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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…

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…

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, Quebec.
#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 the No. 9 Air…

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.

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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.

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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'.

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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.

PJonesFT1722.jpg
Seven aircrew wearing battledress with brevet standing in line in front of a Halifax.

PMitchellG1601.jpg
Six airmen in battledress laughing and smoking cigarettes standing by the rear turret of a Lancaster.

PDidcoteWG2102.jpg
W G Didcote's crew with 115 Squadron standing in front of a Lancaster. 1944-45. Third from right: W G Didcote; third from left: B A Rowe-Evans.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

PDidcoteWG2101.jpg
On the left eight ground crew sitting and standing wearing belted leather jerkins. One man has a bandage on his head. On the right, six members of aircrew. They are standing underneath an aircraft.
1944-45. Far right: W G Didcote; standing, fourth…

PBakerWB16050001.jpg
Seven airmen wearing a variety of flying kit standing in line in front of the rear fuselage of a Lancaster (registration ME584 squadron letter "Y"). Captioned 'Jimmie Hall wireless op Scot (marked with cross), Jack Meek observer Canada, Bill…

PBakerWB16040004.jpg
Top - a large group of trainee airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of a brick building with large windows criss-crossed with blast tape. On the reverse signatures. Captioned 1 - 'Heaven help poor old…

PPenswickJ17010003.jpg
The three men are posed together, one behind each other.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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

PColeFIG18010192.jpg
26 airmen arranged in three rows. They are all dressed in shorts and khaki. Behind are palm trees. On the reverse several of the men have signed their names plus 'No 9 Admin Course March 1946 RAF Kandy Ceylon'.
There is a second identical copy.
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