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Front quarter view of a Harvard with a man wearing flying suit entering the front cockpit. Captioned 'Allen beside plane...may have been taken here before leaving for the war, so not sure if it was a Blenheim [sic]'. additional information about this…

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Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with pilot's brevet.

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A man wearing flying suit standing with his hand on the leading edge of the wing of a Blackburn B.2. In the background right another Blackburn B.2. captioned 'tony flight training 2'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the…

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A man wearing flying suit and carrying flying helmet standing behind the wing of a single engine biplane. Captioned 'tony flight training'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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On the left a man wearing civilian jacket and trousers sitting on a chair leant back on the wall of a wooden hut reading. On the right and officer wearing uniform tunic with pilot's brevet and a side cap looks down at the seated man. Captioned 'tony…

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Royal Air Force document giving personal details of John Beisly. Enlisted 13 April 1943 released 22 May 1947. Lists his postings an promotions. Notes qualification as flight engineer and posting to 433 Squadron on 4 August 1944.

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Summary of bombing operations with 433 Squadron from 11 August 1944 to 26 March 1945, Flew as flight engineer on Halifax and then converted to Lancaster December / January 44/45.

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Three-quarter length portrait of a man wearing Sidcot flying suit, helmet, goggles and gloves. In the background artwork of an aircraft.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with air gunner brevet.

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Half length portrait of a sergeant wearing tunic with half brevet.

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PSwainsDNJ1702.jpg
full length wedding photograph of D Swains and his wife

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Head and shoulders portrait group photograph of D Swains with two other aircrew cadets, captioned “Scarborough – June 1944” with handwritten details of the individuals.

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Eight men all wearing battledress and peaked or side caps. Four are sitting with arms folded and four are standing behind. All in the front row and the left man in the back row have visible brevet. In the background right a fence.

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PMillsGA2008.jpg
Thirty-seven officers, all wearing tunics, many with brevet, and peaked caps sitting and standing in four rows. In the background huts. All names at the bottom, Flying Officer Mills is third from left in back row.

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PMillsGA2006.jpg
Top left a man wearing uniform tunic holding a dog with bushes in the background. Captioned 'Gordon Mills Aug 41'. Top right a three-quarter length portrait of a man wearing tunic and side cap sitting. Bottom left another copy of top right…

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Hear and shoulders portrait of a man wearing tunic with air gunner's brevet and peaked cap.

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On the left a bride wearing white wedding dress and holding bouquet. On the right ad RAF officer wearing tunic with air gunner's brevet and medal ribbons. In the background part of a stone building and a wooden door.

PMillsGA2003.jpg
On the left and man wearing a duffel coat receiving a small silver tankard from a Royal Air Force flight lieutenant on the right wearing tunic with air gunner brevet and medal ribbons. Two RAF pilots stand in the background.

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A very large number of RAF personnel sitting and standing in front of a Lancaster with others on stands and standing on top of the wings and fuselage.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 1 November 1954.

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List all courses attended between 1941 and 1954. Volunteered for air gunner in 1943. Flew operationally on 149, 218 and 75 Squadrons, then gunnery leader at several stations. Officers school in 1946. Dated 11 November 1954.

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Form filled out with a few personal details but no assessment grades. Notes he flew Lancaster, Lincoln and Stirling and was a gunnery leader.

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Eight airmen in a row shaking hands with Lord Reith. Behind is a B-24.
On the reverse 'Lord Reith, Leader of a radio & cable mission to Australia congratulating the crew of the Liberator a/c No AL504 "Commando" on arrival at Kingsford Smith Airport…

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An operations board with the roster of aircraft and captains.

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Head and shoulders view of a man with headphones at the fight engineers desk of a Short Belfast. On the reverse 'Flt Lt J R Lee'.
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