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  • Collection: Davis, Ronald

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Twelve airmen mostly wearing uniform tunics squatting and standing in two rows in front of a Lancaster.

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Twenty-eight ground crew wearing a variety of uniforms sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Lancaster.

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Left, centre and right side of single long photograph. Men are wearing uniform tunics and side or peaked caps. Sitting and standing in seven rows in the centre and six on the flanks. In the centre the nose and engines of a Hampden are visible.…

PDavisR1502.jpg
Forty airmen mostly wearing uniform tunic with a few in battledress in three rows. Front row squatting the other standing. In the background a Lancaster. Two versions of the same item.

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Eleven men sitting and standing in two rows, includes. 1 chef, 2 mess staff and 8 in World War 1 army uniform, Ronald Davis’ father as Mess Steward during the First World War, writing at bottom of photo ‘Russell Northfields Ca?’ undated.…

ADavisR[Date]-01.mp3
Talks of his joining the RAF and early training at Cardington, Bournemouth and Halton. Trained as fitter and posted to RAF Scampton on Hamden with 49 Squadron. Tells many stories of life as groundcrew at Scampton. Includes John Hannah VC, losing…

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Ronald Davis grew up in the East End and worked in London as a solicitor’s office boy. He joined the RAF and trained as a fitter airframe. He was saddened when the pilot of the aircraft he services did not return from operation because they had got…

ADavisR150929.mp3
Ronald Davis grew up in the East End and worked in London as a solicitor’s office boy. He joined the RAF and served as a fitter airframe.
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