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  • Tags: Distinguished Flying Medal

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MBE (Mil), DFC. AFC, DFM, 1939-1945 Star with Bomber Command clasp,(2013), 1939-1944 Aircrew Europe Star with 1944-1945 France and Germany clasp, 1939-45 Defence Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, with M.I.D Oak Leaf, ER II Coronation Medal, 1953, ER II…

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Describes training and crewing up at operational training unit on Wellingtons. Mentions staying in London on leave with RCAF colleague, using the Canadian forces club London and dining at the Ritz. Includes diary entry describing operational baptism.…

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Two items from a photo album.
Item 1 is a newspaper cutting about 75 Squadron, dated 1943.
Item 2 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during a training exercise, annotated ' C.1. N.U. 10-3-45 F7" F/Lt Guinane' and captioned ' "G.H." Simulated…

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Top - full face portrait of a man with handwritten caption 'Danny Walker (Shannon)'. Submitted with description 'Photo of the head of a man. The handwritten caption reads: "Danny Walker (Shannon) (8). This suggests that the subject is Sgt J A Walker,…

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Top - a reconnaissance photograph of results of a bombing attack showing a canal running bottom left to top right and very many bomb craters in middle. Text entitled 'Super-Shooting' at bottom explains photograph shows result of night attack on…

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Flying log book for A A Farr, air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 6 October 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Mount Joli, RAF Church Broughton, RAF Binbrook, RAF…

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Head and shoulders portrait of a flight sergeant wearing uniform tunic with air gunner brevet and medal ribbon. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Note from his niece which gives outline of operation to Berlin on 2 January 1944. Mentions that Missing Research and Enquiry Service contacted his parents with news that his remains had been found and he and rest of crew were buried in the village of…

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Half-length portrait of an officer wearing tunic with observer brevet and medal ribbon as well as peaked cap. Submitted with caption; 'William Alfred Colson'.

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Includes early life and marriage. Joined the RAFVR and served on 9 Squadron and served full tours on Whitley, Halifax and Wellington. Mentions his pilot and award of DFM and promotion. Went to 97 Squadron in 1943. Was navigator/bomb aimer. Gives…

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A biography of FC Jenkins. It covers his birth and marriage but concentrates on his RAF years. He took part in 58 operations and survived the war to continue in RAF service.

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Bert Kitson with his parents outside Buckingham Palace after receiving his Distinguished Flying Medal. He is wearing a greatcoat and his parents are wearing winter coats. A crowd of people and the palace railings behind.

This item was sent to the…

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RAF Form 543 issued to Frank Horry. It contains details of his service record.

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RAF Form 543 issued to Arthur Horry detailing his service record.

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A brief memoir of Frank and Freddie Horry written by Freddie's wife.
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.

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A document recommending that Arthur Horry receives the Distinguished Flying Medal.

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Top left - riddled plane won dual. Story of recovery of damaged bomber pilot Flt Sgt F E Mathers RAF awarded Conspicuous Gallantry Medal. Wireless operator and rear gunner (Sgt G E French) awarded Distinguished Flying Medal.
Middle left - Regiment…

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Head and shoulders portrait of George Dunmore wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet, Distinguished Flying Medal ribbon , Pathfinders badge and side cap. At the top two tickets to an investiture at Buckingham Palace.

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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.
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