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Letter from David Boldy to his father with general discussion tennis matches in London, visiting relatives and trips to the Tate Gallery and the Science Museum. He has written to the Civil Service Commissioner’s providing a character reference and…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about London life, family news in general and sporting activities. Has sent in his application for the Royal Air Force and Mr Moore his tutor is hopeful he will pass the exams. His brother and he have been…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about family news and general conversation about London life.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about family relatives in London, sports, health issues and having exams in a months’ time.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about family and leisure activities with friends, the on-set of winter in London and shopping for his mother’s birthday present. Describes a careers book he is reading, thinking of his future in either the West…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about an health issues, hockey scores , and his mother living nearby in London.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about about playing tennis in London in the cold of winter. He is considering King’s College as his next educational step.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about about visiting auntie Maisy in Kensington over Christmas, reports of some of his friends getting into Sandhurst, but failing to get into Cranwell.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about breaking hockey sticks, studying law and relatives visiting him.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about London life. Mentions playing hockey for King’s II, and hints at legal proceedings. Edna is sailing for India in a week.

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166 pages of instrument course including notes with details and hand-drawn colour diagrams of aircraft instruments and gauges including pressure gauges, warning systems, clocks, compasses, bomb and gun sights, flight instruments and telecoms…

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Dave Fellowes flew operations as a rear gunner with 460 Squadron. He and his crew survived a mid-air collision with another Lancaster which resulted in an emergency landing at RAF Manston.

RAF Driffield was a Bomber Command station located in Yorkshire, 12 miles (19 kms) north from Beverley. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in July 1936 and by September 1939 was in 4 Group and occupied by the…

RAF Moreton in the Marsh (also known Moreton-in-Marsh, Morton in Marsh and Much Binding in the Marsh) was a Bomber Command training station located in Gloucestershire, 4 miles (7 kms) north of Stow-on-the-Wold.See all Archive items | See all wartime…

RAF Wickenby was a Bomber Command station in Lincolnshire, 10 miles (16 kms) north-east of Lincoln.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyThe station opened September 1942 as part of 1 Group with the arrival of 12 Squadron…

See all Archive items | See all wartime lossesIn September 1939, 7 Squadron was a training unit equipped with Hampdens. Initially it was based at RAF Doncaster, RAF Finningley and then RAF Upper Heyford where it became 16 Operational Training Unit in…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 9 Squadron was part of 3 Group at RAF Honington equipped with Wellingtons. In August 1942 the Squadron converted to Lancasters and moved to RAF Waddington as part of 5 Group.…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 10 Squadron was part of 4 Group Bomber Command equipped with Whitleys at RAF Dishforth. From July 1940 to August 1942 the squadron was based at RAF Leeming where it converted to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 12 Squadron was part of the Advanced Air Striking Force in France equipped with Battles. It returned to Britain in June 1940 at RAF Finningley in 1 Group. From June to September 1940…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 15 Squadron, was flying Battles and deployed in France as part of the Advanced Air Striking Force. The squadron returned to Britain in December 1939 at RAF Wyton in 2 Group and…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 18 Squadron was equipped with Blenheims and sent to France as part of the Air Component of the British Expeditionary Force. In May 1940 the squadron returned to Britain at RAF…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses In September 1939, 21 Squadron was in 2 Group based at RAF Watton with Blenheims. From June to October 1940 the squadron operated out of RAF Lossiemouth following which it returned to RAF Watton to…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses 44 Squadron was reformed in March 1937 and flew Hampdens from RAF Waddington as part of 5 Group at the start of the war. In December 1941 it was the first squadron to introduce Lancasters to operational…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 50 Squadron was flying Hampdens from RAF Waddington as part of 5 Group. From July 1940 to July 1941 the squadron was based at RAF Lindholme. It then moved to RAF Swinderby until…

See all Archive items | See all wartime losses At the start of the war 61 Squadron was part of 5 Group flying Hampdens at RAF Hemswell. In July 1941 it converted to Manchesters and moved to RAF North Luffenham where it stayed until November 1941.…
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