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  • Collection: Say, Frederick Donovan

Frederick Say went to Tottenham County High School and when he left school he went to study agriculture. He joined the RAF and was posted to RAF Tangmere and worked in the Operations Room as a clerk and was promoted to Leading Aircraftsman Special…

Calculations for an operation prepared by a bomb aimer

RAF Form 2520A for Fred Say

Two low angle oblique aerial photographs of Sarnia oil refinery on the St Clair River. Photograph 1 is mostly storage tanks; photograph 2 is of tanks and production facilities.

Identification kindly provided by Richard Evans of the Finding the…

Photo 1 is a building captioned 'Banff Springs Hotel'.
Photo 2 is a mountainside.
Photo 3 is a house with a mountain behind and is captioned 'Banff Main St'.
Photo 4 is two men in a swimming pool captioned 'Hotel Hot Pool (Volcano…

A letter from the KIng awarding Fred a DFC and a note from Arthur Harris describing why he received the award.

Photo 1 is five uniformed men at the tail of a Wellington, HE411, captioned 'First Operational Crew'. Photo 2 is Fred Say's wedding day. A group of eight captioned 'Jan 9th 1945 Joan Fred FDS Fred Gladys Aunt [indecipherable] Hancock Betty Sen'r…

Photo 1 is ten airmen arranged in three rows, captioned 'Pilot's Course - RCAF Calgary W. Canada'.
Photo 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of Fed captioned 'Escape Photo FDS 1941'.
Photo 3 is a group of nine men in uniform captioned 'Navigation…

A 1:250000 chart of the Cherbourg area with a route plotted on.

A chart used for bombing of the centre of Lens. Magnetic bearings are plotted on the outside and range circles from the centre are overprinted. It is centered on the marshalling yards. All the detail is grey or black but the canals, ponds and lakes…

The letter refers to a previous letter and recommendations for Non-Immediate Awards.

Half portrait of Fred Say in blazer with his seven medals. Behind is a painting of two Lancasters over a snowy landscape.

Three airmen, including Fred Say, leaning against an Anson.

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A parade of civilians and officers flanked at the side by soldiers. On the reverse is 'Parade to Wargraves'.

A large group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Wellington.

Oblique aerial photograph of a vast expanse of land. An industrial plant surrounded by storage tanks can be seen in the middle, branch line bottom right.
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