Bob & Jenny’s day

One of the intriguing entries in Gerry Newey’s 1945 diary refers to him taking leave to be a witness at a friend’s wedding.   On the 9th of March he writes: “Saw Bob Bawden to arrange his wedding which is …

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Gerry in Canada, 1943

Another Newey family photo album has recently been scanned and these “new” images have surfaced, taken during Gerry Newey’s Wireless Operator / Air Gunner training in Canada, in the summer and fall of 1943. Gerry had sent them home to …

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“Buzz” – a mystery solved?

In November 2013, Gerry’s eldest son Phil found his Dad’s 1945 Diary in his suitcase of Gerry’s photos and memorabilia. This was a very exciting addition to the ‘story’ that we were starting to put together, and Phil very generously …

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Two mates

In April 2014, Gerry’s son Phil sent through another batch of photos that he had found in his Dad’s stash. Amongst them was a happy portrait of Gerry and two of his W/Op mates, with signatures and two very sad …

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