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Record Office letter to Mrs E Milling forwarding the citation from the London Gazette 'relative to the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal to your late husband'.

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Formal portrait of Sergeant George Wilson in uniform with bomb aimer brevet.

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Flight Engineer Ron Jones 61 Squadron, killed in action 25 April 1944. Details of his early life and service career. Some information how he met his wife, then their brief marriage. Initially he was declared missing but on January 1945 he was…

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Gunner Francis Leslie Wentworth was 36, single, and for twenty years had been employed by Messrs. Molyneux, ship painters, Grimsby Docks. He was one of the eight children of V Dancy, Flight Sergeant H Wentworth, Gunner F Leslie Wentworth, Corporal…

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The service record of Sergeant Arthur Cushway, killed in action.

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Betty grew up in Cardiff and worked in the Royal Ordinance factory. Her first husband, Ron joined the Royal Air Force as a flight engineer. She talks about receiving the telegram, stating that Ron was missing and later finding out that he had been…

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Reg Woolgar was born in Hove. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force in December 1939 and trained as a wireless operator/air gunner. He flew Hampdens with 49 Squadron. His aircraft was damaged by anti-aircraft fire on a mine laying operation to Oslo…

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Three months before he went missing Sergeant J A Clough wrote his parents a letter expressing no having regrets dying for his country. Annotated '8/12/42 149sqn'.

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Portrait of Sergeant William Anderson in greatcoat. and side cap. On the reverse

'George Anderson
George Anderson
George 5633
1942
19 years of age
R.A.F.V.R.
Sgt Wm. G. Anderson
Wireless.Op.A/G 1501026
Born. March 18th 1923
Killed on…

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Portrait of Benjamin Evans in greatcoat and side cap. Captioned ' Sgt BKH Evans Flt Eng LD531 PO-T. 467 sqn 12/13 July 43 Carmarthen D.O.B. 19/12/1922 KIA 13/7/1943'.

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A group of five airmen, three standing, two kneeling. One is smoking. On the reverse -
'57 sqn Bomber Command
Lanc JB474 15 March 1944
Crew (part)
Standing L to R
Sgt Reeve (survived) P/O Atcheson D.F.C. KIA P/O McCall KIA
Front F/Sgt…

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Head portrait of John Maher while under training, captioned ' 5 F/Sgt Maher RAAF W/Op'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Sergeant Hugh Bolger captioned '7 F/Sgt Bolger RAAF A/G'.

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Full length portrait of Flight Sergeant Anthony Terry in airman's uniform. He is smoking. Captioned '6 F/Sgt Terry RAAF A/G'

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A crew list of Lancaster 111, ED531, PO-T, 467 Squadron.
Captioned -
'1, F/O Mitchell RAAF (Pilot)
2 F/O St George RAAF (Nav)
3 Sgt Evans RAFVR (Eng)
4 F/O Morgan RAFVR (B/A)
5 F/Sgt Maher RAAF (Wop)
6 F.Sgt Terry RAAF (A/G)
7 F/Sgt Bolger…

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Head and shoulders portrait of Pilot Officer Horace Badge in sergeant's uniform. On the reverse '207 sqn. Lanc ED412 12/13/7/43 Pilot. Pilot Officer. H. Bodge RAFVR St Martins Cemetery Vevey Switzerland'.

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Three quarters length portrait of Sergeant Robert Wood in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' Flight Engineer Sgt. R. Wood RAFVR. Vevey'.

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Full length portrait of Flight Lieutenant Arthur Jepps in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/43 Navigator Flt/Lt A. Jepps R.A.F. Vevey CWGC'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Arthur Wright in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Bomb Aimer Sgt. A.C. Wright RAFVR Vevey'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Sergeant Edward Higgins in airman's uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Wireless Operator./ AG Sgt. E Higgins RAFVR Vevey'.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Flight Sergeant Ronald Brett in uniform. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Mid Upper A/G Flt/Sgt R.O.C. Brett R.A.A.F. Vevey'.

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Full length portrait of Sergeant James Spence in airman's uniform. He is standing in the snow in front of a brick building and has a cigarette in his right hand. On the reverse '207 Sqn Lanc ED412 'O' 12/13/7/1943 Rear A/G Sgt J. Spence R.AFVR.…

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A wooden cross in a cemetery bears the inscription 'S. Englishe Flieger. Namen unbekannt'. Trees are visible in the foreground.

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The seven aircrew are standing at the nose of 'Liz Beth', their Lancaster. Each crew member is identified along with brief details of the crash at Normington, Lincolnshire on completion of an operation to Turin 12/13 July 1943.
The second part of…

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Details of the funeral of the airmen at Vevey. A large number of wreaths adorned the coffins. A crowd described as 'extensive' attended. Annotated with 'Cost to Govt sf 7447.40 ED412 'O'
sf 300 ED 531
7747.40
sf 553.36 per man!'
On the second…
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