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LHuttonGR1586017v1.pdf
G.R. Hutton’s Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 19th May 1943 to 24th August 1945, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey (1 AGS), RAF…

LManningLES1892872v1.pdf
Navigator’s air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for L E S Manning, air gunner, covering the period from 14 October 1943 to 18 July 1944 when he was shot down and evaded capture until 7 September 1944 when he rejoined allied forces. He…

LMossH3041799v1.pdf
Air gunner’s log book for H Moss covering the period from 10 July 1944 to 20 March 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. He was stationed at RAF Pembrey (1 AGS), RAF Wing (26 OTU), RAF Langar (1669 HCU), RAF…

PCuthbertJ1602.jpg
Seven RAF Aircrew in front of Lancaster CA-M partial serial number; “NG41[?]. John Cuthbert is second from the left.

PCuthbertJ1601.jpg
Eleven RAF personnel, some in flight gear, in front of a Lancaster with some of them sitting on bombs on a bomb trolley. John Cuthbert is second from right.

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…

PEdgarAG19010117.jpg
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…

PEdgarAG19010051.jpg
Three airmen standing outside a brick building. On the reverse 'L to R Rid, Don, Johnny'.

PEdgarAG19010032.jpg
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.

PEllamsG16030002.jpg
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…

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…

MPritchard2206805-171108-030001.jpg
A biography of Arthur Pritchard written by his daughter. It covers his training, operations and the night he was shot down. Despite speaking no French he was assisted to a hideout in Paris where he remained until Paris was liberated in August 1944.

PLawsonHA1606.jpg
Seven airmen standing in front of their Halifax. It has 'The Ol' Ram' nose art. 47 operations are marked by painted bombs. There are also three swastikas.

PLawsonHA1605.jpg
12 airmen arranged in two rowsin front of their Halifax. The Halifax has the Ol'Ram nose art.

PLawsonHA1604.jpg
Four airmen, including Homer lawson, lined up in their uniforms. Identified by their brevets are an air gunner, flight engineer, observer (Homer Lawson) and the pilot (Canadian).

PLawsonHA1602.jpg
A painted wooden plaque with the nose art from Homer Lawson's Halifax. It features a ram's head snorting smoke and a swastika breaking apart. On the head is a maple leaf (the pilot was Canadian) and 'Go'tdam' Underneath is 'The Ol'Ram'. There is a 10…

PLawsonHA16010008.jpg
Nine images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is seven airmen standing in front of a Halifax.
Photo 2 is five airmen sitting and crouched on grass.
Photo 3 is an airman inside an aircraft.
Photo 4 is five airmen standing in front of a Nissen…

PLawsonHA16010003.jpg
Seven images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is three airmen and two airwomen sitting on the grass in front of a hut.
Photo 2 is seven airmen dressed in flying kit. Homer Lawson is identified with a cross. They are standing on a flat roof in front of a…

PWatsonPHC1702.pdf
Peter Watson in uniform with Air Gunner’s brevet and medal ribbons. Submitted with caption; PHC Watson Aged 22 1946.'

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LWatsonPHC182029v1.pdf
Flying log book (Partial) for P H C Watson, air gunner, covering the period from 13 February 1944 to 7 June 1944 and for April 1945. Detailing some of his operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Elsham Wolds, RAF Ludford Magna and RAF Witchford.…

BHopgoodPMHopgoodPDv1.pdf
The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

PSimpsonF1703.jpg
Seven airmen at the nose of their Lancaster, 'Ollie's Bus'. Submitted with caption, “Frank's Crew. Center of photo - Ollie's pilot, 5th left HR Hardstaff (NAV), Ken Smale (Tail end Charlie) Frank is 6th from Left. 1944 – 45”.
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