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PStanburyF1701.jpg
Pilot Officer Frederick Stanbury and Norman Rutherford (right) standing in front of a Mosquito.

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PTravellAE1702.jpg
Seven airmen wearing battledress with brevet and side caps sitting and standing in two rows in front of a brick building. submitted with caption 'Photo Stirlings [sic] Crew'.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form.…

PBrownCR1701.jpg
A head and shoulders portrait of Cyril Robert Brown in uniform with observers brevet. On the reverse 'Cyril Robert Brown GB. 1334289'.

PPalmerRAM17010046.jpg
A large group of Army and RAF officers, some with pilot's or observers brevet sitting and standing in five rows.

A warrant officer stands on the left and an senior RAF officer with cane sits fourth from left in front row.

The officer seated…

PPalmerRAM17010007.jpg
Forty-six airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in four rows. One officer wearing peaked cap sits in centre of second row up. Titled 'B Flight No 2 Squadron, 3 I.T.W Hastings, October 1939'. Captioned 'Bob Palmer second row from…

MAlgarHKM1801102-211028-06.jpg
Fulfilled necessary conditions while in Air Training Corps and qualified in the pilot/observer syllabus of training.

PRidingRH2115.jpg
13 airmen in two rows in front of a Fairey Battle. Each man is named on the front. On the reverse each man has signed his name and 'A/C Fairey Battle Course 45A Observers No 9 Bombing and Gunnery School Mont-Joli PQ July 1942 Back Row RCAF Front RAF…

MBlythTS[Ser#-DoB]-170516-05.jpg
A number of cartoon drawings featuring observers - the brains of the bomber crew who takes the aircraft, crew and payload to where it will do the most good. It includes cartoons of a secretary, Albert Einstein and Adolf Hitler.

PRidingRH21050055.jpg
31 men arranged in three rows. A post-it with 'grandad' marks Ron, bottom row, 5th from left.

PRidingRH21050054.jpg
37 men arranged in five rows in front of a hangar. A post-it states that Ron is in the second row from top, 5th in row.

PRidingRH21050048.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
#1 is two airmen standing in the snow. One is wearing a greatcoat and the other has an Observers brevet
#2 is a snowy track.
#3 is the same two airmen, the one on the right is about to throw a snowball at the other…

PRidingRH21050002.jpg
30 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Ron is marked with a post-it, bottom row, extreme right.
It is annotated with 'Course 45 No 9 Air Observer's School St Johns PQ Canada June 1942'.
There is a second copy, almost identical, but…

PRidingRH21040040.jpg
Two photographs from an album.
#1 is Ron being awarded at a parade.
#2 is 23 airmen in two rows in front of an Anson. Ron is back row, second from right.

PRidingRH21040036.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman observing a sun shot using a sextant.
#2 is three airmen playing golf.
#3 is a church at the side of rail tracks.
#4 is four airmen sunbathing.

PRidingRH21040035.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a small wooden building with a tower. There is a sign with 'Town Hall'.
#2 is a small building with a flag pole.
#3 is an airman using a sextant to observe a sun shot.

PRidingRH21040019.jpg
Four photographs from an album. #1 is an oblique aerial photograph of St Johns airfield, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. #2 is Cathedral of Saint-Jean-l'Évangéliste at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. #3 is Ron in trainee uniform and greatcoat. #4 is a sign for…

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

PRidingRH21030006.jpg
Two head and shoulders portrait of Ron taken at the same time, one with hat and one without.

PRidingRH21030001.jpg
37 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a hangar.
On the reverse ' "C" Flight RAF Station Greenwood Nova Scotia No 36 OTU Hudson III
Back Row Pilots RCAF
2nd Row Standing Observers RAF
3rd Row Seated Air Gunners RCAF
Front Row Kneeling…

PRidingRH21020010.jpg
Two identical images of Ron, in uniform, standing beside a wooden shingled building.

PRidingRH21020001.jpg
A head and shoulders portrait of Ron in uniform with an Observer brevet.
On the reverse is handwritten 'To my Dearest People with all my love your ever loving son, Ron'.

PRidingRH21010013.jpg
Two photographs from an album.
#1 is Ron in uniform standing beside a locomotive being replenished with water.
#2 is Ron in uniform standing in front of Ansons one is marked 6543.

PRidingRH21010011.jpg
Two photographs from an album.
#1 is two sergeant airmen, Ron and a colleague, sporting brevets, in front of an Anson.
#2 is a group of four trainee airmen posing at the side of a jetty. They are wearing khaki uniforms.

LRidingRH1525125v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R H Riding, navigator, covering the period from 5 January 1942 to 25 April 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 1332 heavy conversion…
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