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  • Collection: Belton, Spencer Lewis

Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing suit and tie. On the reverse ‘I think that this is Uncle Spen not Dad’.

Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton in uniform. On the reverse 'S.L.S. Belton D.F.M. 581261 reported missing Aug 10/11th 1940 of age March 5th-1940’ and ‘The Lawrence, 19, High Street, Doncaster’.

Notification of Distinguished Flying Medal to Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton.

The memorial honours three fallen of the parish: Spencer Lewis Belton, Raymond William Cook and Frank Hume.

One man, smoking, is writing on a blackboard with weather patterns chalked on it. A second man is seated in front of him. Two briefcases are visible on desks.


Group photograph a teacher surrounded by 12 students, six seated and six standing behind. Nine students are are in school blazers, shirts and ties, two are in suits, one in blazer and flannels. Teacher is wearing a gown. Spencer Lewis Belton is back…

Head and shoulders portrait of Spencer Lewis Belton in school uniform, shirt and tie, round badge in left lapel. On the reverse ‘Lewis’.

Smartly dressed child in formal pose, inside a realistic toy car in front of painted backdrop. '2416' on the ground beside car.

Formal group photograph of personnel in front of a Hampden. They are arranged in three rows, some seated some standing. A dog is in the middle: a hangar, a gantry crane and sandbags are visible in the background.

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Letter from the Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood to Mr S Belton requesting attendance for presentation of Distinguished Flying Medal awarded to Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton.

Details of operations on oil tanks at Rotterdam and on Wilhelmshaven.

Details of the award of Distinguished Flying Medal to Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton

Distinguished Flying Crosses and Distinguished Flying Medals issued to aircrew, with details on the operations.

From: The People, 4 August 1940, p. 6.

Distinguished Flying Crosses and Distinguished Flying Medals issued to aircrew with details on the operation undertaken.

Details of awards of Distinguished Flying Crosses and Distinguished Flying Medals to aircrew.

Pilot describes the events of the operation, damage to wing, propeller, tail wheel and rudders. Proceeded to target and dropped bomb load.

S Belton received a Distinguished Flying Medal for his son Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton. He was educated at Southend High School, worked in a bank and on his father’s farm.

Funeral of Mrs A Hallums attended by Mr and Mrs S Belton.

Petition for the award of Distinguished Flying Cross to Pilot Officer William Frank Tudhope and Distinguished Flying Medal to Sergeant Lewis Smith Belton. Provides details about the operation on Wilhelmshaven, damage by anti-aircraft fire, then the…

Letter congratulating Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton on the award of his Distinguished Flying Medal.

Head and shoulders portrait of boy in blazer, shirt and tie, round badge in left lapel.

On the first photograph, Spencer Lewis Belton is standing beside a small table. On the reverse ‘Lewis Belton age 1 yr and 5 months'.

On the second photograph he is sitting on a chair looking to the side. On the reverse ‘Spencer Lewis Smith…

The memorandum outlines procedures for tracing personnel resulted missing as consequence of active operations. Describes the role of the International Red Cross Committee in Geneva, St. John’s Ambulance and the Casualty branch of Record office.…

The document refers to storage of private effects at central depository, widows pension, orphans pension, address of the ministry of pensions and grants to next-of-kin other than widows.

Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton is interviewed by a wing commander about his aircraft flying over North Sea to bomb Wilhelmshaven. Mentions a British convoy and intense anti-aircraft fire over Emden. Describes the Wilhelmshaven bombing mentioning many…
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