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Viewing: Royal Canadian Air Force

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Image of A2003.006.001 - Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot

A2003.006.001 - Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot

This "Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Log Book for Aircrew other than Pilot" was completed by Lincoln Edward Doll of Southampton, Ontario. The Certificates of Qualification page indicates LAC Doll qualified as Air Navigator in 1944. Part way through the log book, Doll's "Navigation Course for Navigators or Air Bombers, held at #1 A.O.S. Malton, Ont. from 23 Aug./43 to 14 Jan./44" marks are pasted onto one of the pages. Includes entries for the period August 1943 - May 1945 detailing Doll's flight training and combat experience up to page 47. Entries in the log are made under headings: date, hour, aircraft type and no., pilot, duty, remarks (including results of bombing, gunnery, e

Image of A2006.045.025 - Print, Photographic

A2006.045.025 - Print, Photographic

This "Carte Postale" features a portrait image of Albert Ernest Baker in Royal Canadian Air Force military uniform during the Second World War. Stamped on reverse: "La Photo Modele, ... Montreal."

Image of A2006.045.026 - Print, Photographic

A2006.045.026 - Print, Photographic

This photograph features Albert Ernest Baker in Royal Canadian Air Force uniform, standing with his arm around the shoulders of his mother Rebecca Baker.

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A2008.008.001 - The Hanbidge book

Includes narrative and anecdotal stories regarding the life of John Hanbidge, including his time in the R.C.A.F. and working with R.C.A. Victor Co. Ltd. Also includes family tree and information his ancestors back to Samuel Hanbidge (b. 1550).

Image of A2010.201.007 - Image, Digital

A2010.201.007 - Image, Digital

1 colour photograph (2010) of a framed display bearing caption: "Squadron Leader Cyril Edward Neyvatte, Royal Canadian Air Force 1930-1960, S/L C.E. Neyvatte served some 30 years active service in the R.C.A.F. holding ranks from airman to squadron leader, as an areo engine technician." Display includes a photograph, badge, and four medals: a) Defence Medal b) Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, with maple leaf emblem clasp c) War Medal (1939-45), with bronze oak leaf emblem d) Unidentified medal e) Canadian Forces Decoration

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A2013.008.004 - In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook

A spiral bound book entitled "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook." The front cover contains a picture of Harold in uniform, along with the words "March 25, 1924 - April 12, 1944. Served in the Royal Canadian Air Force 1942-1944." The booklet was prepared by Allan Seabrook and Gale Douglass in November 2012. On pg. 10 is a picture of a doily given by Harold to his friend Margaret Saunders Douglass around Christmas 1942.

Image of A2013.008.005-.006 - Print, Photographic

A2013.008.005-.006 - Print, Photographic

Two black and white images of Harold Stanley Seabrook [ca. 1943]. Harold wears a Royal Canadian Air Force military uniform, including a cap and a badge with one wing and the initials "WAG" [Wireless Air Gunner]. .005 - Original photographic print. .006 - The print appears to be a scanned print-out (copy) of the original. Written upon the reverse is: "probably in Fingal 1943"

Image of A2013.008.012 - Print, Photographic

A2013.008.012 - Print, Photographic

A black and white photograph showing four adults and a young child outside. According to the booklet "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook," in which this image appears, this photo was taken in 1942 in Southampton. Left to right: Norman Seabrook, Kay Seabrook, Eleanor May Seabrook, Harold Seabrook in uniform, Allan Seabrook. See notes and legal for more information.

Image of A2013.008.013 - Copy, Reprographic

A2013.008.013 - Copy, Reprographic

A black and white paper copy of a photograph showing young men marching down a street in air force uniform. According to the booklet "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook," in which this image appears, this photo was taken in Calgary, Alberta, in the fall of 1943. Harold Seabrook is first person in the third row. Bud Brooks (another Southampton airman) is the middle person in the sixth row. According to the booklet, this group of men had just been discharged from the troop train in Calgary. On the reverse is handwritten: "Dorothy Brooks (Hill) gave me a small picture and I had it blown up (I'm pleased with it - the X marks her husband (Bud) and Harold is the first in the 3rd row. I had no

Image of A2013.008.014 - No. 2 Wireless School, R.C.A.F., Calgary, Alberta Christmas Dinner

