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Bar with 1939-1945 Star, Aircrew Europe Star, Defence Medal and war Meal 1939-1945.

BBullockWEJBullockWEJv1.pdf
Covers the period from joining as a Halton Apprentice in September 1932 for training as an Aircraft Fitter. Through the completion of his training and posting to 16 squadron, before being transferred to Egypt in 1937 and on to Iraq with No 4 Flying…

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Blue pennant with RAF Badge at Moncton, N.B.

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Blue pennant with Royal Canadian Air Force badge and Trenton.

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Engineer log completed by David Sanders for a sortie in Lancaster NG266 on 27 April 1945.

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Head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap with shoreline in the background. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

MMadgettHR147519-190610-01.pdf
A monthly magazine produced by personnel of No 37 Service Flying Training School, Royal Air Force Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Contains message officer commanding and articles on retreat from Greece, religion and local area, a fighter pilot in combat,…

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Photo 1 is a classroom with rolled charts on the tables.

Photo 2 is a street scene taken at night with snow on the ground.

MWoodC1451225-160325-02.pdf
Notes taken during Colin Wood's training. They cover navigation, wireless, radar, meteorology, intelligence, geography and operations.

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OWoodC1451225-160325-01.pdf
Service and release book of Colin Wood (2 March 1942 - 27 July 1946).

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Includes RAF stable belt, sergeants ranks tapes, flight lieutenant shoulder boards, observer and navigator brevets. Cap badges, belt buckle, brass buttons, patches and a lanyard. Also medal ribbons for Distinguished Flying Cross and 1939-1945 Star.

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Newspaper cutting referring to Bomber Command bringing back Army men from Italy in Halifax and Lancaster bombers.

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For Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Clarence Lindsay Hughes as pilot officer from 31 March 1943.

ANewtonJL[Date]-01.mp3
Jack Newton joined the RAF in 1938. He trained as an air gunner and was posted to 12 Squadron at RAF Binbrook. Just before midnight on the 5th of August 1941 Jack and his crew set off for Cologne. They were attacked by a night fighter. One engine was…

BCooperFACooperFAv2.pdf
A brief family history. Recent history. Describes meeting John Cooper at Feltwell in 1953 and early life together. John was a civilian air traffic controller at Heathrow and became an RAFVR officer with the air training corps. Provides a family…

MMarshA542744-151026-01.pdf
Handwritten engineering notes recorded during training.

SHughesCL1334982v10022.pdf
Letters from air secretary branch stating that commissioning parchment was being prepared. Letter from RAF Historian researcher stating that he would obtain and send on the recommendation for his Distinguished Flying Cross and also copies of all his…

MLarmerLO430037-151112-01.pdf
1 - news cutting concerning a 92 year old Second World War veteran penning an apology for bombing German cities. 2 - letter from Laurence Larmer while offering no apology, regretting that the operation he flew on 11 April 1945 resulted in the loss of…

PHughesCL16010068.jpg
Left - trees on a hillside. Top right - view over countryside with fields and woods. Right middle - view over countryside with woods. Bottom right - view across lake to trees on far side.

PHughesCL16010064.jpg
Top left - view down country lane with trees either side. Top right - view across open countryside to a farm in distance. Bottom left - view of trees. Bottom middle - head and shoulders portrait of a lady wearing checked jacket. Bottom right - view…

PHughesCL16010055.jpg
Top left - a tree covered cliff. Top right - rocks in a forest. Centre middle - two men wearing civilian suits either side of a woman wearing jacket and skirt. Man on the left stands and the other two people are sitting on steps of a stone monument,…

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Mk IIA course and speed calculator with circular slide rule, analogue slide computer and instrument box.
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