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PRamsdenB1603.jpg
A formal photograph of 50 airmen in uniform, taken outside, against the side of a building. The men are in four rows and Benjamin Ramsden is in the front row, fourth from the left. Most of the men have a white training flash on their field service…

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Left page: top left, invitation to Flying Officer R V Keeling DFC and Mrs Keeling to the wedding of Alice Sharpley and John Keeling.
Top right, six wedding guests including a man and woman in uniform. Middle left, wedding party.
Middle right, the…

SKeelingRV82689v10027.jpg
Left page: top, notice of the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Pilot Officer R.V.Keeling.
Middle and bottom, congratulations to Bob on his award.
Right page; top, title of the Vauxhall Mirror.
Middle, report of Bob's operational career…

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Left page: top left, abstract from sailing log.
Top right a fjord.
Centre right, mountains and a river.
Bottom left, a ship annotated '938 to Norway'.
Bottom right, a church.
Right page: top left, head and shoulder portrait of Bob Keeling in…

PFoskettW2306.jpg
A group photograph of trainees arranged in four rows. On the reverse ' Newquay February 1942. No 11 Flight "C" Squadron. Winners of Drill Cup and PS Cup & first to bring off the "double" in the wing. W. Foskett'.

PFoskettW2303.jpg
A head and shoulders portrait of Bill wearing a trainee's cap.

PFoskettW23020115.jpg
The three men are trainees and are standing at a railway crossing.
On the reverse 'Fred, Bill & Jeff. On the lines by the base at Moncton, May 42'.

PCrawfordJ1713.jpg
Top row, from left;
A group of 13 uniformed airmen arranged in two rows outside an open window in a tile fronted building. Seven are standing all with half caps with six seated in front, including two officers. The individuals are annotated, from…

PCrawfordJ1712.jpg
From top left,
A group of 13 uniformed airmen arranged in two rows outside an open window in a tile fronted building. Seven standing all with half caps and six seated in front, including two officers. The individuals are annotated, from the top…

PCrawfordJ1704.jpg
A group of 13 uniformed airmen arranged in two rows outside an open window of a tile fronted building. Seven are standing, all with half caps and six seated in front, including two officers. The individuals are annotated, from the top left 'F/S's…

PCrawfordJ1702.jpg
Top left, sergeant's mess card and Jacks berthing card;
Bottom left, a collection of autographs;
Centre left from top, a poem, leave pass, list of alcohol purchases and graduation banquet programme;
Centre right, sketches including King Neptune…

PFoskettW23020057.jpg
Two airmen sitting on a wooden fence.
On the reverse 'Moncton, Ontario [sic], Canada'.

PFoskettW23020055.jpg
Three airmen sitting on a fence and all posing with pipes.
On the reverse 'Moncton, Ontario, Canada'.

PFoskettW23020021.jpg
Two airmen, including Bill, standing by their tent.
On the reverse 'Turner Field Georgia. USA. 1942'.

PFoskettW23020020.jpg
Bill standing by his tent.

PFoskettW23020018.jpg
Three photographs.
A group of airmen undergoing physical training. On the reverse 'Newquay 1942 ITW'.
A second and third photograph have on the reverse 'Newquay Jan. 1942. ITW'.
IN the background of one is the New Theatre & Cafe.

PFoskettW2308.jpg
Bill sitting on his bed. On the reverse 'To Mother with love' and 'Turner Field, Georgia USA'.

PFoskettW23020002.jpg
Three airmen dressed in Sidcot suits with parachutes. Behind are wooden huts.

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Instructions on how rooms are to be maintained.

BFoskettPFoskettWv10001.pdf
The first of three chapters of Bill's wartime service.
There is a second copy with handwritten edits.

PBarterLJ2204.jpg
A group of three trainees including, on the right, LJ Barter.

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

PHomewoodWR1910.jpg
A large group of trainee airmen arranged in front of No 1 Elementary Air Navigation School, Eastbourne. One man is circled.

Additional information kindly provided by Robin Talbot and Paul Wells of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles…

PHomewoodWR1909.jpg
Five men in khaki grouped at the entrance to a brick building.
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