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PCarpenterRB1601.jpg
First photograph seven individuals standing, seven sitting cross legged on the ground, posed under the nose of a Halifax Mk 2. Aircraft parked on it's dispersal, wheel chocked, battery trolley plugged in.
Second photograph is of the same 14…

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Ten servicemen most wearing battledress and side caps and one with overalls sitting on the starboard inner engine of a Lancaster.

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Seven aircrew and three ground crew wearing either battledress or coveralls squatting and standing in four rows in front of a Lancaster. Notes of names on the reverse.

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Twelve servicemen, three squatting and four standing on the ground. Five further are on a raised stand or ladder leading to front fuselage of a Lancaster. Notes with names on the reverse .

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Twenty-nine airmen and one airwoman wearing a variety of uniform standing in line in snow in front of a hangar. On the reverse 'Navigators - 460 Squadron, Binbrook'.

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Two airmen, Ralph Ottey (left) and Les Griffiths (right), standing in an arched doorway at 157 Cliff Gardens, Scunthorpe.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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Ralph Ottey recounts an occasion when he came to the rescue of a local lady who found herself in difficulty while swimming in the local river.

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Ralph Ottey joined the RAF from Jamaica. After the war he returned to Jamaica. However, he had met the woman he was to later marry while based in the UK and returned to the settle here. He settled in Boston and had a long career with a local firm. On…

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Ralph Ottey was born in Jamaica in 1924. Brought up by his grandparents, he describes his education and family hopes that he would become a teacher. He left school at 16 and a half but was too young to attend teaching college so worked for his uncle…

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Gillie Street was born in Aglionby, Carlisle, and spent her early childhood in Tyneside before moving back to Cumberland aged eleven. Street recalls attending grammar school in Brampton and her first flying experience on a Barnstormer. Upon leaving…

PMillerRB1801.jpg
An Australian airman, a WAAF, another airman and a Wing Commander socializing.

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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in five rows. In the background three Lancaster in line. It is believed that I A Wynn is in the photograph as it was taken before 25/26 May 1943. Additional information about this item was kindly provided…

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Five soldiers, one RAF leading aircraftsman and a Military Police corporal, grouped at rear of a lorry.

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Margaret Hourigan in Women's Auxiliary Air Force uniform with the rank of sergeant

PBarkerFK1906.jpg
Four engine bomber with undercarriage collapsed with figures of men caught in various predicaments caused by the event. On the reverse '35b Undercarriage lever'.

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Cartoon showing front of a four engine bomber with port outer engine started and blowing two men off a gantry to front. Pilot looks out of cockpit window. On the reverse 'Taxying'.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a woman in uniform.
Photo 2 is a passenger ship
Photo 3 is a head and shoulders portrait of a man.
Photo 4 is a half-length portrait of a WAAF sergeant.
A fifth photograph has been cut out.

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Airmen and airwomen at a party. They are loosely arranged in six rows with 'A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year ' decorating the wall, behind.

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32 WAAFs arranged in three rows. There is a handwritten annotation 'Senior NCOs Admin Course. F. Flight. RAF. Wilmslow April. 1944.'

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A group of 18 arranged in two rows. Many have tankards of beer. Behind are three dummies in uniform.

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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.

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A large group of airmen arranged in three rows in front of two Mosquitos.

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A description of Sam's further training in the UK then operations at Malta.
Photo 1 is an informal group photograph with airmen, two WAAFs and three dummies.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Wellington.

PCuthbertJ1601.jpg
Eleven RAF personnel, some in flight gear, in front of a Lancaster with some of them sitting on bombs on a bomb trolley. John Cuthbert is second from right.

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Group of airmen with nine NCOs and a single officer in the second row. Submitted with caption 'Caribbean airman at an RAF base'.
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