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- Tags: RAF Hemswell
At the start of the war 144 Squadron was stationed at RAF Hemswell in 5 Group and equipped with Hampdens. The squadron transferred to Coastal Command in April 1942 and continued its …
Item 2 is a photograph of an airman in an aircraft cockpit.
Item 3 is an airman in a turret of an aircraft.
Item 4 is six airmen, one leaning out of the cockpit and the rest in front of the port engine of a…
Tags: 625 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Halifax Mk 2; Halifax Mk 5; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oxford; pilot; RAF Blyton; RAF Church Broughton; RAF Gamston; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Lichfield; RAF Sandtoft; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington
Arthur Pearce was stationed at: RAF Bishops Court, RAF Seighford, RAF…
Tags: 12 Squadron; 156 Squadron; 170 Squadron; 35 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; Lancaster; RAF Bishops Court; RAF Blyton; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Graveley; RAF Hemswell; RAF Hixon; RAF Ingham; RAF Kelstern; RAF Seighford; RAF Stradishall; RAF Upwood; RAF Warboys; RAF Wickenby; RAF Wyton; training; Wellington
Tags: 153 Squadron; 166 Squadron; aircrew; bomb aimer; bombing; bombing of Dresden (13 - 15 February 1945); ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; operational training unit; promotion; RAF Hemswell; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; RAF Strubby; RAF Wigtown; training; Wellington
In the top corner is a photograph of an airman in the cockpit of his aircraft.
There is a yellow post…
Tags: 106 Squadron; 144 Squadron; 61 Squadron; aircrew; Albemarle; Anson; B-24; Battle; Blenheim; bombing; C-47; Hampden; Harrow; Lancaster; Manchester; navigator; Oxford; RAF Cranage; RAF Finningley; RAF Hemswell; RAF North Luffenham; RAF Upwood; RAF Watton; RAF West Raynham; RAF Wigtown; RAF Woolfox Lodge; training; York
Tags: 100 Squadron; 199 Squadron; 44 Squadron; 49 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 630 Squadron; 7 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing; bombing of Kassel (22/23 October 1943); Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; mine laying; operational training unit; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF East Kirkby; RAF Evanton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Spilsby; RAF Stanton Harcourt; RAF Swinderby; RAF Upwood; RAF Waddington; RAF Westcott; training; Wellington; Whitley
Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Freugh, RAF…
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Lancaster; Meteor; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hemswell; RAF Leeming; RAF Lichfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Millom; RAF Upavon; RAF West Freugh; training; Walrus; Wellington; York
Tags: 50 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Bardney; RAF Coningsby; RAF Evanton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator