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Half-length portrait photograph of Sergeant Arthur Atkinson seated, in uniform with air gunner brevet.

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Horace James Flowers was born and grew up in Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire. He became an apprentice butcher before being released to volunteer for the Royal Air Force in 1944. He trained as an air gunner at RAF Bridgnorth, RAF Wigsley and RAF Syerston…

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Letter form from David Boldy to his father about settling in with his friend as air gunners on the same crew. He misses his girl friend Babe, who he left in East London five months before. Thanks for the birthday wishes and the subsequent night out…

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about waiting for a posting while at Wynberg Military Camp. He has now re-mustered to air gunner, and wants to apply for pilot. He has bought gifts from Oudtshoorn for his father, mother and…

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about about his air gunner course at East London.

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about about his continued air gunner course at East London. He explains about the course, his failure in the navigation course, and what he has been doing, exams and results.

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about his air gunner / photography course, some of the friends he has made and some comments about Greece and Yugoslavia in the war.

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Letter from Leading Aircraftsman David Boldy to his father about becoming a qualified air gunner, his celebrations on qualifying and now he and the five others are awaiting posting, so he is spending some time with his friends and his girlfriend…

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy about his continued training as air gunner on bombers. Finds the new posting to be boring compared with South Africa.

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy to his father about life in a Royal Air Force station near Nottingham, going dancing and his first operations.

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The article features a photograph the nose and an annotated picture of the whole aircraft in flight. Captioedn 'David rear gunner in this this before Lancasters'.

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Formal portrait of a Marie Helene Kenworthy, George Henry Duke, best man and two other airmen; the airman on the right is a sergeant with pilot’s brevet, the groom is also a sergeant and the bride is in a white wedding dress and veil and carrying a…

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Three-quarter length portrait of David Boldy, in a domestic setting, wearing dress uniform with Air Gunner’s brevet. He is sitting on a settee next to a girl in pale-coloured blouse and dark spotted skirt and has a cigarette between his fingers. On…

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Full length portrait of David Boldy sitting on a settee, in a domestic setting, with legs crossed and a cigarette between his fingers. He is wearing uniform with an air gunner brevet and a scarf around his neck. On reverse ‘A/G Bo-Bo' and number…

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Seven aircrew leaving a Lancaster 'A’, parked on a dispersal with bomb doors open following a daylight operation to Duisburg 14 October 1944. All aircrew are wearing life vests, carrying crew bags and helmets; two wearing Sidcot suits, two with…

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Group portrait of 14 aircrew all with air gunner’s brevets formally arranged in three ranks, five seated, the rest standing. The man in the middle of the front row is wearing a peaked cap while the rest are in side caps. The group is in grass yard…

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Head and shoulder portrait of Sergeant Reg Woolgar in side cap with air gunner brevet, smiling looking at the camera. On the reverse 'Nov 1941 All my love darling, Yours ever, Reg.'

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Group portrait of 38 air gunners, formally arranged in four rows in front of huts. Eight are seated, the rest standing; six officers in the second row are wearing peaked caps. On the reverse 'Air Gunners, 192 Squadron, 100 Group, Foulsham, Norfolk.…

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Group portrait of 28 air gunners, formally arranged in three rows in front of a hut. Eight are seated, the rest standing; seven carrying peaked caps. In the back row, three men appear to be wearing non-Royal Air Force brevets and uniforms. Reverse…

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Line group of seven aircrew, all in uniform either battledress or tunics with appropriate brevets. Sergeant John Young is standing is on the extreme right. Captioned ‘Sgt Stedman P. F/O Gapes N. F/O Fox O/B W/O Hartley W/AG Sgt Cambell M/U Sgt…

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States that Sergeant Lesley Mellor Tetley was killed on air operations over enemy territory while serving as air gunner. There is a head and should portrait of him in uniform at the top of the cutting.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Leslie Mellor Tetley in uniform and side cap. On his tunic an air gunner’s brevet.

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Air-to-air view of the front two thirds of an Anson taken with a camera gun. In the background open country. Captioned 'Avro Anson, 6 SFTS, Camera gun, Mallala, 1943'.

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Family portrait of Ronald Boone with his mother, father and two sisters. Mother and father are seated in front in civilian clothes. Behind, Ronald Boone is standing in uniform with air gunners brevet and sergeants stripes, flanked by his two sisters.…

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Full length portrait of Ronald Boone in uniform with air gunners brevet and sergeant stripes wearing side cap. In the background shallow steps. Submitted with caption; 'Ronnie with his stripes'.

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