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BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

PMilesRJ16040083.jpg
A starboard view of the front of a Halifax being refuelled and loaded with bombs.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

PMilesRJ16040108.jpg
Two images of 432 Squadron arranged in nine or so rows in front and on top of a Halifax.
The first image is of the port side and the second is the starboard side.
In front is a bomb on a trolley with 'Easie Squadron' chalked on.
The images have…

PAllnuttFJ1606.jpg
Seven airmen standing behind a large bomb on a bomb trolley after the crew's last operation. 'Whacko Bluey!' is chalked on the bomb. Bluey was a term applied to a redhead, in this case one of the ground crew.

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PPerkinsFWJ1502.jpg
Three spitfires with fuel bowser fuelling the aircraft on the right. Two men on top of bowser and three working on aircraft. Captioned 'Fighters and Fuel Bowser with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
Additional information about this item was kindly…

BPerkinsFWJPerkinsFWJv1.pdf
Covers joining the RAF, training as an engineer and first posting to RAF Christchurch which undertook radar research. Writes of life and flying as observer in Fairey Battle on radar measurement flights. The unit then moved to RAF Defford. Goes on to…

PEleyNJ1601.jpg
Mosquito and 7 RAF Personnel (2 in life jackets) gathered together around a 4000lb HC Bomb with the legend Kiel. May 2nd 1945 written on it in chalk, submitted with the caption; “Believed to be the last bomb dropped on Germany carried out by 608…

PTansleyEH16020015.jpg
Thirteen airmen, air and ground crew standing under the port inner engine of a Lancaster. On the reverse 'Crew of ED655 DX-X with whom dad flew his first Op as second pilot to Turin on 12/7/43, 4th left pilot Jack Russell (USA) - then 2 groundcrew…

EHoadNEGarnerKM701207-0003.jpg
Nine ground crew and six aircrew under the nose of Lancaster 'N'. The ground crew are working on bombs on bomb trolleys. The aircrew are dressed in flying kit. On the reverse stamped 'Daily Sketch Copyright', 'Graphic Photo Union' and handwritten…

PMendelskiVR1504.jpg
The head of a soldier in an armoured vehicle. On the reverse '6th Airbourne division'.

PBurtonE20010004.jpg
Geoffrey Green and crew in front of their Wellington. Geoffrey Green is standing second from the right. Nose art and bomb trolley are partly visible.

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PPollockHAJ16060004.jpg
A front view of a Halifax being loaded with bombs. Two ground crew are working on the starboard inner engine.

PPollockHAJ16050004.jpg
A Halifax and a tractor. In the foreground is a bomb trolley.

PPollockHAJ16050003.jpg
A Halifax about to touch down, watched by a single airman. In front is a red and white control caravan attached to a small truck.

PPollockHAJ16020019.jpg
A Jeep in the process of being loaded onto a low loader. The right hand ramp appears to have collapsed. To one side are three men.

MMcDermottC1119618-161216-14.jpg
Instructions for a convoy of four sections of 30 vehicles and a fifth with the remaining vehicles. It details the route and where stops will be made.
There is a second copy.

PMcDermottC16050014.jpg
Two photographs with the same men.
Photo 1 is of four airmen, including Colin, seated on a jeep with 'Photo' printed on the front, under the windscreen.
Photo 2 is the same four men sitting on a jeep. In both images there is a brick building…

PMcDermottC16050001.jpg
Two airmen standing in a yard, watched by two children. Behind is a convoy of trucks. Further behind is a row of houses and two church steeples.

POtteyRA2001.jpg
Ralph Ottey was born in Jamaica in 1924. Brought up by his grandparents, he describes his education and family hopes that he would become a teacher. He left school at 16 and a half but was too young to attend teaching college so worked for his uncle…

SHughesCL1334982v10039.pdf
Covers duties of M.T. officer, establishments, servicing and maintenance, supply, repairs, lights on service transport, markings on vehicle, licensing of vehicle, types of run, authority of runs: driving licenses, co-ordination of M.T., records to be…

PLancasterJO1707.jpg
A bomb load waiting to be loaded onto Lancaster 'R'. A pilot is sitting on a 4000lb bomb. Incendiary device cannisters are on the trolley behind

PLancasterJO1703.jpg
Five men sitting on top of a fuel bowser. On the reverse '22 [circled] 3 prints 4 postcards
Cyril Bell
Tony Tine
Albert
Paddy Aherne
Lancaster'
There is a second copy.

SWarrenGC1580687v20007.jpg
Seven airmen dressed in flying kit and sitting on bombs on the bomb trolley. Behind is their Lancaster.
The crew members are identified 'Des Egan, Rocky Owen,George Warren, Steve Quinn, Self, Bill Williams, Dave Menzies'.
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