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PLoveP1501.jpg
Four photographs mounted on a sheet.
#1 is two airmen standing beside a saloon car.
#2 is Robert and his crew.
#3 is the grave of Robert and his crew.
#4 is Robert in his aircraft.

LStarkeyR1430566v1.pdf
Flying log book for R Starkey covering the period from 26 January 1942 to 30 March 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes certificates, instructional notes, newspaper clipping and a personal account of being shot down. He…

PPalmerRAM17010026.jpg
Left - a man wearing grey civilian suit standing between rows of headstone in a war cemetery.
Right - three men and a woman standing beside a stone memorial with many wreaths. Captioned 'Daddy (right) and Les Owen (third from right) laying flowers…

PStoneGB16010002.jpg
17 photographs of the cemetery in Germany where George Stone lies.
Photo 1 is the entrance seen from afar.
Photo 2 is a close up of the entrance.
Photo 3 is the entrance with two women in the near distance..
Photo 4 is a view over the…

MJaquesCR136865-151005-06.pdf
Account of wartime service of Charles Reginald Jaques who joined the Royal Air Force in 1941 despite being in a reserved occupation. Includes training as a navigator in Canada and Great Britain, his commission, posting to 103 Squadron at Royal Air…

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.

PHawesS1703.jpg
Envelope and receipt issued to Stan's father, JE Hawes, by the Imperial War Graves Commission.

MHandleyIT2205484-170924-01.jpg
Series of notices in August, September and October 1945. Second notice reports the loss of six aircrew on an operation 'Dodge' on 7 August 1945. Crash site Lamontelarie (55 miles north east of Toulouse). Crew buried in Mazargues Cemetery Marseilles.…

PProbynEA17010047.jpg
15 photographs from an album. #1 to 6 are of the RAF Memorial at Plymouth Hoe, also the final resting place for the ashes of Donald Bennett, Commander of the Pathfinders.#7 is a memorial at RAF Silverstone. #8 is a memorial at RAF Moreton-in-Marsh #9…

SBakerDA19210428v10017.jpg
Left side. Top - group of servicemen wearing greatcoats front group hats off carrying wreaths, rear group hats on. To the left grave crosses and in the background trees.
Bottom - close up of photograph above. Group of servicemen wearing greatcoats…

PTyrieJSB19010020.jpg
Photo 1 is a half length portrait of a man in a sweater.
Photo 2 is eight airmen captioned '+20/8/43'.
Photo 3 is two men with their hands in the air, one soldier beside them. Two men with rifles are on the right, captioned 'Two Polish prisoners…

PWarrenGC19010004.jpg
The priest from St Leonhard's church standing by George Warren's grave.

SPyleJEA175907v10001.jpg
An account of the crash of Alec's Lancaster in Overflakkee, Holland by his step sister and husband. Included in the account is a portrait of Alec and a list of the crew who died that night.

PWrightJ1511.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Pilot Officer Horace Badge in sergeant's uniform. On the reverse '207 sqn. Lanc ED412 12/13/7/43 Pilot. Pilot Officer. H. Bodge RAFVR St Martins Cemetery Vevey Switzerland'.

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PTansleyEH16010005.jpg
White gravestone with inscription Pilot Officer E H Tansley, pilot, Royal Air Force, 2nd December 1942 aged 29. Captioned 'P/O EH Tansley’s grave at Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg.'. On the reverse 'Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, plot 8,…

PFOMetheringhamAF19040032.jpg
Top - an RAF officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and medal ribbons sitting in the right hand seat of an aircraft cockpit looking back. Submitted with description 'S/Ldr Ron Churcher seated in an aircraft cockpit'.
Bottom - a group of German…

SHookKG195765v10055.pdf
Photographs of the five children and their gravestone

MStandivanAR1717552-170629-05.jpg
The first item is a list of Peter Lamprey's stations, ranks and dates. Peter Lamprey was a friend of Arthur's and pre-war fellow worker at Waterlow's the printers at Park Royal, London. A special operator with 101 Squadron, he died on 14 January 1944…

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10011-0001.jpg
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…

BHazeldenePVHazeldenePVv10001.jpg
Peter's RAF service with 57 Squadron is detailed. This was his second tour and he lists his new crew:
Flt Lt J B P 'Tuesday' Spencer, 20 years, Pilot from Greenside, Co Durham
Sgt W D E West, 21 years, Mid Upper Gunner, from Barking, Essex
Sgt H…

PPalmerRAM17010053.jpg
Left - head and shoulder image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap.
Right - image of a grave with headstone for Arthur Robert Palmer and stones for Robert Palmer and Douglas Palmer at St. Peter and St. Paul church Gravesend.

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PCavalierRG17010054.jpg
Photograph 1 is of a destroyed German 8.8 mm gun, captioned 'German Gun.'
Photograph 2 is of a destroyed German half-track, captioned 'German Tank.'
Photograph 3 and 4 are six airmen sitting on the barrel of a Tiger tank.
Photograph 5 and 6 are…

SHughesCL1334982v10031.pdf
Covers introduction, definition, reporting of casualty, notification of next of kin, funerals, coroner's inquest, burial in the field and dispersal of effects. Followed by two appendixes, one with details of actions by effects officer. and the other…
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