Habberfield, Margaret


Habberfield, Margaret
M Habberfield


Two items. An oral history with Margaret Habberfield (b. 1923) and a group photograph. She served as a Women's Auxiliary Air Force telephonist at RAF Upwood and RAF Stormy Down.

The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Margaret Habberfield and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.


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Habberfield, M

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Military band
Twenty two Royal Air Force and Woman's Auxiliary Air Force members of a band standing, wearing tunic uniform, in two rows. Most are holding musical instruments. In the centre of the front row are a male and a female officer standing behind a pile of…

Margaret Habberfield was born in 1923. At sixteen she joined the Royal Air Force after giving her age as eighteen. She began her six-week general training at Harrogate and was billeted with around 20 other girls. Margaret was then posted to RAF…
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