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Stanley Archer standing with hands in pockets in front of the nose of a Lancaster. He is in uniform with side cap. On reverse ‘F/S SW Archer 97 sqdn’

Full length portrait of Flight Sergeant Stanley Archer. He is wearing uniform and is standing at the edge of a wood. On reverse ‘F/S SW Archer 97 sqdn’

Full length portrait of Flight Sergeant Bateman. He is wearing a sheepskin flying jacket and is standing with his hands in his pockets. On reverse ‘F/S Bateman 463 sqdn’.

Four airmen, various ranks, standing in uniform in front of Lancaster tail turret armed with two .50 machine guns. On reverse ‘My Flt/Commander (next to me) and a couple of the boys. F/Sgt ‘Stan’ Archer Air Engineer 3rd from left 97 sqdn’.

Family portrait of Ronald Boone with his mother, father and two sisters. Mother and father are seated in front in civilian clothes. Behind, Ronald Boone is standing in uniform with air gunners brevet and sergeants stripes, flanked by his two sisters.…

Full length portrait of Ronald Boone in uniform with air gunners brevet and sergeant stripes wearing side cap. In the background shallow steps. Submitted with caption; 'Ronnie with his stripes'.

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Cover and back have faint image of a sailing ship. Loose sheet of paper with names of Edward Ellis's crew.

Left inside page is blank, right inside page has images of seven aircrew, two at the top, 3 in the middle and two at the bottom. All are in…

Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Basil Ambrose in uniform with engineer’s brevet after graduation.

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Seven aircrew, one sitting, two kneeling and three standing in front of rear door of Lancaster aircraft. Basil Ambrose is standing second from the right. All are dressed in flying suits and six have Mae Wests. Anti-aircraft fire damage is visible in…

Seven aircrew, two squatting and five standing all dressed in battledress. Two are wearing peaked caps and the rest side caps. Basil Ambrose is standing third from the left. In the background the nose and inboard engines of a Lancaster are visible.…

Sergeant Basil Ambrose, Jonny Hodgeson and Bob Ward in battledress uniform with arms round each other. In the background grassland.

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Describes wartime service from 1939 to 1945. Joined as Halton apprentice in September 1945. Posted as fitter engine to RAF Wittering working on Wellington Hampden and Manchester aircraft. Followed by tour at RAF Upper Heyford working on Wellington…

Tribute to Squadron Leader William G Neal Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Service Cross, Croix de Guerre, 1912-2001. Describes how Don Briggs met and was crewed with Bill Neal’s crew who having completed one tour had been selected for a…

Seven aircrew standing in battledress uniform. Don Briggs is second from the right, pilot, William Neale, is in the centre. In the background a part of a Lancaster with open bomb bay.

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Fourteen servicemen sitting and standing in two rows of seven, all are dressed in battledress uniform. Seven servicemen have aircrew brevets. Donald Briggs is standing second from the right. In the background part of a Lancaster with open bomb bay.

Flying Officer Donald Briggs standing in uniform with tunic and peaked hat with his left foot resting on the footplate of an open topped Austin 7. The mudguards have been edged in white to aid visibility in the blackout, the headlamps angled in and…

Donald Briggs in uniform tunic with pilots brevet and peaked hat. In the background the nose of a Canberra with open access hatch and stylized bird nose art.

Seven members of Donald Briggs family standing in line. Donald Briggs is third from the right dressed in uniform tunic with flight engineer brevet, pathfinder wings and peaked hat. Donald Briggs brother is standing second from the left in uniform…

Donald Briggs wearing Sidcot suit, scarf and gloves.


Head and shoulders portrait of Donald Briggs wearing uniform tunic with flight engineer brevet, medal ribbons including the Distinguished Flying Cross and pathfinder wings.

Nine aircrew officers dressed in uniform standing in front of the port wing and part of the fuselage of a Lancaster with cockpit covered. On the reverse ‘No 576 Lanc squadron, Fiskerton 31/10/44 – 13/9/45 with 49 Sqn’ and ‘F/L Namon [?] Radar…

Head a shoulders portrait of Bertie Gray wearing tunic with flight engineer brevet and officer's peaked cap. On the reverse ‘H M Gray in RAF, 1939-45 war’.

Royal Air Force navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for L W Green, air gunner, covering the period from 16 June 1944 to 8 July 1945. Detailing training, scores on gunnery course, and operations flown and post war…

Head and shoulders of nine airmen in two rows in uniform and side caps. The man on the left front has sergeant stripes and an aircrew beret. The two front right have sergeant stripes.


34 airmen in uniform tunics and side caps. Arranged in four rows, front row sitting on the ground, second row sitting on benches and rear two rows standing. In the background a large bay window in a brick building. On the reverse 'H Wilcox - Cpl, S…
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