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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…

PRidingRH21050057.jpg
A march past of airmen and WAAFs. An officer is saluting and the Mayor and Mayoress are standing by. A post-it states 'Cambridge ?date'.

PBerrillR20220222.jpg
An evacuee at the start of the war, He later became one of three Meteorological Officers at RAF North Creake. He discusses the role of the Met Officer.

PJonesFT1720.jpg
Front quarter view of a Halifax parked on an airfield. A petrol bowser is parked in front of the port wing and there is a step ladder by the starboard inner engine.

PJonesFT1713.jpg
Nine airmen wearing dust coats over uniform in a workshop gathered round aircraft engines. On the wall behind blackboards with 'Pegasus' printed on them.
On the reverse '98 Entry B Class Halton 7.5.43' and 12 signatures.

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

PJonesFT1711.jpg
An airman is guiding a bomb being winched up into a bomb bay. A bomb trolley on the right and bicycles behind.

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.

PJonesFT1709.jpg
An armourer guiding a bomb being winched into a bomb bay. Another airman stands to the left and part of the bomb trolley is visible on the right.

PJonesFT1704.jpg
Eight aircrew and two ground crew standing and squatting in two rows under the nose of a Halifax. Aircraft has 'Daisy Mae' nose art.

PStandivanAG17010001.jpg
Two small head and shoulders proof photographs of Arthur.

PStandivanAG17010004.jpg
Informal photograph of Arthur reclining on a grass bank, pipe in hand. Low wall and trees in immediate background, stepped walls and terracing in background.

PStandivanAG17010005.jpg
Top: Arthur's basic training flight, posed in two ranks outside their civilian billets in Blackpool.
Bottom: Arthur with some of his fellow tradesmen in the Mobile Servicing Squadron somewhere in France, posed in three ranks on the steps to one of…

PStandivanAG17010006.jpg
Top: a group of tradesmen sitting on the steps of one of their mobile offices/workshops.
Bottom: King George VI with a group of senior officers including General Montgomery.

PStandivanAG17010009.jpg
Four photographs of Arthur's squadron in Europe.
Top Left is of Arthur in working gear and wellingtons standing in front of some trees.
Top right: a group of tradesmen including Arthur standing in a group in front of some trees.
Bottom left: is…

PStandivanAG17020002.jpg
Two photographs,first one, formal pose in four rows in front of an aircraft, captioned Odiham 1944. Second again formal pose in five rows, many more tradesmen, posed in front of a Spitfire captioned 'Holland 1945'. A handwritten note indicates that…

PStandivanAG17020007.jpg
Three photographs, the first shows five servicemen in working dress posed in a field, captioned 'Jeff, Taf, Dan, Ray and me, taken at Gilze (Holland)'.
The second shows a well camouflaged vehicle, captioned Armoury Wagon'. Third shows four…

PStandivanAG17020008.jpg
Two pages, the first has four photographs the first showing two graves captioned 'Enschede'.
The second showing an industrial steam engine, captioned '?'.
The third has an airforce lorry with three servicemen, captioned 'Grub wagon'. Fourth has a…

PStandivanAG17020016.jpg
Formal pose of the squadron in four rows in front of an aircraft, captioned 'B 10 Plumetot, Normandy'.

SPerryWRP1317696v70012-0001.jpg
Four airmen wearing overalls or jackets standing underneath a Lancaster. On the reverse 'Pete's ground crew, George Broadbent far right'.

PDidcoteWG2101.jpg
On the left eight ground crew sitting and standing wearing belted leather jerkins. One man has a bandage on his head. On the right, six members of aircrew. They are standing underneath an aircraft.
1944-45. Far right: W G Didcote; standing, fourth…

PPerryWRP17050013.jpg
Top left - four airmen standing in line under fuselage of a Lancaster. Captioned 'ground crew on "Z" Zebra, 106 Sqdn 43'.
Top right - and airman wearing battledress with half brevet sitting in wooden chair in long grass with trees and huts in the…

OHerbertWJV1819925-160127-01.pdf
As an operations clerk 8 March 1960 to 31 MArch 1964 and assistant air traffic controller 1 April 1964 to 24 September 1969.

PBakerWB16050004.jpg
A large group of airmen sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Lancaster and also standing on top of wings. One man sits on each engine and two on top of cockpit.
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