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Relates actions on operation to Berlin on 30/31 January 1944. Baker was wounded during night fighter attack. Finding wireless operator dead, the rear gunner unconscious and navigator wounded, he then manned the rear turret despite no communications…

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Observers and air gunners flying log book for W B Baker, air gunner, covering the period from 11 November 1942 to 9 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down and RAF Wickenby. Aircraft flown in…

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Top - head and shoulders image of three aircrew wearing tunics with brevet (one pilot, one wireless operator and one air gunner) standing in a group with another figure in civilian dress behind them. They are standing on a railway station platform…

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Top - eleven aircrew, except one, all wearing battledress with pilot's brevet sitting and standing in a group in front of a building.
Middle - sixteen aircrew, all wearing battledress, some with discernible observers or navigator's brevet standing…

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Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

LSnowballMG1595147v1.pdf
M G Snowball’s Flight Engineer’s Flying Log Book covering the period 13 September 1944 to 19 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as Flight Engineer. He was stationed at RAF St Athan (4 School of Technical Training),…

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The letter advises Mrs Jones that her husband is missing.

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He writes about their daughter Carol and mess life at RAF Wickenby.

This is the last letter he sent home. It arrived after the news of his death.

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

PMacdonaldK1702.pdf
An airman in flying kit crouching by aircraft main u/c wheel. Submitted with caption 'K Macdonald circa October 1944 at Wickenby'.

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Watson, flight engineer, covering the period from 2 November 1943 to 30 March 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Faldingworth, RAF Wickenby, RAF…

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Programme for home produced variety show from RAF Wickenby

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From information provided by the donor. Peter sitting in the doorway of 12 Squadron Lancaster squadron letter 'J'.

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From information provided by the donor. Lancaster PH-U from 12 Squadron RAF Wickenby.

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From information provided by the donor. Photograph of Peter standing in the doorway of Hut 13, his accommodation as a sergeant at RAF Wickenby.

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From information provided by the donor. Wickenby Lads, two photographs of two groups S.N.C.O. aircrew lying on grass bank.

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From information provided by the donor. Four photographs ,the first is a reverse with the crew listed, annotations 'Baxter 507, L - R top, Sgt Baxter, F/eng, Sgt Prowse R/Gunner, P/O Deare W/Op, L -R Bottom, S/L Villiers Pilot, F/O Allinson Nav, P/O…

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From information provided by the donor. Three photographs of Squadron Leader Villiers his crew and aircraft.
The first is of the crew with Lancaster ED548 squadron letter V, airfield and aircraft servicing equipment in the background.
Second is…

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From information provided by the donor. Two similar photographs of the crew, grouped around the rear of the aircraft, and the reverse of one of them, annotated ' Baxter 507, S/L Slade and crew, June 1943, 12 Squadron Wickenby'.

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From information provided by the donor. List of crew members of 12 Bomber Squadron at RAF Wickenby, giving rank and surnames, written onto a map, submitted with caption, '1943 Crew List 12 Sqdn Wickenby'.

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Orders were for 26 August 1943 when 12 Squadron were based at RAF Wickenby. Peter was one of the Duty Officers.

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Photograph of Peter with flight engineer brevet and flight lieutenant rank, trees in background
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