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LWebsterE2210797v1.pdf
E Webster’s Flight Engineers Flying Log Book covering the period 3 August 1944 to 4 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF Wigsley (1654 HCU), RAF Syerston (5 Lancaster Finishing…

PWebsterE1816.jpg
A painting, signed by Reg Payne, of two Lancasters banking over RAF Skellingthorpe. On the reverse:
'QR-O 61 Squadron (City of Lincoln) Squadron
VN-D 50 Squadron -- Same airfield Skellingthorpe Lincoln
61 Squadron, Middle left to Top left over to…

PWebsterE1808.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph over Ladbergen. No ground detail is visible.
It is annotated ' 3517 Skell.4/5.11.44//NT.8" 11400' 074° 1936 Ladbergen.Z. 14 ANM 65DN. 22secs F/O Davies O.61'.
On the reverse is handwritten '300 yds, 287'

PWebsterE1807.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of Bremerhaven. The ground detail is obscured by explosions and anti-aircraft fire.
It is annotated '2922 Skell. 18/19.9.44// NT. 8" 15000

PWebsterE1806.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph taken during an operation on Rheydt. The ground detail is obscured by explosions and anti-aircraft fire.
It is annotated '2533 Skell 19/20.9.44// NT (C) 8" 11000

PWebsterE1802.jpg
Four photographs of airmen and ground crew with a bomb and positioned in front of their aircraft' 'QR-?'.
In photo 1 and 3 there are seven airmen and four ground crew.
In photo 2 and 4 there are seven airmen.

This item was sent to the IBCC…

PWebsterE1801.jpg
A large group of airmen and ground crew arranged under a Lancaster. Information supplied with the collection states '61 Squadron 1945'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

LBrownCR1334289v1.pdf
C.R. Brown’s Flying Log Book from 5 April 1942 to 7 May 1946 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a Bomb Aimer. Based at Portage La Prairie (No. 7 Air Observers School), Paulson (No. 7 Bombing and Gunnery School), Winnipeg…

AMouritzFA[Date]-01.mp3
He discusses his training and life on operations with 61 Squadron.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

LMouritzFA427346v1.pdf
A partial Royal Australian Air Force Flying log book for F A Mouritz. Covers (with gaps) the period from 27 September 1944 to 18 April 1945. He was stationed at RAF Skellingthorpe with 61 Squadron flying Lancasters. The log book details eight night…

LFlintJ121331v2.pdf
J Flint’s pilot’s flying log book covering the period from 17 March 1944 to 23 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Bruntingthorpe (29 OTU), RAF Swinderby (1660 HCU), RAF Syerston (5…

LBarberT1047323v2.pdf
T. Barber’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot from 27th June 1943 to 6th May 1945 detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Bomber.
He was stationed at RCAF Station Paulson (No. 7…

LHawesS1504897v1.pdf
Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying log book for Stanley Hawes, wireless operator. Covers the period from 18 May 1943 to 16 June 1944, when he was killed. It details his training and operations. He was based at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Mona, RAF Cottesmore,…

LProbynEA1896412v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for E A Probyn, air gunner, covering the period from 3 January 1944 to 27 July 1945 and 7 to 11 August 1967. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was…

PProbynEA17010047.jpg
15 photographs from an album. #1 to 6 are of the RAF Memorial at Plymouth Hoe, also the final resting place for the ashes of Donald Bennett, Commander of the Pathfinders.#7 is a memorial at RAF Silverstone. #8 is a memorial at RAF Moreton-in-Marsh #9…

PProbynEA17010042.jpg
23 photographs from an album.
#1 is 617 squadron memorial at RAF Woodhall Spa.
#2 is 44 squadron memorial at RAF Waddington.
#3 and 4 is a plaque at 'The Wild Life' pub at Skellingthorpe.
#5 is a memorial at East Kirkby.
#6 is a close up of the…

PProbynEA17010039.jpg
15 photographs taken during the unveiling of the memorial.
#1 and 2 are of the village sign outside the Skellingthorpe Village Hall.
#3 is a view of the memorial with the wreaths left at the ceremony.
#4 and 5 are the standards and attendees at…

PProbynEA17010038.jpg
Three documents -
#1 The unveiling of a memorial at RAF Skellingthorpe recorded in the Lincolnshire Echo.
#2 is an invitation to a 40s night at the Birchwood Leisure & Community Centre.
#3 is an invitation to Ernest's wife to attend the unveiling…

PProbynEA17010031.jpg
Five photographs of RAF Skellingthorpe captioned 'RAF Skellingthorpe, Lincs in 1965. Showing main runway and dispersal where QR-M at one time was parked'.

PProbynEA17010028.jpg
A vertical aerial photograph of the airfield with annotated north, numbers 1 to 13, Manser School and a rough square. It is captioned 'Plan of former RAF Skellingthorpe airfield, showing runways'.

PProbynEA17010013.jpg
Three photographs and four leaflets captioned 'Escape Aids & Instructions 1. Book of Do's and Don'ts in the event of capture. 2 List of phrases. 3. Photographs sewn inside battledress for use on false papers'.
Items 1 to 3 are head and shoulder…

PProbynEA17010012.jpg
Three photos from an album.
Photo 1 is a low level oblique aerial photo of Lincoln Cathedral, captioned 'Photo of Lincoln Minster taken from rear turret'.
Photo 2 is a vertical aerial photograph of Royan during a bombing operation. The coastline is…
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