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The service record of Albert Thomas Smith covering the period from his enlistment on 15 January 1926 to discharge on 23 March 1953. It includes reference to Albert being twice mentioned in despatches and being awarded the British Empire Medal and the…

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Wing Commander Guy Gibson, commanding officer of 106 Squadron, congratulating the squadron on a month of successful operations and the record tonnage of bombs dropped despite difficulties which were overcome by the ground crews. Anticipating…

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A letter sent to Mrs Broderick from a Flight Lieutenant of 106 Squadron. The letter concerns the whereabouts of Joan Broderick's husband, Kenneth, who is presumed deceased. The letter is a response to a previous letter and offers advice and guidance…

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Reports that the ceremony ended with the British and Dutch national anthems. Reports that Photo II was an example of a stone placed on the graves. The report includes the inscription placed on the stone of James’ grave: “652687 Sergeant J.…

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Sergeant James Canniff, seated in uniform.

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Sergeant James Canniff, seated in uniform (flight engineer). The reverse:

“Sgt James Canniff 106 Squadron shot down on night mission to Frankfurt on 25/8/42 He is buried in Holland.”

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Reports that following Canniff’s death he was buried in Grave 34 in the English section of the Military Cemetery at Westduin. His was buried next to two comrades, Sergeant Johnson in Grave 33 and Sergeant Collingwood in Grave 35.

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Two photographs.
#1 is three Lancasters flying over an Oxford and Mosquito.
#2 is of four Lancasters parked on grass. One is ZN-G

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A port side view of four Lancasters of 106 Squadron.

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Coloured squadron crest with rampant lion holding a standard and the motto 'pro libertate'.

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Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Reginald William Lingfield Muir covering the period 1 July 1942 to 9 July 1943, Detailing his training as observer, air gunner and bomb aimer and the single operation flown, from which Reg and his crew…

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With sympathy to Reg's mother following missing in action report.

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Written by his nephew, a narrative of Reg's early life, his participation in student exchanges in Germany, joining the Royal Air force, training, life on the station and the crash in which he died, together with air gunners Sergeant Leslie Johnson…

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The crew of seven under the nose of their Lancaster JB663 ZN-A, 'King of the Air'. On the nose is an eagle and a large number of operations recorded. In the background a bicycle and a hangar.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already…

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A J M Hennington’s Navigator’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 02 September 1943 to 30 July 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator: Brüx, Dortmund-Ems Canal, Düsseldorf, Friedrichshafen, Gdynia,…

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Gives account of last (and 7th) operation to Schweinfurt 26/27 April 1944. His Lancaster was shot down and the pilot, wireless operator, flight engineer, and both gunners were killed. The bomb aimer and navigator (Bob Burns) were made prisoners of…

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Account of last operation to Schweinfurt on 25 April 1944. Describes attack by night fighter. Aircraft spinning down and Bob eventually blown out of aircraft by explosion and parachuted to safety. Initially evaded but captured while injured. Recalls…

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Draft of memoir with contents page - giving service history. Followed by pages with reference to photographs for name and rank, deferred service, ground training dates and places, training in Canada, back home for service flying, 5 Group, 51 base,…

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Form giving details of crew: pilot - Bishop C A, (annotated orig burial Schrouchenbach village), navigator - Burns D (annotated in hospital), W Op - Daw D (annotated dead), flt eng Healy H R, bomb aimer - [.....] (annotated safe), rear gunner -…

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Peter was born in Erdington, Birmingham. He joined the RAF and was trained at the Empire Air Training School in Canada. He re-mustered as a navigator and was with 49 Squadron for a short time. Peter then joined 106 Squadron and did a tour of 34…

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Map showing route to Schweinfurt with numbers (squadron and squadron letter, aircraft registration and location) indicating crash sites of lost aircraft. On the reverse '5 Group Operation to Schweinfurt April 26/27, 1944, Route taken and crash sites…

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Bob Burns trained as a navigator and was posted to 106 Squadron at RAF Metheringham. His aircraft came under attack from a night fighter and the centrifugal force pinned the crew down and escape was not possible. Suddenly the aircraft broke in to two…

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C.R. Brown’s Flying Log Book from 5 April 1942 to 7 May 1946 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a bomb aimer. Based at Portage La Prairie (No. 7 Air Observers School), Paulson (No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School), Winnipeg…
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