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The grave of six airmen. The pilot was Squadron Leader AL Collett, 83 Squadron.

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First - over 400 times they led the way. Article about RAF Pathfinders. Crest and details about 35 Squadron. Also mentions 7, 83 and 156 Squadrons as nucleus of force in August 1942. Mentions some of their attacks and numbers of decorations awarded.…

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Two 83 Squadron Events.
The first is a Thanksgiving at Lincoln Minster and the second is a Dedication at Coningsby.

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Showing the last operational sorties of the war in Europe by the main force. His pilots on operations were Flight Lieutenant Briant and Flight Lieutenant Sommers.

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Four items from an album.
Item 1 is a three quarter length portrait of Ernes, captioned 'Warrant Officer at RAF Coningsby, No 83 Path Finder Force'.
Item 2 is an RAF ration card.
Item 3 is a pamphlet for a Service of Thanksgiving on the cessation…

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Second son of Sir Alliot Verdon-Roe founder of A.V. Roe & Co Ltd to be killed in the RAF Bomber Command in WWII. Starts with b/w photograph of head and shoulders portrait of an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet, medal ribbon,…

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Small pieces of aircraft laid out on blue paper. Captioned 'Hampden Mk 1, L4049, Sqn Ldr Antony O Bridgman, RAF 83 Squadron/Scampton, Op: Berlin, Bethin, 24 Sept 1940'.

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Air-to-air closeup view of a man in the rear turret of a Wellington. On the reveres 'Harry Bignall, 83 Squadron, Too Close?!'.

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Lancaster R5669, letters OL-E (also known as “E for Edward”) from the side. Two other Lancasters are visible on the ground in the mid background facing in the opposite direction, in the far background there are two hangers and, in the air, a…

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Flight bag belonging to George Dunmore from his tenure with 83 Squadron, the bag has “Flt Lt G Dunmore.” on its top near the zip, and “83.(B) Sqdn.” On its side. Submitted with caption; “George Dunmore’s flight bag which accompanied him…

ODunmoreG635201-160526-02.pdf
Enlisted as fitter in February 1939 and commissioned in November 1944. Lists promotions, appointments and postings up to November 1965.

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Candidate for permanent commission in the aircraft control branch of the Royal Air Force. Includes years of service, service history from 1939- 1951 and honours and awards.

MDunmoreG635201-160526-05.pdf
Includes particulars of meritorious service of Flight Sergeant Dunmore and mentions 32 operations, including daylight sortie to Danzig. Goes on to describe actions when coned by searchlight which helped pilot recover aircraft from dive.

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A 25 page account of the preparation for, and carrying out of a maximum effort operation against Duisburg by Lancasters of 83 Squadron at RAF Wyton, part of 8 Group Bomber Command. Account provides detailed description of preparations, briefing and…

LDunmoreG635201v1.pdf
Flying Officer G. Dunmore’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 25th June 1942 to 3rd October 1943, recording operations as a flight engineer with 83 Squadron RAF, mainly as part of the Pathfinder Force. Aircraft in which…

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A half length portrait of a flight engineer George Charles Bedford (1874069 Royal Air Force).

He was the Flight Engineer on A G Edgar's crew in 1944 on 49 Squadron at RAF Fiskerton and with 83 Squadron at RAF Coningsby.

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Full length portrait of an airman. On the reverse is 'Dudley Snooke Age 20. Killed on Active Service Sept 28th.'

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Covers the period from joining as a Halton Apprentice in September 1932 for training as an Aircraft Fitter. Through the completion of his training and posting to 16 squadron, before being transferred to Egypt in 1937 and on to Iraq with No 4 Flying…
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