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PSmithWJ1615.jpg
A group of seven airmen with Walter Smith standing at the extreme left at the back. Bill Radford is seated in the centre. Behind are RAF buildings.

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Five airmen standing in a row. The second from the left has navigator's brevet and the second from the right a pilot's brevet. In the background a Mosquito with clover leaf nose art and five double rows of bomb symbols. Noted as being '109 squadron…

POpenshawB1803-0022.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait, wearing tunic, with sergeant's stripes, observer brevet and side cap.

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Half length portrait of three airmen wearing battledress with half brevet and side caps. Ben Openshaw is on the left with observer brevet.

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Two prints of the same photograph of a head and shoulders portrait of an officer wearing tunic, with observer brevet and medal ribbons, and peaked cap. On the reverse of the first photograph 'In my eyes always your image, on my lips, always your…

OOpenshawB19211117-180404-020001.jpg
Contains personal details, record of service and other details including posting to 104 squadron 23 September 1944 - shows discharge on 17 May 1945 on appointment to temporary commission.

LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

PBartonCJ1706.jpg
A group of seven airmen and Cyril Barton. They are arranged in two rows. Two at the front are kneeling with five standing behind. Five are wearing side caps.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a young man wearing tunic with observers brevet. On the reverse 'Pat Kelly, my navigator'.

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A completed shipping report form by Pilot Prune and Observer Neale.

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Cloth half-wing brevet with O.

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OBainA658930-180723-010001.jpg
Giving Andrew's service record, including his will.

PAllenBW18020001.jpg
Seven aircrew and three ground personnel, arranged in two ranks, are beneath an aircraft on a dispersal. The front rank of four are kneeling on a tarpaulin, whilst the other six are standing behind. The rear rank are all wearing their uniform caps,…

PNealeETH15010050.jpg
15 airmen grouped in two rows. Nine airmen are wearing desert uniform. Six are wearing standard uniform. It is taken in desert terrain. It is captioned 'Course No 6 Navigators'.

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The form contains his service record and his personal details.

BDudleyCDudleyCv1.pdf
A document written by Jim Allen's navigator. He describes his early training and difficulties when navigating in the UK, Jim Allen's skills, his own behaviour on the aircraft, flying under a bomber shortly before the target, his relief at surviving…

BAllenJHAllenJHv1.pdf
A Short Personal View of a Bit of History (interview with Jim Allen)
'Based at Burn' Introduction by Jim Allen
One More Chalked Up
A Trip to Remember
Sabotage on 578 Squadron at Burn by Joe Dudley
Memories of 578 Squadron at Burn 1944 by Joe…

PWrightJA18010004.jpg
Aircraft squadron letter J with 11 individuals: front row, kneeling five groundcrew, rear row standing six aircrew.

PGrundyAF1529.jpg
Thirteen aircrew in two rows wearing tunic or battledress. Five are sitting in front with a dog 'Dusky' in the centre. David Donaldson is centre front. In the background trees. Other personnel identified as: rear row left to right: Flight Lieutenant …

PGrundyAF1518.jpg
Six aircrew all wearing battledress and side cap. Three kneeling in front and three standing behind. David Donaldson is centre front holding dog 'Dusky'. Two signatures and dog's name along the bottom. In the background trees.

PGrundyAF1505.jpg
Three airmen all dressed in battledress and two with side caps standing in line in front of a Nissen hut. David Donaldson is on the left to his right Squadron Leader Roy Kendrick and Flight Lieutenant John Gibby.

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PRedgraveHC1636.jpg
A brevet worn by Harry Redgrave.

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Harry Redgrave's grave marked with a standard headstone.

PRedgraveHC1515.jpg
30 airmen of different ranks and aircrew trades arranged in two rows in front of a hangar. The front row is seated, the second row is standing.

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Pass issued to Leading Aircraftsman Harry Redgrave in 1939. In pencil is annotated 'Thurs 3 Fri 10 Sun 3'.
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