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Lists details of Peter Jenkinson's aircraft, date, squadron, base, place of crash, names of crew.

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10033.pdf
Lists twenty-one crews lost in action giving names of crew, aircraft number, target and cemetery or memorial, Dates between 14 October 1944 and 22 April 1945.

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States that Flying Officer Jones and crew failed to return from operation to Stuttgart on 28 January 1945. After attack by German night fighter Lancaster PB638 ('O - Oboe') crashed at Michelbach, Aglasterhausen. Tells of local man designing and…

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Translation from newspaper article reporting Philip Jenkinson's visit to Michelbach. Notes that Philip himself was shot down in Halifax south of Augsburg and he visited Michelbach a few days ago and saw memorial to his brothers crew who crashed…

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Three colour photographs of gravestones. Top left - for Flight Sergeant H Ferguson air gunner. Top right - for Flight Sergeant J W Milburn wireless operator. Bottom - for Flight Sergeant J F Dormer navigator.

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Four colour photographs of gravestones. Top left - for Flying Officer O M C Jones DFC, pilot, Top right - Flight Sergeant P R Jenkinson DFM, flight engineer. Bottom left - Flight Sergeant J Coles, air gunner. Bottom right - Flight Sergeant E W…

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Gravestone inscribed for Flight Sergeant P R Jenkinson DFM.

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Top left - view over cemetery with gravestones and memorial in the middle.
Top right - gravestone for Flight Sergeant P R Jenkinson DFM.
Bottom - gateway to Durnbach War Cemetery with rows of graves and memorial behind. Captioned 'Durnbach War…

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Top left - cemetery wall with motor bike parked in front, In the distance trees.
Top right - close up of grave crosses with Flight Sergeant PR Jenkinson's in the centre,
Captions 'Durnbach War Grave Cemetery in 1951' and Durnbach War Grave…

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Lists 13 operations while a wireless operator on 166 Squadron at RAF Kirmington and 16 operations completed on 153 Squadron at RAF Scamption. He failed to return from his 17th operation from Scampton. Notes memorial to crew erected at the crash site…

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Covers medical problems in childhood, starting work with Bristol aircraft company in 1937, medically unfit for RAF aircrew, he was sent to work on Beaufighter at RAF Predannack where he was awarded a white feather by a young lady at a social event.…

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Account of Evelyn Payne who lost her brother over Stuttgart but made new friends in Allgau. Relates brother lost as member of Lancaster crew on 28 January 1945. States that only many years later did family learn of the circumstances under which he…

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Account of Evelyn Payne (sister to Philip and Peter Jenkinson visiting Germany to see the place where her brother Flight Sergeant Peter Jenkinson's Lancaster was intercepted and crashed. Describes visit and being joined by German acquaintances and…

NDyerJH160108-01.pdf
On the right a newspaper cutting. Mentions that John Dyer failed to return from operation in January 1944. Gives account of RAF Missing Research and Enquiry Service findings on location of crash and the crew's graves. On the left a photograph of a…

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Headstone for Flight lieutenant W A Colson DFM 17 December 1943. With trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Modern colour photograph of CWGC headstone for WA Colson taken by W Harrison' Additional information bout this item was kindly…

MFryHL413129-200304-05.pdf
Account from 2003 in German and English of research started in 1997. Shows aerial photo of crash site. Excavations in 1999 discovered parts of aircraft and remains of crew which were then buried in Berlin war cemetery in year 2000. Reports…

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Headstone for Sergeant J R Davies 3rd August 1944. In the background a stone wall. On the reverse a note 'Taken 3/8 anniversary of death, CWGC Headstone'.

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Wooden cross marking grave of Sgt J R Davies RAF K/A 3 August 1944. In the background a stone wall.

BDaviesMDaviesJRv1.pdf
Draft comments on last operation of John Davies. Died on active service with 166 Squadron. List crew of his Lancaster (pilot and flight engineer survived) and recounts operation to V1 site at Trossy St Maximin in which and other crew John were…

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Account of scattering ashes of Harold Dryhurst over Stansted airport. He was killed in an aircraft crash. Includes accounts of funeral and of accident.

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A head and shoulders image of Roy Ellis mounted on a card. Attached is a cutting referring to Roy being missing August 1943 then known to have lost his life. Buried at Eindhoven, Holland. Handwritten annotation '3.4.44'. On the reverse is annotated…

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Jeff's grave - a wooden cross with a wreath and the date 10 February 1945. On the reverse 'Binbrook Cambridge'.
Behind are the graves of Sergeant J P King, 16 January 1945 and Flying Officer S W Goodman DFM, 16 January 1945.

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A note with some details of the Lancaster crew of PB812. It includes the names of six airmen including Jeff Downing.

MTansleyEH149542-181113-08.pdf
Account of recovery of eight bodies from Ernest Tansley's aircraft and burial on 6 December 1943. Continues with account of bodies being exhumed after the war. Re-buried at Chalottenburg, Berlin.

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List details of graves and personnel buried. Includes Pilot Officer E H Tansley pilot RAF and inscription. At VIII.F.2.
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