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Lists the previous nine operations of Lancaster W4182 and recording that on an operation to Duisburg on the 20 December 1942 just after take off the aircraft collided with Lancaster W4259 from 44 Squadron. There were no survivors. The crews are…

Six soldiers, three airmen and two civilians.

The crew are posed in two rows, the second item is a crew list with Next of kin.
The crew list is, Sgt Hazell, L.C, Pilot, Sgt Gardiner, E , Flight Engineer, Sgt Miller, W.T, Navigator, Sgt Tatley, H.T, Bomb Aimer, Sgt Sharples, E.F. Gunner, Sgt…

The recollections of Henry Sturrock of his time as a Flight Engineer flying in the Halifax with No 640 Squadron at Leconfield, he flew his first operation on 12 September 1944 and his last on 2 March 1945, he flew on 35 operations.
He also recounts…

Henry Sturrock's crew in two rows with bushes behind.
Henry Sturrock's crew and six ground crew in front of a Halifax. The pilot is holding a small dog.

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Matthew Joseph Coe, on the bottom row on the right of the photograph with six other airmen. Matthew Joseph Coe and five other airmen can be seen with whistles on their uniforms.

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A group of seven airmen seated or leaning on the front of a car.
On the reverse each man is identified.

The recording starts with the sound of Merlin engines. Don tells the story of missing his first operations, being re-crewed and part of the Lutzow story. The later part of the recording is audio from the film The Dam Busters.

Don was a Flight Engineer with No 44 (Rhodesia) Squadron in 1944-45 at Dunholme Lodge and later at Spilsby and completed 31 operations.
Don lists his 31 operations and recounts how having arrived for the briefing for his first operation, he was…

Sergeant James Canniff, seated in uniform.

A line of six airmen in flying helmets and parachute harnesses. Two men are smoking cigarettes, and one man is bending over to pick up his parachute. On the reverse 'Botting, (our ex-engineer), Bob, Josh, Bill, Nick & Joe'.

A list of aircraft and crew for an operation to Wurzburg.

A montage featuring a photograph of Frederick, his medals and ribbons, letter from the King, his crew, letter from his group Air Vice Marshal and a note with his crew names and a comment that they were shot down over Cologne.

Left - Sergeant James Canniff seated in uniform (flight engineer).
Right - Sergeant James Canniff (middle left) stands in uniform with an RAF colleague and two men in Army uniform, one with visible sergeant patch. Two men sit, whilst James and…

Sergeant James Canniff in various contexts.
Top left – Sergeant James Canniff (left) stands next to another man, both in dress clothes, holding a dog
Top right – Ten men, four sitting, two kneeling, and four standing, and a woman standing.…

Sergeant James Canniff, seated in uniform (flight engineer). The reverse:

“Sgt James Canniff 106 Squadron shot down on night mission to Frankfurt on 25/8/42 He is buried in Holland.”

A memoir of an operation involving Len Curtis and his crew members. During the operation his aircraft was shot down and Len was captured. However, he was liberated by American soldiers and returned to London six weeks later.

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Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Archie Henry Halliday from 30 August 1944 to 10 April 1945 detailing his training and operational duties. Training was with No.4 S of TT at RAF St. Athan and Heavy…

A scroll commemorating Sergeant T. Carter's sacrifice. His flight engineer's brevet is included in a frame.

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RAF Form 543 recording Thomas' service in the RAF.

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