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EPerryWRPPerryHE430714.pdf
Wishes her happy birthday. Explains he did not write the previous day as he had a long flight (11 hours 15 minutes) and was very tired. Catches up with mail received and family gossip and other matters. Mention future plans and that his commission…

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Twenty-five pilots wearing battledress sitting and standing in two rows. On the reverse titled '[....] Course 25, 14 (P) A.F.U. Ossington, Lincs'. Followed by names by row. 'Pete front row 4th from left'.

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History of the station from December 1940 including resident squadrons and aircraft , royal visit and other points of interest after the war up to the current day.

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Letter from Air Ministry returning his log book to M A Niman together with a piece of War Medal ribbon.

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Top - a large group of trainee airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of a brick building with large windows criss-crossed with blast tape. On the reverse signatures. Captioned 1 - 'Heaven help poor old…

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Top left - newspaper cutting (London Gazette) with citation for Pilot Officer Baker and Warrant Officer Meek.
Top right - newspaper cutting - Lancaster lands on bomb door. Account of badly damage Lancaster with wounded crew returning from operation…

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For Pilot Officer K Gill DFC, 342 squadron. Completed 15 day-light bombing operations with the Lorraine Group

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For Pilot Officer K Gill DFC 342 Squadron. Completed 15 day-light bombing operations with the Lorraine Group.

SGillK1438901v30008.pdf
Covers local news and also covers news from primary department, short notices, leave calls, letter from lads and lasses including one from K Gill, cartoons, and more replies to letters.

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Newspaper cutting with b/w photograph of four airmen wearing tunics with half brevet and side caps. Text states that here were two Leeds men recent graduates of navigator training in Canada, Lists airmen and addresses including K Gill.

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Invitation to investiture at Buckingham Palace to receive her late husband's, (Flying Officer Kenneth Gill RAFVR), Distinguished Flying Cross. Included photocopy of letter.

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Reports that he arrived back safely and that he had had a good leave. Catches up with family news and gossip.

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States that photograph shows. Mentions first abortive attack on 29 October 1944, second cancelled for weather and the final successful attack on 11 November 1944.

SGillK1438901v10013.pdf
Starts with account of movements in RAF for 1941. Continues lwith entries for daily activities. Embarks Greenock, Leaves Milford Haven on 8 January for voyage across Atlantic and describes voyage to Canada. Arrives Moncton 20 January describes daily…

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Two postcards written by John to his parents. He explains he has been in hospital with a broken ankle.

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Four items, Edward's description of the operation, comments that their D.R. compass went U/S over their base, lots of searchlights but not so much anti-aircraft fire. Edwards nav plot, the expected H2S plot over Essen. Newspaper cuttings describing…

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Three items, Edward's brief description of the operation, his navigation plot and a press cutting with the caption 'Allies invade France', which describes some of the air activity in support of D Day.

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A report on a violation of flight discipline by Cyril.

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A form completed by Cyril referring to his performance. He is instructed to undertake further training to bring his standard up to the required level.

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Covers: fuel system, oil system, Dowty hydraulic system (undercarriage, radiator shutters, flap circuit), electrical system (u.c system, detonator circuit, starter and feathering circuit, bomb jettison and main electrical panel switches and lights).…

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Gives personal details, joined RAF 21 November 1940, commissioned 21 October 1944 and released 6 January 1947.

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First - over 400 times they led the way. Article about RAF Pathfinders. Crest and details about 35 Squadron. Also mentions 7, 83 and 156 Squadrons as nucleus of force in August 1942. Mentions some of their attacks and numbers of decorations awarded.…
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