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PPenswickJ17010006.jpg
The group of six is identified in information supplied with the collection as Bob Everett and fiancee/wife, Jack, Man, Woman and Dave Pearce. The donor of the collection states 'I have a feeling that the man and woman are Dave Pearce's father and…

PPenswickJ17010004.jpg
Two photographs of Jack Penswick, Dave Pearce and Bob Everett with two women and a dog.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

PPenswickJ17010003.jpg
The three men are posed together, one behind each other.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are…

PColeFIG1721.jpg
A pilot looking out of a Lancaster cockpit window. The photograph has been taken from the port wing looking forward.

NColeFIG170709-04.jpg
A newspaper cutting about Captain Edwin Swales DFC. His aircraft was badly damaged but he ordered his crew to leave and he went down with his aircraft.

PColeFIG18010192.jpg
26 airmen arranged in three rows. They are all dressed in shorts and khaki. Behind are palm trees. On the reverse several of the men have signed their names plus 'No 9 Admin Course March 1946 RAF Kandy Ceylon'.
There is a second identical copy.

NColeFIG170709-020001.jpg
A newspaper cutting with cartoons of Captain Swales, German fighters, Lancasters under attack and airmen baling out. It is annotated 7hs 40 Trip No 33.

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…

PGuyanS17020029.jpg
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…

MGoldbyJL139407-200810-030001.jpg
Notes taken from a book 'Nobody Unprepared The History of 78 Squadron' by Vernon Holland. John was the bomb aimer on the Halifax.

SKingEJ182986v10005.jpg
Press cutting, referring to a officer of 15 Squadron.

PTerryD1704.jpg
62 trainees and officers in four rows in front of an Oxford.

PWestonJ1701.jpg
Full face portrait of an officer wearing tunic with pilot's brevet.

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MWestonJ1539596-171130-01.jpg
Includes b/w photograph and personal description.

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LWarmingtonI150280v10003.pdf
Pilots flying log book three, for W I Warmington, covering the period from 9 April 1945 to 12 April 1946. Detailing his flying training and post war duties with 168 and 14 squadron, including acting as courier for the war crimes tribunal. He was…
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