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On the left a bride wearing white wedding dress and holding bouquet. On the right ad RAF officer wearing tunic with air gunner's brevet and medal ribbons. In the background part of a stone building and a wooden door.

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On the left and man wearing a duffel coat receiving a small silver tankard from a Royal Air Force flight lieutenant on the right wearing tunic with air gunner brevet and medal ribbons. Two RAF pilots stand in the background.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 1 November 1954.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 11 November 1954.

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Form filled out with a few personal details but no assessment grades. Notes he flew Lancaster, Lincoln and Stirling and was a gunnery leader.

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RAF Personnel in front of a building with the words “Headquarters Gunnery School” emblazoned on the wall, submitted with the caption; “Officers at Central Gunnery School, Leconfield, Yorks. June 1954.”

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Jim standing with his crew at the starboard side of their Lancaster 'J'. Submitted with caption; “L-R, Sgt Pugh, Sgt Cook, Sgt Baker, Jim Eley, Sgt Fox, Sgt Austin, F/O Eykyn. RAF Waterbeach. 514 Squadron”.

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Seven RAF crew, standing in front of the rear end of a Lancaster Bomb bay, next to a record of 514 Squadron Operations, submitted with caption; “Flying Officer Norman James Eley and crew, RAF Waterbeach June 1945”.
Annotated 'Good Luck!…

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Two identical images of Chris standing with one leg resting on a brick ledge. On the front 'Pilot Off. July 1944' and on the reverse 'Chris Scrimshaw'.

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Full face portrait of a man wearing side cap. Caption 'Wilfred Gaughran 1920-1944'

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List of crew and next of kin. Nest of kin addresses.

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White cross grave marker.
On the reverse -
'1593365 Eddy 23 [28 above].4.44 RAF Vol Service buried Belgium
Heverlee Cemetery
Age 19
1593365
Edward Hope Hastie'

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A group of six airmen including Eddy posed in front of Nissen huts. On the reverse
'Back Row
Far Left Sgt P Keenan Pilot
Centre Sgt JH Thomas Fl Eng
Far Right Sgt ?

Front Row
Far Left Sgt ?
Centre Sgt EH Hastie Mid Upper Air…

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A half-length portrait of Edwar Hastie in uniform. He is wearing his air gunner brevet.

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A half length portrait of Bill in flying kit, including helmet and goggles. It is annotated 'To Sylvia With Lots of Love Billy xxx'.

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Colourised image of Bill and his bride on their wedding day.

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Bill Harvey, the bride, best man, bridesmaids, flower girls and parents outside the church on their wedding day.

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Seven airmen including Bill forming the crew of a Halifax. Each man is identified in the caption underneath. Information supplied with the collection states 'Bill and Crew Leconfield 640 Sqn 1944-45, Pilot- Bill Gudrum-Middlesborough, BA - Arthur -…

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Geoffrey Green and crew in front of their Wellington. Geoffrey Green is standing second from the right. Nose art and bomb trolley are partly visible.

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

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Head and shoulder portrait of Geoffrey Green with air gunner's brevet. Captioned ‘Fiance Geoffrey Green engaged 21.7.1940 killed on active service 18.11.40 Buried in Belgrade – CWGC’.

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Geoffrey Green in Sidcot suit and parachute harness standing in front of a building covered in camouflage netting.

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

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Five aircrew lined up with the first halfway up the nose ladder of a Whitley. On the reverse 'Whitley III, 58 Squadron Linton on Ouse 1939. Left to right, Sgt Drew Eng, Sgt Jesse gunner, Sgt Mitchell radio, P/O P Oniel pilot first, P/O Russell pilot…

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Seven aircrew and three ground crew wearing either battledress or coveralls squatting and standing in four rows in front of a Lancaster. Notes of names on the reverse.

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Seven aircrew all wearing battledress and side caps standing in two rows in front of a barrack block. On the reverse 'Crew Binbrook, Back: Eddie Bell m/u gunner, Roy Chapman engineer, ken Sillcock w/o, Bob Marshall pilot. Front: Steve Williams bomb…

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Twelve servicemen, three squatting and four standing on the ground. Five further are on a raised stand or ladder leading to front fuselage of a Lancaster. Notes with names on the reverse .
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