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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Australia"

AMilesR20090123-0001.mp3
Reg Miles's memoir in three parts.

MThornhillCE2049456-170515-02.pdf
24 pages of an address book.

BShakespeareHEShakespeareHEv1.pdf
Detailed description of journey by train across the United States with comments about America and descriptions of many towns and cities passed through. Comments on some of his and his companions' activities. Makes several comparisons with Australia.

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Gives personal details and date of death.

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Covering remainder of letter containing data on batch 3.

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Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

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Lists of Ceylonese in three batches and miscellaneous arrivals who volunteered for and joined the RAF with some details of their service. Includes b/w photograph of Sergeant Rex De Silva in 1943.

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A memoir written by a Royal Australian Air Force wireless operator. Firstly he describes major events in the war but he continues with his own experience training in Canada then commencing further training in the UK. Only three pages are…

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Headline - Stuttgart badly hit, factories ablaze. Internal headlines - hard-pressed Germans, feeling the strain including some pilot accounts. Bombs in centre - fires joined into one, pilots account of fires. Eluded fighter, another would not fire,…

LHiltonVT430281v1.pdf
Observer’s air gunner’s and w/t operators flying log book for V T Hilton, wireless operator, covering the period from 19 July 1943 to 16 April 1945. He was stationed at RAAF Parkes, RAAF Port Pririe, RAF Dumfries, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Rufforth…

BThomasJHThomasJHv1.pdf
Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

VSmithNG[Date].mp4
Norm Smith gives very brief description of his career. He trained as a pilot in Australia then on to England and 463 and later 467 Squadrons, post war, remaining in RAAF until 1947. Flew Tiger Moths, Ansons, Wellingtons, Stirlings and the Lancaster.…

AMcCulloughF210621.mp3
Fred McCullough discusses his series of abstract art works which are an homage to his uncle.

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Name. 20/9/15 AUS408918, Sgt pilot McBean W J, Box 120, Casterton, Victoria, Australia'. Bottom right - head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet.

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Name. AUST 409259 Sgt Walker D F, Heidelberg Golf Club, Lower Plenty, Victoria, Auatralia' Address of Mrs D Walker in NSW Australia. Note 'Don reported missing April 8 1943'. Bottom right - family group photograph showing four men, three in uniform…

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Name AUS 409274 Sgt pilot Parsons J M, Henty St, Casterton, Vic, Australia'.
Bottom left - full length image of three airmen, wearing tunics and side caps standing in a row with trees in the background. Centre man has pilot's brevet.
Right -…

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Title '20535 Mechanician HMAS Australia, Leonard Symons, 5 Birdwood St, Frankston, Victoria.
Left - family photograph of adults and children with servicemen in navy uniform in the centre. Captioned 'Len and relatives on HMAS Australia on her…

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Half length image of an airman wearing tunic with pilot's brevet. In the background bushes. Annotated '1/11/22, 61603 F/O Ronald Matt of NSW Australia'.

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Note 'Friendship's dearest memories are the flower of life'. Name. Ray James of NSW Australia.

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Name. AUS 415259 W/O Joe Leary. Note 'Joe killed April 27 1944'.

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Two names and addresses. 43306 P/O A B Conway and AUS43514 P/O R C Glass. Both have signatures.

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Two names and addresses. AUS421402 H E C Scott F/O and AUS 402516 Jay Lynch F/O. Note 'Scotty taken prisoner August 1944'.

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Three names. AUS 406088 F. D'O Barnett F/O. AUS415366 Simon G Emery. Note 'Simon killed April 1944'. AUS 422423 J N K Cameron F/O. Note 'Ron killed February 21st 1944'.
Newspaper cutting concerning Flying Officer R K McIntyre description of an…

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Six names, some with addresses. Jack C McCallum. John Bailey, Ron K McIntyre, Ian McGugan, Note 'Ian missing in middle East April 1944'. Dermot Hegarty and Ron S Harris.
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