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PCooperFA1701.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a female officer wearing tunic and peaked cap with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Frances Cooper 1950'.

PFOMetheringhamAF19040044.jpg
A crown of airmen and members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, several with bicycles, waving to a Lancaster taxiing past. Submitted with description 'Imperial War Museum photo No. CH10046. Annotated "Waving the boys off at Syerston." A group of…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040020.jpg
Eleven people most in uniform including one woman and another woman in civilian dress standing in a group in front of the porch of a church. Submitted with description 'A group photograph at the porch of a church. The parish name on the sign above…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040017.jpg
Top rear quarter view of a parked Lancaster with buildings in the background. Submitted with description 'Unidentified 1668 HCU Lancaster J9-L at RAF Metheringham May or June 1944. This aircraft may be either PB437 or PB487, both of which were known…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040014.jpg
Eleven people most in uniform including one woman and another woman in civilian dress standing in a group in front of the porch of a church. Submitted with description 'A group photograph at the porch of a church. The parish name on the sign above…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040011.jpg
Left - three-quarter length portrait of an airwoman wearing tunic and holding a black dog with window in the background. Captioned 'Betty Swindells' Submitted with description 'WAAF Cpl Betty Swindells in uniform, standing outside a civilian property…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040005.jpg
Top- half length image of a woman in military uniform standing next to an RAF Officer. Both are wearing greatcoats. Part of a third figure on the left. Submitted with description 'Unknown male RAF officer with unidentified woman in military…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040001.jpg
A group of RAF officers and members of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force all standing apart from two who are kneeling in front. All are wearing uniform tunics. In the background trees. Captioned in white ink. Submitted with description 'Lunch at WAAF…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030008.jpg
Top - a member of Women's Auxiliary Air Force standing on a bicycle wheel stand with rolls of paper under her arms. In the background a brick wall. Submitted with description 'Unidentified WAAF LACW holding rolls of maps at RAF Metheringham. Date…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030006.jpg
Top - five men in uniform standing in a group on steps in front of a building. The man in the centre holds a tankard. Submitted with description 'Five officers standing on steps in front of building at RAF Syerston. Date unknown. Left-right: Lt…

PFOMetheringhamAF19030004.jpg
Top - six airmen, four standing an two sitting on steps. All are wearing battledress with brevet. In the background a door to a building. To the left a sign with Maltese cross. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/35 and MAVC37-15…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010017.jpg
Top - a group of servicemen and Women's Auxiliary Air Force members all wearing uniform tunic, two kneeling in front and the other standing with trees in the background. Submitted with description 'Duplicate of MAVCP:2019/M08/13. Group of RAF and…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010007.jpg
Top - a group of servicemen and Women's Auxiliary Air Force members all wearing uniform tunic, two kneeling in front and the other standing with trees in the background. Submitted with description 'Lunch at WAAF Officers' Mess Syerston Sep 1943. Left…

PFOMetheringhamAF19010003.jpg
On the left an RAF pilot wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons sitting alongside and woman wearing uniform tunic. Submitted with description 'F/Lt Graham Martin, RAFVR, and a WAAF officer sitting in front of building, RAF Heston,…

MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

PDunbarJL1606.jpg
Full length image of bride (wearing wedding dress and carrying bouquet) and groom wearing uniform tunic with sergeant rank and bomb aimer's brevet. Both are in centre of a group of six other adults, two ladies sitting and one young girl. One male and…

PWardEM1801.jpg
Corporal Elizabeth Mary "Bunty" Brown (Later E M Ward).

Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PPhillipsD18010010.jpg
Twenty-nine airmen and one airwoman wearing a variety of uniform standing in line in snow in front of a hangar. On the reverse 'Navigators - 460 Squadron, Binbrook'.

PStreetM2001.jpg
Gillie Street was born in Aglionby, Carlisle, and spent her early childhood in Tyneside before moving back to Cumberland aged eleven. Street recalls attending grammar school in Brampton and her first flying experience on a Barnstormer. Upon leaving…

PMillerRB1801.jpg
An Australian airman, a WAAF, another airman and a Wing Commander socializing.

PHouriganM2001.jpg
Margaret Hourigan in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform with the rank of sergeant

PSaundersEJ20010113.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a woman in uniform.
Photo 2 is a passenger ship
Photo 3 is a head and shoulders portrait of a man.
Photo 4 is a half-length portrait of a WAAF sergeant.
A fifth photograph has been cut out.

PSaundersEJ20010109.jpg
Airmen and airwomen at a party. They are loosely arranged in six rows with 'A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year ' decorating the wall, behind.
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