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  • Collection: Carpenter, Ronald

Records an incident to Squadron Leader Debenham's crew, Ronald Carpenter was the Bomb Aimer, flying 10 Squadron Halifax DT546 on 13/14 October 1942, when the aircraft was damaged by anti-aircraft fire and the flight engineer injured. It includes a…

The Air Forces India F373 has his service details and next of kin. The Form 256 is the Medical Report Prior to Release, records that he has served in the U.K. for 4yrs 7 months, India 1 yr, Indo China 6 months and Burma 6 months. It was carried out…

One page of the operations for June 1942, records one Wellington failing to return from operation to Essen on 1/2 June. It also records two Wellingtons successfully attacking Bremen on 25/26 June, one of them was captained by Flight Lieutenant…

Has recommendation from his Squadron Commander, his Station Commander and the No 4 Group Air Officer Commanding. Was gazetted on 14 September 1943.

Issued by the Tottenham Medical Board on initially being called up, was Grade 1.

Has his service details, is stamped Middlesex Territorial Army and Air Force Association.

Has his photograph and personal details.

Gives details of Ronald's service. Was initially trained as a Wireless operator but remustered to Air Bomber in June 1942. He did his first tour on No 10 Squadron flying in the Halifax from RAF Melbourne and was awarded the DFM. He was commissioned…

Ronald's record of entry to the RAF and contains his personal details service number etc.

From the Air Ministry, to everyone who needs to know to enable Ronald to obtain his uniform and new pay rates and allowances etc.

Ronald is applying for a commission in the ground branch and the form has a brief list of his RAF appointments and courses.

Cover has cancelled in red and is annotated 'Release' and 'Embarked HMT Worcestershire 20-3-47'

10 Squadron crew boarding their Halifax.

Ronald with bomb aimer brevet, DFM and campaign medal ribbons.

Aerial photograph is a mass of light streaks, nothing else visible. Photograph captioned '1632 FCX 21/22.6.43/NT 8" 19500' 0205 135M KREFELD RDB 2X1000GP 630X4 48X30 P11 S/L DEBENHAM X 10.

Formal portrait as an officer with bomb aimer brevet and DFM medal ribbon.

Ronald standing on the grass, trellis arch and open door in a house wall behind him. Bomb aimer brevet and flying officer rank braids.

12 aircrew posed in two rows on a grass area. Ronald Carpenter third from left in front row.
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Formal course photograph, posed in three rows in front of wooden structure. Names written on photograph during processing. Captioned '28 Course BA's, WOAG's, & AG's'. Couse was at R.A.F. Chipping Warden in May 1942, Ronald right end of front row.…

Ronald on the left with fellow aircrewman, both in flying gear. Brick building in background.
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Five airmen in Sidcot suits. Ronald second from the right.

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Series of six air to air views of Halifax Mk 2, serial BB 324, with squadron letters ZA-X, in various attitudes. Sometimes parts of the camera aircraft are visible. The following information was kindly supplied by the donor.…

First photograph seven individuals standing, seven sitting cross legged on the ground, posed under the nose of a Halifax Mk 2. Third from the left, standing is pilot, Archibald Ian Scott Debenham. Aircraft parked on its dispersal, wheel chocked,…

In full flying clothing surrounded by his equipment.

Seven aircrew in flying clothing, carrying parachutes, boarding aircraft.
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