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

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…

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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'.
Bottom left…

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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…

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Top left - front quarter view of a York parked on hardstanding. Captioned 'Our York at Almaza, Cairo'.
Top right - view down onto the entrance of a hotel with driveway surrounded by palm trees. Captioned 'Heliopolis Palace hotel, Cairo Feb…

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Top left - two men, one wearing swimming trunks, the other shirt and shorts standing either side of a local boy on a beach with trees in the background. Captioned 'Engineer (J Ormerod) a Sinhalese boy and self on beach at Negombo, Ceylon, March…

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Top left - front quarter view of a York parked on hardstanding. Captioned 'Our York at Negombo, Colombo, Ceylon Oct 45'.
Top right - view from air of coastline. Captioned 'Coast near Casablanca, Morocco, July 1945'.
Centre - Three airmen in front…

LDoxseyJA630441v2.pdf
J A Doxsey’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 1st February 1944 to 30th July 1949, recording training and Transport Command duties across Europe, Africa and India as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner. Also later civil flying…

LDoxseyJA630441v1.pdf
J A Doxsey’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 5th October 1939 to 25th January 1944, recording training and operations as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner, and Transport Command ferry duties across Africa, Brazil and USA.…
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