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PKirbyH1507.jpg
Seven aircrew standing with the pilot at the left all wearing side caps with the second man from the left wearing his centrally, The aircrew next to the pilot are wearing whistles, the man on the end is holding a book.
On the reverse 'BILL RYAN'S…

PWatsonC17010076.jpg
Bill Willoughby at the port beam gun position in a Wellington.

PFrostB1512.jpg
A three-quarter length portrait portrait of Sergeant Bob Frost holding the arm of his bride. She is carrying a floral bouquet and a lucky horseshoe.
On the reverse '21st June 1945 Northwick Park Harrow'
and…

PEllamsG16030002.jpg
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…

PPearceAT16030036.jpg
Top left - target photograph showing open countryside with many bomb craters.
Top right - Arthur Pearce in uniform holding hand of young child on the left. Another child is partly visible to the left of the photography. In the background a tree…

YGeachDG1394781v1.pdf
Fourth of David Geach's diaries describing the final part of his training in Canada. He writes of his service and personal life training as an air bomber. He describes his ground and flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local…

PNorthGJ1611.jpg
Caricature of a man in uniform striding to the left with hands in pocket. Caption 'F/O Johnny North DFC, one of Path Finders Aces, Johnny North goes south - (Crafty 48")'.

LGodfreyCR1281391v10001.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Pilot Officer Godfrey from 3 of February 1941 to 25 of September 1945 detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Aircraft flown were Dominie, Proctor, Wellington, Hampden,…

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Eight aircrew sitting on chairs in front of a wall. All are wearing battledress and side caps. The left hand man is a pilot and all the others are wearing half brevet. Six are officers and two flight sergeant/sergeant. Charles Godfrey is fourth from…

PClarkeCH1601.jpg
Charles Henry Clarke (standing second from left) with his crew in flying gear in front of a Lancaster.

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LDarbyC1897788v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Sergeant Charlie Darby, air gunner from 22 January 1944 to 16 January 1945. Charlie Darby was stationed at RAF Castle Kennedy and RAF Driffield where he flew Anson, Wellingtons and Halifaxes Mk 2 and 3.…

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Sergeant J K Henson, Flight Sergeant A H D Batty and Sergeant L S Coleman all of 226 Squadron were awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal for the action around a daylight attack on Merville airfield.

PWatsonC17010043.jpg
Photo 1 is Clifford Watson standing beside the rear turret of Lancaster 9J-O', annotated 'Cliff's Office'. On the turret is painted 'Phil the Fluter'.
Photo 2 is Clifford on a motorbike, reg OD 3209. Behind is a Nissen hut numbered 669, with…

PWatsonC17010021.jpg
Photo 1 is Hilda and Clifford Watson standing at the side of a lake. He is in uniform and Hilda is wearing a double-breasted coat. It is annotated 'At Richmond second honeymoon'.
Photo 2 is Clifford Watson in uniform leaning on a tree stump

PWatsonC17010082.jpg
Sergeant Clifford Watson in flying gear, holding a packed parachute. On the reverse 'Dad'.

PWatsonC17010011.jpg
Photo 1 - an airman with sergeant's stripes with his arm round a woman with a man to their left. They are sitting on a park bench.
Photo 2 - an airman identified as Bill Willoughby, Navigator at Wimpey port gun position.
Photo 3 - Bill Willoughby…

PColeC1602.jpg
Seven aircrew dressed in uniform, standing in front of a Lancaster. A lorry is visible in the background. Captioned 'Woodhall Spa, Sept 1944 Mid-Upper Gunner, Flight Eng. Bomb Aimer, Skipper, Nav, w/op 'Me' Rear Gunner' On the reverse 'Colin Cole L…

PCuttsE1501.jpg
A group of 20 men arranged in three rows in front of a corrugated iron clad building. They are wearing fatiques with side caps or berets.
On the reverse:
'3 B.A.G.S. West-Sale Course 39 Gunners
Back Row L to R Coxhill. Cutts. Ferguson. Blythe.…

PClydeSmithD16020003.jpg
Top, the front end of a Mk 1 Blenheim wheels up in a field with bent propellers. There are four fire extinguishers in front of the aircraft and a man is standing on the right looking at the aircraft. Bottom, and air to air view of a Hawker Henley…

PWrightJ1510.jpg
A crew list of Lancaster 111, ED531, PO-T, 467 Squadron.
Captioned -
'1, F/O Mitchell RAAF (Pilot)
2 F/O St George RAAF (Nav)
3 Sgt Evans RAFVR (Eng)
4 F/O Morgan RAFVR (B/A)
5 F/Sgt Maher RAAF (Wop)
6 F.Sgt Terry RAAF (A/G)
7 F/Sgt Bolger…

SMarshallS1594781v10024.jpg
A handwritten list of the crew of Lancaster PM-C 44-45,
F/O Lou Morgan Pilot
Russ Johnston Nav
Nobby Clark B/A
Ivor Cole Wop
Murray Ward A/G
Jack Round A/G

F/O Breheney Eng Leader
F/L Wymark Gunnery leader
S/L Van Rollagem flight com
F/O…

PWrightJ1543.jpg
Photograph 1 is the crew of Stirling R9143. Five airmen are standing at the rear of the aircraft with the sixth crew member standing at the rear door. On his left is a large exit hole in the fuselage. The airmen are dressed in leather flying jackets…

PJossDA1502.jpg
Seven aircrew, three sitting in front and four standing behind. All are wearing tunic with aircrew beret. In the background curtains at either side. Captioned ‘Len (Navigator) Arthur (Wireless Operator) Mac (Flight Engineer) Don (Bomb…
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