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A newspaper cutting about a play put on by The Stage Club at the Victoria theatre, Singapore. On the reverse are adverts.

AClarkM[Date]-01.mp3
Marion Clark grew up in Lincolnshire and served as driver at RAF Hemswell and RAF Ingham. She discusses her role as a driver and life on a bomber station.

MClarkM[Ser#-DoB]-170623-01.pdf
Marion's life detailed, from birth, including her days with the RAF.

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Five photographs from an album.
#1 is a WAAF holding a dog. Behind is an ambulance. It is captioned 'Pat at Bentley Priory'.
#2 is three WAAFs and two airmen in the sun, captioned 'Joan, Bill, Peg, Maggie & Freddie, sunning themselves outside…

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Marion and seven crew in flying gear, standing by the tail of a Lancaster with Rose-Rice rear turret, with twin 0.50 calibre Browning machine guns.

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Three photographs.
#1 is Marion standing in the snow at the tail of a Wellington, code 'GR', 301 Squadron.
#2 is Marion and a colleague standing at the tail of the same aircraft, code 'GR-H'. The ground is snow covered.
#3 is an airman in flying…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman in flying gear standing at the entrance of an aircraft.
#2 is Lord's cricket ground.
#3 is Marion and a Commer Q2 15 cwt van RAF 92275.
#4 is Marion at the wheel of a Austin K6 Crew coach.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is nine ground crew and Marion, captioned 'Flight Boys of 170 Squadron December 1944.'
#2 is a sergeant leaning on a tree with a Nissen hut behind. It is captioned 'Here's to the Blood Wagon Chris wrote on the…

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Three photographs from an album.
#1 is ten airmen and Marion, captioned 'My favourite crew R Roger also groundcrew'.
#2 is seven aircrew and Marion. It is captioned 'Randy & crew just returned from the last opp which was Bremen, 22nd April…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is two WAAFs and three men sitting in the sun. It is captioned 'Joan, Roy, Bill [indecipherable] Control Officer. Behind is a Crossley 4 x 4 Fire Tender.
#2 is a pilot standing in a snowy landscape. It is…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is five airman and four WAAFs with a Union Flag. It is annotated 'Pat's 21st birthday party taken on Bishop's Bridge just outside 'The Bell' on the Market Raven [sic] Road'.
#2 is two airmen and nine WAAFs…

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'S. Guyan with camera on dispersal. S. Guyan holding camera while others watch'.

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A tractor towing two bomb trolleys with a Lancaster behind.
From information kindly provided by the donor. '115 Sqd Lanc Bombing up. Bomb trolleys & Lanc'.

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Samuel Guyan's eight man crew in front of a Lancasters, their signatures are on the reverse.
A second image includes the crew and the aircraft's ground crew.
The Lancaster has 60 bomb symbols and a stylised animal nose art.
From information kindly…

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Stirling BK784 being bombed up. There are trestles at the engines and personnel standing around or sitting on a bomb trolley.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'BK784'. Forward part of aircraft on dispersal with hangars in the…

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Pilot and eight ground crew standing by crew entrance door of a Stirling. 28 bomb symbols have been painted just behind the door.
Ten airmen standing on the tail of a Stirling.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'WP-P BK784, Mission…

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Nine airmen siting and standing on the cockpit and fuselage of a Stirling. One man is leaning from the cockpit window. engine trestles are visible in the background.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'WP-P (Peter) BK784 with air and…

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Maurice and eight crew members, including ground crew. They are sat on a tractor in front of a Lancaster. On the reverse '2 Groundcrew from L Harold, Johny, Joe, Robinson, Roy, Bill, Maurice.'

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Six men, three wearing flying jackets and two overalls walking towards the front of a Wellington with engines running. Another man stands by aircraft ladder under the nose.

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Thomas Jordan grew up in Hornsea. He hoped to be a pilot in the RAF but he did not pass the eyesight test. He trained as an armourer dealing with retrieving bombs from crashed aircraft, bomb disposal and transportation of bombs. On one such transport…

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A large group of airmen wearing variety of uniform sitting and standing in three rows in front of a Lancaster.

BBradleyGBradleyGv2.pdf
Discusses life on the home front, the bombing of Hull, and her training and service in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force at RAF Driffield.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a Women's Auxiliary Air Force corporal wearing tunic side by side with an airman wearing tunic with sergeant rank and observer brevet.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a WAAF wearing tunic.

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A squadron leader sitting at a desk.
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