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MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

LSaintTJ1452007v1.pdf
Flying log book for T J saint, air gunner, covering the period from 22 August 1943 to 10 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Morpeth, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Newmarket, RAF Stradishall, RAF…

PMackieGA1802.jpg
Fifty-eight aircrew wearing tunic with side or peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows with hangar doors in the background.

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PMackieGA1801.jpg
Two aircrew wearing flying jackets and parachute harness one behind the other taken inside the fuselage of a Stirling. Flight engineer's instrument panel on the right.

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List 12 crews including F/Sgt Mackie for operations on 28 July 1942. Bomb load 15 x 500lb, briefing at 20.00 hours. Annotates by crosses and ticks: failed to return, returned early and failed to take off.

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

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A large group of aircrew sitting and standing in four/five rows in front of a Lancaster. Titled '625 Squadron RAF Scampton, June 1945'.

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Left, centre and right side of single long photograph. Men are wearing uniform tunics and side or peaked caps. Sitting and standing in seven rows in the centre and six on the flanks. In the centre the nose and engines of a Hampden are visible.…

PDyerJH1607.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and cadet side cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1606.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing uniform tunic with air gunner brevet and side cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1605.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a flight sergeant wearing uniform tunic with air gunner brevet and medal ribbon. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1604.jpg
Head and shoulder portrait of a sergeant wearing uniform tunic with air gunner brevet. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1603.jpg
Head and shoulder portrait of a man wearing uniform tunic with flight engineer brevet. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1602.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and a cadet side cap. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PDyerJH1601.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of a pilot wearing uniform tunic. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

NDyerJH160108-01.pdf
On the right a newspaper cutting. Mentions that John Dyer failed to return from operation in January 1944. Gives account of RAF Missing Research and Enquiry Service findings on location of crash and the crew's graves. On the left a photograph of a…

PDunbarJL1607.jpg
Eleven people with bride in wedding dress and groom (wearing uniform tunic with bomb aimer's brevet) sitting in deck chairs top left. Another man wearing suit sits to the right. Two man and two women are grouped on the right and three young girls sit…

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Full length image of bride (wearing wedding dress and carrying bouquet) and groom wearing uniform tunic with sergeant rank and bomb aimer's brevet. Both are in centre of a group of six other adults, two ladies sitting and one young girl. One male and…

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Half length portrait of a sergeant wearing uniform tunic with bomb aimer brevet. Submitted with caption '1943 Jimmy'.

PDunbarJL1604.jpg
In the centre and airman standing wearing uniform tunic with sergeant rank and half brevet (bomb aimer) cutting a cake on a table. To the left a bride in white dress standing looks on. Three other people left and right sitting. Submitted with caption…

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Full face portrait of an airman wearing uniform tunic and cadet side cap. Submitted with caption '1942 Jimmy'.

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Seven aircrew three kneeling in front and four standing behind. All wearing battledress. In the background a Lancaster. Captioned 'Norris - A/G m/u, Howard - A/G r/g, Buck - B?A, Bill - Nav, King WOP. Dave - Pilot, Oll - F/E'.

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A large group of airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in four rows with two officers wearing peaked cap centre of front row. In the background an earth bank, fence and part of a building on left. Submitted with caption; 'PACT…

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A large group pf men all wearing tunic and all but one side caps sitting and standing in four rows with stairs (right) and building in the background. Submitted with caption; 'No 1 Pactc Kings College Aberdean [sic] 1943 Repaired'.
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