2 Y Norway 6.30
3 Y Towing ex.…

South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for H J Richards, navigator, covering the period from 9 March 1943 to 10 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, and post war duties with Empire Air Armament School. He…

Harold Richards from Lincoln was working in the health industry before he volunteered for the RAF. After trying to be a pilot he trained as an observer. He was posted to 297 Squadron at Stoney Cross where he and his crew dropped supplies to the…
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