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Left, centre and right side of single long photograph. Men are wearing uniform tunics and side or peaked caps. Sitting and standing in seven rows in the centre and six on the flanks. In the centre the nose and engines of a Hampden are visible.…

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Talks of his joining the RAF and early training at Cardington, Bournemouth and Halton. Trained as fitter and posted to RAF Scampton on Hamden with 49 Squadron. Tells many stories of life as groundcrew at Scampton. Includes John Hannah VC, losing…

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Head and shoulders portrait of a flight lieutenant wearing uniform tunic with signallers brevet and peaked cap. Titled '49 Bomber Squadron - 5 Group, Royal Air Force Scampton with countryside background, union flag and a Lancaster upper right.…

LHarrisJD128456v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J D Harris, navigator, covering the period from 22 April 1942 to 26 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Ancienne Lorette,…

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Six airmen on the ground and one airman at the damaged mid-upper turret of Lancaster 'EA-D'. On the reverse 'Uncle Tom on the left'.

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Thomas Thomson on the right of a group of six more airmen. They are standing in front of the nose of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'Uncle Tom on the right'.

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An airman examining the damage to a mid-upper turret on Lancaster 'EA-D'. The plexiglass has been damaged.

PFletcherS1608.jpg
Two photographs of seven airmen standing underneath the damaged wing of a Lancaster. 'EA-D'.
On the reverse of the first photograph the annotation reads 'Uncle Tom on left'.
In the second photograph one of the men is pointing out some damage.

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A summons for cycling without lights.

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A brief biography of Thomas Thomson covering his years in the RAF and after.

LPageTJ183427v1.pdf
Thomas Page’s flight engineer’s flying log book covering the period from 4 January 1943 to 12 December 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as flight engineer and glider pilot. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 SoTT), RAF…

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A newspaper cutting announcing the award of a DFC to Alan. It describes the event the night they safely returned to UK with their damaged aircraft.

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A group of six airmen arranged in two rows under an aircraft. On the reverse is handwritten -
'L to R
Back Row
Harry Bamforth "Smudge" Smith (Ron) Fred Outwin
Taffy, Nobby Red
A. Able Ground Crew
49 Fiskerton'.

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Two Lancasters on the ground. On the reverse 'F/O AG Edgar DFC 'A' for Apple 49 Sqdn P. Tatman, 3 York Rd, Kettering, Northants' and 'CH 12560'.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-008.pdf
The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the POW memorial, Recco report -stories of ex-POWs, the Larry Slattery memorial fund, the Second World War experience centre, an article by Vitel Formanek about his visit to the UK, …

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Informs her that husband John is missing as result of operations on night of 30/31 May 1942. Note misspelling of Valentine as 'Balantine'.

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Confirms previous telegram that information from red cross quoting German information that her husband previously reported missing is now a prisoner of war.

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Mentions that they were captain and navigator of leading Lancaster which attacked locomotive works at Le Creusot. Awarded Distinguished Service Order.

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The centre section of a group photo of 49 Squadron. The group is arranged in five rows, one row is standing on top of a Lancaster.

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A large group of airmen arranged in five rows, the top row standing on the wing of a Lancaster. The image is divided in three.

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