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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with observer brevet and DFM ribbon. Submitted with caption 'Flt Sgt Harry Wilson DFM'.

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Five servicemen, three army and one RAF (Harold Wilson) in uniform and the fifth in shirt sleeves. Sitting round a table with glasses and cups inside a room with picture on wall behind. Submitted with caption 'Commonwealth War graves'.

John Taplin and fellow crew members. They are standing in front of a Nissen hut. On the reverse they have signed their names. An additional note states 'LR (Rear Gunner) Waite Dad [circled, John Taplin], Gordon (Nav) Black'.

106 Squadron after returning from the 'Thousand Bomber Raid' in May 30/31 1942, at RAF Coningsby. Wing Commander Guy Gibson can be seen on the front row, and Kenneth James Broderick can be seen standing behind with a pipe. Avro Manchester's can be…

A head and shoulder portrait photograph of Walter Braithwaite in a Royal Air Force uniform.

3 men, in different military uniforms. The man on the left of the photograph, Walter Braithwaite, is wearing a Royal Air Force uniform, with an observers brevet visible above his left pocket. The man in the centre of the photograph is wearing a naval…

The photograph on the left of the left page shows two men in military uniforms standing next to a sign with indecipherable writing near Malahat Chalet. Aircrew brevets can be seen on the top left pockets of the men's uniforms.
The photograph on the…

Head and shoulders portrait with Observer's flying badge.

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Group photograph, head and shoulders, two pilots, three observers, two air gunners, brevets not visible on others.

A half length portrait of Frank, in uniform with his Observer's brevet.
Underneath is handwritten 'Frank Edward Claydon 13/14 January 1944 130537 166 Sqn'.

A head and shoulders portrait of Teddy. On the reverse 'F/O Bryan Sqd 103 Bomber Command'.

From his youth to the award of his DFC by the King.

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Flight Sergeant Reginald William Lingfield Muir's War Medal 1939 to 1945, the 1939 to 1945 Star, RAF eagle patch and observer's half-winged brevet.

Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Reginald William Lingfield Muir covering the period 1 July 1942 to 9 July 1943, Detailing his training as observer, air gunner and bomb aimer and the single operation flown, from which Reg 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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To Kenneth's brother in law regarding aircraft crash. Provides details of his grave and surviving crew members; Sergeant S A Langton, pilot; Sergeant T G Welsh, observer; Sergeant J Haworth, wireless operator and air gunner and Sergeant J Johnson,…

A chalk and pastel portrait of an observer in uniform. Signed '[?] Gozling 1941'.

A postcard of a Heyford biplane coming into land. On the reverse '1938 The first aircraft Grandad flew as air gunner observer for training. Open cockpits.'

Two airmen in discussion whilst a third is shaving and looking on.
On the reverse is an RAF no objections stamp and 7 Dec 1941.

Group of 11 airmen standing behind two rows of seven kneeling and four member of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force sat on the grass. The women are wearing berets and five of the men wear peaked caps and six side caps. Two of the men have half brevets…

Six airmen standing at the front of their Lancaster. The image is annotated 'The plane & crew that brought us home Jan 1946'.
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