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LCrampinDE2206941v1.pdf
D E Crampin’s Wireless Operator’s Flying Log Book covering the period 15 October 1943 to 24 March 1953. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Wireless Operator. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (2 Radio School), RAF Evanton (8…

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A certificate issued to Ron for his good service and an accompanying letter.

LRidingRH1525125v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R H Riding, navigator, covering the period from 5 January 1942 to 25 April 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 1332 heavy conversion…

LRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L V Rosser, covering the period from 4 March 1939 to 19 July 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Kidlington, RAF Woodley, RAF Grantham, RAF Kinloss, RAF…

ERosserARosserLV411025.pdf
Writes that it was not possible or legal for him to get petrol coupons. Comments on Lewis's latest love life and plans for his next leave. Continues with information on his activities.

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Gives reason for not contacting him. Ask him to identify time to meet and gives some details of his own activities.

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Writes that he was enclosing odds and ends left in his care. Mentions losing colleagues on operations and other operational matters including a ditching with missing crew.

SWeirG19660703v030003.pdf
Pilots flying log book three for J S Ross, covering the period from 15 March 1946 to 11 January 1951. Detailing his post war flying with 511 squadron, flying training, instructor duties and civilian flying with Scandinavian Air Services. He was…

SWeirG19660703v020001.pdf
Pilots flying log book for A M Lodder, covering the period from 15 February 1943 to 16 April 1945, when his aircraft failed to return from operations. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAAF Narrandera, RAAF…

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A head and shoulders portrait of Rochelle Burns in uniform.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

P78Sqn17080016.jpg
A Whitley letters 'YY' parked in front of a Hangar. Legs of personnel can be seen on the far side of the aircraft. Submitted with caption 'Whitley at Dishforth in Pre WWII Sqn Mark'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in…

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17 photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a view of three buildings, annotated 'Dishforth'.
Photo 2 is a side view of an aircraft, annotated 'Hastings Mk 1'.
Photo 3 is an aerial view of two Ansons, annotated 'Ansons (1949)'.
Photo 4 is a view…

MCleggPV[DoB]-150819-03.pdf
Introduces the visitors book started on 30 December 1931 to 13 September 1959. The World War 2 part has 46 pages have a large number of signatures of Canadian airmen. Next a sketch map of RCAF and RAF airfields in North Yorkshire. Account of a visit…

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

PJonesPW16010015.jpg
Twelve airmen, eleven wearing battledress and the other a tunic, nine standing and three sitting in front. In the background part of a Hangar. On the reverse 'Seated l-R, Cadman, Edwards, Turtle. Standing 2nd L Davies, 3rd R McCallum. April 1956,…

PJonesPW16010011.jpg
Half length portrait of two officers wearing uniform tunics with flight engineer brevet, medal ribbons, and peaked caps, Side by side. Man on the left has pathfinder badge. On the reverse 'L-R, Thomas "Tom" Jones DFC, Roy Baker, May 1946, 1332 HCU…

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

PMilesRJ16030006.jpg
A Halifax nose with 12 airmen perched on top. Each man is identified by name, trade, air force and home town.
The nose art is a cartoon of a woman, painted 'Tak Yer Time I'm Easy'. 56 bombs are painted on. Under the cockpit is 'Beryle'.
There is a…

LDryhurstHG1332214v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for G H Dryhurst, covering the period from 29 August 1941 to 27 August 1942, when he was shot down and became a prisoner of war and from 20 July 1945. He was stationed at RAF Peterborough (17 EFTS), RAF Cranwell (RAF College…
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