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Five decorations:

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

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Five medals with ribbons on medal bar. Includes:
Distinguished Flying Medal,
1939-1945 Star,
France and Germany Star,
Defence Medal,
War Medal 1939–1945.

Front and rear views. Includes medal ribbons.

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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

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Record Office letter to Mrs E Milling forwarding the citation from the London Gazette 'relative to the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal to your late husband'.

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The completed service record of Donald Cochrane 1395422.

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The warrant appoints James Wrigley as a Warrant officer in the Royal Air Force.

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Observers and air gunners flying log book for Geoffrey Whittle, navigator, covering the period from 4 November 1942 to 26 July 1953.

Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Freugh, RAF…

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Notification of Distinguished Flying Medal to Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton.

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Regrets unable to personally give Pearce well earned award of Distinguished Flying Medal.

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The story of a complete engine failure in Wellington LN 487 over York at 15,000ft at night. The aircraft was over York and crash-landed safely. The rear-gunner had been knocked unconscious but was unhurt, as were the rest of the crew.

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Arthur Loudon was born and raised in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. He talks about his early life, jobs and family, before he enlisted in 1943, aged nineteen, into the Royal Australian Air Force. He was trained as a navigator at various…

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Letter from Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton to his father. Discusses the news of Distinguished Flying Medal and a broadcast on the British Broadcasting Corporation about its award.

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The notebook contains written accounts of 32 operations to targets in Germany, Italy and France between June and November 1943 and a list of his crew. Accounts include bomb loads and descriptions of operations including pathfinder missions while on…

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Letter congratulating Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton on the award of his Distinguished Flying Medal.

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Petition for the award of Distinguished Flying Cross to Pilot Officer William Frank Tudhope and Distinguished Flying Medal to Sergeant Lewis Smith Belton. Provides details about the operation on Wilhelmshaven, damage by anti-aircraft fire, then the…

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S Belton received a Distinguished Flying Medal for his son Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton. He was educated at Southend High School, worked in a bank and on his father’s farm.

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Details of awards of Distinguished Flying Crosses and Distinguished Flying Medals to aircrew.

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Distinguished Flying Crosses and Distinguished Flying Medals issued to aircrew with details on the operation undertaken.

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Distinguished Flying Crosses and Distinguished Flying Medals issued to aircrew, with details on the operations.

From: The People, 4 August 1940, p. 6.

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Details of the award of Distinguished Flying Medal to Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton

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The memorial honours three fallen of the parish: Spencer Lewis Belton, Raymond William Cook and Frank Hume.

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Group portrait of 14 aircrew all with air gunner’s brevets formally arranged in three ranks, five seated, the rest standing. The man in the middle of the front row is wearing a peaked cap while the rest are in side caps. The group is in grass yard…

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The brevet is pinned to a Distinguished Flying Medal ribbon with an imitation medal ribbon and cardboard iron cross. On the reverse ‘Garanteed ferous [sic] metal'.
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