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  • Jones, Edward Scott (Oral history)

    Jones, Edward Scott (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1997-08-27

    17564

    British NCO served as wireless operator with 428 Sqdn, RAF in GB, 1943-1944; POW in Stalag Luft VI, Heydekrug and Stalag 357, Fallingbostel, Germany, 1944-1945

  • Lester, George Leslie (Oral history)

    Lester, George Leslie (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 2000-02-15

    20094

    British boy seaman trained at HMS St George, GB, 1940-1942; boy telegraphist served aboard HMS Nelson in Mediterranean, 1942-1943; telegraphist served aboard HMS Kingsmill during Normandy landings, 6/1944-8/1944; served aboard HMS Franconia in Black Sea...

  • BATTLE CREST CARRIED BY HMS PICTOU. 15 APRIL 1942, ON BOARD THE CANADIAN CORVETTE, HMS PICTOU, LIVERPOOL.

    BATTLE CREST CARRIED BY HMS PICTOU. 15 APRIL 1942, ON BOARD THE CANADIAN CORVETTE, HMS PICTOU, LIVERPOOL.

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 8327

    The Petty Officer who painted the crest to commemorate the destruction of a German U-boat, puts on the finishing touches.

  • Birch, William (Oral history)

    Birch, William (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1992-08-24

    12723

    British seaman served as plumber with Merchant Navy aboard SS Empress of Canada in Atlantic, North Sea and Indian Ocean, 1940-1943 including sinking 13/3/1943; served aboard Empress of Australia in Arctic and Pacific, 1943-1945

  • Gregory, William James (Oral history)

    Gregory, William James (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder)

    11545

    British NCO served as navigator with 29 and 141 Sqdns, RAF in GB, 1940-1944; officer served with 2 Group, RAF in GB, 1944-1945; station navigation officer with 100 Group, Bomber Command in GB, 1944-1945

  • THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    THE UNKNOWN GIRL BEHIND THE SEA BATTLE: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 7288

    Wren Unknown, wearing headphones and a speaking tube, pushes a 'ship' across the numbered grid map on the Plotting Table of the Operations Room at HMS EAGLET. Two other members of the WRNS can be seen at work on the table alongside her.

  • Johns, George Binmore (Oral history)

    Johns, George Binmore (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1990-10-23

    11616

    British NCO and officer served as pilot with 229 Sqdn, RAF in GB, France and North Africa, 1939-1942 including Battle of Britain, 1940; commanded 250 Sqdn, RAF in North Africa and Italy, 1943; commanded 260 Sqdn, RAF in Italy, 1944; served with 1 Mobile...

  • Scott, Walter Purcell 'Scottie' (Oral history)

    Scott, Walter Purcell 'Scottie' (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1991-11-27

    12352

    British officer commanded 8 Column during First Chindit Expedition in Burma, 1943 and 1st Bn King's Regt, 77th Indian Infantry Bde during Second Chindit Expedition in Burma, 1944

  • Marshall, Robert Anderson (Oral history)

    Marshall, Robert Anderson (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: Wood, Conrad (recorder) 1991-01-06

    12380

    British engineering officer served aboard HMS Ashanti and HMS Nelson in GB coastal waters, 1940; served on shore duties with 1st Motor Anti-Submarine Flotilla at HMS Hornet and HMS Beehive in GB, 1940-1942; officer served with Coastal Forces Material...

  • Hatfield, John Prosper (Oral history)

    Hatfield, John Prosper (Oral history)

    (sound) Made by: IWM (Production company) 1988

    10180

    British able seaman served aboard HMS Carnation during operations in Atlantic, 1941-1942; served as officer aboard MTB 621 with 31st MTB FLotilla, 1943: served as staff officer running 'Y' intelligence radio station attached to Naval Operations...

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