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MWestonF126909-161113-060001.jpg
Fred's life story from early days sneaking downstairs to drink the dregs at his parent's public house, playing rugby and studying hard, becoming an accountant, learning to be an accurate rifle shooter then joining the RAF as a an air gunner. He…

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Groups of airmen arranged in front of Boston aircraft.
Captioned
'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.'

PNichollJ1801.jpg
51 aircrew in three rows in front of a Hampden and a hangar with a large dog in the centre of the front row. John Nicholl is fifth from the right in the front row.

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PGrundyAF1511-01.jpg
A large number of Royal Air Force personnel in four rows in front of a Halifiax and a row on top of the wings. David Donaldson is in the middle of the front row just to the left of a goat. On the reverse '192 Squadron, B Flight, May? 1945'.

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21 airmen arranged in two rows, the front row seated. They are dressed in tropical uniform with shorts and are holding pith helmets. Behind them is a concrete building and hedge. On the reverse 'S/L Harris 45-8 yrs 1924 Baghdad A.T.H. & possibly…

PDorricottLW15090016.jpg
A wooden plaque of 460 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force. It has the motto 'Strike and return' and a depiction of a kangaroo and a boomerang.

PFlowersHJ1601.jpg
Approximately 170 members of 50 Squadron in five tiered rows in front of a Lancaster. Front row consists of officers with peaked caps and a dog. Second row mixed officers with peaked caps toward the centre and airmen with side caps towards the ends.…

PJonesPW1603.jpg
A large group of airmen arranged in five rows in front of a Stirling aircraft. On the reverse 'Nov 1943 3 Group 622 Squadron. Bomber Command. R.A.F. Mildenhall Short Stirling Mk III'.

YDorricottAArmy2465v.pdf
A handwritten notebook containing the war diary of A Dorricott from October 1914. He embarks the SS Deseado at Southampton and sails through the Bay of Biscay, past Gibraltar to Malta. They continued with naval escorts to Port Said, through the Suez…

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A large group of airmen wearing battledress and helmets. One row sitting on the ground with rifles with a dog in the centre, another row sitting and two more standing, some with shouldered rifles. In the background a wooden hut. On the reverse…

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A Lincoln and a Varsity taken from the starboard side, looking across a barbed wire fence.

A Lincoln with an experimental nose. In the foreground a man is sitting with his back to the camera, on his left is an Alsatian dog. Behind him is a VW…

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Two photographs from the race day.
In the first a large airman on a small donkey watched closely by two small boys and a large crowd on the sidelines. On the reverse 'Tom Perry wins by a push on "Gasper".'
In the second photograph a group of airmen…

PEdmundsAE1703.jpg
33 airmen and one Naval Officer standing in front of Lancaster with Nickey Mouse / Admiral Prune II nose art and 11 bomb symbols. Guy Gibson is eigth from the left on the front row.
On the reverse ‘March 1943 ED593 Admiral Prune
Left to…

PBoldyDA15020007.jpg
Group portrait of 42 airmen in three rows standing at ease. Those in the front row are sitting on a bench with arms crossed and two sitting on the ground; most are wearing khaki drill tunics, shirts and ties and shorts and most have khaki drill side…

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An airman kneels in the centre surrounded by three dogs. In the background a number of other figures scattered over a lawn. Identified as Flight Sergeant Len Sumpter member of 617 Squadron aircrew with Simon the poodle and other dogs in grounds of…

PSearleROJ17050007.jpg
An airman kneeling in the grass with a small donkey. Behind is a Nissen hut.

PDunnGC17010013.jpg
An airman sitting on a camel with an Egyptian. Behind is a pyramid.

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PRidingRH21050018.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman on guard duty outside a large building.
#2 is a building with two domes. Over the entrance is '[indecipherable] Building'.
#3 is a bison lying on the ground.

PFOMetheringhamAF19030003.jpg
Top - six airmen, all wearing tunics with three squatting in front and three standing behind. The man middle rear wear a peaked cap and has half brevet. In the background part of a building. Submitted with description 'Group of six RAF personnel…

PJosephD18010015.jpg
Five airmen wearing greatcoats and caps standing with a horse. David Joseph is on the right.

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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'.

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Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is groups of airmen on parade, annotated '1-4-43'.
Photo 2 is two men arms lined, one man in goggles, at the coast.
Photo 3 is four WAAFs beside a stone and thatch structure.
Photo 4 and 5 are groups of…

PSearleROJ17030077.jpg
Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a formal garden. In the distance is a semi circular building. The side of the park has very tall palm trees.
Photo 2 is two airmen leaning on a fence in a zoo.
Photo 3 is a park seen from across an empty…

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PShenbanjoA1710.jpg
Half length portrait of Akin Shenbanjo holding a large dog. Behind two or three airmen look on.

PColeFIG18010196.jpg
Alec is squatting and holding the dog up on two legs. On the reverse '1/2/46 Alec at Merv Camp Cairo Egypt'.

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