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ABowkerD151117.mp3
David Bowker joined the Air Force and was originally training to be a wireless operator / air gunner but remustered as a pilot. He discusses rudder lock on early versions of Halifax. Jacqueline Bowker his wife, discusses her life during the war and…

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Item 1 is a colour crest of 10 Squadron, captioned '10 Squadron Insignia'.
Item 2 is an order of service to mark the unveiling of the Memorial Stones for Flying Officer John Grayshan and Sergeant Alber Berry.

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Groups of airmen arranged in front of Boston aircraft.
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'R.A.F. West Raynham, 5th July 1943. 107 Sqd Boston A/C,
107 Sqd, Officers, C.O. W/C. England.
107 Sqd, Senior N.C.O.
107 Sqd, A. Flight.
107 Sqd, B. Flight.'

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Group portrait of 12 aircrew in front of an Anson. Arms folded, six are standing and six sitting on a bench, all wearing khaki drill open-knecked shirts with rolled-up sleeves, shorts, long socks and shoes. Another airmanis looking out of the…

PJonesPW16010015.jpg
12 airmen arranged in two rows. The front three are seated with nine standing behind. Names on the reverse.

PWhybrowFHT1610.jpg
12 airmen wearing Sidcot suits. They are arranged in two rows in a rough field. On the reverse '1941 Stormy Down Wales. Joe Harrison, top left, next to Jeoff Green, who was shot down over France, fell 10,000 odd feet - his rear turret, hit a hay…

PBaileyRH18010008.jpg
12 airmen arranged in two rows. Most are wearing gloves and greatcoats. Photograph taken inside building with visible metal roof girders. Three buckets in foreground.

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PColeC1607.jpg
Group of 12 airmen and one civilian, arranged in two rows, three kneeling at the front, eight standing behind. On the wall are squadron crests. Captioned on the reverse 'Binbrook 46 4/14 Colin Cole'.

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A list of the course at 13 air gunner school.

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13 airmen in two rows, front row of seven sitting and rear row of six standing. All are wearing greatcoats and side caps. In the background a wooden hut with windows. A board at the front reads 'No 126 Course Air Gunners Squad B, 13-12-43 [....]'.…

PCalvertRA1503.jpg
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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15 airmen in two rows, seven in front row kneeling and eight standing behind. All are wearing battledress and side cap. On the reverse 'No 1 AGS Pembrey, 30-1-44/25-3-44, Bert Davies kneeling third from right, passing out parade'.

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15 airmen in two rows, seven kneeling in the front and eight standing to the rear. All wearing battledress and side cap. On the reverse 'H. R. Harvey, kneeling extreme right, trainee air gunner, passing out parade, No 1 AGS Pembrey 1944'.

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15 airmen standing in two rows, front row of seven kneeling and rear row of eight standing. All are wearing battledress and side cap. There is a cross annotated above the fourth from the left back row. On the reverse 'Bottom right Bob Harvey'.

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15 airmen in two rows, eight in front kneeling and seven behind standing. All are in battledress with side cap. Derrick Allen is front row right extreme right. In the background open ground. On the reverse 'Derrick Allen kneeling extreme right,…

PAnsellHT1629.jpg
A group of 15 airmen arranged in three rows. At the front is a board with Class 376 "A". On the reverse is '376 'A' B----- Snoops Course Weeton' and 15 names, signatures and their exam results.

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15 trainee airmen, in uniform with trainee cap flashes, posed in three ranks, with one older uniformed airman standing apart, to their right.

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A mixed group comprising 17 airmen, three naval officers and one civilian. They are arranged in two rows in front of a single-storey wooden hut. On the reverse is '116 Sqn?'.

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PMcClementsR15010003.jpg
18 airmen are arranged in two rows, seated and standing. On the reverse 'Melbourne 10 Sqd Yorkshire 1944'.

PBoldyDA15020001.jpg
Group portrait of 19 aircrew in two rows 10 standing and nine sitting on a bench with arms folded; all are wearing khaki drill open-necked shirts with rolled-up sleeves, shorts, long socks and shoes. Behind them is an Anson facing the camera showing…

PWoolgarRLA1605.jpg
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.…

PBrittainJT17420001.jpg
Over 200 personnel sitting and standing in seven rows in front of a Lancaster. In the background a hanger with doors open. A enlargement show a portion of the photograph with an airman identified as John Brittain ringed in red. Additional information…

PPearsonLP1504.jpg
20 airmen arranged in three rows in front of a brick building. Leslie Pearson is middle row 3rd from right.

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PWhittleGG1604.jpg
A group of 20 trainee airmen wearing side caps with a white flash. Behind is a wooden hut and a Nissen hut with a telegraph pole in between.
On the reverse 19 airmen have signed their names

PStavesME1603.jpg
24 airmen arranged in three rows and captioned '207 Sqdn. Pilots May 1945.' On the reverse '406 Malcolm Staves'.
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