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  • Temporal Coverage starts with "1943-04"

LPerryWRP1317696v3.pdf
Pilots flying log book three, for W R Perry. Covering the period from 21 June 1943 to 30 May 1946. Detailing his operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 242 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Syerston, RAF Balderton, RAF…

LPerryWRP1317696v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two, for W R P Perry, covering the period from 27 April 1943 to 26 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 242 squadron. He was stationed at RAF North…

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A large group of airmen in a mixture of battle dress and flying gear with parachute harnesses and Mae Wests kneeling and standing in front of three crew busses.
97 Squadron aircrew at RAF Woodhall Spa waiting to join their aircraft to fly to…

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Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

LRichardsonF146443v2.1.pdf
Pilots flying log book 2 for F J Richardson, covering the period from 3 March 1943 to 8 October 1945. Detailing his operations flown, flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Langar, RAF Ossington, RAF Church Broughton, RAF…

LBabbageG1613415v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for G Babbage, air gunner, covering the period from 15 December 1942 to 8 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormey Down, RAF…

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AC Hill writes to his sister from Egypt about photographs that he sent and girls at his sister's work.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Three photographs. Left - a white cross with 'J M CORMICK RAF'. flowers to right and other crosses in the background. Middle - front row of two stone crosses with indistinct wording. Behind another row of stone crosses and behind a hedge other…

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Poem about an aircraft that crashed at Nederweert in the Netherlands. Handwritten note 'Joan's brother F/Lt Tommy Richardson was the skipper of the 78 Squadron RAF plane shot down at Nederweert near Eindhoven 3/4 April 1943 around midnight. Others of…

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Reply to a letter asking information about a friend, Sergeant J McCormick. Regrets to inform her that he had been reported killed in action on 4 April 1943 and was laid to rest in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

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Three photographs and accompanying text. Top left - four German servicemen crouch alongside partly visible body in a woods. Captioned 'Sgt Webb (wounded) later died in hospital (Weert). Laid wounded in this wood all night (from midnight) until found…

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Four officer pilots, upper torso, posed outside wooden building. From information kindly supplied by the donor. 'This picture taken about two days after we received our wings at No 11 S.F.T.S. at Yorktown, Sask. Left to right Anaka, Linklater,…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030014.jpg
Top - seven aircrew, three squatting down in front and four standing behind, all wearing parachute harnesses, six with side caps and on with peaked cap, all standing behind a Lancaster. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/10.…

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Top - seven aircrew, three sitting in front, four standing behind, all wearing battledress with brevet. Five wear side caps and two wear peaked caps. In the background a hut with windows left and right. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of…

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Seven airmen all wearing battledress with peak or side caps, three sitting and four standing in front of a hut with windows. Submitted with description 'W/Cdr R E Baxter and crew. Left to right: standing - Sgt's Taylor, Coulton, Thursby and Berry.…

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Seven airmen wearing parachute harnesses, two kneeling in front with parachutes and four standing behind. Submitted with description 'W/Cdr R E Baxter's air crew, RAF Skellingthorpe April 1943. Left to right: Baxter, Sgt Berry, Sgt Thersby, P/O…

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Top - a group of servicemen and Women's Auxiliary Air Force members all wearing uniform tunic, two kneeling in front and the other standing with trees in the background. Submitted with description 'Lunch at WAAF Officers' Mess Syerston Sep 1943. Left…

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List of operations from July 1941 until September 1943 for 15 Squadron, 1651 HCU at RAF Waterbeach and 214 Squadron at various airfields. Note at bottom; losses 19 Stirlings 4 Fortresses.

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

BJonesTJJonesPWv1.pdf
Memoir including photographs of the crew and aircraft. Thomas Jones was a flight engineer on Stirling and Lancaster and completed 64 operations on two tours. Describes early life, joining the RAF, selection and training., crewing up and first posting…

MColsonWA141402-160415-01.pdf
Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

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The first is to Duisberg on 26/27 April 1943 with Squadron Leader Villiers as the captain. The second is to Essen on 27 May 1943, Squadron Leader Slade as the captain. The third is to Dusseldorf on 11/12
June 1943, with Squadron Leader Slade as the…

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Royal Air Force document giving personal details of John Beisly. Enlisted 13 April 1943 released 22 May 1947. Lists his postings an promotions. Notes qualification as flight engineer and posting to 433 Squadron on 4 August 1944.

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An air-to-air view of two Lancasters flying away from the camera taken from above.
An air-to-air view of four Lancasters flying away from the camera taken from below.
From information provided by the donor. No 1 Group Lancasters practicing…
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