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PLovattP19180005.jpg
Eight airmen standing in front of nose of an RAF Liberator B. Mk VI. Considerable number of completed mission markers can be seen on the aircraft, which is coded "O" or "Q".

LHastieR1821369v1.pdf
Pilot's flying log book for Roy Hastie. It covers his RAF service from 9 December 1940 to 31 March 1946 and then his RAF Auxilliary Service flying to 23 May 1952. Detailing his flying training and operations flown firstly with Coastal Command and…

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Gives details of Ronald's service. Was initially trained as a Wireless operator but remustered to Air Bomber in June 1942. He did his first tour on No 10 Squadron flying in the Halifax from RAF Melbourne and was awarded the DFM. He was commissioned…

PCarpenterRB2006.jpg
12 aircrew posed in two rows on a grass area. Ronald Carpenter third from left in front row.
Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

LCarpenterRB1291451v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Carpenter, bomb aimer, covering the period from 16 May 1941 to 30 April 1945 and from 13 November 1950 to 27 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post…

LEllamsG49286v1.pdf
Flying log book for George Ellams covering the period from 10 January 1942 to 30 June 1967. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Also contains photographs and various RAF documents relating to his service, ranks, proficiency and…

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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…

PEllamsG1611.jpg
Badge mounted on a wooden shield.

LLovattP1821369v1.pdf
Flying log book for Peter Lovatt covering the period from 12 April 1944 to 20 June 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Burnaston (16 EFTS), RAF Barrow/Walney Island (10 AGS), RAF Oulton (223 Squadron).…

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An extract from Peter's logbook with an ACC's commendation for meritorious service and good airmanship.

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Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is six airmen at the nose of a B-24, captioned 'Hastie & Crew - 1944'.
Photo 2 is two women, one in naval uniform, captioned 'Gwen & Kay Holy Loch 1944'.
Photo 3 is six airmen at the nose of a B-24, captioned…

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Nine photographs from an album.
Photos 1 and 4 are head and shoulder images of Peter, captioned 'Self -escape photos 1944'.
Photos 2,3, 5 and 6 are head and shoulders of Gwen, captioned 'Gwen WRNS 1942'.
Photo 7 is a diver being suited up with the…

PLovattP19010010.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is nine airmen at the front of a B-24 'O', captioned 'Hastie & Crew Oulton 1944'.
Photo 2 is three airmen captioned 'Lawrence - self Oulton 1944'.
Photo 3 is a side view of a B-24 captioned 'Liberator O…

PBarronAJK1901.jpg
Andrew said that during leisure time the crew drank, sang silly songs but didn’t really socialise much. He recalled an occasion when the Germans sent in about 200 night fighters infiltrating the main force on its ways home. They shot down a B-17…

PBarronAJK1901.jpg
Andrew hitchhiked from Edmonton to Calgary and then on to Mountain View by train. Gunnery training was in a Bolingbroke which had a mid-upper turret; bombing training was done in an Anson. Andrew was then posted to navigation school in Quebec for…

PLovattP1701.jpg
Peter enrolled in the Air Training Corp before joining the Royal Air Force. He went to Walney Island, the Air Gunnery School, and was given the option of becoming a Bevin Boy or an air gunner choosing the latter. Following training on Ansons he…

AEllamsSD170825.mp3
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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