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Old 05-05-21, 04:57 PM
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A superb portrait!


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Here is my father in service dress with collar badges, shoulder titles and lanyard as a newly joined gunner in 66 Anti-Tank Regiment (King’s Own) Royal Artillery. Photo taken June 1939.

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A superb portrait!
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Thank you. In 1942 he transferred to the RAF for aircrew duties and trained in Canada, note the headgear! Qualified as an Observer and here he is in 1945 prior to being demobbed.
Last picture taken in the 1980s having a flight with Liverpool University Air Squadron at RAF Woodvale near Southport.

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Old 05-05-21, 05:28 PM
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Wow, just fabulous, I particularly like the centre portrait with the 1939 to 1945 Star ribbon and Observer flying badge, I think the Star was originally "billed" as the 39-43 star and the ribbon was worn from 43 onwards, just superb photographs.


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Thank you. In 1942 he transferred to the RAF for aircrew duties and trained in Canada, note the headgear! Qualified as an Observer and here he is in 1945 prior to being demobbed.
Last picture taken in the 1980s having a flight with Liverpool University Air Squadron at RAF Woodvale near Southport.

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