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  • Collection: Scott, Eric William

Top left - a large group of airmen wearing khaki uniform sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Wellington. At front middle a sign '37 Sqdn, B Flight'.
Top right - two airmen wearing khaki shirt and shorts sitting on a wall. The man on the…

A large group of airmen wearing tunics with side caps, In the centre front and officer wearing peaked cap. They are sitting and standing in four rows with a large house in the background. Captioned 'No. 9 Initial Training Wing, B. Flight, No 2…

Three cloth squares

1939–1945 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939–1945, Unofficial Prisoner of War Medal, and Unofficial Bomber Command Medal.

Map showing Mediterranean Sea and surrounding countries. Provides a history of of the group who provided the only mobile force of heavy bombers in the Mediterranean theatre. Wellington, Halifax and B-24 acted as a tactical force attacking…

Contains welcome to the club and includes tag with date, card for Flight Sergeant E W Scott, a gold caterpillar badge and envelope.

Book given to students training at the Riddle Aeronautical Institute, Carlstrom Field, Arcadia, Florida, United States. Starts with some history of institute and airfield. Gives general advice to students, outlines objectives of the course and gives…

Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Scott, bomb aimer, covering the period from 1 September 1942 to 4 January 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Picton (31 Bombing &…

Pilots flying log book for Eric Scott from 23 November 1941 to 17 July 1942. It covers his initial flying training in England and then in Florida and Alabama in the USA. Aircraft flown were Tiger Moth, Stearman, Vultee and Harvard. He landed on a…

Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

Sixteen page journal with text and photographs. The final issue with message from Field Marshal Lord Chetwode, Editorial, article on history of prisoner of war mail/parcels, awards ceremony, prisoner of war students, garden parties, articles about…

Shows personal and physical details, next of kin, b/w head and shoulder photograph and fingerprint.

Colour artwork postcard showing beach on the right with promenade. To the left a park with buildings, lawn and a tent. In the distance a town. Captioned 'Beach and Greensward, Mablethorpe'.

Newspaper cutting with map of Germany and parts of Poland and Hungary with locations of prisoner of war camps, towns/cities and Allied Fronts.

Six newspaper cuttings.
Left - headlines 'Lincoln flight sergeant is prisoner of war'. Gives some details of family.
Middle, two cuttings concerning news that Scott was promoted and to his Air Training Corps Squadron that he was prisoner of war.…

Informs her that information received through Red Cross stated that her husband was a prisoner of war.

Confirms that her husband Flight Sergeant Eric William Scott was missing as a result of air operations. Notes he was bomb aimer on a Wellington which set off to attack marshalling yards at Maribor, Yugoslavia which failed to return. Enquiries were…

Informs her that her husband was missing in action from operations on night 21 Oct 1944. Gives assessment of character and mentioned he had just recommended him for commission. Gives some account of operation to marshalling yards in northern…

Top - telegram from Air Ministry to Mrs E W Scott informing her that her husband is reported missing as result of air operations 21 October.
Bottom - letter of sympathy from OC 1237 Squadron Air Training Corps with regret that they learned E W Scott…

Dark blue covers front with 'Photos'.

Wooden carved model of a Wellington on stand.

Notes that Flying Officer E W Scott had authority to wear 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star and Italy Star ribbons and emblems.

Metal plate with embossed writing on paracord string.

Black badge with winged bomb in centre surrounded by laurel leaves set between two stylized wings of oak leaves.

One of E W Scott's identity tags.
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