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A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

EFordTAMooreB851122.pdf
A letter to Bob Moore from TerryFord about 75 Squadron. He describes how his crew was the only completely non-New Zealanders, a disposal of a long delay bomb in the North Sea, the loyalty of his ground crew, the station Commander and his failed…

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Neill Chapman’s diary entries from 27th May to 1st June including a list of crew members and the results of their bombing trials.

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Extracts of letters from LAC T.A. Ford to his family. He writes about his course, exams, the weather, his social activities and about his friends and colleagues.

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Hurricane breaking off after a fighter affiliation training.
Photo 2 is a view of the mid-upper gun turret from the astro-dome.

PFordTA17110053.pdf
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Harry in flying kit at the rear ladder of a Lancaster .
Photo 2 is six airmen in flying kit at the front of their aircraft, captioned 'Crew in front of Lancaster before going to Hamm 34th trip'.
Photo 3…

PFordTA17110052.pdf
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders image of Terry Ford at the controls of a Stirling, captioned 'Myself landing a Stirling III at Con unit, Chedburgh'.
Photo 2 is Harry in the rear turret of a Stirling, captioned 'Harry…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Reg Weedon, Navigator.
Photo 2 is Harry Fitzwater, Rear Gunner.
Photo 3 is Eddy Muller, Flight Engineer.
They are all in flying kit and positioned with their left foot on the the rear access ladder of a…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a view during take off from the bomb aimer's station.
Photo 2 is air gunner Paddy Glover in his mid-upper turret.
Photo 3 is wireless operator George Tredinnick looking out of the astro-dome.
Photo 4 is…

LHarrisonJC1590954v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for J C Harrison, air gunner, covering the period from 19 June 1943 to 19 February 1944 when he failed to return from operations. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He…

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A group of six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a brick building. On the reverse is written
'Left to Right
Bob the Navigator
Don the Rear Gunner
Allan the Air Bomber
Johnny the Mid Upper Gunner
Rid the Wireless Op
Myself'.
A second…

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Three airmen standing outside a brick building. On the reverse 'L to R Rid, Don, Johnny'.

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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…

LBonneyA651126v1.pdf
Flying Officer A. Bonney’s Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot, from 13th October 1942 to August 1944. Recording his training as an air gunner in Canada and England, two completed tours with 142 Squadron RAF based…

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A half-length portrait of Charles in uniform with air gunners brevet.

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A battle order for 186 Squadron for an operation to Gelsenkirchen. It details each aircraft and all seven crew members for each aircraft.

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A Certificate detailing Charles' trades and ranks in the RAF with dates, issued by the Record Office.

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The letter advises Mrs Turner that her son is seriously ill after a flying accident.

OTurnerCF1042292-160822-02.pdf
Form 64 issued to Charles Turner in September 1944. It records his trades in the RAF then his inoculations and medical record summary.

OTurnerCF1042292-160822-01.pdf
Form 2520A issued to Charles Turner. It covers the period from 15.04.41 to 29.10.46

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A newspaper cutting announcing that Charles has been awarded a DFM. He completed 35 operations and on the last one his aircraft crashed.

LTurnerCF1042292v1.pdf
C F Turner’s air gunner’s log book covering the period from 27 December 1943 to 4 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as rear air gunner. He was stationed at SAAF Port Alfred (43 Air School), RAF Little Horwood and RAF…

LGardR1852841v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for R Gard, air gunner, covering the period from 7 March 1944 to 14 February 1945 when he went missing on operations. He was stationed at RAF Stormy Down, RAF Turweston, RAF…
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