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Letter to Teddy Cosgrove's Father
Tags: 12 Squadron; aircrew; killed in action; RAF Binbrook
It is captioned 'Teddy pictured in 1941 in his flying suit.'
Copy of Letter from Teddy Cosgrove to his Family
Large Group of Airmen
18 Airmen at a Dinner
Teddy Got to Grips with Radio Communications from an Early Age
Campaign to recognise deaths of bomber airmen
Tags: 12 Squadron; aircrew; killed in action; memorial; RAF Binbrook; Wellington
Teddy's Career in the RAFVR 9th September 1939 - 11th October 1941
Tags: 1 Group; 11 OTU; 12 Squadron; Advanced Flying Unit; aerial photograph; Air Observers School; aircrew; Anson; anti-aircraft fire; Battle; Blenheim; bomb aimer; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; Churchill, Winston (1874-1965); crash; crewing up; Defiant; ditching; flight engineer; Flying Training School; ground personnel; Halifax; Harris, Arthur Travers (1892-1984); heavy conversion unit; Initial Training Wing; Lancaster; meteorological officer; military ethos; military living conditions; military service conditions; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; observer; operational training unit; pilot; propaganda; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Binbrook; RAF Evanton; RAF Kinloss; RAF Odiham; RAF Padgate; RAF St Athan; RAF Tain; RAF Wickenby; recruitment; sport; Stirling; take-off crash; training; Wallis, Barnes Neville (1887-1979); Wellington; Whitley; wireless operator
Teddy Cosgrove's badges and decorations
Service history of Sergeant Alfred Edward "Teddy" Cosgrove
Tags: 1 Group; 11 OTU; 12 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bombing; Bombing and Gunnery School; crash; final resting place; ground personnel; Initial Training Wing; killed in action; Lancaster; love and romance; memorial; Morse-keyed wireless telegraphy; navigator; observer; operational training unit; pilot; RAF Bassingbourn; RAF Binbrook; RAF Evanton; RAF Odiham; RAF Padgate; RAF Ringway; RAF Tain; RAF Wickenby; sport; training; Wellington; wireless operator; Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
Sergeant Alfred Edward "Teddy" Cosgrove
Tags: 12 Squadron; aircrew; navigator; observer
Extracts of a letter to Mr Cosgrove from Sergeant James D McKnight
Crew of Wellington Z8397
Bob Cooke's Grave
Tags: aircrew; final resting place; killed in action; pilot
Villers Bocage during Bombing
#1 is a vertical aerial photograph taken during the bombing at Villers Bocage.
#2 is temporary graves of Bob Cooke and Crew at Tilly-sur-Seulles, Normandy.
RAF Snaith and 51 Squadron Group
#1 is an oblique aerial photograph of Snaith taken during the war.
#2 is a group of men arranged in three rows in front of a Halifax. Bob's position is indicated in the caption.
Tags: 51 Squadron; aerial photograph; aircrew; Halifax; RAF Snaith
Excerpt of Bob Cooke's Log Book
Events at Villers Bocage
Tags: 51 Squadron; aircrew; anti-aircraft fire; bale out; bomb aimer; bomb struck; bombing; Halifax; killed in action; Lancaster; Master Bomber; mid-air collision; missing in action; Mosquito; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); pilot; RAF Snaith; RAF Tangmere; tactical support for Normandy troops
Charles Martin Allen by Mrs Anne Phillips
Tags: 1652 HCU; 4 Group; 51 Squadron; air gunner; aircrew; bombing; flight engineer; Halifax; Halifax Mk 3; heavy conversion unit; Normandy campaign (6 June – 21 August 1944); RAF Andreas; RAF Lossiemouth; RAF Marston Moor; RAF Pocklington; RAF Snaith; tactical support for Normandy troops; training; V-1; V-weapon; Wellington
Bob Cooke by James Seymour
Tags: 10 Squadron; 4 Group; 51 Squadron; Halifax; killed in action