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Group portrait of personnel in formal pose, either sitting on the ground, seated or standing. Some men are in cadet uniform, other wear side caps. One man in the second row is without a shirt or uniform jacket. There is a dog next to a man sitting in…

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S Belton received a Distinguished Flying Medal for his son Sergeant Spencer Lewis Belton. He was educated at Southend High School, worked in a bank and on his father’s farm.

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Group portrait of 14 aircrew all with air gunner’s brevets formally arranged in three ranks, five seated, the rest standing. The man in the middle of the front row is wearing a peaked cap while the rest are in side caps. The group is in grass yard…

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Head and shoulder portrait of Sergeant Reg Woolgar in side cap with air gunner brevet, smiling looking at the camera. On the reverse 'Nov 1941 All my love darling, Yours ever, Reg.'

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Group portrait of 38 air gunners, formally arranged in four rows in front of huts. Eight are seated, the rest standing; six officers in the second row are wearing peaked caps. On the reverse 'Air Gunners, 192 Squadron, 100 Group, Foulsham, Norfolk.…

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Group portrait of 28 air gunners, formally arranged in three rows in front of a hut. Eight are seated, the rest standing; seven carrying peaked caps. In the back row, three men appear to be wearing non-Royal Air Force brevets and uniforms. Reverse…

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Two photographs of the same seven aircrew in line wearing Mae West and parachute harnesses. Sergeant John Young is on the far left of the group. In the background is part of the bottom of an aircraft. On the reverse of PYoungJ1502 'Sept-Oct 1944.' On…

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Two identical photographs of Sergeant John Young standing with wireless operator John Hartley. Both are wearing Mae Wests, parachute harnesses and flying boots. In the background two bicycles are leaning against a low structure. On the reverse of…

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Line group of seven aircrew, all in uniform either battledress or tunics with appropriate brevets. Sergeant John Young is standing is on the extreme right. Captioned ‘Sgt Stedman P. F/O Gapes N. F/O Fox O/B W/O Hartley W/AG Sgt Cambell M/U Sgt…

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The class book for 71 Navigators course, March - July 1943. Cover includes course details and photograph of an Anson in flight over the airfield with landing gear down. Contains the list of names of the 19 students who completed the course as well as…

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Group portrait of 47 officers and airmen of 141 Squadron sitting front row and standing in three further rows. All are dressed in tunics with peaked caps or side caps. One person, eighth from left in third row up is in United States Army Air Force…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Leading Aircraftman Denis William Alexander. He is wearing a greatcoat and side cap.

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Five verse poem describing feelings the next morning after a harrowing night operation. Describes emotions and surprise that the crew survived.

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States that Sergeant Lesley Mellor Tetley was killed on air operations over enemy territory while serving as air gunner. There is a head and should portrait of him in uniform at the top of the cutting.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Leslie Mellor Tetley in uniform and side cap. On his tunic an air gunner’s brevet.

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Arthur Atkins standing in uniform and wearing side cap. On his tunic a pilot's brevet and sergeant's stripes. In the background a thatched building.

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Air-to-air view of the front two thirds of an Anson taken with a camera gun. In the background open country. Captioned 'Avro Anson, 6 SFTS, Camera gun, Mallala, 1943'.

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Arthur Atkins seated in the left pilot's seat of an Anson looking backwards. Captioned 'Photo taken by co-pilot Len Barnett, Anson over Mallala 43'.

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A pilot wearing flying suit, helmet and goggles standing on a footpath in a garden. In the background lawns and trees. Captioned 'Tiger Moth Flying Kit', 'Ivanhoe, April 43', 'Ivanhoe'.

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Half length portrait of Sergeant Arthur Atkins standing in uniform wearing side cap. On his uniform a pilot's brevet and sergeants rank stripes. In the background a house and trees. Captioned 'Worthing Sussex'.

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A pilot standing in battledress uniform leaning against a brick wall. In the background a thatched cottage. Caption 'Dave Browne, Chieveley'.

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Stanley Archer’s account of his training as one of the first flight engineers for Lancaster operations in 1942. First he attended an air gunnery course then transferred to 97 squadron at RAF Woodhall Spa. He comments on daylight raid on Augsburg.…

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Cartoons of Hitler and Goering standing by stone with message. Goering is holding a candle in a candle holder. The light reveals a message ‘ This stone was unlaid at Wilhelmshaven by 97 Sqdn W/O Cullinane, F/Sgt Quinn, P/O Ballantyne, Sgt Archer,…

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Drawing of Lancaster dropping seven bombs. Each bomb has a crew member's name – Sgt Lennox, F/Sgt Quinn, Sgt Ketley, Sgt Archer, Sgt Jordan, Sgt Martin, Sgt Page. Captioned ‘Turin – 28/29 Nov 42 97 Squadron’.

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The aircraft is dropping bombs, there is a depiction of an explosion over a river with docks. In the distance searchlights are focused on a target. There is some anti-aircraft fire. The names of the crew are written on the card – 'Sgt Lennox, Sgt…
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