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MEdwardsED1236492-160517-010001.jpg
Cover and back have faint image of a sailing ship. Loose sheet of paper with names of Edward Ellis's crew.

Left inside page is blank, right inside page has images of seven aircrew, two at the top, 3 in the middle and two at the bottom. All are in…

PBriggsDW1704.jpg
Seven aircrew standing in battledress uniform. Don Briggs is second from the right, pilot, William Neale, is in the centre. In the background a part of a Lancaster with open bomb bay.

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PBriggsDW1725.jpg
Nine aircrew officers dressed in uniform standing in front of the port wing and part of the fuselage of a Lancaster with cockpit covered. On the reverse ‘No 576 Lanc squadron, Fiskerton 31/10/44 – 13/9/45 with 49 Sqn’ and ‘F/L Namon [?] Radar…

LGreenLW2236292v.pdf
Royal Air Force navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for L W Green, air gunner, covering the period from 16 June 1944 to 8 July 1945. Detailing training, scores on gunnery course, and operations flown and post war…

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Top is photograph of 13 ground crew and aircrew in two rows. Front row has five non commissioned officers and one officer in the centre sitting on a trolley. All apart from right hand man are aircrew. All are wearing tunic or battledress. At the…

PBridgesB1605.jpg
Four airmen, three seated, round a table in a hut, holding and drinking from pint tankards; one is a pilot, two are observers and one an air gunner. On the windowsill in the background are enamel jugs and mugs. On the reverse 'Ted' with a large…

MThomasWH152984-150721-02.jpg
A list of Bill Thomas' aircrew with 166 and 153 Squadron at RAF Kirmington and RAF Scampton.

AAbbottsC151015.mp3
Cyril Abbotts volunteered for the Royal Air Force while he was an engineering apprentice with W T Avery at Smethwick. After his reception at Lord’s Cricket Ground and initial training,he trained as a pilot at RAF Bowden and Moose Jaw in Canada. On…

SFlowersHJ[Ser#-DoB]v10001.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant James Flowers sitting with arms crossed wearing uniform tunic with air gunners brevet and side cap. Caption at top '1944, Sgt H James Flowers'.

PNewsteadA1702.jpg
Seven aircrew standing in front of the rear turret of Lancaster VN-R. Five men have Mae Wests, one unfastened. The pilot in the middle wears a peaked cap.

L V Sharpe is second from the right.

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SFlowersHJ[Ser#-DoB]v10010.jpg
Full length wedding portrait of James and Eunice Flowers. He is on the left wearing uniform with air gunner brevet and sergeant stripes. She is standing alongside dressed in white full length wedding gown with veil lifted carrying a large bouquet. In…

PFlowersHJ1610.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant James Flowers wearing tunic with air gunners brevet and side cap, seated with his arms crossed. On the reverse 'H J Flowers'.

PFlowersHJ1612.jpg
Group of 12 airmen in two rows wearing tunics and side caps. Seven in the front row are sitting and the five in the rear are standing. James Flowers is on the left of the front row. On the reverse '3/6/44, Front left AJF'.

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PFlowersHJ1614.jpg
In the centre a turret on top of a fuselage with the guns pointing to the right. Inside the turret the head and shoulders of Henry James Flowers wearing a flying helmet can be seen looking towards the camera. Behind the turret part of the port tail…

BTaylorWHTaylorWHv1.pdf
Describes how his aircraft was shot down on an operation to Revigny by an Me 110 night fighter. He baled out. and was captured. After being interrogated he became a prisoner of war. In February 1944, as the Russians advanced, he and his fellow…

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…

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Brevet badge, cloth, gold leaves, cream wing and text, blue background.

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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Describes the role played by the air gunner and his attitude toward danger. In the afterlife, the air gunner goes straight through the Heavens's gate as his wartime suffering is considered equivalent to expiation.

ADarbyC150630.mp3
Charlie Darby joined the Royal Air Force in September 1943 and recounts in great detail, his training as an air gunner/wireless operator on Wellingtons and Ansons at RAF Bridlington, RAF Bridgnorth, RAF Castle Kennedy, RAF Acaster Malbis and RAF…

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Group of seven aircrew, four standing and three kneeling. All are wearing battledress, two including the pilot, have peaked caps, the rest have side caps. They are standing in front of a hedge, with a wooden door to a stone building on the right.

PAndersonW1502.jpg
Seven aircrew are on grass arranged in two rows, for standing and three crouched. Men wear various combinations of battledress and tunics, side caps and peaked caps. William Anderson is standing second from the left. Buildings are visible in the…

PYoungJ1727.jpg
Seven aircrew in Mae Wests standing in front of the undercarriage of a large aircraft. Two kneel in front and five stand behind. The middle man in the rear is wearing an officers peaked cap. The letter B can be seen behind on the undercarriage door.…

PBaileyHH1603.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of air gunner Bill Bailey with half wing brevet.

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PBaileyHH1604.jpg
A B-24 on Marston Mat pierced steel planking. Bill Bailey's face is visible inside the turret. Five aircrew are visible and an aircraft is partly visible behind.

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