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PEyles1703.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with bomb aimer brevet and pathfinder badge.

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List of 20 operations from may to August 1943 and list of crew members that he flew with. Notes one crew member subsequently killed in action and another survived a bad crash.

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States Flight Sergeant Charles William Eyles was Master Bomber and visual marker and was reliable and accurate. Participated in 51 attacks by day and night against heavily defended targets. Provides other accolades.

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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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Eight aircrew wearing tunics with brevet and Pathfinder badges squatting and standing in two rows in front of the rear fuselage of a Lancaster registration ND755 with a dog. On the reverse 'Bill Eyles 35 Sq, back 2 rt, Bill Eyles, back 2 lt John Ford…

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Eight aircrew wearing Mae Wests and parachute harness squatting and standing two rows by the rear fuselage door of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'M.U.G. Bill Quirke (DFC), B/A Bert Warner (DFC), Pilot Jack Ford (DFC), visual B/A Bill Eyles (DFM), W.O.P…

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Full length image of an airman wearing tunic with brevet and pathfinder badge, standing in a garden with bushes and trees in the background. On the reverse 'Charles William Eyles "Bill"'.

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Five airmen wearing battledress, two with side caps and two with peaked caps, all with brevet. Four standing and one sitting outside huts. On the reverse ' Left to right top - O? - Bill Richardson bomb aimer, Bill Trow navigator., O?.
Bottom -…

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Three aircrew all wearing battledress lying on grass with hut in the background. On left a flying officer with peaked cap. To the right two sergeants, one on the right wears side cap and has Canada shoulder flash. On the reverse 'Left to right, Croft…

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Seven airmen wearing flying suits and boots as well as Mae West and parachute harnesses standing arms round shoulders of each other in line in front of a Halifax. Captioned from left to right 'MU, WOP, NAV, PILOT, ENG, B.A., R.G.'.

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Crew list - 'Crew, left to rigt [sic], Wilf Houseman - navigator, John Symons - wireless operator, Mike Sullivan - pilot, Gabby Edwards - engineer, Frank Pratt, bomb aimer, Larry Wilbraham, Tail Gunner, John Howeson mid upper'. Submitted with…

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Eleven airmen mostly wearing battledress with side or peaked caps squatting and standing in two rows under the port wing of a Halifax. Three in the back row right side have visible brevet. One man third from left front row wearing overalls is holding…

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An airman wearing flying suit and parachute harness lying in bomb aimers position of a Halifax.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

PRogersR1701.pdf
Document containing five photographs:
1 - Six aircrew wearing battledress with brevet and peaked or side caps standing and squatting in two rows in front of a Lancaster bomber. Captioned 'Lancaster at Skellingthorpe July 1945. Back row (L-R) Bruce…

PParkerE1601.jpg
Seven airmen in a line in front of their Lancaster 'N'. Information supplied with the collection states:
'The crew are, left to right (ranks at the time the photo was taken, late 1944)
Sgt Trevor Connolly (NZ) - Wireless Operator
Eric Parker
Sgt…

PPageF1603.jpg
Six airmen arranged in two rows. Frank and three men are standing with two seated. Each individual and his crew function is named.
On the reverse is 'Navigator Plotter -Paddy Lundberg Flight Engineer Dick'.

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Four airmen all wearing tunics with brevet, a pilot and bomb aimer in front and navigator and flight engineer at the rear. Submitted with caption 'NR179 466 Sqn close friends'. On the reverse 'RAAF 466 Sqn crew NR179, standing (left to right),F/Sgt…

PHoganPJ1709.jpg
Seven men, four standing behind and three squatting in front. All wear battledress with half brevet and side caps except centre front who has pilot's brevet and peaked cap. They are standing in snow with a building in the background.
Submitted with…

PHoganPJ1703.jpg
Three men standing leaning against a brick building all with hands in pockets. Man on the left wears battledress and side cap. An officer in the centre wearing battledress with half brevet and peaked cap. Sergeant on the right wears tunic with half…

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Gives account of Halifax of 466 Squadron in which P J Hogan was navigator being shot down by German intruder aircraft on night 3/4 March 1945. The navigator and two gunners baled out successfully. The engineer left the aircraft but his parachute did…

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Seven airmen wearing battledress and side caps standing in line in front of the rear turret of a Halifax. Annotated 'Frank and crew' and signatures.

The crew have been identified as:
182868 - MEADEN, ALFRED WILLIAM (pilot)
1650129 - EVANS,…

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telegram notification that Lancaster ME360 failed to return from an operation to Leipzig. Lists the crew and their next of kin.

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Left page - top left - an large group of aircrew, two rows sitting and one standing, all wearing battledress with side or peaked caps on grass in front of a Nissen hut. Captioned '44 (Rhodesia) Squadron flight engineers RAF Spilsby, Lincolnshire, Nr…
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