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PCoultonWA16010035.jpg
Top left - two airmen wearing battledress and side caps standing with grounded rifles with one leaning on wall. In the background Nissen huts. Captioned 'Ready for guard'. Top centre - large group of men lined up with donkeys. Nissen hut in the…

PCluettAV1513.jpg
Five airmen, four sitting in front of a hut and one standing with hand in pocket in the doorway. Two are wearing overalls, one battledress and two a tunic. On the the reverse 'Waddo 1944-45'.

PCuthillMSFH1805.jpg
Margaret is kneeling at the front of a group of five WAAFs. Behind are Nissen huts and flowers.

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Three quarters length portrait of four airmen standing in front of two Nissen huts.

PBubbGJ16010043.jpg
Top is photograph of 13 ground crew and aircrew in two rows. Front row has five non commissioned officers and one officer in the centre sitting on a trolley. All apart from right hand man are aircrew. All are wearing tunic or battledress. At the…

POtterP16020016.jpg
Photograph 1 is of five airwomen and two airmen standing outside the entrance to a building.
Photograph 2 is of a group of airmen and airwomen inside a Nissen hut.
Photograph 3 is of three airwomen and three airmen standing outside the entrance to…

PWatsonD1509.jpg
A group of ground personnel, some kneeling, most standing, some dressed in fatigues but most in full uniform. Two are standing on a tractor. Behind is a Nissen hut. On the reverse '61 Sqdn Crew Don is in there Somewhere. 1944'

PCluettAV1547.jpg
Seventeen airmen in various uniform in front of the open door of a Nissen hut. Four airmen are squatting in front and the others are standing. On the ground some equipment.

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PCluettAV1548.jpg
Seventeen airmen in a variety of uniform standing in the open door of a Nissen hut. One airman fifth from the right is holding a bomb rack. To the right tools on the ground and bicycles.

Formal Portrait
Formal group portrait of airman in front of a Nissen hut. Front row is seated crossed legged, the second row on seats, the third row is standing and next two rows are tiered above. Most are wearing forage caps. In the centre of the seated row are a…

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PGrundyAF15010017.jpg
Top six aircrew, three kneeling in front and three standing behind. David Donaldson is front centre holding onto a dog. Signatures on the bottom (A [..] Lauden front row left and A R Kendrick front row right). The dog's name 'Dusky' is written on…

PGrundyAF15010012.jpg
Top-a group of seventeen aircrew in two row, eight sitting in front and nine standing behind. Two are wearing peaked cap and the rest side cap. All but two rear left have visible aircrew brevet. In the background trees and part of a building.…

PLawsonHA16010008.jpg
Nine images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is seven airmen standing in front of a Halifax.
Photo 2 is five airmen sitting and crouched on grass.
Photo 3 is an airman inside an aircraft.
Photo 4 is five airmen standing in front of a Nissen…

AMarshallAH161012.mp3
Alfred Marshall volunteered for the RAF with three of his friends from the town. He was the only survivor of the war. The losses of RAF are very personal to him as he recollects the other losses of friends who shared his Nissen hut. He flew…

ABirkbyB150729.mp3
Bessie Birkby grew up in Sheffield and volunteered for the Women’s Auxilliary Air Force in 1942. She first worked in Balloon Command in Scotland and then trained to be a driver in North Wales. She was then posted to 625 Squadron at RAF Binbrook but…

PFraserDK1607.jpg
Donald Fraser completed a tour of operations as a flight engineer with 101 Squadron. He discusses the importance of ground personnel, his crew, his operations and the conditions at RAF Ludford Magna. He describes having to stop his mid-upper gunner…

PGildersleveG1601.jpg
Gladys Gildersleve was working for a laboratory when she decided to join the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. She began her training at RAF Bridgenorth and at RAF Morecambe. Her first posting was to barrage balloons at Swansea Docks. She eventually…

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Owen Cox went to a grammar school in York and joined the Home Guard when the war started. At 18 he joined the Royal Air Force, although his parents were not keen. His initial trade was ground wireless operator (Morse), waiting to attend a gunnery…

PCharltonR1603.jpg
Flight Sergeant Ray Charlton completed a tour of operations as a flight engineer with Squadron 57, from RAF East Kirkby. He describes life on the station and events on operations. In later years he married Jean Mott, the widow of Bob Mott, a member…

PWadeR1503.jpg
Ron was born in Stoke-on-Trent. He left school at fourteen and tells of his experiences working in a pottery factory doing odd jobs until he was called up. He joined the Royal Air Force in 1939 at the age of twenty-two. Ron trained as an air gunner…

AWilmetS190504.mp3
Sheila Wilmet grew up in Liverpool and was fifteen when war was declared. She describes the devastation of bombing in 1941, spending nights in an Anderson shelter, and navigating unexploded bombs during her commute. She volunteered after viewing a…

PEppelJW1703.jpg
A line of seven airmen including John Eppel, second from left. They are arranged outside a nissen hut. A caption underneath identifies all the men.

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PMunroKW1605.jpg
Ken Munro in uniform standing in front of a Nissen hut.

PPopeKMJ18010043.jpg
Two photographs, the first captioned 'Ken', 'Bill W.O.P.', shows Ken with Bill Maurer, in uniform, with a corner of a building in the background. The second, captioned 'The Skipper ''Jimmy" just after his commission', showing his captain, in…

PFordTA17110062.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Lancaster going down in flames, captioned 'Photo taken by Chappie of kite going down in flames over Osterfield (Rhur) probably Mac's ht 18,000' '
Photo 2 is Terry, crew and a WAAF outside a Nissen…
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