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  • Tags: Distinguished Flying Medal

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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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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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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.

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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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A newspaper cutting announcing that Charles has been awarded a DFM. He completed 35 operations and on the last one his aircraft crashed.

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Photo 1 is a group of Pilots and Flight Engineers arranged in front of a Lancaster. Each individual is named in the caption.
Photo 2 is a group of eight air gunners arranged in front of a Lancaster.

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Group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Lancaster, captioned with each individual's name.

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Photo 1 is a group of men and women outside the pub, captioned 'A Sunday lunchtime 'honk' '.
Photo 2 is the landlord, 'Pop' and F/Lt Tugwell DFC, DFM.
Photo 3 is two airmen with the landlord daughers on their shoulders, captioned 'F/O TC (Paddy)…
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