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- Tags: RAF Binbrook
Tags: 460 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Luftwaffe night-fighter airfields (15 August 1944); Bombing of Trossy St Maximin (3 August 1944); flight engineer; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; mine laying; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Binbrook; RAF Hemswell; RAF Sandtoft; tactical support for Normandy troops; training
Captioned 'Captioned 'BIN 5-8-44 //8 12000' [arrow] 150 1841 Le Havre Li 13x1000 4x500 c5secs F/O Lester N 460'.
Australian crew of N for Nan
Navigator A K Ward
Pilot P K Lester
Radio/op A S Robb
Bomb/ Aimer T V Ierry
Tags: 1 Group; 103 Squadron; 166 Squadron; 4 Group; 5 Group; 576 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Anson; B-17; Bolingbroke; bomb aimer; bombing; briefing; Distinguished Flying Cross; flight engineer; Gee; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 3; Halifax Mk 5; heavy conversion unit; lack of moral fibre; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lincoln; Lysander; Master Bomber; medical officer; memorial; mid-air collision; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Mosquito; Oboe; operational training unit; Pathfinders; perception of bombing war; prisoner of war; promotion; RAF Acaster Malbis; RAF Bicester; RAF Binbrook; RAF Blyton; RAF Cosford; RAF Elsham Wolds; RAF Hawarden; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kimbolton; RAF Kirmington; RAF Llandwrog; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Moreton in the Marsh; RAF Peplow; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Swinderby; RAF Worksop; RAF Wyton; superstition; Tiger force; training; Wellington; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Photograph 2 is a three quarters portrait of James Wrigley in a sidcot flying suit, captioned 'Yatesbury 1941'.
Photograph 3 is a wedding party…
Tags: 199 Squadron; 35 Squadron; 617 Squadron; 635 Squadron; 97 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; B-29; Blenheim; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); bombing of Nuremberg (30 / 31 March 1944); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); bombing of the Le Havre E-boat pens (14/15 June 1944); Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Halifax Mk 2; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Abingdon; RAF Binbrook; RAF Bourn; RAF Downham Market; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kinloss; RAF Lindholme; RAF Marham; RAF Pembrey; RAF Scampton; RAF St Athan; RAF Tilstock; RAF Yatesbury; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator