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Seven aircrew wearing Mae West and four other RAF personnel at the rear of a bomber. Nine are behind with one sitting in doorway of aircraft and two squatting down in front. Aircraft registration 'ME384'. Submitted with caption 'Ian and crew, Ian…

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Aircraft from 153 Squadron at Scampton. Describes crew and some history of the aircraft "P" Peter. Goes on to describe operation in detail from briefing, through the flight with navigation details, bombing and return to base. Saw no sign of Luftwaffe…

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List names of all crew and two newspaper cuttings in memoriam for Peter Jenkinson.

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153 Squadron, presumed 28 January 1945 at Michelbach Germany on air operations.

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Copy of list of names with Sergeant Jenkinson P R, 153 Sqn , 28 January 1945

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Ministry of Defence news release. Account of memorial to Lancaster bomber crew who crashed near Michelbach on 28 January 1945. Tells of inspiration and building of monument by local man and unveiling along with representatives of the RAF and Federal…

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Lists details of Peter Jenkinson's aircraft, date, squadron, base, place of crash, names of crew.

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Lists twenty-one crews lost in action giving names of crew, aircraft number, target and cemetery or memorial, Dates between 14 October 1944 and 22 April 1945.

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Air-to-air view of the rear quarter of an airborne Lancaster letters 'P4-O'. from slightly below on port side.

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States that Flying Officer Jones and crew failed to return from operation to Stuttgart on 28 January 1945. After attack by German night fighter Lancaster PB638 ('O - Oboe') crashed at Michelbach, Aglasterhausen. Tells of local man designing and…

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Gives particulars for meritorious service. Completed 27 successful sorties, skilful flight engineer, disregard for personal safety, cheerful courage and offensive spirit. Includes details of 27 operations carried out.

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Blue file cover. Top a b/w copy of 153 Squadron badge. Note with title name and born 14 November 1921. Shot down and killed by a German fighter 28 January 1945. Underneath a painting of a Lancaster , letters 'P4-O' airborne dropping bombs.…

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Gives personal details. Mentions killed in action and award of DFM and postings.

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Top - newspaper cutting noting that Warrant Officer L P Jenkinson received DFM awarded to his brother Peter.
Middle - photograph with full length image of two men either side of two women. Man on the right is wearing uniform tunic with brevet and…

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Top - flight engineer's brevet.
Bottom - Badges for 153 and 166 Squadrons captioned 'Peter's Squadron Badges'.

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Lists 13 operations while a wireless operator on 166 Squadron at RAF Kirmington and 16 operations completed on 153 Squadron at RAF Scamption. He failed to return from his 17th operation from Scampton. Notes memorial to crew erected at the crash site…

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List the aircrew personnel to be posted to form 153 Squadron with effect from 7 October 1944. List 13 crews. Sergeant Jenkinson P R is listed as a flight engineer .

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Covers command structure on formation and names commanders. Mentions original multinational crews. Covers some details of operational record at RAF Kirmington. Concludes with move to RAF Scampton and formation of 153 Squadron.

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Covers medical problems in childhood, starting work with Bristol aircraft company in 1937, medically unfit for RAF aircrew, he was sent to work on Beaufighter at RAF Predannack where he was awarded a white feather by a young lady at a social event.…

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From information provided by the donor. Squadron Leader Rippingdale and crew with some of the ground crew at the end of the crews tour.

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From information provided by the donor. Tom Tobin was a friend of Peters on 153 Squadron. Photograph shows Tom's crew and two of the ground crew before an operation to Munich. Names of crew hand written on photograph.

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From information provided by the donor. Two photographs, first is of A Flight, second is of B Flight in March 1945 at R.A.F. Scampton. Peter is back row no 5 on B Flight photograph.

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From information provided by the donor. Photograph is of the crew before Peter's last operational flight to Paderborn.

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From information provided by the donor. Tom Tobin was an Australian captain on no 153 Squadron and a friend of Peter. The photograph shows the Tobin crew after their last operation of their tour, to Heligoland. The reverse has crew signatures and…

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Four photographs of damage to German cities taken on two of the 'Cooks Tours' flown by no 153 Squadron.

The first has the caption 'T3 SCM 30.5.45//7" HAMM 2,000'. F/LT LANGFORD C.153 and shows Hamm railway marshalling yard with tracks running from…
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