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MSouthgateH[Ser#-DoB]-160423-02.jpg
Hand written table titled 'April - June 1942, losses in chronological order 50 Squadron, code : VN, Base : Skellingthorpe'. During this period the squadron was operating the Manchester. The last two entries are for August and September.

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Two cuttings, the first from the Essex County Telegraph 16th October 1943 announcing the award of a Bar to Harolds D.F.C. The other records the award of the D.F.C. No dates or publication.

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A drawing of a Lancaster just starting its take off run presented as a certificate recording the Southgate's crews operation to Milan. The artist is Pilot Officer A Pollen, it is signed by the then A.O.C. R A Cochrane.

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Formal portrait, upper torso, pilot's brevet and Flying Officer rank braids.

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Two men standing, Southgate on right, captioned George and self'.
Posed standing on grass on the left side of 50 Squadron Lancaster rear fuselage.

PSouthgateH1610.jpg
'Group of 7, Southgate on left. Caption August 1942, Swinderby' standing on the left side of the rear fuselage of 50 Squadron Lancaster, F, serial R572?. Posed in two rows one is carrying flying kit.

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PSouthgateH1611.jpg
Harold wearing flying helmet and oxygen mask in aircraft cockpit.

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Drawing shows 50 Squadron Lancaster flying over destroyed buildings, dropping candles on parachutes to illuminate the ruins below while an airman crawls on the wing to take a photograph. A sign points to Kassel and an officer is saying 'Hermann! you…

PWebsterE1816.jpg
A painting, signed by Reg Payne, of two Lancasters banking over RAF Skellingthorpe. On the reverse:
'QR-O 61 Squadron (City of Lincoln) Squadron
VN-D 50 Squadron -- Same airfield Skellingthorpe Lincoln
61 Squadron, Middle left to Top left over to…

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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…

LFlintJ121331v1.pdf
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…

LFlintJ121331v2.pdf
J Flint’s pilot’s flying log book covering the period from 17 March 1944 to 23 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Bruntingthorpe (29 OTU), RAF Swinderby (1660 HCU), RAF Syerston (5…

LBarberT1047323v2.pdf
T. Barber’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot from 27th June 1943 to 6th May 1945 detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Bomber. He was stationed at RCAF Station Paulson (No. 7…

LHawesS1504897v1.pdf
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,…

PWilliamsAE1701.jpg
A large group of airmen sitting and standing in five rows in front of a Lancaster in a wooden frame. At the bottom 50 Squadron badge.

PProbynEA17010056.jpg
#1 is a programme for a 50/61 squadron dining in night.
#2 is a programme for a 5-/61 squadron annual reunion dinner.
#3 is a colour photograph of a soldier.
#4 and 5 are tickets for No. 50 squadron Disbandment Ceremony.

PProbynEA17010042.jpg
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…

PProbynEA17010039.jpg
15 photographs taken during the unveiling of the memorial.
#1 and 2 are of the village sign outside the Skellingthorpe Village Hall.
#3 is a view of the memorial with the wreaths left at the ceremony.
#4 and 5 are the standards and attendees at…

PProbynEA17010038.jpg
Three documents -
#1 The unveiling of a memorial at RAF Skellingthorpe recorded in the Lincolnshire Echo.
#2 is an invitation to a 40s night at the Birchwood Leisure & Community Centre.
#3 is an invitation to Ernest's wife to attend the unveiling…

PProbynEA17010035.jpg
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…

PMeenMI2006.jpg
The Sergeants Mess laid out for a party. On the table are crests for 50 and 61 Squadrons. On the reverse 'April 20th 1945 Sgts Mess Skellingthorpe'.

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Aircrew in uniform and flying kit standing in front of Lancaster LM296.

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Seven airmen Mae Wests life vests. They are standing in front of Lancaster VN-D RE133.
On the reverse are four signatures


[The image is identified as being 50 squadron, RAF Skellingthorpe and the Captain as F/O A. Campbell]
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