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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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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.

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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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Two telegrams and a note awarding Arthur Horry 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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Alan Edgar and four of his wartime crew. They are standing under the Lancaster at RAF Scampton. A Grand Slam bomb can be seen in the background. On the reverse the five crew members are identified with their crew role.

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A citation referring to the circumstances of the award of a Distinguished Flying Medal to Charles.

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The letter accompanies Charles Distinguished Flying Medal and a letter from the King.

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The letter asks Charles where he would like his Distinguished Flying Medal to be sent.

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The letter advises Charles of his award of a Distinguished Flying Medal.

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The letter advises Charles that he has been awarded a Distinguished Flying Medal.
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