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Marion Clark grew up in Lincolnshire and served as driver at RAF Hemswell and RAF Ingham. She discusses her role as a driver and life on a bomber station.

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17 photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a group of airmen arranged in five rows in front of a Stirling, captioned '199 Squadron Stirlings Lakenheath November 1943. Dad is third row up, fifth from left'.
Photo 2 is four airmen standing under the…

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First is of a crew of eight, standing by left mainwheel of a Stirling captioned 'The crew'. ' The crew of aircraft 'N' for Nan. no 199 Squadron from Nov 1944 till April 1945'.
Second is of ten individuals standing and kneeling in front of a…

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First of group of individuals, captioned 'Air and ground crew, sitting on wing of "N" for Nan, March 1945.'
Second is of small car, captioned "Crew - bus", my first car bought when on ops with 199 Sqdn.'
Third is of right-hand forward nose of a…

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First is of mid upper turret of Stirling captioned 'Top gunner". Eddie in his office after cleaning.'
Second is of a Stirling just getting airborne, captioned 'Dusk take off', ' Nan taken by ground staff as we left for Germany on our last trip April…

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Example of nose art, left-hand side cockpit, Captioned 'LJ542 G'. This was a 199 Squadron Stirling EX-G.

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Badge mounted on wooden shield.

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Low level aerial photograph of damaged buildings, captioned 'Krupps, Essen'. The starboard wing and outboard engine of an aircraft are visable.
Photograph of a destroyed bridge over a river, captioned, 'Last bridge over the Rhine-Remagen'.
copy of…

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Operations are for 171 and 199 Squadrons on the 9 March and 22 April 1945, included are the crew / aircraft allocations, take off times, locations and timings, route and tactics.

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Ceremony was at RAF North Creake on 3rd August 1945, programme includes a message from Air Officer Commanding 100 Group Air Vice Marshal Addison, Order of Service, and Programme of events. The words for the hymns used in the service are also…

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Photograph of car parked in a street, Keith Thompson and civilian standing by car, captioned 'May '44-1936 Ford 10-My first car'.
Second and third pictures, same car, somewhat battered, parked on road, houses in distance, captioned 'Topcliffe,…

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Full length image of Sergeant John Wilson. He is standing in a green area, in front of a large tree. On the reverse 'Sgt John Guyer Wilson 199 Sqd 1386132'.

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