Browse Items (859 total)

  • Type is exactly "Text. Service material"

SCheshireGL72021v10068.jpg
From Headquarters 54 Base Coningsby. Letter covering Group Captain Christie's letter concerning Squadron Leader Campbell and Flight Lieutenant Fleming.

SCheshireGL72021v10067.jpg
Letter to Headquarters 54 base Coningsby. Infomation concerning Squadron Leader Campbell not able to return to operations and Flight Lieutenant Fleming already offered for Mosquito training

SCheshireGL72021v10064.jpg
To Personnel Air Secretary Air Ministry. Apologises for late reply and writes that he has passed message to the squadron. Most disappointed that visit was missed and look to time when they might be more fortunate.

SCheshireGL72021v10063.jpg
From Personal Air Secretary on behalf of Secretary of State apologising for not getting to RAF Woodhall Spa due to poor weather. Hopes Sir Archibald Sinclair would visit 617 Squadron at earliest opportunity.

SCheshireGL72021v10057.jpg
To 54 Base Coningsby forwarding the names of two pilots who were anxious to return to operational duties on Mosquito. Squadron Leader C F Campbell DSO, DFC and Flight Lieutenant R T Fleming DFC. Includes operational history.

SCheshireGL72021v10047.jpg
To Royal Australian Air Force liaison officer at Bomber Command. Writing that Flight Lieutenant D J Shannon desires to continue with operations and does not want to return to Australia. Mentions Shannon's wife is in Royal Air Force serving in same…

SCheshireGL72021v10046.jpg
To Air Ministry concerning bombing results. 700 bombs being plotted possibly undershooting. Request they must get Mosquito by next moon.

SCheshireGL72021v10044.jpg
From officer at Central Medical Establishment concerning arrangements for fitting lenses to cope with visual problems.

SCheshireGL72021v10043.jpg
To officer at Central Medical Establishment thanking him for letter stating that he will get the medical officer to complete special fitting mentioned.

SCheshireGL72021v10040.jpg
Is sending 80 prints of operation on Gnome Rhone works, as requested

SCheshireGL72021v10039.jpg
Addressed from Type 16 Beachy Head. Discusses sending traces of plots on squadrons tracks outbound and inbound on 12 February 1944.

SCheshireGL72021v10038.jpg
Concerns a tracing of a night job done on behalf of squadron. Addressed from Type 16 Beachy Head.

SCheshireGL72021v10036.jpg
From squadron signals leader. Directs arrangements for daily inspections of aircraft W/T equipment.

SCheshireGL72021v10033.jpg
To senior personnel staff officer at Bomber Command giving history of Sergeant McLean, Distinguished Service Medal, an air gunner who shot down at least four aircraft while serving on 102 squadron before medical downgrade. Is now fit again but posted…

SCheshireGL72021v10032.jpg
Assures the sergeant that he will try his best to fulfil his request and that he would write if he has any success..

SCheshireGL72021v10029.jpg
Reply to a request from Cheshire that 4 Group provide crew. Not possible at present due to heavy commitments and new squadrons forming.

SCheshireGL72021v10028.jpg
Acknowledges letter of 13 January 1944. Does not consider that blame for over payment lies with him. Asks that they confirm he actually received the money. Once confirmed he would pay the whole amount by cheque.

SCheshireGL72021v10027.jpg
Notes that Cheshire relinquished acting group captain rank on 25 October 1943 but continued to get paid for that rank until 30 November 1943. This resulted in over payment of £25 5s 8d. Goes on to discuss recovery of the money.

SCheshireGL72021v10024.jpg
States he would be pleased to have Stult there but he cannot affect postings. Suggest Stult put in an application for him and crew. He would need to come with his crew as it would be impossible to find him one there.

SCheshireGL72021v10022.jpg
From officer in Ministry of Aircraft Production. Writes that Cheshire left gloves in his office and is now sending them on.

SCheshireGL72021v10021.jpg
To officer at Ministry of Aircraft Production thanking him for returning gloves and apologising that he was unable to call on him recently after a conference.
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2