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PPowellNI19020044.jpg
A large group of airmen, all wearing battledress, some with visible brevet, sitting and standing in front of a B-24. Another B-24 in the distance on the right.

PWebsterE1802.jpg
Four photographs of airmen and ground crew with a bomb and positioned in front of their aircraft' 'QR-?'.
In photo 1 and 3 there are seven airmen and four ground crew.
In photo 2 and 4 there are seven airmen.

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PWebsterE1801.jpg
A large group of airmen and ground crew arranged under a Lancaster. Information supplied with the collection states '61 Squadron 1945'.

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PPalmerRAM17010015.jpg
Left - squadron photograph of A flight 109 Squadron with three rows of airmen sitting and standing in front of a Mosquito. Right - head and shoulders portrait of Robert Palmer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and peaked cap.

PPalmerRAM17010013.jpg
A large group of airmen wearing battledress and side or peaked caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Mosquito with many symbols on nose. Captioned 'Back row { Jackson, Finlay, Pritchard, Garratt, Davy, Powell, Creswell, Curtis,…

SLoveP[DoB]v10019.jpg
A squadron of airmen arranged in three rows in front of a Hampden. There are three large dogs at the front. A second copy is attached.

PBlythTS1707.jpg
Five airmen, four in shirtsleeves and one wearing tunic standing in front of a Halifax with fox nose art.

PRidingRH21050062.jpg
Eight photographs from an album.
#1 is three airmen in khaki sitting on the tail of a Hudson.
#2 is two airmen leaning on a wall in the hills.
#3 is seven airmen in khaki leaning and sitting on the tail of a Hudson.
#4 is six children in a row…

PAllamAJ1706.jpg
Seven aircrew and two groundcrew, all wearing battledress and side caps, three squatting and six standing, all in front of a Lancaster. Pilot is third from left back row. Submitted with caption 'crew 3' and information 'Crew 3 as crew 2 but with…

PBellOH21010066.jpg
A group of airmen arranged in five rows in front of an aircraft and a tented hangar. Oliver is marked with a small cross.

PBellOH21010060.jpg
Four photographs from an album. All four images show tents being taken down or erected and various items being moved around.

PBellOH21010055.jpg
Two images of a group of airmen arranged in four rows in front of a Hawker Hart. On the reverse is 'Taken at Robat 1935. It was a bit ambitious. Panoramic. Oliver is extreme right - second row. You may need a magnifying glass. The Hangar is canvas -…

PBellOH21010050.jpg
Two photographs of a Hucks starter vehicle. The first is the vehicle with a crew of three. The second is the vehicle linked to the propeller of a Bristol F2B Fighter. On the reverse 'Remember the old Huck starter?'

PBellOH21010034.jpg
Large group of airmen arranged in six rows in front of a biplane. On the reverse '8(B) Squadron February 1937. eighth from left rear row.'

PBellOH21010032.jpg
42 men arranged in four rows in front of an aircraft. Oliver has a small cross on his right chest. On the reverse 'Aden'.

PBellOH21010063.jpg
A large number of men arranged in five rows in front of an aircraft. The image is annotated 'No 12 (B) Squaron[sic], Robat, Aden, South Arabia. 1935-1936 Aircraft - Hawker Hart'. CO S/Ldr Guest and OB [Oliver Bell] are arrowed.
In a second copy 'JT'…

PBellOH21010068.jpg
Two photographs of a large group from a squadron arranged in six rows in front of a Vickers Vincent. The first image is cropped.
The second image is the full squadron with five individuals marked, 'No 8 Squadron, Aden, 1936/37 "Vickers Vincent".…

PBellOH21010027.jpg
A group of 16 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an aircraft. Oliver Bell is in the middle with a sign with 'Blyton 1945' and a fist with electrical sparks. There is indecipherable writing under this.

PBellOH21010020.jpg
Eight men including Oliver, fuelling a Vickers Vincent. On the reverse 'Filling up at Kormakser with yours truly looking handsome on the lower wing.'

PBellOH21010007.jpg
A Vincent viewed from the front. Seven ground crew are refuelling it from 5 gallon petrol cans. On the reverse is handwritten 'Same again only more so'.

MBellOH565848-210421-060001.jpg
A list of the entry for E & W School No 21 at Halton. There are a total of 81 names and service numbers with their fate. Many died in service but others survived the war.
On the third page is a hand written comment.

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The menu for dinner at Aden in 1933. On the reverse are some signatures.

BStandivanARStandivanARv1.pdf
This is a diary covering No 2 Squadron, Aircraft Mobile Servicing part of the 2nd Tactical Air Force, recording their journey from the time they landed in France until they arrived in Holland in early 1945.

MStandivanAR1717552-170629-02.pdf
Notes were written and drawn by Arthur during his Armament Mechanics course at RAF Hereford.

PJonesFT1710.jpg
On the left, an airman standing on platform has his head behind a Halifax engine Another airman stands on the platform to the right while another sits on the wing between engines.
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