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Lancaster, TL-C, in which Eddie flew.

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Air-to-air view of the rear fuselage and tail of Lancaster TL-S with identification PB 366 as flown in by Eddie.

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#1 is two men and two women in a garden, captioned 'Warr Kings Careby June 1947'.
#2 is man in a garden, captioned 'W/Cdr D Warr King'.
#3 is Manor Farm, Collyweston 1946-7'.
#4 is a woman in a dress in a garden, captioned 'May 1947 at Manor…

Two photographs of Lancaster "F" for Fox before and after the 35 Squadron tour of the USA.

A Bomber Command, 35 Squadron cloth badge.

12 Lancasters from 35 Squadron flying over New York. North Brother Island and Rikers Island can be seen in the top left of the photograph.The aircraft are in the post-war black and white colour scheme.

Harry standing on a step beside a wooden door. On the first copy is annotated 'Harry Whittaker DFM Log Book 158 Sqd 635 Sqd 35 Sqd'.
A second has no annotation.
A third copy has ' F/Sgt Whittaker (Bombadier) (Charlie) on the reverse.
A fourth copy…

Five photographs, all in flight, first is of a B 26 Marauder, second is of a 419 Squadron Wellington Z1572, Q-VR, third is of a 35 Squadron Halifax. Fourth is of a 447th BG B-17G, fifth is of a Lancaster ED58?.

Includes biographic details, service history and account of last operation for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. Completed 111 operations on three squadrons, took part in Cologne 1000 bomber operation. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross twice.…

Top right - aircraft card with artwork of a Whitley flying over a river with buildings either side and fire on the near bank. Bursts of anti-aircraft fire round aircraft. Captioned 'Whitley bomber - long-range bomber capable of carrying very large…

Top left - newspaper cutting with full face portrait concerning Pilot Officer Cyril Leonard reported killed on active service. Captioned 'Oxford VR'.
Bottom left - newspaper cutting Mr Cyril Leonard. Announces his death and gives some biographic…

Top left - newspaper cutting with b/w photograph of a wedding party with bride and groom (in RAF tunic with half brevet) and two other men and three bridesmaids. Caption mentions Pilot Officer C R Sugar.
Top right - newspaper cutting - long service…

Left - full length image of an airman wearing tunic with half brevet and side cap standing outside a brick house with window. Captioned '"Connie" Constable of No 35 Sqdn, shot down and made prisoner at La Pallice'.
Right - view from behind of pilot…

Three colour postcards.
#1 a Halifax of 35 Squadron, in flight.
#2 Albany, Georgia - Pecan trees and a hunter with aircraft above.
#3 Lakeland, Florida. Orange trees, fishing and houses.

35 Squadron crest with winged horse and moto 'Uno Animo Agimus'.

Mentions him showing great skill and determination over an number of sorties.

Top front quarter view of Lancaster TW892 with white upper paintwork, squadron code 'TL-L' flying over Regent Street, London.

Identification kindly provided by Liam Moore of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Group.

Five Lancasters one ahead, three in line and one in rear, in formation flying over a town. Squadron identification 'TL'.

Three Lancasters (leader registration 'TW878') airborne in echelon formation. Below is a town and open countryside

Two 35 Squadron crest badges with winged horse and moto 'uno animo agimus' and an observer brevet. Submiited with caption 'Crests - 35 Sdn. Bomber Command - postwar posting'.

A large group of aircrew sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Reg Weeden, 35 Sdn - Graveley 1946

A large group of airmen sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Lancaster. Captioned in red with arrow pointing 'Reg Weeden, 35 Squadron - Graveley 1946'.

Newspaper cutting with photograph of five 35 Squadron Lancasters airborne in formation. Article states 35 Squadron would represent RAF heavy bombers in London's victory day fly-past. Photo taken during test flight. Planes would fly to New York after…
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