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  • Tags: RAF Binbrook

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Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

LFreemanW1806695v1.pdf
W. Freeman’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 1st August 1943 to 29th November 1944, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down (No. 7 Air…

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An article written by ED Leaviss about the formation of the association.

BTerryRTerryDv1.pdf
A brief biography of Dennis featuring photographs described in the collection. It covers his training and service as a fitter in the UK and Canada. He maintained a Lancaster that completed 124 ops and the aircraft was, unusually, awarded a DSO.
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Two WAAFs, full length, standing in a hut doorway.

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Babs Howes hanging out some washing. Large tree and a building in the background.

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Shows a WAAF barrack hut with women sitting on their beds reading or sewing. Captioned 'R.A.F. Binbrook Lanc hut 2'.

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Shows the interior of a barrack room, some of the beds made up
some broken down showing the mattress biscuits and blankets. Note the coal stove, and the clothing on hangers and the lino floor with small bedside mats. Captioned 'Binbrook Lanc Hut…

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A WAAF full length, standing alongside a large tree, Nissen hut in background.

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Four WAAFs seated on benches at a trestle table, eating.

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Six individuals standing in a row, brick buildings in the background. Captioned 'The boys from the Bomb dump Binbrook'.

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Lancaster on the ground, taken from the rear of the aircraft, dispersed on the airfield, other Lancasters hangars and other buildings in the distance.

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Individual seated on wooden folding chair at a wooden folding table, two brick walls, one with a poster exhorting everyone to 'Ask their hairdresser for a Liberty Cut'. The other has a large sink and two taps.

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15 photographs from an album. #1 to 6 are of the RAF Memorial at Plymouth Hoe, also the final resting place for the ashes of Donald Bennett, Commander of the Pathfinders.#7 is a memorial at RAF Silverstone. #8 is a memorial at RAF Moreton-in-Marsh #9…

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23 photographs from an album.
#1 is 617 squadron memorial at RAF Woodhall Spa.
#2 is 44 squadron memorial at RAF Waddington.
#3 and 4 is a plaque at 'The Wild Life' pub at Skellingthorpe.
#5 is a memorial at East Kirkby.
#6 is a close up of the…

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Produced by 'Registration Research', it uses information from the squadron's operational record books. It records the major operations, gives periodic reviews, lists the changes in Officer Commanding and records events in the Squadron's history.

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Ted Leaviss's name tag, presented to him for the 40th Anniversary visit remembering Operation Manna. It has small silhouettes of the Lancaster and B 17 dropping food packages. It has his name, his squadron and the Union Flag. There are three…

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1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1039-45 and ribbons

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1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1039-45 and ribbons.

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460 Squadron RAAF fabric and gold wire badge.

MYeomanHT104405-190417-02.pdf
Covers education, playing rugby and RAF career. After training as pilot in England and Canada, posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook flying Wellington. Mentions some of his 14 night operations before he was medically grounded. Continues with postings…

LYeomanHT104405v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Harold Yeoman covering the period from 18 November 1940 to 7 November 1942. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell (6 EFTS), RCAF Moose Jaw (32 SFTS), RAF Bassingbourn (11…
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