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MRamsdenB55792-160808-01.jpg
Scroll commemorating Benjamin Ramsden. It carries the Royal Coat of Arms of George VI and text honouring Ramsden's service.

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Obverse view of war medals. From left to right: The 1939-1945 Star, The France and Germany Star, The 1939 - 1945 War Medal, The 1939 - 1945 Defence Medal.
The reverse view of the same four medals.
The box in which the medals were posted to…

PRamsdenB1604.jpg
A group portrait of 49 airmen in uniform, taken outdoors, against the side of a hangar. The men are arranged in four rows and Benjamin Ramsden is seated in the second row, fifth from the right. Ten of the men have a white arm band on their left…

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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…

PRamsdenB1602.jpg
Head and shoulders photograph of Benjamin Ramsden in uniform with pilot's brevet. It is taken outdoors with trees in the background

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BRobinsonS20240219.pdf
A brief history of Septimus Robinson's RAF career.

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A page with images of the Defence Medal (obverse and reverse) and the War Medal 1939-45 (obverse and reverse). Text gives details of the qualifying service.

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A page with images of the 1939-45 Star (obverse and reverse), the Bomber Command clasp and of the France and Germany Star (obverse only). Text gives details of the qualifying service. At the top is handwritten: "Received medals and Bar on 3/4/17".

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Target photograph of Osterfeld (Oberhausen-Sterkrade). Roads and buildings are visible as are the Rhine-Herne Canal and railway running from centre left to upper right. Smoke can be seen in the lower left quadrant of the image and there is some glare…

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Target photograph of Wesel. Some roads and railway tracks can be seen in the upper half while at the centre there are several plumes of smoke. The whole area is covered by thin cloud.
It is captioned: "2952 MEP. 16.2.45//7" 19,000' 112º 1600 WESEL.…

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Target photograph of Dresden. No ground details are visible but the glare from fires on the ground are visible through the smoke. There are some bright spots and trails of light on the right. It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2914. MEP.…

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A target photograph of snow covered Koln-Gremberg. In the upper, right quadrant are some marshalling yards and the River Rhine, partially obscured by cloud. In the upper and lower left quadrants is a main railway line. At upper centre is an area of…

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A target photograph of Duisburg. Cloud or smoke obscures the ground and there are several light trails in the centre of the photograph.
It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2809 MEP. 22/23.1.45//NT(C)8" 19,000' 112º 2009 DUISBERG [sic]. Z…

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Target photograph of Krefeld. Cloud, smoke and glare obscures all ground detail.
It is annotated: "3B" and captioned: "2735 MEP. 11.1.45//7" 20,000' 130º 1514 KREFELD A 1HC4000IN, 12MC500DT, 4GP250DT. C.37SECS F/S O'MALLEY K.75.".

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Target photograph of Neuss. Glare and cloud obscures all ground detail. It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2720 MEP.6/7.1.45//NT(C) 7" 20,000' 029º 1853. NEUSS E 1HC4000IN, 13ANM64DT. 31 SECS. F/S. O'MALLEY C.75".

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Target photograph of Vohwinkel. Smoke and glare obscures most of the ground and only the vague outlines of some ground features are visible.
It is annotated: "5B" and captioned: "2659 MEP 1/2.1.45//NT(C)7' 19,500. 360º 1944 VOHWINKEL K 1HC4000IN.…

PRobinsonS18010016.jpg
Target photograph of Vohwinkel. In the lower right quadrant rail tracks and sidings are visible, alongside which is a distinctive complex of roads and buildings. The buildings and streets of Gräfrath can be seen at the centre left of the image while…

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Target photograph of Siegen. Cloud or smoke obscures all ground detail. It is annotated "3B" and captioned: "2547 MEP. 16.12.44//7" 17,500. 027º 1500 SIGEN [sic]. F 1HC4000IN. 5MC1000DT. 4ANM64DT. C34 SECS. F/S O'MALLEY. J.75

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A target photograph of Oberhausen. Cloud or smoke obscures the ground. There are some small smoke trails at centre left.
It is annotated "5B" and captioned: "2445. MEP. 4.12.44 //8 19,600. 109º 1412 OBERHAUSEN,YI 1 HC4000IN. 6ANM 50DT. 6GP500DT.…

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An oblique aerial photograph, taken looking west, of Mulberry B (Port Winston) and the coastline at Gold Beach.
At centre left is the town of Arromanches-les-Bains from which three floating piers lead to their pier heads. At lower centre is the…

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Log book with a pasted certificate summarising Robinson's air bomber training at 11 Operational Training Unit. The log book pages are missing.

Also a page with images of the log book front cover and the summary of training. Above the images it is…

PRobinsonS1811.jpg
A group of some 350 RAF personnel standing and sitting, on and in front of, a Lancaster. The photograph is mounted on a page, which is captioned: "SQUADRON 75 NEW ZEALAND".

PRobinsonS1803.jpg
A formal photograph of 107 aircrew arranged in four rows, seated and standing, in front of a Lancaster. Each man is identified by a number from one to 107. A second image is a crop of the first, showing six men at the far right of the group.

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Upper photograph: seven aircrew pose in front of a Lancaster. Standing at the rear are four non commissioned officers . Crouched at the front are Septimus Robinson (far left), an officer pilot and another non commissioned officer aircrew member.

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Seven aircrew pose in front of a Lancaster. Standing at the rear are four non commissioned officers. Crouched at the front are Septimus Robinson (far left), an officer pilot and another non commissioned officer aircrew member.
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