World War 2

Camp

Photo caption –

” ‘The Boys’ enjoying the sun outside our Nisson [Nissen] in Glos. [Gloucestershire].
Chas. Lane (Can).   Reggie. A/G.   Self.  Ken Cozely (Can). Lionel Tihall [?] (Aus)   Alf (Eng) UK”

Noel Sutherland at rear

Camp

Snow fight at camp

Note planes in background

Colin Rouse

Colin Rouse, navigator

Colin Rouse

Photo caption –

“Colin Rouse at the navigator’s table in the Sterling [Stirling] IV.”

David Bertram

Photo caption –

“Bertie taken by self on Devon leave”

David Bertram, bomb armourer
Photo taken by Noel Sutherland

Distinguished Flying Cross Award

Photo caption –

“Noel getting the DFC pinned on him”

Noel Sutherland receiving Distinguished Flying Cross

Group

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“Look at that hat.
Self
Eric and Nix (he’s a cockney).

Eric, Noel Sutherland, Ian Nixon (wireless operator)

Group

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“Self   Nix   Lafty   2 G.P’s & Mate at Istres.   Breakfast”

Noel Sutherland, Ian Nixon, Lafty and three others having breakfast at Istres, France
GPs are glider pilots

Group By Plane

Group by plane

Noel Sutherland possibly 3rd from right, standing

Group By Plane

Group by plane with insets of Ian Nixon and unknown person added to photo

Noel Sutherland possibly 3rd from right, standing

Group on Motorcycle

Photo caption –

“On a motor bike built for three! We’re all set!! & its Nix, Eric Algar (Mate) & Bertie.”

Ian Nixon, David Bertram

Group Photo

Concert – Noel was Neptune

Photo stamp –
“Jensen & Thompson Photo. Extra copies obtainable from Panora Studios, Rotorua”

Ian Nixon

Photo caption –

“Nix on leave in the summer”

Ian Nixon

Ian Nixon

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“Nix at Loch Lomond”

Ian Nixon, wireless operator

Ian Nixon

Photo caption –

“Ian Nixon (WOP)
“Baldy” “Pop” or just “Nix” taking a shot at the Glider Pilot rest camp Glos. – we spent a 48 hr. [?]”

On leave during duck shooting

Ian Nixon at Istres

Photo caption –

“Bertie taking Nix control tower Issres [Istres]”

David Bertram and Ian Nixon in front of ruined control tower at Istres, France

Noel Sutherland

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“[?]/12/44
Thought you may like a copy of this.
NZ422329
P/O Noel Sutherland DFC
Our skipper
Nov 1944

Isn’t he sweet?
Dave

Noel Sutherland in full kit