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LSimpsonF2203970v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for F Simpson, air gunner, covering the period from 5 July 1944 to 20 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down, RAF…

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Six airmen standing at the rear entrance to a Lancaster PB96[?]. On the reverse each airmen is named.
Left to Right
Standing
Kieth Saladine Bomb aimer
Me (Uncle Ned) rear gunner
Squatting in door way
Bill Evans wireless op
Oswald (Snow) Barton…

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Six airmen including Alexander Lamb grouped at the boarding hatch of a Lancaster. Annotated with 'navigator on leave'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Alexander Lamb in uniform. His air gunner brevet is visible.

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An unofficial diary kept by Alexander from March 21st, 1945 to May 2nd 1945.

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Seven airmen. On the reverse -
'My Crew "The Boys" At Wigsley March 1945 reading left to right
Front Row
Jock Bathgate (A/G)
Jack Darlow (Skipper)
Jock Lanm (A/G)
Back Row
Alf Porter (Navigator)
Bob Lane (Engineer)
Eric Gabb (Wireless…

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Five airmen sitting on the top of a Lancaster with a sixth sitting in the cockpit. 134 operations are marked on the nose and '134 Not Out'. Lancaster LS-J.
A second copy is annotated 'Rear Gunner Skipper F/Eng Midgunner B/Aimer W/Op Nav on leave'.

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Six airmen seated between the cockpit and the mid-upper turret. On the reverse 'The Boys XV Gunnery
2Doc" Watson
"Ang"
Ernie Murwald
Tich Collier (WOP) How did he get in there?
Jimmy Palmer
Johnny Weston'.

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an air-to-air view of two Lancasters in formation taken from the rear turret of a third. They are over a town on the coast. Both have fared over front turrets and no mid upper turrets. On the reverse 'Formation Flying 15 Sqdn Lanc Mk 1 Special 46/47…

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Alexander in the rear turret of a Lincoln, annotated 'Lincoln May 47 My Office BP Type D 2.5" Wyton'.

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Four airmen standing in snow at the nose of a Lancaster, captioned '44 Sqdn KM-H Snow science 46/47 Wyton 15 Sqdn Gunners Stand by Air Sea Rescue'.

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Alexander holding the barrels of two guns of his rear turret, annotated 'FH121 My Office Mildenhall 45 303 10,000 rounds 2500 per gun'.

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Rear turret with a gunner inside, annotated 'Gunner Leader 15 Sqdn'.

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Four airmen sitting on grass with four standing behind, annotated 'Gunners 15 Sqdn May 46'.

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Six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a large building. One photograph has been annotated 'Mildenhall 46 Alf Jack Cooper Self Bob Freddie'.

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Six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a brick building. It is annotated 'EAAS 1320 - No 73 AGI Course - Aug 1945'.

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An airman in a mid-upper turret, annotated 'Lincoln Midupper B1 turret 2 x 20mm cannon'.

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A pass issued to Alexander Lamb allowing him to leave his quarters until 23:59.

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Two airmen standing in a garden. One id smoking a pipe, the other has his hand on the taller airman's shoulder.

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An air-to-air side view of a flying Anson, captioned 'Anson 7 AGS 1944 Stormy Downs'.

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A pilot and Alexander Lamb seated in a cockpit.
A second copy of the image is annotated 'Local Flying 45 myself & Skipper'.

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Seven airmen arranged in two rows. Underneath is annotated their crew duty. Above is a 15 Squadron crest with 1945 written on.

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12 trainee airmen arranged in two rows, annotated 'Gunnery School, Stormy Down'.

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A line of seven airmen standing in the snow. Each man has been annotated with his name, rank and trade.
‘F/O Potter P
F/O Rutherford N
F/O Mjolsness A/B
F/O Reid W/AG
P/O Taylor M/U
P/O Tuer R/G
Sgt Searle F/E’

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Three photographs annotated with individual crew names.
Photo 1 is seven airmen arranged in two rows in front of the tail of a Lancaster.
Photo 2 is one airmen posing in front of the tail turret. He is holding onto two guns.
Photo 3 is one airman…
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