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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "China"

A handwritten notebook containing the war diary of A Dorricott from October 1914. He embarks the SS Deseado at Southampton and sails through the Bay of Biscay, past Gibraltar to Malta. They continued with naval escorts to Port Said, through the Suez…

Article headlines: 'allies fighting in Jap Burma base', 'mortars and machine-guns', 'Japs cut off Chinese city', 'Mr Churchill's right hand man' (Lt Gen Sir Hastings L Ismay promoted).

Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for Arthur Norman Hollis, covering the period from 12 December 1941 to 3 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Clewiston, RAF Little…

A booklet with a listing of former pupils that died in the Second World War. It includes a photograph of the deceased and a brief description.

Card with Royal Air Force crest and Chinese characters on the front. Inside a note commenting on enclosed photograph, the Air Officer Commanding's character and other news of colleagues. Sends kiss to Jennifer. Photograph enclosed shows 36 airmen in…

Contains foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as news about training of Dutch paratroopers, the Dutch merchant Navy, the queen and government of the Netherlands in London, an eyewitness account of the Battle of the Java Sea, an item on…

Four men in civilian cloths sitting round a table in a bar with open doors looking out onto countryside with hill. A further two men on another table to left and others to the right. On the reverse 'Repulse Bay Lido, Feb 1946, Winco Syder, Self, Don,…

Colour photograph of Hong Kong with an aircraft on the approach to the airfield.

Five airmen lined up in hangar, senior officer visiting, Jack in attendance. Reverse has official unit stamp from RAF Kai Tak.

Senior officer signing book, Jack in attendance, reverse has official stamp from RAF Kai Tak.

Four photographs, first group at a party, reverse captioned 'Xmas dance 1969, Viking, Hong Kong. Viking Bar 1969'.
Second is Jack relaxing in a chair, reverse, with date stamp 16.3.70,
Third is of Jack with a lady at a party, reverse captioned…

Album pages, series of photographs of SNCO's and their wives, reverse captioned 'Farewell party Hong Kong Dec 71'. It also has photographers stamp, Mainland Studio, 44 Carnarvon Road, 1st foor, Kowloon.

A battleship moored in Hong Kong harbour.

Jean Culkin grew up in Sunderland and worked as a tea girl and then a typist in a reserved occupation. She discusses her life and her wedding to her husband, John George Mackel Culkin. He was an apprentice at RAF Halton before becoming a fitter…

Joan Wilson was born in Nettleham near Lincoln. She joined the Women’s Auxilliary Air Force and served as a wireless operator at RAF Morton Hall. The day following the Normandy landings, she had to send an urgent signal to all aircraft, to stop…

Maurice Marriot was working for the railway before he joined the RAF. He trained as a navigator and joined an Australian crew. When the war ended he was posted a role of glider towing at RAF Leicester East. He was then posted to 194 Squadron in the…

Muriel was brought up and went to school in Wolverhampton. From the age of six she had wanted to be a teacher. After high school and training college she became a teacher at Low Hill School, mainly teaching English and religious education. She…

Jack at his desk, covered in paper work, pen in hand, reverse has official unit stamp from RAF Kai Tak.

Jack with Land Rover and trailer with skyscrapers and hillside in back ground. On reverse H.Q. F.E.A.F. reference.

Newspaper clipping photograph from Hong Kong Standard August 1976 Shows Jack with two aircrew and three young men walking away from a Wessex, captioned 'AIR scout troop members with officials at R.A.F. Kaitak'.

Head and shoulders, reverse captioned 'Kai Tak, Hong Kong 1970'.

Two photographs of Jack with a visiting senior officer, reverse captioned 'A.C.M. Burnett, A.M.P.' . Also has the unit stamp dated 28 Sept 1971.

Three photographs, two of Jack on the dance floor, reverse captioned 'Kai Tak Mess, Hong Kong, Xmas 1970, Dot Green and self'. Also has photographers stamp Mainland Studio, 44 Carnarvan Road, 1st Floor, Kowloon.
Third is of Jack and others seated…

Three photographs, first Jack with two others, reverse captioned 'Kai Tak Mess, Hong Kong, Dining In 1970, Sgt Anderson, Self, A.L.M. Mildren'. Second, Jack with two civilians, reverse captioned 'Kai Tak Mess, Hong Kong, Xmas 1970'.
Third is Jack…

Two photographs, Jack with many others in a hangar, formal visit from senior officer, reverse captioned 'Air Marshall Sir Foxley -Norris 1970'. Also has official unit stamp RAF Kai Tak.
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