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LSproatesHB1107339v1.pdf
Harrison Sproates’ Flying Log Book as wireless operator from 3rd January 1941 until 29th May 1944. Training was at No. 2 Signals School, No. 1 Air Gunnery School, and 13 Operational Training Unit. Posted to 244 Squadron for operations in the Middle…

BGriffithsGGriffithsGv1.pdf
Discusses his training and service with Air Sea Rescue in Great Britain and Malta

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George served as a wireless operator on Air Sea Rescue launches.

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Ken served as a wireless operator on an Air Sea Rescue launch.

SHarriganD[Ser#-DoB]v240002.mp3
Colin Cole took part in the attack that sunk the Tirpitz. He describes how the aircraft was adapted for the operation and flew via Lossiemouth. Colin disposed of the Upkeep 'bouncing bombs' as part of his service with the RAF. They were dropped on…

LHatherlyRB[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Observer’s, air gunner’s and W/T operators flying log book for R B Hatherly, wireless operator, covering the period from 6 December 1944 to 3 September 1945. He was stationed at 460 Squadron RAF Binbrook, RAF East Kirkby and 1 Advanced Flying…

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Calculations, observations and chart used for an operation to Calais.

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Eight airmen including Bill Foskett grouped at the tail of their B-17. Len Roose is holding their lucky horseshoe. On the reverse 'Ray Delisle (Waist Gun) Myself Ted Bonner (WOP) (Radar) (Waist Gun) Fred Barber (Engineer) Len Roose (Mid Upper) with…

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Four airmen standing under the nose of a B-17. On the reverse 'Ted Bonner (WOP) Ben Bonas (Rear Gunner) Me! Ray Delisile (Port Waist Gunner) Aug 1944 Oulton. Norfolk 214 Sqdn 100 Gp'.

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Providing details of of the air operation following which her husband, Warrant Officer John 'Jack' Crawford, had been reported missing. Advising that Jack had been held in high regard and that his personal belongings had been safeguarded and would be…

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Expressing sympathy on the news that Warrant Officer John 'Jack' Crawford had been reported missing. Requesting that any news received by Jack's wife be passed on.

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LHubbardGA519989v1.pdf
G A Hubbard’s Flying Log Book as Air Gunner and Wireless Operator from 2 October 1941 until 17 June 1946. Initial training at No. 2 Wireless School, RCAF Calgary and No. 5 Bombing and Gunnery School, RCAF Dafoe. Further training at 24 Operational…

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Rex was born in Toronto Canada in 1924 and grew up there, at aged 18 in 1942 he joined the RCAF as aircrew. He initially started training as the second member of a Mosquito crew but was later changed to Wireless Operator/Air Gunner and having…

LKerevanJ1450867v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J Kerevan, wireless operator, covering the period from 16 April 1943 to 12 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at 2…

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A head and shoulders portrait of James with a training flash in his hat.
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