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Bill has his arm around Shorty’s shoulder, who has a single wing brevet, a medal ribbon and Sergeant’s stripes. Both aircrew, in uniform, leaning against metal balustrade at the Grand Hotel, Sorrento bay with breakwater and headland in…

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Eight aircrew arranged in two rows, four crouched for standing. Two have pilot’s wings, others are single winged brevets. One man is holding a pet. In background are two tents.

Back row from left to right: wireless operator Flight Sergeant…

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The service record of Sergeant Arthur Cushway, killed in action.

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Ron Hemsworth was born in Peterborough and founded a model flying club with a friend. He joined the Royal Air Force in 1941. He flew operations as an air gunner with 76 Squadron from RAF Linton on Ouse. His aircraft was shot down on an operation to…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Sergeant Hugh Bolger captioned '7 F/Sgt Bolger RAAF A/G'.

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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…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Sergeant Ronald Brett in uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Mid Upper A/G Flt/Sgt R.O.C. Brett R.A.A.F. Vevey'.

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Full length portrait of Sergeant James Spence in airman's uniform. He is standing in the snow in front of a brick building and has a cigarette in his right hand. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Rear A/G Sgt J. Spence R.AFVR.…

LWoolgarRLA139398v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Reg Woolgar from 29 November 1940 to 21 July 1947. Detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Yatesbury, RAF West Freugh, RAF Upper Heyford,…

MAllenDJ1880966-150702-04.pdf
Covers air gunners course including sighting, gun ranges, characteristics of machine guns, bullet patterns, harmonisation, firing techniques, use of tracer rounds and gun turret hydraulics. Front Cover captioned '1880966, AQC Allen, Class No 0, Hut…

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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…

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The seven aircrew are standing at the nose of 'Liz Beth', their Lancaster. Each crew member is identified along with brief details of the crash at Normington, Lincolnshire on completion of an operation to Turin 12/13 July 1943.
The second part of…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant William Gowland 'George' Anderson. He is wearing a greatcoat and side cap.

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Tony Terry standing in his uniform and smoking. On the reverse 'A. Terry R.A.A.F. Anthony (Tony) D. Terry [unclear] Jim Wright 1/95'.

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Derrick Allen crouching in the rear door of a Lancaster.Ladder hooked on at the bottom of the door. On the reverse 'F/Sgt D J Allen, 1945, 467 Squadron, Waddington. Second photograph same as the first.

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Two head and shoulders portaits of two airmen, both sergeants, on the left is Horace Badge and on the right Ronald Brett.

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Seven aircrew in two rows three kneeling in front and four standing behind. Derrick Allen is on the right of front row. Two in the centre of the back row are wearing peaked cap and remainder side caps. In the background part of the fuselage of a…

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Seven aircrew all wearing flying helmets in two rows. Five aircrew stand in the back row and two kneel either side of a airwoman crew mascot also wearing flying helmet in the centre of front row. In the background part of a Lancaster fuselage with…

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Formal portrait of six aircrew in two rows. Front row sitting, rear row standing, all in battledress. On the reverse 'Back row L to R, K Broch W/Op, Don Wills r/g, Bill Le[...], Front row L to R, W Mundy B/Aimr, K E J Tammel pilot, R [...] Nav'.

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Sergeant James Spence in uniform standing in the snow outside a brick building.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Higgins in uniform with side cap.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Derrick Allen wearing battledress with brevet. Captioned 'Until tomorrow, Derrick'.

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Rear turret of a Lancaster with aircrew sitting inside. The turret is pointing towards port side. The starboard tail plane is visible behind. On the reverse 'Rear Gunner'. Second photograph same as first. On the reverse 'F/Sgt Patton, rear gunner,…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Ronald Oswald Charles Brett, wearing uniform and side cap.

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Rear upper fuselage of a Lancaster showing the mid-upper turret with aircrew inside and guns point up to port. In the background the horizon shows aircraft banking to port. On the reverse '1944, D J Allen, M/upper gun turret, taken in mid air,…
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