A2013.008.014 - No. 2 Wireless School, R.C.A.F., Calgary, Alberta Christmas Dinner

A menu and programme for a Christmas Dinner held at the Airmen's Mess at No. 2 Wireless School, R.C.A.F., Calgary, Alberta. The dinner was held on December 25, 1942. The menu take the form of a yellow card with red and green printing. The menu starts with celery and pickles and ends with cigarettes and beer. On the back of the card are autographs of the following people: Jimmy Armstrong, Southampton Fred Weismiller, Elmira Norman Seabrook, Southampton Hank DeVaney, Montreal Nels Smith, Hamilton Frank (Guitar) Burkman, Port Arthur, Ont. Jim L. Ballantine, St. Thomas, Ont. William F. Reid, Kingston Red Rowsley, Winnipeg Robert Sidney Smart, Oshawa Eric W. Browning, Barrie

Image of A2013.008.015 - 54th Entry, No. 2 Wireless School, April 1943 [graduation program]

A2013.008.015 - 54th Entry, No. 2 Wireless School, April 1943 [graduation program]

A yellow booklet created for the graduation banquet of the Wireless Air Gunners 54th Entry Graduates. It took place at Hotel Palliser on April 29, 1943. The booklet includes names of guests of the 54th, graduates' names and autographs of friends. The front cover contains "Seabrook H.S." written in small block letters at the top and it contains the R.C.A.F. crest. "Seabrook, H.S., South Hampton" is included as a graduate. There are several checkmarks beside names of other graduates.

Image of A2013.008.016 - Print, Photographic

A2013.008.016 - Print, Photographic

A black and white photograph showing Harold receiving his WAG (Wireless Air Gunner) badge from a military official. According to the booklet "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook" in which this image appears, the photo was taken in 1943 in Fingal, Ontario. Harold stands while the official pins on the badge. On the reverse of the image is handwritten: "Seabrook / either at Calgary or Fingal / Ont / 43."

Image of A2013.008.017 - Print, Photographic

A2013.008.017 - Print, Photographic

A black and white photograph showing two young men in R.C.A.F. uniform. According to the booklet "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook" in which this image appears, the men are Harold Seabrook and his brother Norman Seabrook. They were both in the Royal Canadian Air Force. The picture was taken while on leave in 1943 in front of their family home on Albert Street, Southampton. Left: Norman Seabrook and right: Harold Seabrook. Written on the reverse is "Norm and Harold 1942 / Southampton."

Image of A2013.008.019 - Canadian National Telegram from Harold Seabrook Dec. 31, 1943

A2013.008.019 - Canadian National Telegram from Harold Seabrook Dec. 31, 1943

A Canadian National Telegram sent from Harold Seabrook to his mother, Mrs. W.J. Seabrook, in Southampton. It was sent from Moncton, New Brunswick, on December 31, 1943 and indicates: "Dear Family Happy New Year to All Tell Norm will be in Moncton for a time tell him to let me know when he is on the way back might be able to see him. Harold Seabrook."

Image of A2013.008.021 - Harold Seabrook letter to mother, Mar. 30, 1944

A2013.008.021 - Harold Seabrook letter to mother, Mar. 30, 1944

A letter written on light blue airmail paper from Harold Seabrook to his mother, dated March 30, 1944. In the letter, Harold describes the conditions and activities where he is stationed, and explains what he did to celebrate his 20th birthday days before. Harold asks if his father is working "out of South" again, and wonders how his brother Norm is making out "with all the sgt's at the mess who were going to try and get his remuster through." Harold explains that they have left the south of England and have moved north. They sleep in tin huts with a small stove, and even with five blankets and a great coat, it is still cold.

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A2013.008.022 - Report on flying accident or forced landing not attributable to enemy action

Six pages of flying accident report involving Harold Seabrook, dated April 12, 1944. The report includes a service award card and an R.C.A.F. Casualty Notification. The report provides details about the incident, which happened 10 miles east of Penrith during a non-operational flight in a Halifax Bomber. All occupants' were killed, and their names are recorded. This includes Harold Seabrook. The cause of the crash is unknown, but the report indicates that the "aircraft is presumed to have been uncertain of its position and was flying too low in vicinity of hills."

