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Top left - an account of Peter Webb's service career. A flight engineer's brevet with photograph of seven crew underneath.
Top right - seven aircrew wearing uniform tunics with brevet standing in line.
Left middle - a drawing of a winter scene…

MThompsonAJB121138-191003-01.pdf
Contains tables of bird watching activity and descriptions of birds; list of books; a large number of photographs of civilians, fellow prisoners including one of Wing Commander Day (Senior British Officer) and a Wellington. Followed by list of names…

LThompsonAJB121138v1.pdf
Pilot Officer A.J.B. Thompson’s SAAF Observers or Air Gunners Log Book from 17th January 1942 to 4th February 1943, detailing his training and duties as a Bomb Aimer. He was stationed at: SAAF Queenstown (No. 47 Air School), SAAF Port Alfred (No.…

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Lists squadron, aircraft type and serial number, reason for loss if known, number killed and number survived. Consists of 19 crews from 13 squadrons with 6 Lancaster and 13 Halifax.

SHughesCL1334982v10022.pdf
Letters from air secretary branch stating that commissioning parchment was being prepared. Letter from RAF Historian researcher stating that he would obtain and send on the recommendation for his Distinguished Flying Cross and also copies of all his…

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Head a shoulder portrait of an officer wearing tunic with observers brevet, medal ribbons, and a peaked cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Squadron personnel of 427 Squadron in front of a Wellington. Clarence Lindsay Hughes front row 4th from the right in the seated group. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Front of a Halifax with lion with bomb nose art with name London's Revenge parked in front of a hangar. In front a table decorated with a union flag with an officer speaking into a microphone alongside a civilian wearing white overcoat. Surrounding…

LHughesCL133498v1.pdf
C. L. Hughes’ Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 8th January 1942 to 8th July 1945, detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as a Navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Charlottetown (32 Air Navigation School),…

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A copy of the 427 Squadron Crest with 'Approved George R.I.'

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A large group of airmen arranged in five rows in front and on the wing of a Lancaster. Annotated 'UK20082'.
On the reverse '419 [scored out] 427 Sqdn
427 with C.O. Centre W/C EM Bryson DFC
British built Lanc Leeming May 45'.

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A mine being dropped by parachute

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The King is standing under an aircraft looking at its damaged wing. Annotated 'UK13723'.
Information supplied with the collection states 'King George inspects damage to No.427 Sqn Halifax "U-Uncle" during visit to RAF Leeming on 11 August 1944'.

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Three aircrew at the rear turret of a Halifax. They are loading ammunition into the turret.
The photo is annotated 'PL22002'.

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A pilot sitting in the cockpit of a Halifax. Information supplied with the collection identifies 427 "Lion" Squadron Commanding Officer Wing Commander Bill Newson in cockpit of Handley Page Halifax Mk 5.

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A row of seven airmen identified by information supplied with the collection as Squadron Leader G J Laird and crew at RAF Leeming. Left to right Pilot George Laird, Navigator "Red" Soeder, Bomb Aimer Joe Corbally, Wireless Op. Pat Clapham, F/E…

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Five airmen and two women at a bar. Information supplied with the collection states 'Leeming Xmas Flying Control 1945 inc G.Capt Evans'. There is a caption but it is indecipherable.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 151. F/O Wyes [sic]. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 154. F/Lt Woodruff. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '178LMG.Sgt. Wilson 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 144. F/O Wilshir. 427'
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