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Three medal ribbons including his Distinguished Flying Cross.

LLeicesterLD416687v1.pdf
Flying log book for L D Leicester covering the period from 11 November 1941 to 12 December 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. It also contains an extract for the award of a bar to his DFC, technical notes, certificates…

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Terry Ford writes to his parents about receiving their airmail dated 7th Feb. He has been very busy with learning to fly and lectures. The instructor thinks that Terry is a good bomber type. They are getting in plenty of flying experience even in the…

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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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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'.

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Head and shoulders image of Alan smoking a pipe. On the reverse 'FX IS'985' 23416 14'

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Alan in dress uniform with his wife in evening dress.

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Alan Edgar, a man and two women standing drinking. Alan is in uniform and the ladies are in evening dresses. The other man is wearing a dinner jacket.

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Two former crew members inside a Lancaster. On the back
'Bob Brooks (Australia) Navigator
Alan Edgar DFC Pilot'

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Alan Edgar and four of his wartime crew. They are standing under the Lancaster at RAF Scampton. On the reverse the five crew members are identified with their crew role.

MLawsonHA19210824-170720-01.pdf
Suzanne Pescott is the daughter of Homer Lawson who took part in an operation to destroy a V-1 site. Although he survives a Halifax from his squadron was destroyed and six of the seven crew members did not survive. Suzanne visited the site to lay a…

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Two newspaper cuttings from a photo album.
Item 1 is a cutting that describes the award of a DFC to Homer Lawson.
Item 2 is a cutting that describes the shooting down of a Ju-88 by Homer Lawson's Halifax.

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is a Post Office Saving Bank book issued at RAF Melbourne, York.
Item 2 is a letter to Homer from the King. He regrets not being able to give him personally his DFC. It is annotated 'Original held with the DFC…

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Three images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders image of Homer Lawson in khaki, wearing an observer's brevet. It is annotated 'With all my Fondest Love Harold xxx'.
Photo 2 is a group of ten trainees arranged in two rows.
Photo 3…

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The story of Homer Lawson from birth in August 1921 to death in September 1975. He trained as a Navigator in Wales and in Scotland before converting to Halifaxes in Yorkshire. He completed 38 operations then returned to Scotland for more training.…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-009.pdf
News-Sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the memorial to the POWs at RAF Hendon, Recco Report of ex-POWs and their activities, Obituaries for Maurice Butt and others, Book reviews, A time for Reconciliation, the Great Escape 60th…
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