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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.

PJosephD18010001.jpg
35 airmen arranged in four rows. David Joseph is on the rear row, fourth from the left. On the reverse '17. Pre-AFU Course, Perth April-May 1943' and 'Subject back 4th from left'.

PCavalierRG17010035.jpg
Photograph 1 is of the cockpit of a Halifax with damage below and in front of the pilot's position.
Photograph 3 is of the instrument panel of a Halifax showing damage. Captioned 'Halifax A/C, returned from a raid, Ruhr, Germany, damage to pilots…

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,…

PAnsellAV1607.jpg
Group portrait of airmen arranged in five rows, either standing, seated or crouched in front of a brick building. A pilot and an observer are sitting in the centre of the front row.

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

PHughesAM15020006.jpg
Two sergeants in tunic with observer brevets stand either side of a woman and a young girl. In front is a wheelbarrow filled with kitbags. The woman in dress and wearing glasses stands behind the wheelbarrow. The young girl wearing a dress sits atop…

PHughesAM15020005.jpg
Two airmen both wearing tunics with observer brevet and sergeant stripes stand either side of a woman and a young girl in the entrance-way to a building. The woman has her hand on the shoulder of the left hand sergeant and is wearing a dress and…

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…

POpenshawB1803-0001.jpg
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…

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

PPOConnellDA16010001.jpg
A formal dinner with the Canadian airman standing giving a speech. Several airmen and civilians are seated around him, one man is smoking. Caption 'HQ1530' and on the reverse 'RCAF reply Fredericks??'.

MBattyPH220759-161014-11.jpg
Sergeant J K Henson, Flight Sergeant A H D Batty and Sergeant L S Coleman all of 226 Squadron were awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal for the action around a daylight attack on Merville airfield.

OHudsonJD173116-151001-03.pdf
For entry to Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, notes for information of candidates. Covers introduction, conditions of entry and service, training, financial provision and general note. Concludes with appendix on medical examination.

PCalvertRA15050001.jpg
The class book for 71 Navigators course, March - July 1943. Cover includes course details and photograph of an Anson in flight over the airfield with landing gear down. Contains the list of names of the 19 students who completed the course as well as…

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'.

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.

PHawkinsD15020002.jpg
Head and shoulders portrait of Des Hawkins wearing service dress including hat. Observer brevet and single medal ribbon over left breast pocket. On the reverse 'Des Hawkins 1943'.

PFalgateD16030081.jpg
Don Falgate, standing in the snow, full length, in uniform, with observer half wing brevet. Captioned 'Newly commissioned Pilot Officer Observer at RCAF Monckton [sic], New Brunswick. Winter 1942.'

PFalgateD16030069.jpg
Don Falgate with the other seven other course members,in uniform, standing in the snow, barracks in the background. Captioned 'Having recently completed aircrew training in Canada (self second from left) and passed out as sergeant observers. Photo in…

PFalgateD16030083.jpg
Don Falgate standing by entrance steps to a railway coach, in the snow, full length, in uniform, with half wing observer brevet. Captioned 'Commissioned as a Pilot Officer at RCAF Port Arthur, Ontario. Photo shows self on the way to RCAF Monckton…

PFalgateD16030092.jpg
Don Falgate's ATU course from RAF Penrhos. Ten officers in two rows, all with half wing brevet. Signatures on reverse. Captioned 'ATU (Advanced Flying Unit) course at RAF Penrhos, North Wales . 1 month course of training on Wellington aircraft.…

PFalgateD16030089.jpg
Don Falgate's pre-Advanced Flying Unit formal course photograph, 32 Officers and senior non-commissioned officers, arranged in four rows. Signatures on the reverse. Captioned 'Students of pre AFU (Advanced Flying Unit) RAF Perth Scotland, about…

PHudsonJD15040002.jpg
Half length portrait of Douglas Hudson wearing tunic with pilot officer rank, observers brevet and medal ribbon including the Distinguished Flying Cross. He is wearing peaked cap and holding a pipe.
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