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Peter was born in Erdington, Birmingham. He joined the RAF and was trained at the Empire Air Training School in Canada. He re-mustered as a navigator and was with 49 Squadron for a short time. Peter then joined 106 Squadron and did a tour of 34…

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History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

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J Flint’s Flying Log Book covering the period 30 August 1938 to 16 February 1944.
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Tollerton (27 E&RFTS), RAF Hanworth (5 EFTS), RAF Yatesbury (10 EFTS), RAF Brize…

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Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying log book for Stanley Hawes, wireless operator. Covers the period from 18 May 1943 to 16 June 1944, when he was killed. It details his training and operations. He was based at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Mona, RAF Cottesmore,…

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Ken Symonds was in the Air Training Corps when the unit was visited by a flight engineer. This meeting further inspired him, along with his cousin to join the RAF in a ground trade with the expectation of moving on to become a flight engineer. …

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A large group of aircrew wearing battledress or tunics with side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Lancaster. In the centre bottom 49 Squadron Badge - April 1943.

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An airman wearing flying helmet and parachute harness looking out of the open cockpit window of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'Flt Sgt T J Page, 49 Bomber Sqn 1943, RAF Fiskerton'.

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An airman wearing flying helmet and parachute harness looking out of the open cockpit window of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'No 49 Squadron Royal Air Force, Fiskerton, Lincs, 1943, Flight Sergenat Thomas J Page (Late 1943), in his position as flight…

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Full length image of an airman wearing flying suit, boots and Mae West standing under the starboard inner engine of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'No 49 Squadron Royal Air Force, Fiskerton, Lincs, 1943, [...], Squadron Royal Air Force Fiskerton, Lincs…

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Full length image of an airman wearing battledress standing by the rear fuselage of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'No 49 Squadron Royal Air Force, Fiskerton, Lincs, 1943, Flight Sergeant Thomas J Page in battledress'.

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Full length image of an airman in flying gear standing in front of the starboard main undercarriage of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'No 49 Squadron Royal Air Force, Fiskerton, Lincs, 1943, Flight Sergeant Thomas J Page in flying kit'.

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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.…

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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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Seven aircrew wearing their flying equipment, standing in front of a Lincoln, UK airfield in background, reverse captioned 'Subject second from right'.

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Squadron members posed in four rows in front of a Lincoln. On the reverse captioned 'Subject front third from left.'

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A collection of photographs, first two of a group of nine NCOs standing at the end of their billet, one captioned 'Subject on the left'.
Second is of a number of individuals eating at folding tables, an identical photograph is captioned 'Richard…

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K G Hook’s air gunner’s log book covering the period from 3 December 1954 to 1 June 1956.
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Eastleigh(Nairobi) and RAF Upwood (49 Sqn) and RAF Shawbury…

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K G Hook’s air gunner’s log book covering the period from 6 June 1943 to 30 November 1954. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Penrhos (9 OAFU); RAF Newmarket (1483 [Bombing] Gunnery Flight),…

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As an Air Gunner on a Lincoln, shown to be Combat/Select, had to be re-certified annually.

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Authority is to carry out the armament first line servicing on a Lincoln II
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