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LKilleenKAL184115v1.1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book one, for K A L Killeen, navigator, covering the period from 3 April 1943 to 2 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and duties with communications flights. He was stationed at…

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On the left eight ground crew sitting and standing wearing belted leather jerkins. One man has a bandage on his head. On the right, six members of aircrew. They are standing underneath an aircraft.
1944-45. Far right: W G Didcote; standing, fourth…

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Note listing 1st tour crew. 'Pat Finnerty DFM, Nav C Boyes, F/E Cowling, W/O T Bellamy, B/A H Jones, M/U T J Page DFM, RG WBB, "J" was KO-J DS626 a Lancaster II with Hercules engines'.

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Relates events during operation to Essen on 12/13 March 1943. Enemy fighter attacked and was engaged and hit by rear gunner. Claimed as damaged. After releasing bombs in heavy anti-aircraft fire and searchlights rear gunner engaged Me 109. Gunner…

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Top - air-to-air photograph of a Lancaster letter 'KR-J' over open countryside. Captioned '115 Squadron, March 1943'.
Bottom right - newspaper cutting - account of operation against Skoda Works.

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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…

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'Jock' Guyan comments on his operations. the recording includes audio clips from a documentary including excerpts of Arthur Harris, engine noises and interviews.
He sings several songs including 'Ops on a Stirling' to the tune of Waltzing Matilda,…

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Samual Guyan's last operation of his second tour, Lancaster NG236 to Huls.

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Six air gunners, three standing and three kneeling on a brick structure. From information kindly provided by the donor. '115 Gunners'.
RAF Witchford.

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Two airmen; one standing in front of an armoured car the other manning its machine gun.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Gunnery Officer and Armoured car. Is this the Gunnery Leader?'
No 115 Squadron, RAF Witchford.'

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A pilot smoking a pipe.
From information kindly provided by the donor. F/O Andrewartha DFC, Skipper HK555 KO-E'.

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Tail Gunner in turret, A.Stone.'

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'S. Guyan with camera on dispersal. S. Guyan holding camera while others watch'.

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Unknown Gunner with Camera.'

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Samuel Guyan standing in the snow.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan. Winter 44/45. S. Guyan looking cheerful'.

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Two photographs. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'HK555 KO-E Gunners, F/S McBride and F/S Stone (both RCAF)', and
'HK555 KO-E All Gunners -(S Guyan centre), R.McBride / S.Guyan / A.Stone'.

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan and other gunner under open bomb bay.

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The cockpit of a Lancaster showing bomb tally. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Hk555 Mission tally. Poor picture from a bit of scrounged negative'.

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Lancaster on dispersal with chocs and engine covers. An airman is standing on the Starboard wing. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'HK555 KO-E at dispersal. Jock did first half of his second tour in this Lanc as mid-under gunner in…

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A tractor towing two bomb trolleys with a Lancaster behind.
From information kindly provided by the donor. '115 Sqd Lanc Bombing up. Bomb trolleys & Lanc'.

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Target photograph showing multiple points of lights.
Captioned '3166. Wit.13/14.2.45//NT(C) 7" 19500' 180(Degrees) 01291/2 Dresden. B. 1HC40001N.7CP14.31Secs. F/Lt Snyder.B.115.

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The bomb aimer's blister and front turret of a Lancaster taken from below.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Lanc front Turret'.

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Five airmen examining the port wheel and tyre of a Lancaster.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Crew Examining Wheel, Andrewartha looking at tyre.'
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