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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…

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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…

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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…

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Stephen Granville Bacon was shot down and became a prisoner of war in Stalag VIIIB. He made several escape attempts.

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

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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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Three views of the port side of a Lancaster taking off.

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Acknowledges receipt of letter and glad mother is feeling better. Proposes numbering his letters, this is number 1. Writes of news of crew and other gossip. Continues letter at later time and says he is in better spirits than the last time he wrote.…

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Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife from RAF Dallachy. He writes of his course and his journey to from RAF Cark.

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Photograph 1 is of four airmen standing in front of two Nissen huts. Captioned ' L to R "Nobby" Clark, Lou Morgan, "Russ" Johnstone, Jack Round'.
Photograph 2 is of nine airmen in two rows under the inner starboard engine of a Lancaster. Captioned…

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Two airmen, one in uniform and one topless standing by a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'Lou Morgan & John Round in Nissen hut'. On the reverse of another copy of the same photograph
'Jack and Lou
[underlined] NOTE [underlined] this was not taken…

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One colour photograph of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Lancaster when painted as 101 Squadron aircraft SR - D, captioned ' No 101 (ABC) Squadron, Ludford Magna, Nov. '43 - June '44.'
Small b/w copy of 101 Squadron badge.
Lancaster on…

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Two airmen standing in front of a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'Malcom Blake myself.'

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Margaret is standing in uniform in front of flowers and Nissen huts.

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Three-quarter length portrait of a leading leading aircraftswoman wearing tunic, peaked hat, shirt, tie and gauntlets standing in front of Nissen hut. On the reverse 'To Jackie, love and best wishes from Johnny'

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Five airmen standing, four airmen seated and a woman seated around a table in a bar. The woman is in civilian clothes. There are drinks on the table and at least three men are smoking. The nissen hut has christmas decorations up. On the reverse the…

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Five Nissen huts two end on and three side on in a row. In the foreground a path.

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PBradburyDC17010006.pdf
Item 1 - seven airmen in flying suits at the tail of a 514 Squadron Lancaster.
Item 2 - nine airmen in two rows outside a Nissen hut.
Item 3 - an airman standing in front of large bush.
Item 4 - two airmen standing in front of bushes.
Item 5 -…

BHopgoodPMHopgoodPDv1.pdf
The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

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Photographs 1 and 3 are of two military ambulances outside a two storey brick building.
Photograph 2 is of a patient on a stretcher being carried between the building and a military ambulance. There is a sign 'Officer's Entrance'.
Photograph 4 is…

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Top left - a group of 13 airmen in tropical uniform on the front of a small fabric covered lorry. There is a Nissen hut in the background. Captioned, ’32 Sqdn Boy’s Aqir’. Top right - three men in tropical uniform. Two have rifles (with their…

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Photographs 1 and 2 are of a crashed Mustang, AL999, behind are two Bostons and Nissen huts. Captioned 'R.A.F. Hartford Bridge Crashed Mustang A/C, French Pilot uninjured. Sept 1943.'
Photograph 3 is the port side of a Boston 'D' with invasion…

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Photograph showing runway caravan manned by three airmen one using Aldis lamp, captioned 'Green - Take off'.
Photograp of five individuals talking to a seated officer studying paperwork on his desk, caption 'Rum coffee & a fag while de-briefing'.…
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