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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.

Judy has just heard that Ted is a prisoner of war. She tells her news from her new station.

Connie Thornhill (nee Crowther) and five WAAFs.
On the reverse 'Hereford May 2nd 1942 Irene Edith Joyce Connie Dorothy Alice'.

A head and shoulders portrait of Connie. On the reverse 'WAAF Cpl CE Thornhill 2049455 Service 1940 to 1945 Married Oct 26th 1943'.

42 Airwomen arranged in four rows in front of a wooden hut. It is annotated 'NCO Admin School Wilmslow March 29th to April 19th 1944'. On the reverse many of the WAAFs have signed their names.

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

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

Pilot Bob Halewood (right) and man named Mark standing in front of a laden bomb trolley with aircraft behind. Bob is wearing a non regulation scarf about his neck. Annotated on the reverse 'Bob Halewood (right) Mark (left)'; 'Bob Halewood + Mark'.…

Geraldine Sadler, daughter of Joyce Bell, with her husband and her [mother, Joyce] at the IBCC memorial, Canwick. [Her mother] is in a wheelchair holding [his/her RAF/WAAF} cap.

A head and shoulders portrait of Joyce Bell (nee Langdon) in uniform.
On the reverse '27/12/1921 -22/02/2021
Joyce Langdon 18 yrs
Joined RAF 1940 1942'.

Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

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.

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,…

Forty airmen wearing tunic sitting and standing in four rows in front of corrugated iron hut. Most are sergeants and one (front row fourth from left has pilot's brevet). Captioned 'Bob Palmer, back row fourth from left'.

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.

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

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…

A march past of airmen and WAAFs. An officer is saluting and the Mayor and Mayoress are standing by. The lead group of airmen are just marching past St Edward's Passage. Gonville and Caius College rear left, St Mary's church rear right.

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…

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

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 -…

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?'

Joyce and Oliver with six airmen on their wedding day. On the reverse 'Joyce & Oliver Bell Wedding Day May 21 st 1942 Harworth Church'.
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