Browse Items (102 total)

  • Tags: 460 Squadron

MPhillipsD1653229-180604-05.jpg
Notes place of aircrew selection board on 10/03/43 and lists all course undertaken, promotion dates, flying times on operational aircraft and last medical board.

LPhillipsD1653229v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for D Phillips, navigator, covering the period from 16 September 1943 to 7 September 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at SAAF Queenstown, RAF Moreton Valance,…

PPhillipsD18010046.jpg
460 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force with kangaroo leaping over a boomerang, motto - Strike and Return'.

PPhillipsD18010010.jpg
Twenty-nine airmen and one airwoman wearing a variety of uniform standing in line in snow in front of a hangar. On the reverse 'Navigators - 460 Squadron, Binbrook'.

MPhillipsD1653229-180604-020001.jpg
Mentions occupation pre-service as a brewery clerk. Aircrew navigator training, 460 Squadron on Lancaster and then mention of post war RAF and civilian career. On the reverse a shopping list.

LLeavissED1818433v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for E D Leaviss, air gunner, covering the period from 9 July 1944 to 8 June 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF…

PMackayWJ1501.jpg
Jeff Mackay was born in 1922 in Ballarat, Australia and was working as a cadet engineer. He joined the Army but when the Japanese entered the war in 1941 decided to join the RAAF, and after boarding a ship he trained as a navigator in Canada and…

PEvansD17030093.jpg
Port side view of a Lancaster 'AR-A' on dispersal. The shadow of the photographer is visable.

PEvansD17030091.jpg
The tail of a Lancaster being towed by a tractor. Also assisting is an airman on a bicycle. It has squadron code 'AR' and 'DV296'. This aircraft crashed at Teltow, Berlin December 1943 with the loss of all crew.

PEvansD17030083.jpg
Painted on the nose is a Kangaroo wearing wellingtons and playing bagpipes. Notes are coming out of the pipes. 52 operations are marked including four ice cream cones indicating Italian targets. The Lancaster is 'E²'.

PEvansD17030080.jpg
Two images of Lancaster W4783 AR-G's nose. In the first image 79 operations are marked. The second image shows 90 operations. The first 15 operations the bomb is held by a stick figure with a halo. Decoration ribbons are also shown.

PEvansD17030077.jpg
The art features a depiction of Hardtmuth Lahm's cartoon dog 'Snifter' heading west over a map of Berlin. There is a Swastika and a large amount of mess left by the dog. This is dripping off the map. The name "Snifter" is painted on.

PEvansD17030061.jpg
Three images of the tail of a Lancaster trapped by a post and wire fence. The images are taken from the port and starboard sides. The starboard image has the squadron code 'AR-M' visible. A group of airmen is working on the second starboard image.…

PEvansD17030047.jpg
Side view of Lancaster 'AR-G'. The main wheels and the rear gun turret are covered.

PEvansD17030045.jpg
Side view of Lancaster 'AR-U' having its engines run. Two airmen are at the front observing.

PEvansD17030043.jpg
Side view of Lancaster W4783 'AR-G' with numerous operations marked on its nose. Another Lancaster can also be seen.

PEvansD17030025.jpg
Three Lancasters on the ground. The closest aircraft is 'AR-B'

PEvansD17030024.jpg
Lancaster 'AR-A' taken from the side on the ground. In the foreground is a wooden board with '4' on it and a T indicating the runway in use. Two other Lancasters and a hangar can be seen in the background.

PEvansD17030013.jpg
Two images of a Lancaster, 'AR-K', that has landed with the undercarriage up. The port outer engine has broken away and is being examined by two groundcrew.

PEvansD17030002.jpg
Ten close up photographs of damage to aircraft showing the underside of an aircraft, a mangled pile of an aircraft, the remains of a wing, the side of Lancaster 'AR-D', small items of debris with an airman walking through it, the heavily damaged…

PEvansD17020001.jpg
A squadron photograph of many airmen arranged in six rows at the front of a Lancaster with an seventh row on top of the wing. On the reverse '460 Sqn. RAAF March 1943 Aircraft 'R Robert' Lost on Skoda Raid April 17th 1943 24 Operations'.
Two further…
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2