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Three quarter length image of Sergeant John Wilson. He is in uniform with wings and sergeant's stripes. Behind is a house with a number 19. On the reverse 'Sgt John Guyer Wilson 199 Sqd 1386132'.

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Sergeant Leonard Waldorf sitting at the controls of an aircraft, turning to face the camera. He is wearing flying suit and headset. Captioned 'Sgt Leonard Waldorf'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Leonard Waldorf. On the reverse 'Sgt Leonard Waldorf 199 Sqd 1383863'.

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Head and shoulders image of Sergeant Ronald Hughes. On the reverse 'Sgt Ronald Hughes of 199 Sqd 1450608 age 20 Navigator'.

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A three quarters length image of Ronald Herman Downes Cook. He is standing wearing a Sidcot suit. On the reverse 'Ronald H.D. Cook 199 Sqd. Flying Officer'.

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A head and shoulders portrait of Flying Officer Ronald Herman Downes Cook. On the reverse 'Ronald H.D. Cook. 199 Sqd. Flying Officer'.

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Sergeant Tom Wharmby in uniform and his bride on their wedding day. His bride is in a bridal gown and veil, holding a large bouquet of flowers. They are standing outside the church. On the reverse 'Sgt Tom Wharmby, 199 Sqd, 1236751'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Tom Wharmby. He is in full uniform with sergeant's stripes and air gunner brevet. On the reverse 'Sgt Tom Wharmby 199 Sqd 1236751'.

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Four biographies of 199 Squadron servicemen killed in action, with notes regarding the inscriptions on their headstones.
Flying Officer Ronald Herman Downes Cook, wireless operator/ air gunner;
Sergeant Ronald Hughes, navigator;
Sergeant John…

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Tom Wharmby was born at Walkden, North Manchester. Mentions hobbies, schooling at St Johns School, Bolton Commercial and Worsley Technical School, his wedding and an accounting job at Cooper and Cooper. Details his military career with the Home Guard…

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Event took place at RAF North Creake 3rd August 1945, and included, lunch, a service, a march past, salute taken by Air Vice Marshal E B Addison. In the evening a dance in one of the hangars.

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Seven aircrew, four standing, three seated, back ground is a field with buildings in the distance. Annotated, 'Second tour crew, No 199 Squadron, Halifax, Radio Counter Measures Sqdn. 100 Group. Feb - July '45'. ' "Cis" Bryant, Rear Gnr, Bob Brown…

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George Hutton won ten pounds for composing a motto regarding the manufacture of Mosquitos. In time he volunteered as aircrew and trained as a gunner. He was posted to 199 Squadron for his first tour. His second tour was with 514 Squadron. The crew…

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Steve Ellams is the son of a wireless operator who flew in a number of different aircraft. During the war he flew initially in Sunderlands overseas before being posted back to the UK. He started operational flying in Bomber Command with 199 Special…

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Metal/enamel eagle badge for 199 Squadron with a Lego brick.

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Form 543 with details of length of service, training units, squadrons and airfields.

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Design for the 199 Squadron crest showing colours and the moto 'Let tyrants tremble'.

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Cloth crest of 199 Squadron with the moto 'Let tyrants tremble'.

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Tin box with 'C.R. Hattersley' and 'T76523' on the outside.
There is a maker's mark 'Jones Brothers & Co Wolverhampton'. Inside are eight compartments containing the following items:
Dividers and wooden box, pencil sharpener and leather case, pen…

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Log book for Wing Commander Peter Hattersley, covering the period 10 April 1937 to 24 September 1948. It details his flying training, operations flown and other flying duties. He was stationed at Hanworth Park, RAF Reading, RAF Netheravon, RAF Little…
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