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

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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.

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10033.pdf
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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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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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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Gives personal details. Mentions killed in action and award of DFM and postings.

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

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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. Photographs taken on Lancaster flights to Italy as part of Operation Dodge to repatriate Allied service personnel. One is of a ruined bakery, the other two were taken at Pompeii.

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Photograph of Peter with flight engineer brevet and flight lieutenant rank, trees in background

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

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From information provided by the donor. Taken on a post war 'Cooks Tour'. Shows severe damage to buildings. Information on photograph, 'T3 SCM. 30/5/45//7" OSNABROOK 2,000' F/LT LANGFORD C. 153.

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Order of Battle number 22 for 11 November 1944, shows Peter Baxter although acting Flight Engineer Leader scheduled to fly as a member of Flying Officer Whites crew. According to Peters record of his service ' I Flew with Nine Wing commanders', the…

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From information provided by the donor. Panoramic landscape photograph (stitched together from multiple images) of 153 Squadron at Scampton, dated 06/1945, PD Baxter is Front row, 14th from the left. Spreadsheet (on three tabs) identifying some of…

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From information provided by the donor. Two photographs taken when Peter was in Naples for the first of his two trips to Italy as part of Operation Dodge to repatriate Allied service personnel, the first is at the beach and the second is in the city.

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

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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.

AOwenA150603.mp3
Aneurin ‘Taff’ Owen was born neat Dolgellau, near Penmaenpool in Wales, and joined the Royal Air Force at the age of 18 in 1942. Taff was a farmer’s son and as such was put into a reserved occupation, so some of the areas of the Royal Air Force…

APearsonL150531.mp3
Les Pearson was in reserved occupation as an apprentice in general mechanical engineering, but he volunteered as aircrew. He initially trained as a pilot but was remustered as a bomb aimer. He flew operations as a bomb aimer with 153 Squadron from…

ASaundersJ170609.mp3
Jill Saunders’s father Frank Simon was born in Salford in 1917. He served an apprenticeship as a fitter before joining A.V. Roe. He had joined the RAF volunteer reserve but as he was in a reserved occupation, he was only called up in 1944. He…

AHendersonIG171017.mp3
Ian Henderson was born in Lockerbie and studied law at the University of Edinburgh for two years before joining the Royal Air Force. He travelled to Canada onboard the RMS Mauretania to train as a pilot, after two months near Edmonton on Oxford and…
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