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PRidingRH21050050.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1, 2 and 3 are similar images of a row of Hudsons lined up in the snow.
#4 is Ron in the turret at the rear of a Hudson.

PRidingRH21050048.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
#1 is two airmen standing in the snow. One is wearing a greatcoat and the other has an Observers brevet
#2 is a snowy track.
#3 is the same two airmen, the one on the right is about to throw a snowball at the other…

PRidingRH21050046.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are forest conifers covered in snow.
#3 is a man with a rifle. He is wearing a sidcot suit and thick boots.
#4 and 5 are the car park at Heather Lodge, covered in snow.

PRidingRH21050027.jpg
Three photographs from a album.
#1 and 2 are views of rivers taken from the train.
#3 is three airmen standing on a locomotive. They are wearing brevets and two have cameras around their necks.

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PRidingRH21050022.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a street scene with a gravel road and a truck.
#2 is a station with railway carriages and a small group of airmen.
#3 is a camp with huts and a very tall guard tower.

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PRidingRH21050018.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman on guard duty outside a large building.
#2 is the Dominion Exhibition Display Building No. 2, Brandon.
#3 is a bison lying on the ground.

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PRidingRH21050017.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 a bear behind bars.
#2 two bears in their cage.
#3 two bears and an airman.

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PRidingRH21050013.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a snow filled street with shops and parked cars.
#2 is Ron and a fellow trainee sitting on a concrete fence.
#3 is an iced over river with distant low hills.

PRidingRH21050002.jpg
30 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Ron is marked with a post-it, bottom row, extreme right.
It is annotated with 'Course 45 No 9 Air Observer's School St Johns PQ Canada June 1942'.
There is a second copy, almost identical, but…

PRidingRH21040040.jpg
Two photographs from an album.
#1 is Ron being awarded at a parade.
#2 is 23 airmen in two rows in front of an Anson. Ron is back row, second from right.

PRidingRH21040038.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is three airmen practising their golf.
#2 is a street scene.
#3 is the Federal Building in Winnipeg.
#4 is a close up of the entrance to the Federal Building in Winnipeg.

PRidingRH21040037.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a memorial.
#2 is Ron in trainee khaki uniform.
#3 and 4 is a golfer practising his swing.

PRidingRH21040036.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman observing a sun shot using a sextant.
#2 is three airmen playing golf.
#3 is a church at the side of rail tracks.
#4 is four airmen sunbathing.

PRidingRH21040032.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a bridge over a stream.
#2 is a river and trees.
#3 is a group of thirteen trainees in two rows in front of a Battle aircraft. The image is annotated 'Course 45 [indecipherable]' and each man is identified.…

PRidingRH21040023.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a view of barracks at the camp.
#2 is a view with the camp in the distance.
#3 is four trainees on bikes, crossing a bridge.

PRidingRH21040022.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is four trainee airmen at the top of an escape slide.
#2 is the four trainees sliding down the slide.
Both are captioned 'AVR 1942'.
#3 is three trainee airmen in khaki at St Flavie the St Lawrence
#4 is two…

PRidingRH21040021.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a trainee airman standing in a greatcoat in front of a building with snow on the ground..
#2 and 4 are four trainees in greatcoats sanding by a fence.
#3 is three trainees in greatcoats walking along a…

PRidingRH21040020.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

PRidingRH21040019.jpg
Four photographs from an album. #1 is an oblique aerial photograph of St Johns airfield, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. #2 is Cathedral of Saint-Jean-l'Évangéliste at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. #3 is Ron in trainee uniform and greatcoat. #4 is a sign for…

PRidingRH21040014.jpg
Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across forests and a town.
#2 is a city, islands and bridges.
#3 is a pilot at the controls of an aircraft.
#4 is a grid street with a river under the wing of an aircraft.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'…

PRidingRH21040012.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 Two trainee airmen sitting on a fence.
#2 one trainee and a dog.
#3 a line of Ansons
#4 an Anson with an airman standing in front.
Captioned 'MAR 1942' and 'AVR 1942'.

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

PJensenOKL1501.jpg
An airman wearing tunic with half brevet and side cap standing next to a petrol pump in a village street with ice and snow on the ground. Submitted with caption 'Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sergeant Oscar Jenson RCAF'.

NJensenOKL150407-02.jpg
Announces that he lost his life on an operational flight on August 9th. Gives some biographical and service details.

NJensenOKL150407-01.jpg
Newspaper cutting announcing safe arrival of Oscar Jensen in England. Includes b/w full face portrait.
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