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SCockramJC419379v10002.pdf
This is the crews second operation, two navigation log sheets, part of a plotting map and a target photograph.
The target photograph shows a railway marshalling yard running top to bottom, bomb explosions, smoke and craters visible. Caption for the…

SCockramJC419379v10007.pdf
This is the crews seventh operation, two navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map.

SCockramJC419379v10010.pdf
This was the crews 10th operation, three navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map.

SCockramJC419379v10012.pdf
This is the crews 12th operation, three navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map. Target photograph showing fields and rural settlements. Captioned '2005 DRF. 15-8-44//8" 15000-090.1203.Eindhoven A/F. U.9x1000. 4x500.C.32secs.F/O…

SCockramJC419379v10009.pdf
This is the crews 9th operation, three navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map.

SCockramJC419379v10011.pdf
This is the crews 11th operation, three navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map.

SCockramJC419379v10001.pdf
This was the crews first operation, two navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map.

SCockramJC419379v10003.pdf
This is the crews third operation, two navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map.

SCockramJC419379v10005.pdf
This is the crews fifth operation, two navigation log sheets and part of a plotting map.

BCahirFSCahirFSv1.pdf
Memoirs of Jim Cahir who served with 466 Squadron RAAF. He writes about being shot down near Frankfurt on Main on the night of 20/21 December 1943 and subsequently being captured and imprisoned in Stalag IVB in Muhleberg. He stayed there until the…

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List of twelve operations from 1 June 1944 to 29 October 1944.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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A letter to Spike Alexandratos from Jim. He describes what he has been doing since arriving in England.

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The letter refers to Jim Cahir being reported missing. It explains events on the night he went missing and explains that his personal effects will be carefully stored.

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Reports arrival of recent mail. Writes that he has received letters from the parents of each of the boys who seem to have taken it well apart from on father who was upset when he wrote. Catches up with other news of acquaintances. Says life is…

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Thanks her for letters but says there had been little to write about his end and he was cheesed of with hanging about. Reports doing his first operation for seven weeks, it was an easy one but was hit by anti-aircraft fire. Talks a little of his new…

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Reports arrival of her previous letters and says he is now stationed in Hertfordshire a few miles from Royston. States that the Americans had left the place in a mess. Writes about Australian cricket side's scores and performance. Gives address of…

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Writes about contents not to bother with in food parcels. Writes of not flying for 14 days and other activities. A large part of this letter was damaged and is unreadable.

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Writes that he has settled down at new station and that they are now with an Australian squadron who are more easy going that the English. Comments on good conditions on new station. Mentions stating his accountancy course and that they are deep in…

ECahirFSEdwardsPJv1.jpg
Details of the night Jim Cahir and crew were shot down. The surviving crew remember the pilot struggling with the controls to allow the others to escape. Patrick Edwards, the pilot did not survive. It was not until February 2004 that the survivors…

LLarmerLO430037v1.pdf
Royal Australian Air Force flying log book for Laurence Larmer covering the period from 7 April 1943 to 3 August 1945. Detailing flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla, RCAF Dauphin, RAF Fair Oaks, RAF Banff, RAF…

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Seven airmen including Jim Cahir dressed in flying gear. On the reverse 'Bomber Command 4 Group 466 Squad Leconfield Yorks circa. Nov/Dec 1943
Reg Hall Reg Spalding Geo Brett Pat Edwards
Ralph Parsons
Jim Cahir'.

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Sergeant Jim Cahir standing beside an open window. Behind is a bicycle. On the reverse is captioned 'Jim Cahir in England 1943 466 Squad Yorks'.

SWeirG19660703v090005.pdf
Flying Log Book for J B McManus, pilot. Covers the period from 22 December 1942 to 29 April 1948 and his training, operations and post-war flying in Australia and Japan. He was based at RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF Wymeswold, RAF Weston on the Green, RAF…
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