Valentine, Leslie


Valentine, Leslie
Leslie Dudley Valentine
L D Valentine


Six items. An oral history interview with Leslie Dudley Valentine about his father Flying Officer Leslie Valentine (458646, 185002 Royal Air Force) and his service in the RAF. Collection also contains Leslie Valentine's pilots flying log books and photographs.
The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Leslie Valentine and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.




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Valentine, LD

Collection Items

RAF pilot
Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing uniform tunic with pilot's brevet.

Four photographs
Top left - a river flows from bottom to right side with buildings either side. Half way up a destroyed bridge.
Top right - an RAF pilot wearing battledress with pilot's brevet and peaked cap sitting in a chair asleep.
Bottom left - an RAF officer…

Leslie Valentines pilots flying log book. Two
Pilots flying log book two for Leslie Valentine, covering the period from October 1943 to 27 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and duties with 2nd Tactical Air Force communications flight. He was stationed at RAF Finmere,…

L Valentine’s pilots flying log book. One
Pilots flying log book one for L Valentine, covering the period from 7 October 1941 to 29 August 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Theale, RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF Medicine Hat, RAF Shawbury, RAF Stradishall, RAF Bicester and…

Message to F/O L Valentine
Congratulates him on award of Croix de Guerre.

Leslie Valentine was a second year student at the University of Scotland when he volunteered for the Army. After serving with the BEF and returning to the UK after Dunkirk he saw an advertisement for aircrew with the RAF and decided he would…
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