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During his time as medical officer at RAF Waddington, James Burt was responsible for inspecting sanitation and food hygiene as well as general medicine. On one occasion he also had to travel to RAF Tangmere to investigate the death of a member of…

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James Burt conducted his medical training St Andrew’s University in Scotland. Although he and his friends had tried to join a Service during the war their training was a Reserved Occupation and not only were they refused but they were strictly told…

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Alan is standing beside the memorial in Brussels for those killed 1914 - 1918.

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Peter Scoley was born on a farm which became RAF Metheringham during the war. After the war Peter and his wife were fundamental in creating a museum on the site.

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A view of the Great War memorial with the City Hall, behind.

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A metal cross nailed to a tree in memoriam to the crew of Lancaster ND409. The cross includes the date 28/4/1944, 156 Squadron, and the initials of the crew including Robert George Sharland. It is on private land near Tuttlingen, Bavaria, Germany.

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A newspaper article about a campaign to recognise the loss of Teddy's crew mates.

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The front and back pages of a scrapbook compiled by Bob's nephew, James Seymour. It features a crest of 51 Squadron and a message commemorating the service and sacrifice of Bob and his crew.

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Written by his nephew, a narrative of Reg's early life, his participation in student exchanges in Germany, joining the Royal Air force, training, life on the station and the crash in which he died, together with air gunners Sergeant Leslie Johnson…

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A Squadron crest and Introduction

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A newspaper article about a stained glass window dedicated to Robert Turner.

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First is a target photograph taken during an operation to Verona. In the lower left corner is the Adige River with the Ponte Pietra crossing it. The large building to the left of the river bend is the Castel San Pietro. The ancient city wall, with…

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A memoir of Bernard Scheidauer who was shot down over France but crashed on Jersey. He was a prisoner at Stalag Luft 3 and was involved in the tunnels used during The Great Escape.

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Royal Air Forces Association magazine for July 1947.
Image #1: Front cover with a reproduction of the Westminster Abbey stained glass window which is dedicated to 'the few' killed in the Battle of Britain. Date and price of the magazine are also…

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Annotated copy of The great raids - Peenemunde 17 August 1943 by Air Commodore J Searby.
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Handwritten note on front 'In memory of Fred Dunn, killed Nov 22/23 1943'.
Telegram to Mr A C Dunn regretting to inform him that his son Sgt…

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Covers early life and reasons for joining up. Mentions initial posting to flying control at Grimsby followed by posting to Cranwell for training in flying control. Postings to Grimsby and Fighter Command Norfolk. Goes on with Katie's description of…

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Final version of four verse poem about Lancaster JB596 crashing on Hatcliffe Top when returning from operation to Berlin. Airfield was fog bound and crew were on 23rd operation. Additional information on the crash is available via theIBCC Losses…

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Draft version of four verse poem about LancasterJB596 crashing on Hatcliffe top when returning from operation to Berlin. Airfield was fogbound and crew were on 23rd operation. Handwritten annotation.Additional information on the crash is available…

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Four verse poem about Lancaster JB596 crashing on Hatcliffe top when returning from operation to Berlin. Airfield was fogbound and crew were on 23rd operation.Additional information on the crash is available via theIBCC Losses Database.

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Poem concerning a crew killed when crashing on return form operation to Berlin. Memorial at site.Additional information on the crash is available via theIBCC Losses Database.
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