Category: Gallery

John Medland – Service in RAF Kohat

Mike Medland contributed over 40 photographs from his father’s collection. His father was then Corporal John McLaren Medland (No. 771763)  (1922-2012) who served with the RAF from 1940 till 1946.  As Mike recalls about his father: John’s maternal grandparents were…

Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein – Photos from India

Previously we have posted some logbook pages from Flight Lieutenant Raphael L Goldestein, who served with No.28 Squadron on the Burma Front during 1945-46 at http://www.rafcommands.com/archives/logbook-pages-of-flt-lt-raphael-goldstein-no-28-squadron/ Now we have updated the gallery with several photographs from his collection – these show Hurricanes…

RAF Mauripur Photographs

A photo album compiled by the RAF Mauripur association was recently sold on Ebay. Some of the images featured Avro Lancastrian “Aries”, shots of AVro Yorks, Stirlings and other aircraft.       

Air Sea Rescue Launches of RAF Bone, Algeria

Photographs of the RAF Air Sea Rescue Launches as stationed at RAF Bone in Algeria in 1943.  Reproduced with the kind permission of David Gray, whose father took these photographs during his service      

Flt Lt A G Stretch DFM – Photos

These seven photographs come from the collection of John Stretch. John’s father, Flt Lt A G Stretch DFM, who was the Wing Engineering Leader on Sunderlands at Seletar. These photos were in an envelope amongst a lot of photos of…

No 20 Squadron’s Hawker Audaxes

Six pages of photographs showing Audaxes in India.  This is from an album that was sold on ebay. Images hosted here for reference. It can be seen that quite a few aircraft got bent in the course of flying, yet…

Flt Sgt Ray Whitehouse’s (261 Squadron) Logbook

A visitor to our site, Sue Hendrie ,  recognised her father in the photo album of Cpl Kennedy . Her father Flt Sgt Ray Whitehouse can be seen in the below photo of pilots from 261 Squadron, sitting top left.