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R W Slaughter’s Flying Log Book detailing operations and training flown as Air Gunner covering the period 15 October 1942 to 17 August 1943. He was stationed at RCAF MacDonald (3 Bombing & Gunnery School), RAF Upper Heyford (16 OTU), RAF Wigsley…

Geoff with four aircrew that he flew with. On the reverse captioned 'L to R Geoff Blamires - Nav, Doug Maycroft - Bomb Aimer, Den Barton - Flight Engineer, Frank Farnham - Mid upper gunner, Dennis 'Danny' Josey - Pilot. The last two are bracketed…

A board showing the Honours and awards from 1941 to 1970.

Recollections and thoughts by Geoff Towers about his service with 158 Squadron, he was a rear gunner and flew in the Halifax, he flew 40 operations. He lists his crew, Bill Sharp Pilot, Mick Miller Bomb Aimer, John Sessions Navigator, Georg Fairless…

Three items the first is a letter from Officer Commanding 9 Squadron, the second and third are from the King one a typewritten note and the other coloured scroll.

Lists the previous nine operations of Lancaster W4182 and recording that on an operation to Duisburg on the 20 December 1942 just after take off the aircraft collided with Lancaster W4259 from 44 Squadron. There were no survivors. The crews are…

A mix of air and ground crew standing in front of a Lancaster. Additionally each man is named.

The crew are posed in two rows, the second item is a crew list with Next of kin.
The crew list is, Sgt Hazell, L.C, Pilot, Sgt Gardiner, E , Flight Engineer, Sgt Miller, W.T, Navigator, Sgt Tatley, H.T, Bomb Aimer, Sgt Sharples, E.F. Gunner, Sgt…

Group portrait of five aircrew, two standing and three seated, against a neutral backdrop. Hubert Tatley is fourth from right.

A list of aircrewmen who went missing or died on the 8th July 1942. The list includes Kenneth James Broderick. The document also shows where each aircrewman is commemorated.

A letter sent to Joan Broderick signed by King George VI offering sympathy for the death of her husband, Kenneth James Broderick.

A letter from the Air Ministry informing Joan Broderick that her husband, Kenneth James Broderick who has been missing in action, is presumed dead.

Letter sends belated birthday greetings and a poem, Tail-end Tommy.

Cutting reports that Sgt Fred Roberts of Mardy reported missing on 5 January 1943 was now presumed killed.

Five aircrew posed in a line in front of a wooden building. By the door 'MT Workshop Keep Out' is painted. On the reverse, 101 Squadron P/O Brodie Navigator, Sgt Davies W/Op, Sgt Waterhouse, Captain, Self A/G, Sgt Clark Bomb Aimer' and Roberts 54…

Hear and shoulders portrait of Fred Roberts as a leading aircraftman, annotated 'To Dorrie with Love Fred'.

Sergeant William Richard Hunt's grave. The cross details William Richard Hunt's rank, service number and date of death. Other gravestones can be seen in the background.

A hand written letter sent to Mrs Hastings from a Sergeant named D.G Southwell. Sergeant Southwell is sending his condolences to Mrs Hastings for the loss of her brother nicknamed "Bob" by members of the Squadron.

A headstone for Robert George Sharland. The headstone includes his rank, awards, role, date of death and age. Also inscribed is "FROM THOSE WHO KNEW AND LOVED BOB. MEMORIES OF HIM ARE EVER NEAR AT REST".

A wooden sign at the edge of a field in front of a hedge, where 7 airmen crashed on the 27th September 1943 were buried. The sign reads "Hier ruhen 7 unbekannte englische Flieger, abgestürzt am 27.9.1943 in Grandorf".

A letter of condolence written to Mrs A. S. Pring, signed by King George VI.

Award is to P/O P R Lyford, who was reported missing on 2 January 1944.

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

Head and shoulders portrait of Percy Robert Lyford wearing an aircrew in training flash in his cap.

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