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Jim Cahir grew up in Australia. He originally joined the army but later was transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations as a mid upper gunner with 466 Squadron. His aircraft was shot down and he became a prisoner of war. after…

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Keith Campbell grew up in New South Wales and joined the Royal Australian Air Force when he was old enough. He flew 35 operations as a bomb aimer with 466 Squadron from RAF Leconfield and RAF Driffield before being shot down. He became a prisoner of…

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Keith Campbell grew up in New South Wales and joined the Royal Australian Air Force when he was old enough. He flew 35 operations as a bomb aimer with 466 Squadron from RAF Leconfield and RAF Driffield when, on their thirty first operation another…

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Ronald Last grew up in Dorset and worked as an apprentice for the local Gas and Water company before volunteering for the Air Force. He attended the reception centre at Lord's Cricket Ground and describes the medical tests and inoculations recruits…

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Kenneth Trueman was working as a carpenter before he volunteered for the RAF and trained as a navigator in South Africa He flew operations with 640 Squadron. On their twenty fifth operation his aircraft was attacked by a night fighter. He baled out…

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Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for J H Allen, covering the period from 2 December 1942 to 14 January 1947. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He was stationed at, RCAF…

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Formal course photograph of five servicemen, posed on steps of building in the snow, sign above porch Instructional Sqdn. Rear row standing annotated 'Sgt Pearton, F.S. Thompson. Front row seated, F S Brock, PO Stubbings, Sgt Mansfield. LEC GA 507…

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Formal course photograph, 15 servicemen posed in front of building, captioned 'Weapons Instructors Course for Q.B.I's Leconfield 1953' Formal course photograph of seven servicemen posed in front of wooden door, captioned 'Photography (Aircraft…

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Photograph showing seven students and an instructor standing by an aircraft camera, on the blackboard F24 Camera, captioned 'Back to school Jul - Aug '52'. Four servicemen wearing parachute harnesses, standing by an Anson tailplane looking at a…

LKeyEG1866522v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunner and flight engineers for E G Key, flight engineer. Covering the period from 16 October 1944 to 16 June 1952. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was…

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Flying log book for Keith Thompson covering his two periods of service as a navigator from 23 August 1942 to 28 March 1946 and post war from 12 September 1950 to 27 April 1960. The entries cover his training in Canada, advanced training on his return…

LSearleROJ615463v1.pdf
Flying log book for R O J Searle, Flight Engineer, covering the period from 25 June 1944 to13 July 1945 and from 17 August 1951 to 14 September 1964.
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…

LTinningHW19585v1.pdf
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book from 25th August 1942 to 11th March 1945. Recording his training as a navigator in Australia and Great Britain and a full tour of…

LLeicesterLD416687v1.pdf
Flying log book for L D Leicester covering the period from 11 November 1941 to 12 December 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. It also contains an extract for the award of a bar to his DFC, technical notes, certificates…

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Seven airmen including Bill forming the crew of a Halifax. Each man is identified in the caption underneath. Information supplied with the collection states 'Bill and Crew Leconfield 640 Sqn 1944-45, Pilot- Bill Gudrum-Middlesborough, BA - Arthur -…

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A vertical aerial photograph of an attack on Worms. Most of the image is obscured by light. It is captioned '2950 LCF 21/22-2-45//NT (C) 7" [deleted] 052 2043 Worms Z. [deleted] F/Lt. Goodrum Z. [deleted]'

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A vertical aerial photograph of an attack on Sterkrade. Road patterns and housing are clearly visible. It is captioned '2314 LCF 6-10-44 // 7 [deleted]/02 1715 Sterkrade Rd [deleted] Sgt Goodrum R [deleted]'

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A vertical aerial photograph of an attack on Koblenz. Most of the image is obscured by cloud and bomb explosions. In the top left corner is a wide river. It is captioned '2728 LCF 29-12-44// 8" [deleted] Koblenz/Mosel M/Y R [deleted] C35 secs F/O…

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A vertical aerial photograph of a raid on Soesterberg airfield. The image is mostly clear and shows many bomb craters. The caption underneath is overexposed and apart from the airfield name and 'Sgt Goodrum' is indecipherable.

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A vertical aerial photograph of an attack on Ludwigshaven. The central part of the image is obscured by light, however the Rhine and tributaries are clearly visible. The caption reads '2762 LCF 2/3-1-45//NT (C) 7" [deleted] 018 1844 Ludwigshaven Z.…

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A vertical aerial photograph of Oostkapelle. Much detail is visible on the ground including a meandering river. It is captioned '2441 LCF 28-10-44//7" 4000 104 1149 Oostkapelle W19.Z. 1 HC 2000 In.7 ANM59DN. 4 MC 500DT. C24 secs. P/O Goodrum Z640'.

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RAF Personnel in front of a building with the words “Headquarters Gunnery School” emblazoned on the wall, submitted with the caption; “Officers at Central Gunnery School, Leconfield, Yorks. June 1954.”
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