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Tags: 156 Squadron; aircrew; crewing up; Distinguished Flying Cross; fitter engine; flight engineer; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Hampden; Lancaster; Manchester; Master Bomber; military service conditions; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Oboe; Pathfinders; promotion; RAF Finningley; RAF Halton; RAF Hemswell; RAF St Athan; RAF Upper Heyford; RAF Upwood; RAF Wittering; target indicator; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington
On the reverse, On the left side, four numbered train times from Preston to Birmingham with…
Tags: 156 Squadron; 8 Group; aircrew; Bennett, Donald Clifford Tyndall (1910-1986); bombing; Distinguished Flying Cross; fear; fitter engine; flight engineer; ground crew; ground personnel; H2S; Halifax; Halifax Mk 1; Harvard; Lancaster; Lincoln; Manchester; Master Bomber; Meteor; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); Pathfinders; pilot; promotion; RAF Halton; RAF Upwood; target indicator; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington; York
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Photograph 2 is of nine airmen in two rows under the inner starboard engine of a Lancaster. Captioned…
Photograph 2 is of Syd Marshall at his engineer's position in a Lancaster.
Photograph 3 is of Syd Marshall and a woman.
F/O Lou Morgan Pilot
Russ Johnston Nav
Nobby Clark B/A
Ivor Cole Wop
Murray Ward A/G
Jack Round A/G
F/O Breheney Eng Leader
F/L Wymark Gunnery leader
S/L Van Rollagem flight com
Photograph 2 is of an aircrew under the nose of a Lancaster. The nose displays a number of operation symbols.
Tags: 149 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bomb struck; bombing; bombing of Hamburg (24-31 July 1943); Bombing of Peenemünde (17/18 August 1943); displaced person; Dulag Luft; entertainment; fear; final resting place; flight engineer; ground crew; ground personnel; heavy conversion unit; home front; incendiary device; Ju 88; Lysander; Manchester; Me 110; military living conditions; military service conditions; mine laying; Nissen hut; prisoner of war; RAF Lakenheath; RAF St Athan; RAF Waterbeach; Resistance; shot down; Stirling; training; Window