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#1 is six airmen standing at the back of '?O-V'
#2 is the rear gunner in a Lancaster.

A list of Bob and his crew. A colour drawing of their Halifax and the location of their graves in Normandy.

Six airmen in khaki in two rows in front of a Lincoln.

#1 is a Wellington with its landing gear down flying above some houses.
#2 is six airmen in khaki grouped in front of a Lincoln. Another copy at PSouterKP2127.

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List of crew members, next of kin and addresses; captain [pilot] Sergeant K H McLean, flight engineer Sergeant S N Leigh, navigator Sergeant D H McLeod, air bomber Sergeant RWL Muir, wireless operator Sergeant R C Barrett, mid upper gunner Sergeant L…

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Written by his nephew, a narrative of Reg's early life, his participation in student exchanges in Germany, joining the Royal Air force, training, life on the station and the crash in which he died, together with air gunners Sergeant Leslie Johnson…

This log book covers the training, operational and post war flying career of Geoffrey Gosney from 2 July 1942 to 12 July 1951. It includes a cartoon of the 426 Squadron crest. Geoffrey flew 31 operations in two tours of duty, 23 of which were night…

This log book covers Geoffrey Gosney's training and service as flight engineer for the period 1 March 1942 to 25 June 1942. Details 13 night operations, all flown with Pilot Officer Goldston. Targets were Hamburg, Stuttgart, Warnemünde, Mannheim,…

Individual photographs of three uniformed airmen taken in the open air. The first, annotated as 'Flight Officer Handley' is bareheaded sitting in a director's chair.
The second annotated 'Flight Lieutenant France' is holding some papers sat in an…

The crew members were Capt 12543 Fl/Lt J S Runnacles, Flt Eng 144617 F/O Cowan, Nav 1392529 WO JM Crawford, Special BA 1349742 FS J McF Farrell, BA 162871 F/O HC Annett, W.Op 11876056 WO H J Moore, Rear Gunner 1853239 Sgt LA Oldfield.

Telegram sent informing his wife that he had failed to return, condolence letters from the squadron CO and Air Ministry and follow up letters to John's wife, and father.

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A studio photograph of four men and three women grouped around the married couple. Kenneth is in uniform with sergeant rank and his air gunner's brevet. Mabel is wearing a dark suit and holding a bouquet. The couple had been going out since 1939 and…

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Cloth air gunner's brevet.

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

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Regret letter to Mabel Pexman advising no further news.

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

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Letter of sympathy to Mabel Pexman.

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

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To Kenneth's brother in law regarding aircraft crash. Provides details of his grave and surviving crew members; Sergeant S A Langton, pilot; Sergeant T G Welsh, observer; Sergeant J Haworth, wireless operator and air gunner and Sergeant J Johnson,…

Four items of correspondence, the letters to John's wife and his father and two certificates of death issued as no further information had been discovered about the circumstances of John's death.

Formal pose, head and shoulders, sergeants stripes and air gunners brevet. On the reverse the date '1943'.

Joyce with a corsage and John with sergeants stripes and AG brevet, on the reverse caption '3/10/43 Love from John and Joyce to Mum. Arthur & Arthur Ltd, 36 Strand, WC2. 8 Dec 1943'.
The second photograph is of Joyce, John and an elderly woman,…

Crew standing under nose of a Stirling on a dispersal, airfield background. Caption on the reverse, 'John (extreme right) with crew 97 Squadron.'

A head and shoulders portrait of Abraham Thomson Lyon with sergeant stripes, air gunner brevet and wireless operator badge. On the reverse 'In Memory of Abraham Thomson Lyon Warrant Officer 1360209 218 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who…
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