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PClarkM17010002.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is two WAAFs and three men sitting in the sun. It is captioned 'Joan, Roy, Bill [indecipherable] Control Officer. Behind is a Crossley 4 x 4 Fire Tender.
#2 is a pilot standing in a snowy landscape. It is…

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A pilot smoking a pipe.
From information kindly provided by the donor. F/O Andrewartha DFC, Skipper HK555 KO-E'.

AEllisS-U211116.mp3
Sidney and Una both experienced the effect of the war in Sheffield as a child. When Dunkirk survivors arrived at the nearby Reception Centre Sidney collected many souvenirs such as cap badges and his aunt also took two soldiers in to her home while…

PGuyanS17020011.jpg
Seven airmen standing in a line in front of Lancaster KO-J.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Crew Picture Last Op 17-3-45, KO-J, Synder crew end of tour. Jock Guyan's (2'nd from right) 51'st and end of 2'nd tour.

PGuyanS17020008.jpg
Seven airmen in the snow. Three have pipes in their mouths.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Andrewartha crew In snow . Blurred.'

LStimpsonMC155249v2.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Maurice Cecil Stimpson, covering the period from 1 August 1943 to 15 February 1944, when he failed to return from operations. Detailing his operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Warboys. Aircraft flown in were Oxford…

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Five airmen standing in front of a building.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'Appleby crew, Gordon Appleby - Pilot, Len Howell - Navigator, Alf Hitchcock - Air Bomber, Jack Crisp - Wireless Operator, John Higgins - Rear Gunner NOT…

PGuyanS17010004.jpg
Pilot and eight ground crew standing by crew entrance door of a Stirling. 28 bomb symbols have been painted just behind the door.
Ten airmen standing on the tail of a Stirling.
From information kindly provided by the donor. 'WP-P BK784, Mission…

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Press cutting, referring to a officer of 15 Squadron.

PStimpsonMC1913.jpg
Two cloth badges, one from the USAAF and one from the RAF.

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MStimpsonMC155249-190922-15.jpg
A certificate awarded to Maurice for completing his pilot training course.

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-14.jpg
A certificate awarded to Maurice for passing his instrument flying course.

PStimpsonMC19060023.jpg
Three half length portraits of Maurice Stimpson.
In the first he is a sergeant and is wearing his pilot's wings.
In the second he is a trainee with a volunteer reserve badge.
In the third he is wearing a flying suit with a fur collar.

PStimpsonMC19050019.jpg
A half length portrait of Maurice in uniform.

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PStimpsonMC19050013.jpg
Maurice and crew arranged in two rows. On the reverse
'From L back, Harold, Robinson, Maurice, Johny
front Bill, Roy, Joe.'

PStimpsonMC19050011.jpg
Maurice and eight crew members, including ground crew. They are sat on a tractor in front of a Lancaster. On the reverse '2 Groundcrew from L Harold, Johny, Joe, Robinson, Roy, Bill, Maurice.'

PStimpsonMC19050005.jpg
Maurice and six crew members standing under the port side of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'From L Robinson, Harold, Maurice, Johny, ?, Joe, ?.'

PStimpsonMC19050003.jpg
Maurice and five crew members standing under the port wing of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'From Left Bill, Roy, ?, Joe, Maurice, Johny'.

PStimpsonMC19040012.jpg
Maurice standing with his arm round his father. On the reverse 'Home from America Maurice & Harry'.

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YStimpsonMC155249v2.pdf
A diary kept by Maurice. It records his operations. (Note the squadron was visited by the King & Queen on 10th February 1944 and he had lunch with them in the mess. He was killed on 15th February 1944 on an operation to Berlin)

YStimpsonMC155249v1.pdf
An intermittent record of Maurice's year. It starts with some time in the UK then he travels to Perth then the US for pilot training.

PStimpsonMC19010109.jpg
Maurice standing in uniform with his pilot's wings.

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PStimpsonMC19010037.jpg
A sergeant pilot standing in uniform in front of buildings. On the reverse 'Not sure possibly Pete?'.

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