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Introduction letter from Sir Arthur Harris for Hamish Mahaddie in support of Mahaddie's post-war lecture tour of Australia and New Zealand. Harris greets Bomber Command veterans and describes the significance of their contribution to the war. Quoting…

LSinclairET137290v1.pdf
Eric Sinclair’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 25th August 1941 until 30th June 1947. Training started at No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School followed by No. 36 Service Flying Training School in Canada in January 1942. Further training at 14…

LArrowsmithDR427789v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Douglas Ross Arrowsmith, covering the period from 15 January 1943 to 3 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at 1 Elementary Flying Training School RAF RAAF…

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Reprinted from The Times 18 June 1940.
The fight with evil and my earthly mission fulfilled. Letter found amongst the personal belongings of a Royal Air Force pilot recently reported missing believed killed, to be sent to his mother if he were…

LWoolleyA19240610v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for A Woolley, flight engineer. Covering the period from 6 July 1943 to 25 June 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at 1654…

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Certificate for an operation to Modane showing a Lancaster with the names of Sergeant Woolley's crew and signed by Ralph Cochrane, AOC 5 Group.

OSproatesHB1107339-200911-01.pdf
RAF Form 2520A issued to HB Sproates with brief details of his service record.

LSproatesHB1107339v1.pdf
Harrison Sproates’ Flying Log Book as wireless operator from 3rd January 1941 until 29th May 1944. Training was at No. 2 Signals School, No. 1 Air Gunnery School, and 13 Operational Training Unit. Posted to 244 Squadron for operations in the Middle…

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Medal set belonging to Harry Dawson (178722 Royal Air Force). 1939-1945 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Africa Star, Defence Medal, and War Medal 1939-1945. Includes his identity tags and a letter about the loss of Wellington Z9106.

SGrewB[Ser#-DoB]v10001.pdf
Flight Sergeant Archibald Steele’s Flying Log Book as a pilot and flight engineer from 20th April 1943 to 10th September 1945. Flying training started with 19 Elementary Flying Training School then at 12 and 36 Service Flying Training Schools in…

LMaddoxH4213871v1.pdf
Flight Sergeant H Maddox’s Flying Log Book as an Air Gunner from 2nd August 1944 until 24th July 1945. Initial training at No. 3 Bombing and Gunnery School in Canada. Training continued at Operational Training Unit 11 and 1699 Training Flight/Heavy…

BBrabinHWBrabinHWv1.pdf
Harry joined the Royal Australian Air Force on 25 June 1942 as a wireless operator/air gunner and received his initial training in Australia before going to Canada for his trade training.

He sailed on the SS Johan Van Barneve to San Francisco and…

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A group of 90 men in uniform arranged in five rows. Twenty men sit with their arms and ankles crossed. A further 21 are in the next row. A further 21 stand behind with the remaining 8 at the back. The group are on grass in front of a single storey…

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OInwardJL569858-230708-01.pdf
Service and release book of Flight Lieutenant James Inward, last day of service 5 August 1947, released as class A.

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A report of the assistance James gave to a fellow crew member leading to his being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross during his first operation. Annotated '1944'.

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Details of James assisting his crew mate whose oxygen tube had become detached and being frostbitten in the process. For these actions, on his first operation, James was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Annotated '1944'.
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