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Seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet, three sitting on a bench and four standing behind. On the background a brick building with windows.

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An airman wearing flying helmet and battledress with sergeant rank sitting behind a machine gun, inside fuselage of aircraft.

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Airman wearing flying helmet manning a machine gun in fuselage of a bomber.

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An airman wearing flying helmet and battledress with sergeant rank sitting behind a machine gun, inside fuselage of aircraft.

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This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

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Ted and Connie on their wedding day. On the reverse is a post it with '26/Oct/43 EB Thornhill CE Crowther. Horbury. Wakefield'.

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Three items relating to the loss of Ted's Lancaster. #1 is a note about the crew - 4 were killed and 3 baled out. #2 is the reverse of the note explaining that the WAAFs at Edith Weston were very kind to the Forces. Ted sold his logbook and medals to…

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Gives some details of service, 97 Squadron, 203 hours operations, air gunner and citation.

OSawKC55612-151102-02.pdf
Contains personal data, mustering dates and trades, commission, course, postings, movements and duties. Includes post-war service.

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Some personal details of Kenneth Saw with dates of enlistment and discharge. Includes mention of award of DFM. Mustered as mechanic, then air gunner and finally u/t pilot. Ranks was flight sergeant. Includes postings including 97 Squadron.

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-02.pdf
Information on crew photograph - item in collection , and Lancaster photograph - not in collection. Names 'back row - left to right, Fred Bolan (Canadian) - navigator, Bill Parkes - mid upper gunner, E "Taffy" Thomas - flight engineer, Alf Barford -…

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Seven airmen, all wearing battledress, three sitting in chairs in front and four standing behind.

MDayW[Ser#-Dob]-160121-01.pdf
List containing some some basic service history and some details of flights made by crew of Flight Sergeant A Barford with individual pages for pilot Barford, Warrant Officer William Day - air gunner, Flight Sergeant F Bolan RCAF- navigator, Warrant…

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Six items listed that are the duties and responsibilities of Flight Engineers.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

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Ernie and Jessie on their wedding day, flanked by two older women. On the reverse 'Ernie Todd & wife Jessie. Wedding'. [Note on the previous image Ernie's wife is written as Bessie and on this one, Jessie'.

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Ernie and Bessie on their wedding day, flanked by two bridesmaids. On the reverse '1941 Freda Todd, Ernie Todd Bessie his wife'.

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A half length portrait of Sergeant Cyril Todd with his air gunner brevet. On the reverse 'Cyril Todd'.

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Three verse poem concerning air gunners.

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.…

LTravellAE1460176v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A E Travell, air gunner, covering the period from 4 September 1942 to 28 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Dalcross, RAF…

BLanningWPalmerRAMv1.pdf
The story of an attack by Pathfinders of 35,105,109 and 582 Squadrons 23 December 1944. Tribute to Robert pPalmer and thirty comrades who died with him. Contains history of Battle of the Bulge. Description of Oboe system. List of aircraft and crews…

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Top - V.C, led attack in blazing plane. Account of last operation leading attack on marshalling yard in Cologne from which he failed to return but was awarded the Victoria Cross. Left - New airman V.C. Always chosen for special operations. Some…

SPalmerRAM115772v10027.jpg
Left - always selected for vital targets - an outstanding pilot. Gives service background and description of action leading to award of Victoria Cross. Mentions 110 completed operations and final attack on Cologne where his aircraft failed to return,…
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