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  • Collection: Sayer, Tom

Twin-engine aircraft fuel system diagram indicating tanks, non return valves and pilot's on-off cocks.


Tom Sayer was accepted in to the Royal Air Force as an apprentice and began training as a pilot as soon as he was old enough. He trained in the United States and on his return he was detached to Coastal Command. He completed eight operations…

Pilots flying log book for Tom Sayer, covering the period from 2 January 1945 to 7 January 1946. Detailing his instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Sleap and RAF Tilstock. Aircraft flow were, Whitley, Wellington and Anson. In the log book are…

Four photographs from left to right.

1. Tom Sayer in khaki uniform with sleeves rolled up standing on grass in front of a building with window and screen door. Captioned 'Me'.
2. Group of four men and two women sitting on grass in civilian…

At the back a map showing targets for operations in the Ruhr and rest of Germany as well as France and north Italy. There are two indications for German night fighters damaged and shot down. At the top a newspaper cutting headlined 'Huge explosion in…

Tom Sayer at Buckingham Palace with his parents, John and Ella, about to be awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal. Tom Sayer in greatcoat and peaked cap stands between his mother and father both wearing civilian coats. In the background a crowd of…

Air to ground photograph showing fields and hedges. There is a target triangle half way up on the right side. There is smoke from a practice bomb below and to its left. At the top, the bottom of a fuselage. On the reverse '1st bomb'. Captioned '102…

Commissioning scroll for Thomas Sayer dated 25 May 1944 as Flying Officer, signed 'George R.I.'.

Head and shoulders portrait of Tom Sayer wearing peaked cap a tunic with pilots brevet and medal ribbons including the Distinguished Flying Medal.

Made out for Flying Officer T Sayer for Category 'C' on 3 Jan 44 and 'B' on 25 July 45 as flying instructor for aircraft types Oxford, Whitley and Wellington.

On the left side a Harvard with main wheels on the ground and tail wheel still up landing on a grass surface. In the background a track and low trees. On the reverse 'One of the boys landing on satellite drome at Eglin Field, Florida'.

Seven aircrew, Leslie Jones, Tom Sayer, Joseph Muldoon, Leonard Hancock, Brendon Reele, James Kid and Hugh Billbrough, three sitting on a concrete path in front, four standing behind all wearing battledress.

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