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MBubbGJ1477939-160322-01.pdf
166 pages of instrument course including notes with details and hand-drawn colour diagrams of aircraft instruments and gauges including pressure gauges, warning systems, clocks, compasses, bomb and gun sights, flight instruments and telecoms…

MBubbGJ1477939-160322-02.pdf
64 pages of course notes. Inside front page ' Bubb G J 1477939, Entry 35, Berryfields, Melksham, Sept 2-21 1943' Contains information of batteries and motors in general then specific notes on F24 camera and controls, night photography MkIII, torpedo…

MBubbGJ1477939-160322-03.pdf
56 pages of course notes. Contains basic theory of thermometers, electricity, magnets, dynamos and batteries. Has more detailed notes on the atmosphere and gyroscopes followed by detailed description of Mk IV autopilot and all its component systems…

PBubbGJ16010006.jpg
At the top, a photograph of George Bubb in battledress uniform standing in a field with low hedge in the background. In the middle a red dog tag and aircraftsman rank badge. At the bottom red and green dog tags, leading aircraftsman and lance…

PBubbGJ16010035.jpg
States that G Bubb is the authorized owner of a bicycle with its frame number and details. Royal Air Force Spilsby guardroom stamp dated 17 October 1945.

On the reverse, On the left side, four numbered train times from Preston to Birmingham with…

PBubbGJ16010037.jpg
Contains three photographs. Top photograph shows group of men and women sitting and standing on grass. Some are wearing football kit others in civilian clothes or a mixture of civilian and military attire. In the background centre a cine camera,…

PBubbGJ16010041.jpg
A group of 27 people in front of a Lancaster. Captioned 'Aircrew, ground crew on opposite page'. Photograph shows 26 air force personnel in two rows. The back row standing all have aircrew brevet. 12 are wearing side caps and one an officer's peaked…

PBubbGJ16010043.jpg
Top is photograph of 13 ground crew and aircrew in two rows. Front row has five non commissioned officers and one officer in the centre sitting on a trolley. All apart from right hand man are aircrew. All are wearing tunic or battledress. At the…

PBubbGJ16010059.jpg
Five airmen, three sitting on ground, are in front; two are kneeling behind. All are wearing battledress. In the background parts of two buildings. Caption 'Grandpa with ground crew, Spilsby 1945'; on the reverse of one photograph 'Spilsby 1945'.

PBubbGJ16010065.jpg
Label at the top 'Leave/travel passes'. Top and bottom are two Form 295B leave documents. The top one just has an address. The bottom one is made out for Leading Aircraftsman Bubb with a leave address in Birmingham for leave between 19 October 1945…

PTaylorJF1606.jpg
Squadron photograph of 99 servicemen in four rows in front of Stirling. All are in uniform, some are in shirt sleeves and some are without hats. Aircrew and ground crew, officers and other ranks appear in the picture.

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PBridgesB1602.jpg
Aircrew and ground crew stand in front of and on a Lancaster, which has the letter 'S', a cartoon of walking person on the port nose plus a bomb log of 24 operations, three of which are ice-cream cones. There is also a beer tankard. Some crew sit on…

PEadyIET1607.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Liz Eady in Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform, looking at the camera. She is wearing shirt, tie, and tunic.

PEadyIET1608.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Liz Eady in Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform, looking sideways. She wears shirt, tie, and tunic and cap.

PEadyIET1605.jpg
Five Women’s Auxiliary Air Force personnel, three standing and two crouched, are in front of a brick building. One is without tunic, another wears non-standard headscarf. A dog is partially visible. On the reverse:
'RAF
Waddington
May 1945…

OEadyIET2131607-160705-01.pdf
Entries cover the period from 29 October 1942 (call up) to 4 May 1941 (discharge).

PBaggJG1615-1.jpg
Leading Aircraftsman John Bagg is standing next to the rear turret of a Wellington.

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PBaggJG1614-1.jpg
Three men in shirts and ties are playing bowls. One is wearing dark glasses. John Bagg is in the middle. A wall covered in vegetation and a bench with items of clothing on it are in the background.

PBaggJG1610-1.jpg
John Baggs is sitting on a bench type bed, in a brick built room, smoking a cigarette in front of a wood burning stove. He is wearing gumboots. Posters, including a pin-up, are on the walls.

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PBaggJG1609-1.jpg
Four personnel on a RAF Norton Big4 motorcycle combination (with driven sidecar wheel). A leading aircraftsman in the sidecar is holding a reconnaissance camera. Two men are in uniform, the others are in shirt and tie; the rider is wearing a crash…

PBaggJG1607-1.jpg
Leading aircraftsman John Bagg using a screwdriver at a work bench with a vice. Controllers are on racks in the background.

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PBaggJG1606-1.jpg
A group of 18 RAF personnel are standing or seated around a YMCA tea car, some are holding mugs, others are smoking, others are standing in lines in front of the open side of the van. John Bagg is sitting on the running board with the white mug.…

PCloddLGT1605.jpg
69 ground personnel in four rows. All are wearing tunics and most wear side caps. In the background is a Lancaster. The head of another man can be seen in the bomb aimer's position. On the reverse 'Dad Leslie Clodd third row down second from right'.

PCloddLGT1607.jpg
30 ground personnel wearing tunic and side caps in four rows. Front row seated on chairs back three rows standing on benches. In the background a part of a Lancaster showing front of fuselage and inboard engines. On the reverse 'Dad Leslie Clodd, Top…
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