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AGuyanS[Date]-01.mp3
'Jock' Guyan comments on his operations. the recording includes audio clips from a documentary including excerpts of Arthur Harris, engine noises and interviews.
He sings several songs including 'Ops on a Stirling' to the tune of Waltzing Matilda,…

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The wedding party with bride, groom, bridesmaids and guests outside St Andrews Church, Kettering. A note of the reverse names others present.

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R A Creamer’s Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book covering the period 6 May 1943 to 21 June 1946. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as air gunner. Hand written in pencil on cover ‘‘My adventures by Creamer R.A.”. He was stationed…

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Six air gunners, three standing and three kneeling on a brick structure. From information kindly provided by the donor. '115 Gunners'.
RAF Witchford.

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Two airmen; one standing in front of an armoured car the other manning its machine gun.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Gunnery Officer and Armoured car. Is this the Gunnery Leader?'
No 115 Squadron, RAF Witchford.'

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Tail Gunner in turret, A.Stone.'

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'S. Guyan with camera on dispersal. S. Guyan holding camera while others watch'.

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Unknown Gunner with Camera.'

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Samuel Guyan standing in the snow.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan. Winter 44/45. S. Guyan looking cheerful'.

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Two photographs. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'HK555 KO-E Gunners, F/S McBride and F/S Stone (both RCAF)', and
'HK555 KO-E All Gunners -(S Guyan centre), R.McBride / S.Guyan / A.Stone'.

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From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan and other gunner under open bomb bay.

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Cyril Mercier was born in Jersey in 1925. He joined the Home Guard in 1940 and the RAF in 1943. After initial training, and training on gunnery at Bridgnorth he joined 14 Operational training Unit at Abingdon, where he crewed up. He trained on…

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Seven airmen standing in a line in front of Lancaster KO-J.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Crew Picture Last Op 17-3-45, KO-J, Synder crew end of tour. Jock Guyan's (2'nd from right) 51'st and end of 2'nd tour.

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Air-to-air view of three Lancasters against clouds during a daylight operation. The first Lancaster has released a large bomb which can be seen below the aircraft.
From information kindly provided by the donor. Lanc dropping 8000 lb 'er. From…

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Seven airmen in the snow. Three have pipes in their mouths.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Andrewartha crew In snow . Blurred.'

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Samuel Guyan sitting on a trestle table holding a .50 cal Browning machine gun. He has a pipe in his mouth. An armoured car is in the background.
From information kindly provided by the donor. F/S S. Guyan and .5 Browning from Mid-under (position)…

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Samuel Guyan lying back in the snow with his hands behind his head.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Flt Sgt Samuel Guyan, second Tour - 115 Sqd - Caption in album "you bet its scrubbed!"'.

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Samuel Guyan in front of a window with his hands in his pockets.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'W/O Samuel Guyan DFC, Last Day 1946'.

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Five airmen standing in front of a building.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Appleby crew, Gordon Appleby - Pilot, Len Howell - Navigator, Alf Hitchcock - Air Bomber, Jack Crisp - Wireless Operator, John Higgins - Rear Gunner NOT…

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Stirling WP-P undergoing maintenance. Two airmen are sitting on top of the fuselage and a trolley accumulator and engine trestles can be seen on the far side of the aircraft.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'S. Guyan maintaining his…

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Nine airmen siting and standing on the cockpit and fuselage of a Stirling. One man is leaning from the cockpit window. engine trestles are visible in the background.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'WP-P (Peter) BK784 with air and…

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Samuel Guyan in flying jacket and boots.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Flt/Sgt Samuel (Jock) Guyan 1943, in Flying Gear 1943 - 90 Squadron - First Tour'.

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Roy sitting in his turret. On the reverse 'Roy in his turret'.
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