Browse Items (865 total)

  • Type is exactly "Text. Service material"

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Giving Andrew's service record, including his will.

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The service record of Sergeant Arthur Cushway, killed in action.

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Provides particulars of previous instructor courses, present category, experience flying hours, particulars of test, assessment, category recommended and remarks by testing officer. Notes that had good knowledge of principles of flight and…

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Including duration and purpose of course, flying time on Oxford, ground training results, assessment of ability etc. Remarks by Chief Instructor include: 'A good average pilot who should prove his worth at 11 OTU. A sound reliable officer.'

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From 92 Group instructors flight to officer commanding 11 Operational Training Unit. Gives hours flown and assessment as an instructor. On the reverse a proforma not filled out.

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Reports that this was the fourth constructional works target for the squadron. One P-51, one Mosquito and 17 Lancasters were detailed. States it was another difficult target and describes marking efforts. Reports difficultly in finding aiming point…

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Notes that despite allied bombing, V-1 campaign against London and South East continues. Notes decision to attack V-1 storage sites. 617 Squadron were to join 5 Group attack and use using 12,000 bombs to collapse roof of caves in which bombs were…

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Describes planned timing to attach at the same time as the main force. Reports that weather was unfavourable. After initially cancelling the operation leader checked out weather at low level but decided low visibility and target defences precluded…

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An extract with personal details about Stan Attwood. It contains a list of his medals and a brief description of his service life.

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A document issued to Leonard Dorricott authorising him to wear the following medals - 1939-45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star and clasp and Defence Medal.

OHattersleyCR40699-160506-03.pdf
Peter Hattersley's Certificate of Service and Discharge from the Auxiliary Air Force 1936 to 1937.

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A certificate issued to Flying Officer V E Azzaro DFC. The Path Finder badge is awarded to him permanently.

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Contains personal details, record of service and other details including posting to 104 squadron 23 September 1944 - shows discharge on 17 May 1945 on appointment to temporary commission.

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Includes records of medical, movements, next of kin, date of commission to flying officer and record of previous service.

LOpenshawB19211117v1.pdf
Record of training navigation star and sun sights from ground and air between April 1943 and February 1944. Locations April to July 1943 at 24 bombing gunnery and navigation school at Moffat Southern Rhodesia on Anson aircraft. December 1943 at No 23…

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Extract from the airman’s service book of Basil George Ambrose. Details include date of birth, date of attestation (6 April 1942) and next of kin.

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A card with details about the inoculation.

OMabeyBC3008464-161128-03.pdf
Airman's Service and Pay Book for Bernard Mabey.

OMabeyBC3008464-161128-01.pdf
Service and Release book for Bernard Mabey from 24 November 1943 to 7 October 1947.

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Blank form for bomb aimers briefing

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RAF Form 295, blank

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Indicates one bomb load and includes time on target, preselection settings, distributor settings, some handwritten calculations and code words. On the reverse; marking and tactics, notes, bombing, Window and other details,

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Shows three bomb loads but with the middle one crossed out. Includes preselection settings, false heights, Window, nickles and zero hour.

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Blank form on the front. On the reverse aiming instructions and other bombing notes.
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