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Gives brief biographic and service details. Drawings of aircraft and squadron/group badges as well as portrait of Marshall of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur T Harris Bt, GCB,OBE,AFC,LLD, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Bomber Command 1942-1945. 'A…

LAlgarHKM1801102v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilots for H K M Algar, air bomber and navigator, covering the period from 14 September 1943 to 16 March 1954. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with 201 advanced flying…

LHansonJE46968v1.pdf
Flying log book for J E Hanson, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 3 January 1939 to 1 October 1942. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Finnningley, RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Lindholme, RAF…

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The letter is written from a Prisoner of War camp, Stalag Luft 1, in 1941. He says he is recovering from his burns and is feeling better. He looks forward to getting home and sends his best wishes. Several fellow prisoners of war are mentioned by…

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John and Betty Nettleton with Wing Commander Mike D’Arcy standing next to the entrance hatch of a Vulcan. Reverse is captioned “Betty and John Nettleton with Wing Cdr Mike D’Arcy, OC 44 Sqn.”

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An Officer in Wing Commander’s uniform (Wing Commander Mike D’Arcy) who is also wearing a clip on badge reading AOE, to his left is a woman (Betty Nettleton) and to her left is a man in civilian clothes (John Nettleton). All three subjects are…

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The seven airmen are standing in front of a brick building. On the reverse 'L-R, ? Money F/E, Des Taylor, Nav, Nettleton, Pilot, ? ? ?, Possibly crew at Winthorpe. Money + Taylor ex 44 Sqn, Waddington + Nettleton.'

LSwaffieldJ19250603v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bomber, air gunners & flight engineers for James Swaffield, navigator, Covering the period from 18 August 1943 to the end of his operations on 5 January 1945 (but logbook certified to 21 April 1945). Detailing…

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with bomb aimers half brevet. Submitted with caption 'Black and white head and shoulders portrait photograph of WD Spence in uniform, showing a Bomb aimer’s brevet'.

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Describes location, construction and layout. Opened in September 1943 with 207 Squadron Lancaster and later 44 Squadron. Last operation was in April 1945 to Berchtesgaden. Covers post-war squadron moves, locations and disbandment, including arrival…

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Writes informing him that his son was missing as a result of air operations on 15/16 March 1944. Mentions that it takes time to get news of prisoners. Mentions that Mervyn Adder had completed fourteen operational flights and was held in high esteem…

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Top - photograph of grave with white cross with name 'P.O M Adder RAF, 15.3.44'. Surrounded by similar crosses with trees in the background.
Bottom - telegram to Mervyn Adder's father informing him that his son was missing as a result of air…

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On the front the RAF insignia and red silver and blue ribbon. Inside Christmas greetings Sergeants' Mess RAF Dunholme Lodge, 44 Squadron. Signed 'Mervyn'.

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23 photographs from an album.
#1 is 617 squadron memorial at RAF Woodhall Spa.
#2 is 44 squadron memorial at RAF Waddington.
#3 and 4 is a plaque at 'The Wild Life' pub at Skellingthorpe.
#5 is a memorial at East Kirkby.
#6 is a close up of the…

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The cover of a programme of events at the Presentation of the Squadron Standards at Waddington on 15 June 1967.
A second document is an invitation to a reception in the Officers' Mess for Ernest and his wife.
A third document is an invitation to…

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A framed memento of Albert with a colourised head and shoulders portrait of Albert, an embroidered RAF crest and a 1939 to 1945 Star and Bomber Command Clasp. There is a caption 'Flying Officer Albert Evans 157299, 44 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer…

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A record of Albert's last flight to Berlin. It lists his route, bomb load and crew.

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RAF Form 543 issued to Albert. It records a summary of his service record.

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On the right side a squadron photograph of a largen number of aircrew sitting and standing in front of a Lancaster. In centre front row a dog sits. Captioned 'Tiger Force, July 1945, RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire O.S. TF450650'. On the left side a 44…

LDentJ2206473v2.pdf
Four pages from wireless operators log book. January, February, March and April 1946. Aircraft Lancaster. Includes local flying and trip to Italy and France.

LDentJ2206473v1.pdf
Flying log book for J Dent, flight engineer, covering the period from 25 August 1944 to 8 May 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war duties with 44 squadron, air ministry film unit and 148 squadron. He was stationed at RAF…

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Left page - top left - head on view of a parked Lincoln. Captioned 'Avro Lincoln'. Top right - side view of a parked four engine bomber. Both top images captioned 'KM-J, 44 (Rhodesia) Sq, RAF Mildenhall'. Bottom left 'front quarter view of a parked…
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