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Navigational computations and a chart for an operation to Wesel.

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Memories of an early operational sortie for Ted Neale. An hour into the flight the cover of the photoflash spinner had come off. This could have caused the flash to ignite in the aircraft and brought it down.

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Eight RAF and Army servicemen in tropical dress, four sitting on a bench and four standing behind. All have their arms crossed. On the reverse (first row standing, second row seated) -
'The Crew
Left to Right
Johnny - George - Jimmy -…

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A message from the Secretary of State for Air welcoming airmen into the RAF.

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Bride, groom, three bridesmaids, bestman and father of the bride. The groom and bestman are in RAF uniform.

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Formal portrait of a Marie Helene Kenworthy, George Henry Duke, best man and two other airmen; the airman on the right is a sergeant with pilot’s brevet, the groom is also a sergeant and the bride is in a white wedding dress and veil and carrying a…

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Full length portrait of a Pilot Officer wearing tunic with half brevet alongside a woman wearing dress a hat and holding wedding bouquet.

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Full length portrait of a man wearing tunic with air gunner brevet walking on a path arm in arm with his bride wearing wedding dress and holding bouquet of flowers. In the background an arched doorway.

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Weather recorded during a flight.

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A description of what happened before and during and operation. The battle order was posted, the crew checked over their aircraft, the bomb load was planned, the crew received their briefing, dinner was eaten (bacon and eggs), they dressed,…

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Photograph 1 is the Capitol, Washington taken from an aircraft and partly obscured by an engine, captioned 'Capitol building, Washington D.C. 1947'.
Photograph 2 is a head and shoulders portrait of a man, a woman and a girl, captioned 'Lloyd,…

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A scrap book of memories written by Roy Maddock-Lyon

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A warrant issued to Ted Neale notifying him of his appointment to Warrant Officer.

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Two warrant officer crown badges front and rear

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Three-quarter length portrait of a warrant officer wearing tunic with half brevet, wings and pathfinder badge standing in a garden. He has a cigarette in his left hand and right hand is in pocket. In the background a laundry line and trees.

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Full length portrait of an airman on the left wearing tunic with half brevet, pathfinder badge, medal ribbons and warrant officer rank. He is holding the hand of a young child, with another boy partly in shot. In the background is a tree with metal…

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An account of the night they were nearly shot down over Hannover. Crew names and positions are detailed as are the events of the night. One engine was on fire and this was extinguished by diving and restarted. The engineer put out a second fire and…

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Appointment of Malcolm Staves as a Warrant Officer in the Royal Air Force.

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The warrant appoints James Wrigley as a Warrant officer in the Royal Air Force.

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Three airmen positioned in front of a saloon car. On the reverse 'L-R F/O WH Smith'. Walter is on the left.

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Walter and his bride on their wedding day. He is in his RAF uniform and she is wearing a long white dress and is carrying a floral bouquet.

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Sergeant Walter Smith, in uniform, seated on a motorbike holding a small dog. The registration of the bike is BDT451. It is annotated 'Wal & Jock 1943'.
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