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RAF Tholthorpe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 6 miles (10 kms) east of Boroughbridge.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in August 1940 as part of 4 Group and used as a satellite station by Whitleys from RAF…

RAF Topcliffe was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south-west of Thirsk.Archive items | Wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in September 1940 as part of 4 Group. 77 Squadron moved in with Whitleys, staying until…

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Group of airmen with nine NCOs and a single officer in the second row. Submitted with caption 'Caribbean airman at an RAF base'.

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Pilots flying log book for W E Lucas, covering the period from 7 November 1940 to 18 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Derby, RAF Montrose, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Honington,…

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for W H Shaw, wireless operator, covering the period from 26 November 1943 to 16 February 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 37 squadron, 168…

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for S R Shaw, covering the period from 21 July 1942 to 1 March 1947. Detailing flying with the Air Training Corps and following training as an airframe fitter his service flying, and his flying with the…

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Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for J C Harrison, air gunner, covering the period from 19 June 1943 to 19 February 1944 when he failed to return from operations. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He…

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Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A G Gould, flight engineer, covering the period from 30 July 1943 to 13 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stradishall, RAF…

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Alan Edgar as a baby, sitting on a low stool. On the reverse 'AG Edgar'.

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A newspaper cutting announcing the award of a DFC to Alan. It describes the event the night they safely returned to UK with their damaged aircraft.

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37 airmen arranged in three rows. Underneath is captioned 'No 23 O.T.U. (7 F.I.S.), RAF, Upavon, September-October, 1944' Each individual is listed underneath.

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12 airmen arranged in two rows under an aircraft. They are a mixture of aircrew and ground crew.

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Two members of Alan Edgar's crew standing in front of a brick building. On the reverse 'L to R Allan, Bob

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Two airmen standing by a brick building.

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A football team plus four others, one of whom is wearing an RAF crest on his top.

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The team is lined up and a civilian is shaking their hands, watched by an officer.

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Two airmen in khaki and shorts standing in the sunshine. The man on the right has pilot wings.

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Four airmen including Alan Edgar around a post-war saloon car. Alan is smoking and one airman is making V signs. Behind is a large wooden hut.

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A group of six airmen arranged in two rows under an aircraft. On the reverse is handwritten -
'L to R
Back Row
Harry Bamforth "Smudge" Smith (Ron) Fred Outwin
Taffy, Nobby Red
A. Able Ground Crew
49 Fiskerton'.

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Six airmen dressed up in fancy dress outside a familiar brick building. On the reverse 'All the Mob. Recognise them?'

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Air-to-air view of Canberra WT334 viewed from the port side. Beneath is a layer of cloud.
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