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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…

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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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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.

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Seven aircrew all wearing battledress and side caps standing in two rows in front of a barrack block. On the reverse 'Crew Binbrook, Back: Eddie Bell m/u gunner, Roy Chapman engineer, ken Sillcock w/o, Bob Marshall pilot. Front: Steve Williams bomb…

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List of crew of E-Easy 460 Squadron Binbrook. Pilot - Bob Marshall - Australia, Wireless Operator Ken Silcock - Australia, Navigator Danny Phillips, Bomb Aimer - Steve Williams, Engineer - Roy Chapman. Mid upper gunner - Eddie Bell, Rear gunner -…

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Seven airmen wearing battledress and side cap standing in two rows outside a barrack block. On the reverse 'Our crew Binbrook, back: Eddie Bell m/u gunner, Ray Chapman Engineer, Ken Sillcock w/o, Bob Marshall pilot. Front: Steve Williams bomb aimer,…

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Twenty-nine airmen and one airwoman wearing a variety of uniform standing in line in snow in front of a hangar. On the reverse 'Navigators - 460 Squadron, Binbrook'.

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Jack Newton joined the RAF in 1938. He trained as an air gunner and was posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook. Just before midnight on the 5th of August 1941 Jack and his crew set off for Cologne. They were attacked by a night fighter. One engine was…

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Informs her that her Husband Sgt J Lamport Newton was missing as a result of air operations on 6 August 1941.

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Describes events leading up to and including Jack Newton's last operation before crash landing in Belgium. Lists his crew and gives account of their attempts at evasion, meeting with Belgian helpers, moving to various safe houses and Jack Newton's…

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Four invitations to four different dances at four Lincolnshire airfields, RAF Binbrook, North Cotes, Grimsby and USAAF Goxhill.
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