RAF Lancaster bomber Air Gunner, Killed in action 1944, Photos & Letters

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Oct 26, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House

Small archive of material relating to 1629068 Sergeant (Air Gunner) Arthur Bryant O'Connor, RAF 625 Squadron.

625 Squadron flew Lancaster bombers from RAF Kelstern in Lincolnshire.

Sergeant O'Connor was killed in action on 12th September 1944.

Archive comprises -

Two portrait photographs by Navana of Bristol.

Later copy photograph picturing O'Connor as part of a Lancaster crew.

Air Ministry letter confirming that O'Connor is presumed to be dead.

RAF calendar for 1944 given to O'Connor by his parents poignantly used up to September 1944.

Fourteen letters written by O'Connor to his parents. (Letters sent from RAF Kelstern, 14 Squadron Bridgnorth, RAF Ingam Lincolnshire, RAF Boston Park, and RAF Blyton).

A few part letters and a couple of items relating to his father who performed on stage as "Jimmy Bryant".

Some items rather dog-eared and worn, small tears and creasing, about fair condition.

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