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  • Collection: Baxter, Peter Dennis

From information provided by the donor. 'Pipe carried on flights over enemy territory containing compass in case crashed.'


From information provided by the donor. 'Two identification tags belonging to PD Baxter noting his rank, religion and service number.'

From information provided by the donor. Panoramic landscape photograph (stitched together from multiple images) of 153 Squadron at Scampton, dated 06/1945, PD Baxter is Front row, 14th from the left. Spreadsheet (on three tabs) identifying some of…

Photograph of Peter with flight engineer brevet and flight lieutenant rank, trees in background

Records Peters appointment as a Pilot Officer

A form giving permission for Peter Baxter to wear 1939-45 Star, aircrew Europe with clasp and defence medal ribbons with a note of the date on which he qualified for the 1939-45 star (19/01/1943), the form is signed by the Officer commanding of 153…

Order of Battle number 22 for 11 November 1944, shows Peter Baxter although acting Flight Engineer Leader scheduled to fly as a member of Flying Officer Whites crew. According to Peters record of his service ' I Flew with Nine Wing commanders', the…

Mess bill is from the Officers Mess at RAF Hemswell for May 1944.

Orders were for 26 August 1943 when 12 Squadron were based at RAF Wickenby. Peter was one of the Duty Officers.

From information provided by the donor. List of crew members of 12 Bomber Squadron at RAF Wickenby, giving rank and surnames, written onto a map, submitted with caption, '1943 Crew List 12 Sqdn Wickenby'.

The medical board was held at St Athan to assess Peters medical suitability for remustering to aircrew.

From information provided by the donor. Inside cover of book, handwritten inscription, 'CPL Baxter 573344, October 1942. Flight Lieutenant Baxter, Flight Engineer Leader, No 1 Lancaster Finishing School, R.A.F. Hemswell, February 1944', submitted…

Peter Baxter's January 1939 and annual report for 1939 when undertaking apprentice training at RAF Cosford.

From information provided by the donor. Page with illustrated aeroplanes and trails crossing one another, handwritten inscription at the top of page, A/A Baxter No 573344. “B” Squadron 2 Wing, Block P Hut 7, R.A.F. Cosford. Albrighton Staffs.…

From information provided by the donor. Cover of RAF Note book for Workshop and Laboratory Records, with hand written notes stating that it was used for Mechanics Class B, according to submission dates to 1938.

From information provided by the donor. Typed letter from O.C. Maintenance to staff of maintenance wing congratulating them for their work in keeping the aircraft of the training wing sufficiently well repaired to achieve 3400 flying hours in a…

Public transport map of Berlin from September 1945. From information provided by the donor. Obtained by Peter on a post war Cooks Tour visit.

From information provided by the donor. Coloured diagrammatic map of RAF Penrhos, submitted with caption, '1941 Map of RAF Penrhos.

From information provided by the donor. Peter as a flight lieutenant with flight engineer brevet, sports field in the background.

From information provided by the donor. Posed in two rows, in front of hedge and building.

From information provided by the donor. One was taken on a 50 Squadron open day on 29 May 1946 and is of a Lancaster. The other two are of the Lincolns arriving to replace their Lancasters in July.

From information provided by the donor. Taken on a post war 'Cooks Tour'. Shows severe damage to buildings. Information on photograph, 'T3 SCM. 30/5/45//7" OSNABROOK 2,000' F/LT LANGFORD C. 153.
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