Browse Items (83 total)

  • Collection: Edgar, Alfred George

PEdgarAG19010040.jpg
A sequence of three vertical aerial photographs of a dockyard area. The docks are at the edge of a River Ouse and running into this is the Dutch river. The images are captioned 'Millard 7.10.93' and '1, 2 and 3'. Millard is the bomb aimer.

PEdgarAG19010042.jpg
Filming of 'The Dam Busters' involving cameras and large lighting units. Michael Redgrave as Barnes Wallis and Richard Todd as Guy Gibson are talking in front of a building.
On the reverse 'Filming "the Dambusters" Richard Todd is wearing AG…

PEdgarAG19010044.jpg
Alan Edgar, a man and two women standing drinking. Alan is in uniform and the ladies are in evening dresses. The other man is wearing a dinner jacket.

PEdgarAG19010045.jpg
Half length portrait of a woman carrying a large format film cassette. Behind her is a framed portrait of the Queen.

PEdgarAG19010046.jpg
Alan in dress uniform with his wife in evening dress.

PEdgarAG19010047.jpg
Lord Mountbatten chatting to five men, including Alan Edgar in the background. On the reverse is annotated 'A G Edgar in background after meeting Mountbatten BEE85'.

PEdgarAG19010049.jpg
Half length portrait of Alan Edgar in uniform with pilot brevet. On the reverse 'Regards to Eddie & Kay from your old pal [indecipherable] Upwood May 1945'.
It is stamped 'Royal Australian Air Force Official Photograph'.

Tags: ;

PEdgarAG19010051.jpg
Three airmen standing outside a brick building. On the reverse 'L to R Rid, Don, Johnny'.

PEdgarAG19010053.jpg
Two airmen leaning on a bridge. On the reverse 'Freddie Firth & Myself'.

Tags:

PEdgarAG19010055.jpg
An airman standing outside a brick building. On the reverse 'Bob Brooks the Navigator'.

PEdgarAG19010057.jpg
Four airmen relaxing outside a wooden shingled building. On the reverse 'Wog Tweed, Nat, Pendleton & Myself'.
It is stamped 'Sep 27 1942'.

PEdgarAG19010059.jpg
Head and shoulders image of Alan smoking a pipe. On the reverse 'FX IS'985' 23416 14'

PEdgarAG19010061.jpg
Half length portraits of Alan Edgar in RAF uniform and his brother in sergeant's Army uniform. On the front is written 'Best of Luck [indecipherable]' On the reverse 'Flt A.G Edgar Dad & His Brother'. Another comment has been blacked out. A rubber…

Tags: ;

PEdgarAG19010063.jpg
An airman identified as Alan Edgar sitting in the cockpit of a Canadian built Avro Anson. He is wearing a leather helmet and goggles. On the reverse is written 'Freddie Firth takes one of yours truly -wrapped up for nothing Feb 43'.
A second…

PEdgarAG19010065.jpg
Allan Millard dressed in flying helmet and boots, with a pullover tucked into pyjama trousers, is holding a can and smoking a pipe. He has one foot on a boot-scraper and behind is a brick building. On the reverse 'Allan the Air Bomber'.

PEdgarAG19010067.jpg
Alan Edgar, dressed in shorts and khaki with a member of the ground crew in khaki overalls, standing in front of three Canberras.

PEdgarAG19010068.jpg
Ross in the cockpit of an aircraft. On the reverse 'Ross Charlton gives the camera & I hope the English girls the 1-2'.

PEdgarAG19010072.jpg
An image taken from the footwell of the bomb aimer's position looking up at an airman at the controls of a Lancaster.

PEdgarAG19010073.jpg
An airman in an aircraft cockpit identified on the reverse 'Tommy Duncan snapped "off the Beam SFTS 1942'.

PEdgarAG19010075.jpg
A blurred image taken from a rear cockpit. On the reverse 'My head obscures everything as usual. Diving on Shack on the bank of the PetitKodiak [sic] SFTS 42'.
In a second image his head is turned towards the camera.

PEdgarAG19010077.jpg
The Harvard in a near vertical climb. On the reverse 'Ross takes the Harvard into a loop on a Winter evening. SFTS 42'.
On a second photograph an airfield with many aircraft can be seen under the wing. It is captioned 'I bank over Scoudouc 'Drome…

PEdgarAG19010081.jpg
The wing of a Harvard as it lands on a snowy airfield. On the reverse 'We slash down the runway on a Winter morning. What's snow & ice to men like us!!! Cheers, I'm half dead with cold. Nov 42'.

PEdgarAG19010084.jpg
A side view of two crashed aircraft. The first aircraft has damage to the rear and the second, an Anson, has been damaged at the front. On the reverse 'Dickie Reid shows the Canadians what the RAF can do!! SFTS 42'.
A second image of the accident…

Tags: ;

PEdgarAG19010088.jpg
An oblique aerial photograph of Moncton airfield in the snow. Seven hangars and many aircraft are visible. On the reverse 'We see Moncton 'Drome from the air. A marvellous sight. Dec 42'.

PEdgarAG19010090.jpg
Eight Ansons parked on the snow. On the reverse 'December '42 Winter Evening - The Ansons rest'.

Tags: ;

Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2