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PThomasAF20050041.jpg
Photo 1 is a group of Pilots and Flight Engineers arranged in front of a Lancaster. Each individual is named in the caption.
Photo 2 is a group of eight air gunners arranged in front of a Lancaster.

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Eight airmen arranged in front of their Lancaster. Each individual, including Arthur Thomas is identified in the caption.

PThomasAF20040005.jpg
Photo 1 is a half length portrait of Flight Sergeant Poynton, annotated '1944', 'Died at Willington, Burton/Trent Feb 2003' and signed 'Sincerely yours Tommy From Reg 29/3/44 90 Sqdn'.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of Flying Officer Jack Smith,…

PThomasAF20010047.jpg
Photo 1 is eleven airmen sitting and standing on a row of bombs. They are identified as crew and ground crew. Captioned '1943/44 XV Squadron Tuddenham. Reg Poynton's crew and groundcrew. Standing L. to R. Jimmy Kereven, Wilf, Tommy, Tich & Jock.…

PThomasAF20010046.jpg
Photo 1 is a half length portrait of CR Poynton, signed 'Sincerely yours Tommy From Reg 29/2/44 90 Sqdn'.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of J N Smith signed '[undecipherable] J N Smith'.
Photo 3 is seven airmen at the rear of a Stirling, code…

PLawsonHA1605.jpg
12 airmen arranged in two rowsin front of their Halifax. The Halifax has the Ol'Ram nose art.

PLawsonHA1604.jpg
Four airmen, including Homer lawson, lined up in their uniforms. Identified by their brevets are an air gunner, flight engineer, observer (Homer Lawson) and the pilot (Canadian).

PLawsonHA1602.jpg
A painted wooden plaque with the nose art from Homer Lawson's Halifax. It features a ram's head snorting smoke and a swastika breaking apart. On the head is a maple leaf (the pilot was Canadian) and 'Go'tdam' Underneath is 'The Ol'Ram'. There is a 10…

PLawsonHA16010008.jpg
Nine images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is seven airmen standing in front of a Halifax.
Photo 2 is five airmen sitting and crouched on grass.
Photo 3 is an airman inside an aircraft.
Photo 4 is five airmen standing in front of a Nissen…

PLawsonHA16010003.jpg
Seven images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is three airmen and two airwomen sitting on the grass in front of a hut.
Photo 2 is seven airmen dressed in flying kit. Homer Lawson is identified with a cross. They are standing on a flat roof in front of a…

PCooperS1503.jpg
11 airmen (10 with training flashes on caps) arranged in three rows in front of a corrugated steel shed. It is captioned with the names of all the men: Chris Booth, Ron Broadley, Len Davis, Charley Cross, George Blyth, Frank Baker, Frank Appleby, Syd…

PBeasleyDG1718.jpg
Five airmen in uniform under the port engine of a Wellington.

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

PBeasleyDG1710.jpg
One man rowing, three watching. One man in sergeant's uniform. It is captioned 'Off-duty Knaresborough July 1944'.

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

PBeasleyDG1706.jpg
A half-length portrait of an airman. He has an air gunner brevet and attached to his collar, a whistle. It is captioned 'Rear Gunner W. Hearn July 1944'.

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

PBeasleyDG1705.jpg
A half-length portrait of an airman. He has an air gunner brevet. It is captioned 'Mid-Air Gunner V G Hewitt July 1944'.

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PWatsonPHC1702.pdf
Peter Watson in uniform with Air Gunner’s brevet and medal ribbons. Submitted with caption; PHC Watson Aged 22 1946.'

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

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Seven airmen at the nose of their Lancaster, 'Ollie's Bus'. Submitted with caption, “Frank's Crew. Center of photo - Ollie's pilot, 5th left HR Hardstaff (NAV), Ken Smale (Tail end Charlie) Frank is 6th from Left. 1944 – 45”.

PLambAM1508.jpg
Six airmen including Alexander Lamb grouped at the boarding hatch of a Lancaster. Annotated with 'navigator on leave'.

PLambAM1505.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Alexander Lamb in uniform. His air gunner brevet is visible.

PLambAM17010033.jpg
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…

PLambAM17010032.jpg
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'.

PLambAM17010030.jpg
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…

PLambAM17010026.jpg
Alexander in the rear turret of a Lincoln, annotated 'Lincoln May 47 My Office BP Type D 2.5" Wyton'.

PLambAM17010024.jpg
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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