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LLeeJR575842v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for J R Lee, flight engineer, covering the period from 15 November 1942 to 15 August 1943 where he was listed as missing and was the only survivor of his crew that crashed in France and became a…

Flying Officer T.A. Ford’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 8th October 1950 to 3rd September 1953, detailing his service as a pilot and flying instructor with 24 Squadron RAF and 10 and 12 Reserve Flying Schools. Aircraft in which flown: Tiger…

LTinningHW19585v1.pdf
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book from 25th August 1942 to 11th March 1945. Recording his training as a navigator in Australia and Great Britain and a full tour of…

PFordTA17110071.pdf
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is four airman on the base of an ornamental street light, captioned 'No 1 Crew, Tripoli Harbour'.
Photo 2 is an aerial view of two pyramids at Giza, captioned 'Der Pyramids'.
Photo 3 is a side view of a…

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PFordTA17110065.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is accommodation at Mauripur, captioned 'Billets at Mauripur, nr Karachi. Group of Bearers'.
Photo 2 and 4 are oblique aerial photos of the Taj Mahal.
Photo 3 is the starboard side of an Avro York, captioned…

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Flying Officer T.A. Ford’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 11th July 1942 to 27th August 1950, detailing his training in Great Britain and Canada and operations as a pilot and flying instructor. Also includes post-war duties with Transport…

LEllamsG49286v1.pdf
Flying log book for George Ellams covering the period from 10 January 1942 to 30 June 1967. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. Also contains photographs and various RAF documents relating to his service, ranks, proficiency and…

OEllamsG49286-161006-07.pdf
Card was issued when George joined the Transport Command V.I.P. flight in 1945.

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Three items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's card from the Karachi Ordnance Officers' Shop.
Item 2 is a slip allowing Homer to wear five medals.
Item 3 is Homer's temporary members card for the Srinagar Club.

PLawsonHA16010010.jpg
A large group of airmen arranged in six rows in front and on top of a Dakota.

MLawsonHA19210824-161128-010001.jpg
The story of Homer Lawson from birth in August 1921 to death in September 1975. He trained as a Navigator in Wales and in Scotland before converting to Halifaxes in Yorkshire. He completed 38 operations then returned to Scotland for more training.…

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A group of airmen arranged in four rows under the starboard wing of a Blackburn Beverley 'P'. On the reverse is annotated '(48) Beverley Flight (incomplete) RAF Changi Singapore 1959'. Some of the attendees are named. A section of the photograph has…

PSearleROJ17050019.jpg
A side view of a Beverley aircraft 'C'. 30 Squadron, RAF Transport Command.

LSearleROJ615463v1.pdf
Flying log book for R O J Searle, Flight Engineer, covering the period from 25 June 1944 to13 July 1945 and from 17 August 1951 to 14 September 1964.
Detailing his training as a flight engineer and a full tour of operations flown with Bomber…

PBlairJJ1633.jpg
John Blair in Flight Lieutenant’s uniform flanked by two other RAF flight crew, on the left of the photograph a wireless operator and on the right, a pilot, they are in a room with maps on the walls, and are leaning on a table. Submitted with…

PBlairJJ1607.jpg
Six airmen in uniform standing next to mobile steps in front of a De Haviland Comet with the words 'Royal Air Force Transport Command' along its side. Submitted with caption; 'John Blair & crew with their Comet aircraft, 1960s'.

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A ticket and envelope issued to Ted Neale for a flight from Algiers to Cairo.

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PAllenJH16010005.jpg
Close up of the collapsed starboard undercarriage of an Avro York, in the snow. On the reverse 'Ottawa 1946'.

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PAllenJH16010003.jpg
Front view of an Avro York with starboard undercarriage collapsed in the snow. On the reverse 'Me in flat cap extreme right of photo Ottawa 1946 MW102 Prime Minister's a/c Passenger: J Strachey Minister of Food'.

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BAllenJHAllenJHv20003.jpg
Jim Allen's experiences after the end of the war. He married in 1944 and had three children. His first job was as a bus conductor, then an insurance agent but he was unhappy so rejoined the RAF. He trained as a Fighter Controller and was posted to…

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Officers' Mess bill for Eric Horace Woods including payments for Mess subscriptions, payments to the RAF Benevolent Fund, and for Laundry, Tobacco, Cigarettes and Sundries, and Messing.

LWoodsEH751788v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Horace Woods, navigator, covering the period from 28 November 1939 to 10 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties, operations with transport command and…

LArrowsmithHL571013v1.pdf
Warrant Officer Les Arrowsmith’s flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers, from 28 January 1946 to 18 July 1950. Mainly records his training and various postings in the Far East as navigator within Transport…

APlenderleithJ151007.mp3
John Plenderleith was in the Air Training Corps before he volunteered to join the RAF. He was posted to 626 Squadron at Wickenby and when the crew were allocated their hut they were surprised to find it was still occupied with another crew’s…
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