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Details service life from 1943 to 1947.

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The scarf worn by Albert Frederick Nye during his time serving as a mid upper gunner with 207 Squadron. He said that he had worn it on all his operations and can be seen wearing it in photographs in this collection. Bert continued to wear the scarf…

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A group of fifty men of 207 Squadron comprising four officers in peaked caps, 45 men in side caps and one bareheaded. The photograph is annotated '207 SQDN. Air Gunners May 1945'. Albert Frederick Nye is standing, third from the right in the second…

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Albert Frederick Nye wearing his uniform with sergeant's insignia, flying boots, Mae West lifejacket and parachute harness. He is standing by a Lancaster rear gunner's position in which an airman is seated. There are packed parachutes on the ground…

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A group of thirteen men, 12 in flying suits surrounding a sergeant in uniform. The airmen are wearing Sidcot suits, flying boots and leather gloves. Some are holding their flying helmets. Albert Frederick Nye is seated in the second row, second from…

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Albert Frederick Nye's service and release book from 13 December 1943 to 10 May 1947. The statement states that 'This airman has been instructed in two trades since his original attestation to the Service and he has obtained excellent results in…

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Top left: Moore Market - Madras.
Top right: Greater Chennai Corporation Office - Ripon Building.
Centre: Central railway station Chennai.
Bottom left: Madras High Court - Chennai.

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Top left: Bridge in a park.
Top right: Two men sat on steps with tropical plants, A F Nye (right).
Centre: Canon mounted on a gun carriage in front of tiled roofed cottages.
Bottom left: Open sided building on edge of pond.
Bottom centre: View of…

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Top left: Women carrying baskets on their heads.
Top right: Town on hillside with mosque with two minarets.
Centre left: Edge of town with terrace hillside beyond.
Bottom left: Long terraced, two storey, buildings with chimneys.

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Top right: River in parkland with tropical trees. On reverse is stamped 'Zaidas Photographers Lahore, Allahabad, Ootacamund'.
Centre left: Plains from mountainside.
Centre middle: Mountains.
Centre right: Hillside.

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Top left: Buildings at foot of wooded hillside.
Top right: River scene.
Centre right: Flat grassed area, bounded by wooden rails, looking across to hillside with single storey buildings.
Six further photographs of rural and river views.

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Top left: looking down on plain from wooded hillside.
Top centre: Two men on a forested hillside.
Top right: Buildings at the foot of cleared, terraced hillside.
Bottom left: Two men in a wooded gully, A F Nye (right).
Bottom centre: Looking down…

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Top right: Three men in civilian clothes, A F Nye (right).
Centre: Building with veranda and bay windows.
Bottom left: Two men in civilian clothes, A F Nye (right).
Bottom right: Two men in civilian clothes.

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Top left: Plains from hillside.
Top right: Looking down on plain from mountainside.
Bottom right: Steam train crossing viaduct, approaching tunnel.

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Top left: Train with carriages crossing a rural scene.
Top right: Steam train in station at Ootacamund.
Centre left: Steam train passing through wooded valley.
Bottom left: Stream train with separate passenger carriages.
Bottom centre: Steam…

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Top left: A F Nye astride a motorbike. On reverse, 'speed king MI*'.
Top right: Six men on a motorbike. On reverse, 'six men on a byke'.
Bottom left: Licensing star mounted on a building'. On reverse: 'What is it?'
Bottom right: Man standing…

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Top left: Serviceman with flying insignia. On reverse, 'Tod'.
Top centre: Man smoking pip, writing at a desk in barracks. On reverse, 'writing home'.
Bottom left: Man standing outside building denoted 12. On reverse, 'Les'.
Bottom centre: Gateway…

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Top left: man sat reading a newspaper. On reverse, 'Les Harris'.
Centre: Three servicemen sat outside a Nissen hut. On reverse. 'Three oppo's'.
Bottom left: Inside Nissen hut bar. On reverse: 'The transit mess'.
Bottom right: Man sat on wicker…

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Top left: group of six men, one with insignia drinking. On reverse. 'The boys and their booze'.
Centre: A F Nye in khaki. On the reverse, 'Overseas type'.
Bottom left: C-47s on airstrip. On reverse, 'Daks on the strip'.
Bottom right: Aircraft on…

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Top left: Elephant with tusks grazing under a tree. On reverse, 'made in India'.
Top right: Goats. On reverse' 'goats at play'.
Centre: Herdsman and boy grazing goats on hillside.
Bottom right: Srirangapatna Fort. On reverse, 'Fort gate to Sri…

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Top left: Man in a turban with a dressed monkey on a lead. On reverse, 'monkey man'.
Top right: man holding a metal tea urn and bucket. On reverse, 'char sahib'.
Centre: Man squatting by roadside having a drink. On reverse, 'lets have a…

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Top left: Man collecting water with bullocks on a hillside. On reverse, 'getting water'.
Centre: Girl holding a baby on her hip in a field. Captioned 'What have you there son?'. On reverse, 'where is pop?'.

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Top left: Boy selling fruit with a stall of photographs. On reverse, 'oranges or picture sahib?'.
Top right: Open air laundry. On reverse: 'Dhobie Ghat'.
Centre: Women and girls collecting water from a railway tender.
Bottom left: Women at a…

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Top left: Steam train on bridge crossing over a road.
Top right: Hay cart pulled by two bullocks.
Centre: Two sailing boats moored on a beach.
Bottom left: Wheeled carts with a bullock.
Bottom right: Hay cart with driver, pulled by a bullock.

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Top left: Commercial street scene.
Top right: Commercial street scene with trees.
Centre: Russell Market, Bangalore.
Bottom left: Rickshaws with drivers under a shady tree.
Bottom right: Commercial street scene. On reverse, 'Market Square…
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