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Alan Edgar and four of his wartime crew. They are standing under the Lancaster at RAF Scampton. On the reverse the five crew members are identified with their crew role.

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First is of a crew of eight, standing by left mainwheel of a Stirling captioned 'The crew'. ' The crew of aircraft 'N' for Nan. no 199 Squadron from Nov 1944 till April 1945'.
Second is of ten individuals standing and kneeling in front of a…

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

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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).

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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…

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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…

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”.

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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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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'.

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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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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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