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PTyrieJSB1906.jpg
A group of 12 airmen arranged in two rows. Jim Tyrie is in the centre of the front row,

PNichollJ1801.jpg
51 aircrew in three rows in front of a Hampden and a hangar with a large dog in the centre of the front row. John Nicholl is fifth from the right in the front row.

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PGeachDG16010045.jpg
20 airmen arranged in two rows. The front row is seated with their arms folded. Behind is a bus. The second photograph is identical.

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,…

SFoxleeBT404595v10005.jpg
Top - two aircrew either side of a man wearing civilian suit. All have glasses in hand. Bertie Foxlee is on the right. Bottom - nine aircrew and one man in civilian suit gathered round a table with drinks. In the background shelves with bottles.

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.

PEdgarAG19010131.jpg
Two members of Alan Edgar's crew standing in front of a brick building. On the reverse 'L to R Allan, Bob

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.

YGeachDG1394781v3.pdf
Second of David Geach's diaries, describing his training for aircrew at Kingstown, Heaton Park, Hastings and Harrogate until his embarkation to Canada on the Queen Mary. Covers the period from 20 June 1942 to 7 October 1942.

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??'.

MGeachDG1394781-160401-19.jpg
A card accompanying a gift of 'Fags and Sweets' presented by Pilots and Observers from the 1914-18 war.

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.
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