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S102SqnRAF19170809v10011.pdf
His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Clarke, Flying Officer Mayor and Flying Officer Smith.

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LGanneyK1324929v2.2.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for K Ganney, Air Bomber, covering the period from 29 May 1943 to 24 August 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RCAF Paulson, RCAF…

LBrownR1320770v1.pdf
R Brown’s South African Air Force Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 4th July 1942 to 25th September 1943, detailing training and operations as a Bomb Aimer (“Bombardier” used in logbook). Based at RAF Oudtshoorn (45 Air…

LPickF1685075v1.pdf
Frederick Pick’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 05 September 1943 to 07 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as wireless operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF…

LMartinWJ1822340v1.pdf
Flying log book for W.J. Martin, flight engineer covering the period from 3 April 1944 to 13 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and instructional duties. He was stationed at RAF East Kirkby, RAF St Athan, RAF Swinderby, RAF…

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…

MCleggPV[DoB]-150819-03.pdf
Introduces the visitors book started on 30 December 1931 to 13 September 1959. The World War 2 part has 46 pages have a large number of signatures of Canadian airmen. Next a sketch map of RCAF and RAF airfields in North Yorkshire. Account of a visit…

PBradfordS1701.jpg
A large group of aircrew sitting and standing in four rows in front of a Lancaster. Seven men are are annotated 'x'. On the reverse '57 Squadron (No 55 Base), 5 Group, RAF Bomber Command, April 1944, East Kirkby, Lincolnshire, * members of my crew'.

MBradfordS2216040-170703-02.jpg
Cites the number of operations flown including 13 to Berlin. While on two operations to Berlin he engaged an enemy aircraft with accurate fire and damaged enemy aircraft probably destroyed.

MBradfordS2216040-170703-01.jpg
Ticket for Stanley Bradford's mother to investiture at Buckingham Palace.

LBradfordS2216040v1.pdf
Air Gunner’s flying log book for Stanley Bradford covering the period from 8 May 1943 to 8 August 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down (7 AGS), RAF Cottesmore (14 OTU), RAF Swinderby (1660…

MTansleyEH149542-181113-05.jpg
Gives details of crew, aircraft, bomb load, route and times. List all crew as dead.
Tansley EH P/O
Park D Sgt
Groves I F Sgt
Brown L C Sgt
Patrick E H Sgt
Lewis R A Sgt
Moad H A F/S
Dalton J P Sgt




MTansleyEH149542-161027-01.pdf
About Lancaster (ED655) of 57 Squadron over target 22/23 September 1943. Report on engagement on two enemy night fighters by mid-upper and rear gunners. First enemy aircraft claimed as destroyed. Damage to Lancaster engine sub-frame. Continues with…

LTansleyEH149542v1.pdf
Extract from flying log book for bomb aimer’s for Ernest Harold Patrick, detailing his operations flown until failing to return from operations. He was stationed at RAF Scampton and RAF East Kirkby. Aircraft flown in was Lancaster. He flew a total…

BDowardATansleyEHv2.pdf
Biography of Ernest Tansley's daughter Anne. Writes of background and family. Gives service history of her father including joining, training in England and the United States and eventual posting to 57 Squadron at RAF Scampton. Writes of her memories…

PTansleyEH16020047.jpg
Seven men standing in line, some wearing battledress and other flying clothes. In the background the rear turret of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'Before Len joined Dad's crew. Far right Sergeant Leonard Charles Brown, flight engineer, J Alan Edwards…

MTansleyEH149542-160929-030001.jpg
Account highly successful attach on Turin on 12/13 July 1943 by aircraft of 57 Squadron which included Sgt E H Tansley as second pilot in aircraft ED655. Includes list of aircraft and bomb load of ED655. Account of a further attack on Milan on 16/17…

LJacksonL1897934v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for L Jackson, air gunner, covering the period from 28 May 1944 to 16 June 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

LVaseyJ179596v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for J Vasey covering the period from 20 July 1942 to 28 April 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Cambridge (22 EFTS) RCAF Neepawa (35 EFTS), RCAF Weyburn (41 SFTS), RAF…

PGanneyK17010003.jpg
The couple are dressed for a wedding, with floral buttonholes. On the reverse 'Jack Vasey (skipper) & Wife 57 Sqdn'.

MGanneyK1324929-170301-050001.jpg
An account of an operation to Trondheim, Norway. The attack was aborted because of the danger of hitting Norwegian civilians. On the return they hit the sea and lost the tailwheel and H2S radar dome.
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