Image of A2013.008.026 - Print, Photographic

A2013.008.026 - Print, Photographic

A black and white photograph showing a white cross in a cemetery filled with other crosses. A jar of flowers is placed in front of the cross. The cross reads "Sergeant H.S. Seabrook / Royal Canadian Air Force / 12.4.44." According to the booklet "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook;" in which this image appears, Harold is buried in the Chester Royal Air Force Cemetery in Chester, England. Handwritten on the photo's reverse is: "Blacon Cemetery / Chester. Error - he was a [Flight Sergeant]." See notes and legal for more information.

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A2013.008.028 - Reproduction Record of Service Airmen: Harold Seabrook

A photocopy of record of service for Harold Stanley Seabrook. Harold enlisted in 1942 and was killed in a flight accident on April 12, 1944. Associated units, ranks, trades, leaves, medical history and other notes are recorded, as well as Harold's personal information (brith, parents' names, sports, hobbies). His civil occupation includes edging (for Mr. C. Steel, Southampton 1941-42) and woodworking. His address prior to enlistment was Southampton, Ontario.

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A2013.008.029 - Reproduction RAF Airman's record sheet: Harold Seabrook

A photocopy of Royal Air Force Airman's / Airwoman's Record Sheet for Harold Stanley Seabrook, 1942-1944. The record contains information given when enlisted, movements, casualities, promotions and appointments. The record indicates that Harold's legal next of kin is his father, W.J. Seabrook, c/o CNR Station, Palmerston, Ont.

Image of A2013.008.031 - He will not return

A2013.008.031 - He will not return

A commemorative leaflet published by the R.C.A.F. Chapter of the Silver Cross Women of The British Empire entitled "He will not return." Inside the leaflet is text intended to provide comfort to those mourning the loss of a military service person. This item was donated along with materials associated with Harold Seabrook. It is likely that this was given to family members of Harold Seabrook, who died April 12, 1944.

Image of A2013.008.034 - Matchbook - R.C.A.F. No. 2 Wireless School

A2013.008.034 - Matchbook - R.C.A.F. No. 2 Wireless School

A matchbook with the R.C.A.F. logo on the front flap, as well as "No. 2 Wireless School / Calgary," ca. 1942-1944. On the reverse is a picture of an Air Commodore.

Image of A2013.028.050-.066 - Print, Photographic

A2013.028.050-.066 - Print, Photographic

These photographs are all undated and feature F/O Bert Freeman, R.C.A.F. during the Second World War in uniform (Robert G. Freeman of Teeswater, Ontario). Bert is standing in a variety of situations: .050 on wooden stairs .051 arms around another soldier in front of hut .052 with Bill Freeman outside .053 with man outside .054 with suitcase that has stickers pasted onto it .055 outside Red Cross Work Room with kit bag .056 laying propped on elbow on grass .057 with man by flowering bushes .058 in cockpit of airplane .059 with woman in skirt and suit jacket .060 with Reg Moore in front of store .061 beside car .062 with four others in uniform (perhaps in St. Thomas?) .063 wi

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A2014.125.015 - My brother Graham

My Brother Graham: A tribute to on of the WWII Spitfire pilots Main headings include: - At Home on the Farm - Shouldice Name Origin - In the R.C.A.F. - Family and Air Force pictures - Letters Home 1941 - 1942 - 1943 - Flying Spitfires March to August 1943 in Escort to Bombers as far as Antwerp - Group Captain J.E. Johnson - Hugh Constant Godefroy - The Commonwealth Air Force Memorial at Runnymede - St. Clements Danes - Royal Air Force Central Church - Operational Wings Award - Airforce Magazine Cover - Crack-Up Depiction - High Flight

Image of A2015.116.001 - With the airmen : candle light sketches

A2015.116.001 - With the airmen : candle light sketches

A book of cartoon sketches reflecting the experiences of airmen during the First World War. "Vincent J. McLellan" is inscribed inside back cover.

Image of A2015.121.036 - Image, Digital

A2015.121.036 - Image, Digital

A digital copy of a photograph featuring Pilot Officer Gordon Walker leaning against the rear weaponry of a Lancaster Bomber, in the U.K. (Gordon arrived overseas in May 1944.)