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LPerryWRP1317696v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for W R P Perry, covering the period from 24 November 1941 to 19 April 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Ansty, RCAF De Winton, RCAF Calgary, RCAF Moncton, RAF Ossington, RAF Scampton, RAF North…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv3.pdf
Gives outline of service history. Goes on to describe joining the RAF, early training, journey across the Atlantic to Canada for pilot training. Gives account of training in Canada and on return to the United Kingdom. Writes of operations on 106…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv2.pdf
Memoir starts by describing early life and education in Tunbridge Wells before moving to Cornwall. Writes about beginning of the war. Volunteered for aircrew in Plymouth (which had been bombed the day before) shortly after his 18th birthday.…

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Forty airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in four rows. Several men have an "x" above head or on their shoulders. On the reverse 'Pete top left, 56 course 37 SFTS Calgary Alberta Canada, May - Sep 42, "x" LACs, Tabory, Gelfices,…

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Top left - night view down city street with cars and buildings on the far side. Captioned '8th Avenue west, Calgary, Alberta (taken at 2110 hrs, 21.2.42)'.
Top right - three-quarter length image of two men in hiking kit standing in front of a river.…

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Top left - view down a valley of a distant inlet. Captioned 'Port Arthur, Lake Superior, Canada, 42'.
Top right - an airman wearing tunic standing in front of a railway track with train behind. Other figures in the distance right. Captioned 'Phil at…

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Sam's record of service.

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A record of Sam's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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Brief details of early life. Joined Royal Air Force 26 March 1941, trained as pilot in Canada. Flew operations on 106 Squadron at RAF Syerston and RAF Metheringham from June 1943 to February 1944. Instructional tour at 5 Lancaster Finishing School…

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Records that Jack Meek a Canadian navigator was going back on operations after having been wounded on an operation to Berlin the previous January. Describes his crew and relates the story of the January operation where they were attacked by fighters…

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Top left - a group of native Americans and a horse in front of Tipis.
Top right - two native Americans with two horses in front of tipis.
Bottom - view of line of tipis with cars and crows of people on left.
Captioned 'Indians Calgary Stampede…

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A large group of men wearing athletics kit sitting and standing in four rows in front of a wooden building. Sitting centre of front row three officers wearing tunics and peaked caps, the centre officer has pilot's brevet. Captioned 'Athletics team…

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Top - postcard showing calf roping with spectators in background. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede, "Pat Burton", 1942. North American Champion Calf Roper'.
Bottom - postcard showing steer riding with spectators in background. Captioned 'Calgary…

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Top - postcard showing bronco riding with men in the background. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede wild horse race'.
Bottom - postcard showing horse rearing up with men in background. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede wild horse race'.

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Top - postcard showing bronco riding with spectators in background. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede, Norman Stearns - Re-Ride'.
Bottom - postcard showing bronco riding with men in background. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede , Lawrence Watrin on Squirre…

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Top - postcard showing bronco riding with spectators. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Joe Fox on Re-Ride'.
Bottom - postcard showing bronco riding with spectators in background. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede "Doff Aber of North America Bucking Horse,…

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Top - postcard showing bronco riding with spectators. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Joe Fox on Re-Ride'.
Bottom - postcard showing bronco riding with spectators in background. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede "Doff Aber of North America Bucking Horse,…

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Top - postcard showing bronco riding. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Roughouse Reeve on Bay Boy'.
Bottom - postcard showing bronco riding with spectators and helpers (some mounted). Captioned 'Calgary Stampede A K Lund on Pale Face'..

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Top - postcard showing bronco riding. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Sammy Sissons on Tally Ho'.
Bottom - postcard showing bronco riding with spectators and helpers (some mounted). Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Ernie Ferguson on Try Me Out'.

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Top - postcard showing calf roping. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede, Art Alarneau calf roping'.
Bottom - postcard showing calf roping. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede, Irby Mundy calf roping'.

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Top postcard showing bronco riding with spectators . Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Stan Jackson Bucking Horse'.
Bottom - postcard showing steer wrestling. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Ed Hunter wild steer decorating'.

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Top - postcard showing bronco riding. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Jack Noyes on Indian Black'.
Bottom - postcard showing bronco riding with spectators and helpers. Captioned 'Calgary Stampede Lone Breeze on Old Strange'.

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Top right front quarter view of a steam locomotive. Captioned 'Chinook in Calgary station'.
Bottom left - an airman wearing overalls and side cap standing in the open with huts in the background. Captioned 'Art Thackwray'.

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Top left - view across lake of a town on far bank. Captioned 'Calgary taken from St George's Island'.
Top right - three men in a window.
Bottom left - view of trees and a model dinosaur on right. Captioned 'St George's Island.
Bottom right - view…

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Top left - an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing by a doorway. Captioned 'Jock Ross, Calgary'.
Bottom right - an Oxford parked on airfield with fuel bowser in front. Behind left a control tower. Captioned 'Penhold, Oct 1942'.
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