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Enlisted in 1939, ground staff until re-mustered as aircrew, Feb 1943 to RAF St Eval, anti-submarine sweeps. May 1943 to 78 Squadron, 1943 instructing at OTU, July 1944 to 35 Squadron Pathfinders, total of 66 operations. Demobbed February 1946.

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States Flight Sergeant Charles William Eyles was Master Bomber and visual marker and was reliable and accurate. Participated in 51 attacks by day and night against heavily defended targets. Provides other accolades.

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Eight aircrew wearing tunics with brevet and Pathfinder badges squatting and standing in two rows in front of the rear fuselage of a Lancaster registration ND755 with a dog. On the reverse 'Bill Eyles 35 Sq, back 2 rt, Bill Eyles, back 2 lt John Ford…

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Eight aircrew wearing Mae Wests and parachute harness squatting and standing two rows by the rear fuselage door of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'M.U.G. Bill Quirke (DFC), B/A Bert Warner (DFC), Pilot Jack Ford (DFC), visual B/A Bill Eyles (DFM), W.O.P…

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Eight aircrew wearing tunic with brevet, pathfinder badges and side or peaked caps standing in front of the rear fuselage of a Lancaster with squadron letters TL and registration ND755. A dog sits in front of third man from left. On the reverse…

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Three airmen wearing battledress and peaked or side caps sitting on a bomb trolley with part of a Lancaster in the background. A further Lancaster in the distance ion the left. On the reverse 'Don Carruthers (DFM), Bill Eyles (DFM), Bert Warner…

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Gives personal details. Notes awarded DFM (presented by the King) and Pathfinder badge. Lists postings to 78 and 35 Squadrons, mustering, promotions and qualifications.

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for C W Eyles, bomb aimer, covering the period from 9 July 1942 to 14 October 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Dumfries, RAF Abingdon,…

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Letter encloses certificate for permanent award of the pathfinder force badge awarded on completion of his tour. Certificate signed by Air Vice Marshall D C T Bennett.

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Six aircrew wearing parachute harnesses standing talking to a man in civilian clothes. In the background a Lancaster. Submitted with description 'Under Secretary for Air Geoffrey Lloyd talking to 35 Sqn Pathfinder aircrew at Gravely'.

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Title 'Air Vice Marshall D Bennet [sic] and under secretary for air, Geoffrey Lloyd talking to 35 Squadron at Graveley'. Top - on the left an officer wearing tunic and peaked cap standing slightly to the right of a man wearing civilian suit sitting.…

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Seven Halifax with one on the left and the other six on the right lined up either side of runway with personnel in front of each. Submitted with description 'Photo of seven 35 Sqn Halifaxes lined up on runway with their crews for inspection. Location…

BCleggPVVerdonRoeLv1.pdf
Second son of Sir Alliot Verdon-Roe founder of A.V. Roe & Co Ltd to be killed in the RAF Bomber Command in WWII. Starts with b/w photograph of head and shoulders portrait of an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet, medal ribbon,…

LHarrisPI19061214v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for P I Harris, covering the period from 12 January 1932 to 29 September 1937. Detailing his flying training and pre war flying duties with 35, 6 and 47 squadrons. He was stationed at RAF Digby, RAF Bircham Newton, RAF Ramleh,…

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A list of names of the airmen and ground crew in the squadron photograph.

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A Halifax in flight taken from the port/rear. It has code 'TL-P'. On the rear are signatures of 'GJ Philipps, R. Lane F/Lt, G. Williams, A. Hailey [indecipherable]'.
Also a copyright stamp for 'Aeroplane' magazine.
Information supplied with the…

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Large group of airmen and ground crew arranged in three rows at the front of a Halifax. Information supplied with the collection identifies the group as 35 Squadron, March 1942. Taken at the time of handover from Wing Commander Whitworth to Wing…

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Five men at work on the port engines of an Halifax.

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A large group of airmen and ground crew arranged in three rows in front of a Halifax. Information supplied with the collection states 'Official 35 Squadron Squadron Photograph taken March 1942. Pilot Officer Reg Lane is seated front row 8th from the…

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35 squadron air and ground crews arranged in three rows in front of a Halifax.
It is annotated '35 Sqdn . Linton. Sept. 1941'.

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An air to air photograph of a Halifax 'TL -P' flying above clouds. The photo is taken of the port side and slightly to the rear.
Information supplied with the collection states '35 Sqn. Halifax Mk.II P7676 TL-P being flown by PO. Reg Lane on 12 May…

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A starboard side view of a flying Halifax, LV857. Information supplied with the collection states 'LV857 on its way to 35 Sqn FTR 31.3.44 51 Sqn'.
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