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  • Collection: Smith, Walter John

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A group of seven airmen with Walter Smith standing at the extreme left at the back. Bill Radford is seated in the centre. Behind are RAF buildings.

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Full length portrait of Bill Radford standing in front of his Lancaster. Handwritten on the reverse is '2of 7 PD330 Squardon Leader Bill Radford taken in front of his Lancaster at the conclusion of his 2nd Tour of Operations. Somewhere in England…

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Walter and his bride on their wedding day. He is in his RAF uniform and she is wearing a long white dress and is carrying a floral bouquet.

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Three airmen positioned in front of a saloon car. On the reverse 'L-R F/O WH Smith'. Walter is on the left.

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PSmithWJ1609.jpg
Walter Smith in civilian clothes on a motorbike, registration GW5127. He is holding a cat. Behind is a garden and the side of a house.

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PSmithWJ1608.jpg
An airman sitting on motorbike, registration BTD451. Behind is a concrete building. It is annotated 'Jerry (C.B.)'.

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An airman standing in front of a two storey house. It is annotated 'The Boss ???'

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Sergeant Walter Smith, in uniform, seated on a motorbike holding a small dog. The registration of the bike is BDT451. It is annotated 'Wal & Jock 1943'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Walter Smith. His uniform has an air gunner brevet.

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A saloon car with a soft top, registration KV5486. Behind is a garage and a fence.

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Half length portrait of Walter Smith in RAF uniform.

PSmithWJ1601.jpg
Six airmen in two rows, sitting on the grass in front of a concrete building.

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PSmithWJ1602.jpg
26 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a concrete hut.

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LSmithWJ1141900v10036.jpg
Two airmen standing in uniform with their hands in their pockets. On the reverse is handwritten -
'L Dos Sullivan A
R Bill Radford B
10 Oct '44'.

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Full length portrait of an airman with a woman. He is wearing an RAF uniform and she is a civilian. They are standing in a garden.

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LSmithWJ1141900v10033.jpg
Bride, groom, three bridesmaids, bestman and father of the bride. The groom and bestman are in RAF uniform.

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A head and shoulders portrait of a woman. It is annotated 'Always Your Irene x x x'. On the reverse are handwritten names and addresses, signatures and telephone numbers.

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A side view of a Lancaster on the ground. Behind are access stands.

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A group of eight airmen, the front row seated , the four at the back standing. It is annotated '2nd Tour Crew 1944-45. Celebrating End of 51st Ops.& Tour Horse & Jockey, Waddington'.

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A group of four airmen, one sitting on a motorcycle. Behind are Nissen huts. It is annotated 'Screen Instructors C.B. 1944'.

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A homemade circular scale rule for calculating True Horse Power. On one side is a worked example complete with crossing outs and on the other are the different inputs required. The marker needles are missing.

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LSmithWJ1141900v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Walter John Smith, flight engineer, covering the period from 22 April 1943 to 7 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Lindholme,…
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