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S102SqnRAF19170809v10006.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10002.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

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…

SPalmerRAM115772v10037.jpg
Gives brief biographic and service details. Drawings of aircraft and squadron/group badges as well as portrait of Marshall of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur T Harris Bt, GCB,OBE,AFC,LLD, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, Bomber Command 1942-1945. 'A…

LGalenP[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Peter Galan’s Flying Log Book from 2 May 1943 to 26/27 March 1944, detailing training and operations as a navigator. His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Blyth and Flight Sergeant Foster. Based at RAF Abingdon (No. 10 Operational Training…

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

PBellOH21010040.jpg
A Tea towel with a sketch map of Eastern England. 93 airfields are numbered and named, the different bombers are depicted and named, the Group headquarters are named and there is a quote from Winston Churchill.

YRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Written in RAF pilot's flying log book by Sergeant, pilot Rosser, Lewis Victor, RAFVR - diary of night bombing operations. Gives date, aircraft, crew, target and description of each operation. Also included are extracts from the bomber command war…

MRosserLV745193-190517-09.pdf
Calculations and total flying hours on all aircraft flown.

LRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L V Rosser, covering the period from 4 March 1939 to 19 July 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Kidlington, RAF Woodley, RAF Grantham, RAF Kinloss, RAF…

EMoonMRosserLV410826.pdf
Writes complaining about the state of he war. Mentions casualties and their effect on him and others. Describes the crash that killed Sergeant Ian Hay (748459). Comments on incorrect news about himself but he was obviously still alive.

EMeredithJRosserLV420705.pdf
Mentions lucky trip to Cologne and subsequent DFC. Mentions seeing Rosser in a bus queue in Oxford but missed meeting up. Writes a little about his operation to Cologne (flown as an Operational Training Unit crew) where he was engaged by fighter…

PRosserLV19010021.jpg
Top right - aircraft card with artwork of a Whitley flying over a river with buildings either side and fire on the near bank. Bursts of anti-aircraft fire round aircraft. Captioned 'Whitley bomber - long-range bomber capable of carrying very large…

PRosserLV19010014.jpg
Left - full length image of an airman wearing tunic with half brevet and side cap standing outside a brick house with window. Captioned '"Connie" Constable of No 35 Sqdn, shot down and made prisoner at La Pallice'.
Right - view from behind of pilot…

PRosserLV19010013.jpg
Left - three airmen wearing battledress with half brevet and sergeants rank, standing arm in arm with foliage in the background.
Top right - small coloured player's cigarette card with artwork of a Whitley. Captioned 'Armstrong Whitworth "Whitley"…

PRosserLV19010008.jpg
Top - Christmas card with b/w photograph of a Spitfire on left side with note 'To my greatest friend, yours, Ted'. On the right side seasons greetings and a note of best wishes to 'Vic'.
Bottom - postcard with colour artwork of a Whitley flying over…

PRosserLV19010007.jpg
Postcard front with colour artwork of a Whitley flying over a river with factories either side and fire on the near bank. Anti-aircraft fire bursts around aircraft. Titled 'Whitley bomber'. On the reverse a small 75 Squadron crest and text 'No 75…

MRosserLV745193-190517-060001.jpg
List flying hours on Halifax, Whitley, Wellington, Anson, Oxford, Hurricane, Defiant, Martinet, Lysander, Hind and Magister. Provides breakout of 2nd pilot, dual, 1st pilot, day and night, solo and total flying. Last page has additions of hours.

LNimanMA137571v1.pdf
M A Niman’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 6th August 1941 to 2nd May 1945, detailing operations and instructional duties in the UK, Middle East and East Africa as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner and “Special…

LBakerWB1392752v1.pdf
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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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…
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