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Tags: 101 Squadron; 61 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; bombing; crash; final resting place; flight engineer; Ju 88; killed in action; Lancaster; mid-air collision; navigator; pilot; prisoner of war; RAF Coningsby; RAF Skellingthorpe; shot down; wireless operator
Photo 2 is a group of 65 airmen arranged in five rows, captioned '10 AGS Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness 3-12-44
Photos 3 and 4 are of six airmen in…
There is a short memoir about Frank and a longer memoir about Freddie.
There are three stories about different operations.
'Vic' Prettejohns replaced original Flight engineer. Underneath is annotated the crew's names and positions.…
On the reverse of the first photograph the annotation reads 'Uncle Tom on left'.
In the second photograph one of the men is pointing out some damage.
Tags: 49 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Halifax; heavy conversion unit; Lancaster; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); operational training unit; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Fiskerton; RAF Linton on Ouse; RAF Market Harborough; RAF Winthorpe; Tallboy; training; V-weapon; Wellington
Tags: 455 Squadron; 50 Squadron; 617 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; Anson; B-24; bombing; C-47; Catalina; Dominie; Hampden; Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; Oxford; Proctor; RAF Coningsby; RAF Cottesmore; RAF Finningley; RAF Lichfield; RAF Saltby; RAF Scampton; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Whitchurch; RAF Wigsley; RAF Woodhall Spa; RAF Yatesbury; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator / air gunner