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  • Tags: RAF Hemswell

BConlonMJConlonDVv1.pdf
A biography of Douglas and his service in the RAF. It includes events and a reunion with a former crew member.

MBakerWB1392752-161128-22.pdf
Allegorical story telling story of an operation in terms of knights of medieval Kingdom of Avalon setting out and riding to battle in the land of the Huns and city of Burlyne. Tells story of operation including wounding of crew and return flight.…

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…

MSoltysiakB781032-170622-56.jpg
For Sergeant B Soltysiak. Gives medical classification and other personal details. For 21 days sick leave then return to unit for ground duty.

MSoltysiakB781032-170622-54.jpg
Made out for Bronislaw Soltysiak and Mildred Lilian Little.

MSoltysiakB781032-170622-49.jpg
Gives birth and death dates and service history in Polish and Royal Air Force.

LSoltysiakB781032v1.pdf
Sergeant Bronisław Soltysiak’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 4 September 1940 to 13 August 1942, detailing his training and operations as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Carlisle (No. 15 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Stormy Down…

LColeFIG1817994v1.pdf
Navigator's, Air Bomber's and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book for Ivor Cole, wireless operator. Covers the period from 3 September 1943 to 7 February 1946. Details his training, operations and flight to the Far East. Aircraft flown were Dominie,…

AClarkM[Date]-01.mp3
Marion Clark grew up in Lincolnshire and served as driver at RAF Hemswell and RAF Ingham. She discusses her role as a driver and life on a bomber station.

MClarkM[Ser#-DoB]-170623-01.pdf
Marion's life detailed, from birth, including her days with the RAF.

PClarkM1704.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
#1 is a WAAF holding a dog. Behind is an ambulance. It is captioned 'Pat at Bentley Priory'.
#2 is three WAAFs and two airmen in the sun, captioned 'Joan, Bill, Peg, Maggie & Freddie, sunning themselves outside…

PClarkM1702.jpg
Three photographs.
#1 is Marion standing in the snow at the tail of a Wellington, code 'GR', 301 Squadron.
#2 is Marion and a colleague standing at the tail of the same aircraft, code 'GR-H'. The ground is snow covered.
#3 is an airman in flying…

PClarkM17010001.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is five airman and four WAAFs with a Union Flag. It is annotated 'Pat's 21st birthday party taken on Bishop's Bridge just outside 'The Bell' on the Market Raven [sic] Road'.
#2 is two airmen and nine WAAFs…

SRAFIngham19410620v060001-Audio.mp3
Marion Clarke served as an MT driver during the Second World War, her main duties were on Bomber Command stations primarily driving crew buses. She talks about the conditions she experienced such as her accommodation, uniform, leave and dances.…

SRAFIngham19410620v030001-Audio.mp3
Brian Llewellyn was a member of the Air Training Corps during the war and spent time with the RAF as well as the Polish Air Force. He talks about his time in Lincolnshire, including various stations he visited and his first flight. Brian had many…

LHowellJ552601v1.pdf
I J Howell’s wireless operator/ air gunner’s flying log book covering the period from 6 September 1939 to 10 April 1941. Detailing his operations flown as wireless operator/air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Finningley (76 Squadron and 7…

PHowellJ1702.jpg
An air-to-air photograph of four Hampdens including L4125 flying over an RAF Hemswell.

Identification kindly provided by Jayne Barraclough of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Group.

LDennisGC2204350v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for G C Dennis, covering the period from 11 February 1944 to 6 December 1944 when he failed to return from operations. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey, RAF Peplow, RAF Ingham,…
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