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PSaundersEJ20010104.jpg
Two photographs of 163 Squadron.
Photo 1 is a group of airmen arranged in three rows in front of a Mosquito.
Photo 2 is a larger group of airmen arranged in six rows in front of two Mosquitos.

PDunnGC1702.jpg
Seven airmen standing with their hands in their pockets in front of a Halifax. A member of the ground crew is behind.

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An airman in flying kit standing at the front of his aircraft. A ground crew airman is working behind him. On the reverse 'George with Halifax'.

PJeffreyS1606.jpg
Approximately 400 personnel sitting and standing in four rows in front of a hangar. All are wearing tunics and side or peaked caps. Captioned '102 Squadron Ground Staff 1941'.

MJeffreyS1139581-160518-02.pdf
Handwritten notes include: care and custody of tools, use of tools, identification of nuts and bolts, elementary engines, care and maintenance of engines, Kestrel engine description and assembly, Pegasus engine description and assembly, airscrews,…

MJeffreyS1139581-160518-01.pdf
Handwritten notes include: boost controls, various valves, rev counter, engine installation, heaters, fire extinguishers, oil filter maintenance and aerodrome ground signals.

PJeffreysS16010024.jpg
Fifty-six personnel in four rows in front of a four engine bomber. All personnel are wearing tunic and side caps apart from two officers in the back row. Officer in the centre of rear row has pilot's brevet and man on his right a half brevet.

PJeffreysS16010022.jpg
Twenty-five airmen in a mixture of uniform in four rows, front sitting, next squatting and the other two standing. In the background the port inner and outer engines of a four engine bomber. On the reverse 'Pocklington 1943, Groundcrew A Flight'.

PJeffreysS16010020.jpg
Back row, five men stranding two groundcrew wearing battledress at either end an three aircrew wearing parachutes in between. In front three aircrew wearing parachutes squat between two other airmen wearing battledress. In the background part of a…

PJeffreysS16010018.jpg
Seven aircrew wearing a variety of flying kit, including three with parachutes, stand in a row. Squatting in front are four airmen. On the reverse 'Pocklington 1943 DY-E (Easy), L-R, Back row: Canadian air gunner (midupper), Front row: X, Sgt…

PJeffreysS16010015.jpg
Two versions of the same photograph. Eleven personnel, a mix of air and ground crew sitting on top of a Halifax. One in front of cockpit and one standing in cockpit with peaked hat. Others strung along the top of aircraft and inner port wing. On the…

PJeffreysS16010014.jpg
Seven airmen standing in line. All wear battledress except third from left who wears tunic. Left hand man has sergeant stripes. In the background the starboard man undercarriage and part of starboard inner engine of a bomber.

PJeffreysS16010013.jpg
Five men standing in a row, four airmen with a pilot with peaked cap standing in the centre. In front, two further airmen squatting down. All are wearing battledress. Aircraft letter 'E' right, on part of rear fuselage of a bomber

PJeffreysS16010009.jpg
Two men wearing battledress stand each holding one of the guns of the rear turret of a bomber.

PJeffreysS16010005.jpg
Two versions of the same photograph. Two men wearing battledress stand each holding one of the guns of the rear turret of a bomber. On the reverse of the first photo 'L - R Stan Jeffrey - Cpl?'.

PJeffreysS16010001.jpg
Two versions of the same photograph. Two men in uniform sitting on a bomb trolley behind the port wing of a Halifax. On the reverse of the first photograph 'L - R Stan Jeffrey - Eric Pinnock, bombing up for night op 1942'.

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Two cuttings referring to RAF Neepawa.
Item 1 shows a Tiger Moth, a ground crew woman and two airmen.
Item 2 is an article about local businesses supporting the RAF. It also describes Commonwealth and British pilots.

EFordTAMooreB851122.pdf
A letter to Bob Moore from Terry Ford about 75 Squadron. He describes how his crew was the only completely non-New Zealanders, a disposal of a long delay bomb in the North Sea, the loyalty of his ground crew, the station Commander and his failed…

PChadwickR19040022.jpg
Front view of a Lancaster with many men working on various parts of aircraft or watching. Captioned 'G1038 3 April 44'. On the reverse 'Avro Lancaster, ? N Africa, Italy'.

LShawSR3002545v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for S R Shaw, covering the period from 21 July 1942 to 1 March 1947. Detailing flying with the Air Training Corps and following training as an airframe fitter his service flying, and his flying with the…

PEdgarAG19010133.jpg
12 airmen arranged in two rows under an aircraft. They are a mixture of aircrew and ground crew.

PEdgarAG19010122.jpg
A group of six airmen arranged in two rows under an aircraft. On the reverse is handwritten -
'L to R
Back Row
Harry Bamforth "Smudge" Smith (Ron) Fred Outwin
Taffy, Nobby Red
A. Able Ground Crew
49 Fiskerton'.

PEdgarAG19010104.jpg
12 airmen under the nose of a Lancaster.

PEdgarAG19010067.jpg
Alan Edgar, dressed in shorts and khaki with a member of the ground crew in khaki overalls, standing in front of three Canberras.

PEdgarAG19010014.jpg
Large group of airmen arranged in six rows in front of a hangar. At the front there is a large squadron crest. On the reverse are the signatures of 17 of those present.
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