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PThompsonKG15010018.jpg
Nine photographs showing a ferry and Niagra Falls, captioned 'Ferry from Toronto to Niagara' and a colour postcard of the Falls.
Telegram date stamped 21 June 1942 giving Keith Tompson's father his new address, No1 Manning Depot, Toronto.
Canada…

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12 page leaflet to advise those personnel going to Canada on the Empire Air Training Scheme, it deals with pay, dress, the Atlantic crossing, the cold weather, and currency.

PPennLE1702.pdf
A group of 17 pilots including Laurie Penn. Four of the pilots are identified.

PGeachDG16010025.jpg
A group of 11 airmen standing on the steps in front of a wooden building. The ground is covered in snow apart from the steps which have been cleared.

PJonesJT17050025.jpg
13 airmen in front of a wooden hut. Jack is top row, extreme right. On the reverse is 'Moncton Haphazard Snaps'.

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PJonesJT17050027.jpg
Three identical photos of 14 airmen arranged in two rows. One is eating a banana, several are drinking tea and others are holding bananas and oranges.
Jack Jones is front row, third from right.

#1 On the reverse -
'Would you like an orange mum…

PSaundersEJ20010057.jpg
Eight photographs and a tram ticket from an album.
Photo 1 is Banff looking to Cascade Mountain.
Photo 2 is the Bow river at Banff.
Photo 3 is the administrative building at Banff with Cascade mountain behind.
Photo 4 is the Banff Springs…

PGeachDG16010048.jpg
16 airmen arranged in two rows. They are trainees and are wearing sidecaps with white flashes. They have a sign with 'Class 'K' Course 66 Air Bombers Dafoe - Sask.' On the reverse is written 'November 1942'.

YWarrenHJ619608v1.pdf
Hand-written 1944 diary. Detailed entries of flying, camp life, the weather and letters to and from home. Many references to going to cinema. Last entry 17 July 1944.

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29 airmen (all but one trainees) arranged in three rows in front of a Tiger Moth. The ground is snow covered. Underneath all 29 are named.

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Airmen in three ranks, all but two of whom are cadets, two are labelled: 'Blair' and 'Lynch'.

Submitted with caption: 'Caribbean aircrew trainees, Canada, 1942. John Blair is standing, 2nd from left in the middle row, while Orville Lynch is at the…

PBlairJJ1605.jpg
A group of 24 cadets and three officers arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Submitted with caption; 'John Blair (left of photo) during his training in Canada, 1942'.

PSouthwellDE1606.jpg
28 airmen arranged in two rows in front of an Anson. 25 airmen have trainee flashes. There is snow on the ground.

PMadgettHR19030011.jpg
Top left - road with telegraph poles on left side going into the distance with entrance on left with sign 'Royal Air Force [.......]'. Top right road running into the distance with single story huts either side. An airman is walking way from camera…

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PMadgettHR19030035.jpg
Top left - a road running from the bottom with a row of single story huts on the left. Telegraph poles along right side of road. Caption 'the camp'. Bottom left - a cluster of single story huts in the middle distance. Captioned 'our billets'. Right -…

PFordTA17110012.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a postcard captioned 'Neepawa from the air'. It is a grid of houses with a small shopping area. It is further captioned 'Not winter'.
Photo 2 is fields captioned 'Forced Landing Field'.
Photo 3 and 4 are…

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Item 1 is a sketch map of the route flown across America and Canada.
Photograph 1 is eight airmen standing in front of the nose of a Lancaster. It is captioned 'Charlie's Crew in Suits of blue' and underneath the crew names "Tommy Teony [sic] Jack…

PFordTA17110028.pdf
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman standing on an aircraft wing beside a cockpit. It is captioned ' Gene Toler (California'.
Photo 2 is a three quarter length portrait of an airman standing with his hands in his pockets, captioned…

PTwellsE15070114.jpg
A group of veterans and their wives grouped around the boarding steps at the rear of a British Caledonian Boeing 707. Some of the group are on the boarding steps. They are going to a 617 squadron reunion in Canada.

PFordTA17110045.pdf
24 airmen arranged in three rows. All the airmen have pilot's wings.

PGeachDG16010015.jpg
Photo 1 is of a three span bridge over a river.

Photo 2 is an airman leaning on a wooden railing outside a wooden building.

LDickerAHG18112199v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for A H G Dicker, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 30 April 1953. Detailing his flying training, post war duties with 205 squadron, 52 squadron, 203 squadron and instructor…

MAllenJH179996-160512-020001.jpg
An account of Jim Allen's life from 1941 to 1997. He details meeting his future wife and their intermittent courtship. There is great detail about his social life and relationship with his future wife. There are two pages of photographs:
First page:…
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