Browse Items (127 total)

  • Tags: Distinguished Flying Medal

EClunasMMadgettAG430821-0001.jpg
Letter of condolence over Hedley going missing so soon after award of Distinguished Flying Medal.

Five Group Newsletter, number 36, July 1945. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on training, signals, navigation, radar navigation, air bombing, gunnery, tactics, Japanese fighter control, air crew safety, accidents,…

PNevillEG1602.jpg
A frame containing Edward's five medals, a head and shoulders portrait and a newspaper cutting about his award of a DFM.
Decorations are: Distinguished Flying Medal, 1939-1945 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal and War Medal 1939-1945.

NNevillG160511-01.jpg
Six newspaper cuttings referring to the award of a DFM to Edward Nevill and giving details of the conduct which led to the three crew being awarded medals.

EPortalE40Sqn400609.jpg
A telegram sent to Edward Nevill from Bomber Command Headquarters congratulating him on receiving a DFM.

EPortalCAirMin400610.jpg
A letter from Air Marshall, Bomber Command HQ to Edward Nevill, Robert Batt and Allan Spencer awarding them DFC and DFMs .

Five Group Newsletter, number 30, January 1945. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on famous last words, operations, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, tactics, air bombing, signals, gardening, training,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 29, December 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on tactics, operations, gardening, signals, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, air bombing, engineering, training,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 28, November 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and articles on the end of the Tirpitz, gardening, operations, signals, navigation, this month's bouquetes, radar navigation, tactics, air bombing,…

PWatsonC17010032.jpg
Photo 1 is an airman shooting aiming a shotgun. In the background is a motorcycle. It is captioned 'Ted (Ace Nav) Foster DFM Balderton Nov 44'.
Photo 2 is an air to air view of several Lancasters, annotated 'Running up on Homberg 1/11/44 at Lunch…

PWatsonC17010031.jpg
Photo 1 and 2 are of Flying Officer Pete Cheale. In photo 1 he is wearing a sidecap and is seated on a bicycle. I photo 2 he is wearing a flat cap. They are annotated 'F/O Cheerful Cheale RCAF'.
Photo 3 is a half length portrait of an airman in…

PWatsonC17010029.jpg
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders portrait of Flying Officer Ted Foster. He is wearing an Observer brevet and a DFM ribbon. It is annotated 'F/O Ted Foster DFM'.
Photo 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of Clifford Watson. He is wearing dress…

E[Author]MMadgettLR-AG450826-0001.jpg
To Mr and Mrs Madgett writing sorry for news that Hedley is missing but sure he will turn up. Pleased that Hedley got the Distinguished Flying Medal. Signed Mac.

Five Group Newsletter, number 27, October 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, signals, tactics, air bombing, navigation, this month's bouquets, radar navigation, training, second thoughts…

PBradburyDC17010027.pdf
A brief history of 514 Squadron from its formation in 1943 to its last mission before VE day.

Annotated under heading 'Last Mission before VE Day' - "7 May 1945 - 20 Lancasters dropped supplies to Dutch at The Hague, Internet info. last updated…

Five Group Newsletter, number 26, September 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about operations, gardening, war effort, tactics, signals, air bombing, navigation, radar navigation, engineering, air sea rescue,…

Five Group Newsletter, number 25, August 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about sports, engineering , war effort, gunnery, training, equipment, photography, gardening, war savings, second thoughts for pilots,…

PAnsellHT1639.jpg
Five medals awarded to Henry Ansell:

Distinguished Flying Medal;
1939-1945 Star;
France and Germany Star;
Defence Medal;
War Medal 1939-1945.

Front and Rear shots

Five Group Newsletter, number 23, June 1944. Includes a foreword by the Air Officer Commanding, and features about gunnery, air bombing, navigation, armament, navigation training, public relations, signals, gardening, equipment, air sea rescue,…

MCruickshankG629128-150428-250003.jpg
Five decorations:

Distinguished Flying Medal,
1939-1945 Star,
Air Crew Europe Star,
Defence Medal,
War Medal 1939-1945

BCruickshankGCruickshankGv2.pdf
Mentions time as a balloon operator at Felixstowe and then training as an air gunner. First tour on 50 Squadron RAF Swinderby on Manchester, but had to wait for aircraft to arrive as squadron still flying Hampden when he arrived later transferred to…

MDobleRG3030256-151117-01.jpg
An article about a navigator and a bomb aimer who destroyed their maps on two occasions. They were charged with Lack of Moral Fibre.
A second article titled 'Norton Camp, Sheffield' is about a punishment camp where the writer was sent after cycling…
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2