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  • Collection: Dunmore, George

102 aircrew wearing tunic and peaked or side caps sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Lancaster. There is a defaced set of characters in the top left of the photograph. Captioned 'August 1942, Wyton: Pathfinder Force'.

On the left George Dunmore wearing tunic with corporal rank stands arm in arm with wife Louise, on the right, wearing white wedding dress and holding bouquet, Caption 'Mr and Mrs George Dunmore, 17 January 1942'. In th background a church door.…

Lancaster R5669, letters OL-E (also known as “E for Edward”) from the side. Two other Lancasters are visible on the ground in the mid background facing in the opposite direction, in the far background there are two hangers and, in the air, a…

Flight bag belonging to George Dunmore from his tenure with 83 Squadron, the bag has “Flt Lt G Dunmore.” on its top near the zip, and “83.(B) Sqdn.” On its side. Submitted with caption; “George Dunmore’s flight bag which accompanied him…

A Lancaster, caught in searchlights with anti-aircraft fire bursts around it, diving toward Dusseldorf on the night of 9 September1942, with a title reading “The Night of September 9th 1942.” A note next to the Lancaster reading, “450.…

Head and shoulders portrait of George Dunmore wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet, Distinguished Flying Medal ribbon , Pathfinders badge and side cap. At the top two tickets to an investiture at Buckingham Palace.

Enlisted as fitter in February 1939 and commissioned in November 1944. Lists promotions, appointments and postings up to November 1965.

Candidate for permanent commission in the aircraft control branch of the Royal Air Force. Includes years of service, service history from 1939- 1951 and honours and awards.

Includes particulars of meritorious service of Flight Sergeant Dunmore and mentions 32 operations, including daylight sortie to Danzig. Goes on to describe actions when coned by searchlight which helped pilot recover aircraft from dive.

Certificate for award of pathfinder badge to Acting Warrant Officer G Dunmore DFM.

Transcription of extract from a recording made in a Lancaster bomber while over target. Gives crew intercom commentary including bombs gone and reports on defences.

A note regarding a recording made by the BBC of an operation on 3 April 1943, where the recording was made on the aircraft which George Dunmore was a Flight Engineer. The note gives the names, professions and ranks of the crew.

Thanks George Dunmore for his long service, signed by Merlyn Rees, Under-Secretary of State.

Passes on the London Gazette citation for George Dunmore’s award of a DFM for participating in a large number of operational sorties including a daylight attack on Danzig. Written in response to an enquiry on her part.

A 25 page account of the preparation for, and carrying out of a maximum effort operation against Duisburg by Lancasters of 83 Squadron at RAF Wyton, part of 8 Group Bomber Command. Account provides detailed description of preparations, briefing and…

Pickford's cab on the right attached to trailer with part of aircraft fuselage loaded, Behind to the left a large doorway in wall of a factory. Submitted with caption 'Repairs to Lancaster bombers. Rear section fuselage completed and loaded for…


End on view looking down part of aircraft fuselage mounted on a trolley. Submitted with caption 'Repairs to Lancaster Bombers. Fuselage front section (D2) on repair trolley'.


Side view of rear fuselage of a bomber with rear turret at left-hand end. Damage is visible on lower and starboard side. Resting on a trolley. Submitted with caption 'Repairs to Lancaster bombers. Damaged rear fuselage (D4) before repairs'.


End on view of centre section of aircraft wing with hole ripped in upper surface. Submitted with caption 'Repairs to Lancaster bombers. Damaged centre section before repairs'.


View inside a large factory dispatch shed. On the left a Pickford's cab attached to a trailer on which is loaded part of an aircraft fuselage. Submitted with caption 'Repairs to Lancaster Bombers. Completed rear fuselage (D4) loaded for despatch'.


View end on of an aircraft wing centre section resting on a trolley. Submitted with caption 'Repairs to Lancaster bomber. Centre section on repair trolley'.


From the bottom left to centre right a line of engine structure jigs with engines mounted. Men are working on the first two engines from the left. A man in white coat is working on the forth and a woman is standing between second and third engine.…


View inside factory workshop. On the right a man is building a engine structure jig from metal tubes. Right top a man is working behind a long bench. Centre left a row of completed jigs. Far left a pile of scrap metal and shelves. Submitted with…


Two large metal ring engine mountings either side of an engine part with many pipes. In the background a double door and brick wall of a building. Submitted with caption 'Repairs to Hampden Bombers. Pegasus xv1111 Engine Mounting before repairs'.


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