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LStewartEC87436v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

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Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

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A certificate issued to Ron for his good service and an accompanying letter.

MRidingRH1525125-210923-03.pdf
A card issued to Ron recording his status as navigator.

MRidingRH1525125-210923-01.pdf
RAF Form 31 issued to Ron to record his pay and allowances.

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MRosserLV745193-190517-27.pdf
Includes; precautions before and after entering aircraft, left to right check over cockpit, starting up, action in the event of fire on start up, running up, taxying out, vital actions before take-off, take-off/circuit and landing, stopping engines,…

ESmithDCRosserLV451121.pdf
Speculates on Rosser's current (civil/military) status and therefore addresses him as 'Mr'. Writes that he arrived in India some months ago but after the Japanese surrender and that he was flying transport on Dakotas from Rangoon. Comments on…

ESmithDCRosserLV450718.pdf
Wonders what he was doing now and writes about his own activities, postings, courses and flying. Catches up with news of colleagues. Mentions he is going on embarkation leave but does not know where he is going, probably the Far East.

MPerryWRP1317696-170719-02.pdf
Writes of his time on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston. Mentions operation to the Ruhr and Italy and that they were two thirds of their way through tour. Writes of his last operation at Syerston and squadron's move to RAF Metheringham. Describes his new…

LPerryWRP1317696v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two, for W R P Perry, covering the period from 27 April 1943 to 26 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 242 squadron. He was stationed at RAF North…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv3.pdf
Gives outline of service history. Goes on to describe joining the RAF, early training, journey across the Atlantic to Canada for pilot training. Gives account of training in Canada and on return to the United Kingdom. Writes of operations on 106…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv2.pdf
Memoir starts by describing early life and education in Tunbridge Wells before moving to Cornwall. Writes about beginning of the war. Volunteered for aircrew in Plymouth (which had been bombed the day before) shortly after his 18th birthday.…

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History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

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To officer commanding 242 Squadron RAF Oakington from Flt Lt William Roy Peter Perry requesting postponement of release for 6 months.

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Top - four men wearing swimming trunks standing on a beach with building behind right. Captioned 'Changi beach, Singapore, (Norman, "Trader", Freddy, self)'.
Left - view from aircraft of large cloud. Captioned 'Cu-nim developing over Indian ocean,…

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Top left - distant view of airport terminal, Captioned 'Control, Mauripur airport, Karachi'.
Top right - in the foreground a single storey building with three two storey building behind. Captioned 'Officer's mess and quarters, Mauripur airport,…

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Top left - view looking down from aircraft of a city below. Captioned 'Tel Aviv, Palestine from 10,000 ft'.
Top right - view of secluded garden with trees and building in background. Captioned '"little bit of heaven" at Shaibah, behind officer's…

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Top left - a man standing in doorway with blanket fraped round him. Captioned 'Freddy at Cairo west'.
Top right - three men floating in a swimming pool with other bathers in pool and poolside on other side of the pool. Captioned 'Heliopolis pool,…

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Top left - view of airport terminal building in the distance. Bottom of the nose of an Avro York top right. Captioned 'Terminal building, Almaza airport, Cairo'.
Top right - five RAF officers, all wearing tunics and four with peaked caps standing…

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Top left - stone masons working on classical buildings on side of street. Captioned 'Masons at work, Valetta'.
Top right - six RAF officers wearing khaki shorts, jackets and peaked caps standing in line with trees and a hut in the background.…

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Top left - view out of window of clouds below. Captioned 'SC over southern France'.
Top right - view out of window of clouds below. Captioned 'SC over southern France'.
Bottom left - view through window of cumulus clouds in distance. Captioned…

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Top left - cockpit of a York with pilot visible. Captioned 'Dum Dum airport, Calcutta'.
Top right - an airman wearing shorts, shirt and peaked cap standing by the centre tail fin of a York. Captioned '"Taffy" feeling tired at Dum Dum'.
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Top left - side view of a York parked on hardstanding, captioned 'Avro York (Almaza Airport, Cairo)'.
Bottom right - view of multi-story building with minaret tower across square with palm trees. Captioned 'View from Heliopolis Palace Hotel,…

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Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-02.pdf
Victoires de la RAF en 1943
Air Marshal Sir Richard Peck describes large composition and successes of RAF during 1943 whilst underlining the threat still posed by Germany.

Les machines
Maintains Anglo-American aircraft production is four times…
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