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He expresses regret that he missed his sister's wedding and looks forward to seeing her when he gets back.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

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AC Hill writes to his sister from Egypt about photographs that he sent and girls at his sister's work.

Fred Hill was Jack’s youngest brother-in-law.

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Document contains order of service for funeral and memoir of service in the RAF. Includes training as wireless operator/air gunner, troop ship to Cairo and continued training in Egypt. Posted for operation on Boston aircraft with 114 Squadron in…

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 2 are a parade of airmen marching past a podium, captioned 'Shallufa - Canal Zone, Egypt'.
Photo 3 and 4 are a woman and an officer pointing to an item of interest in the distance. It is captioned…

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Nine photographs of Jack's postings. They are dated 1950-1951.
Photo 1 is a view over Changi, Singapore.
Photo 2 is a man selling blankets, captioned 'Mauripur-Pakistan'.
Photo 3 is a building, captioned 'Temple Hill Mess'.
Photo 4 is a street…

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Pilots flying log book for W M Ballantyne, covering the period from 3 March 1942 to 18 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, Duties with 267 transport squadron, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at SAAF Wonderboom, SAAF…

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Pilots flying log book, three, for Thomas Other Prickett, covering the period from 21 June 1944 to 2 November 1966. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, staff duties with the RAF Delegation to the USA, Empire Central Flying School,…

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Aswan low dam with sluices open and Nile water flowing out.

Identification kindly provided by Gianluca Mazzanti of the Archeologi dell’Aria research group.

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A long two story building with arched windows and doorways on the far side of an open space with a few people walking.

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Six men wearing a variety of uniform standing in front of the starboard wing of a Hurricane. Another man sits up on the wing. In the background a hangar. Captioned 'Pilots and Ground Crew - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Two men, one wearing robe sitting on a veranda surrounded by shoes and boots. Captioned 'Locals cleaning boots - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Five airmen wearing khaki shorts standing on the ground under the starboard waist gunner window of a B-24. Another man is in the window manning the machine gun. Captioned Liberator Bomber with personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Four men looking out of the starboard waist gunner window of a B-24. Captioned 'Liberator Bomber with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Front quarter view of a B-24 with three men standing in front. Captioned 'Liberator Bomber and Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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Front half of a Hurricane with an airman sitting on top of fuselage in front of cockpit. Captioned 'Hurricane with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Eight airmen mostly wearing khaki uniform with shorts, one with overalls, five standing and three sitting in front. Above them is the starboard inner engine of a B-24 and underneath on the right the tail plane of another B-24. Captioned 'Ground Crew…

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Three spitfires with fuel bowser fuelling the aircraft on the right. Two men on top of bowser and three working on aircraft. Captioned 'Fighters and Fuel Bowser with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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A large group of airmen sitting and standing in four rows all wearing khaki uniform. In the background trees and a building. Captioned Armoury Section. Abu Sueir, 1944'.
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Menu for Christmas meal at RAF Abu Sueir in 1944. Decorated border and artwork top and bottom.

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Covers joining the RAF, training as an engineer and first posting to RAF Christchurch which undertook radar research. Writes of life and flying as observer in Fairey Battle on radar measurement flights. The unit then moved to RAF Defford. Goes on to…

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German language leaflet. On the reverse times and frequencies from Cairo, Bari and middle Mediterranean. Delivered by RAF and USAAF.

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AYeandleBA181229.mp3
After leaving school, Bertram Yeandle joined the RAF apprentice scheme and trained as an engine fitter at RAF Halton. After completing his apprenticeship at RAF Cosford, he was posted to 148 Squadron, RAF Harwell, where he serviced Wellingtons. In…

LJenkins138520v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for F C Jenkins, navigator, covering the period from 3 January 1940 to 10 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties with 575 squadron, 46 squadron and 14…
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