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Top left - sailing vessels on river with trees on bank behind. Captioned 'Felucca at Geziran, Cairo'.
Top middle - view of river with falls. Captioned 'Source of the Nile at Ripon Falls, Jinja, on Lake Victoria, Uganda'.
Top right - sailing vessel…

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Top left - group of five airmen, three wearing khaki uniform sitting in chairs in front of a building. Captioned 'Outside mess, Jan 1941, Heliopolis, Cairo'.
Top right - flying boat airborne above a river with trees on left bank. Captioned 'BOAC…

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Top left - view of cathedral across rooftops. Captioned 'Lagos cathedral 1941'.
Top middle - two airmen wearing khaki uniform and shirts squatting with vehicles in the background. Captioned 'with Bisley convoy at Yola, Nigeria in 1942'. Top right -…

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BSaundersRSaundersRv1.pdf
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…

PCameronD2131.jpg
An airman wearing khaki uniform with shorts standing on a balcony with buildings in the background. Submitted with caption 'Johnie Ottewell Cairo June 1946'. On the reverse 'Johnnie Ottewell on a balcony of the Heliopolis Hotel, Cairo, June 1946'.

LBallantyneWM1395001v1.pdf
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…

PHaggerJ2028.jpg
A long two story building with arched windows and doorways on the far side of an open space with a few people walking.

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

PMilesRJ16040118.jpg
A port side view of a York on the ground. It is annotated 'Mountbatten's York visiting Cairo'. In front is a guard in khaki and shorts.

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MPerkinsFWJ1143173-150917-010002.jpg
German language leaflet. On the reverse times and frequencies from Cairo, Bari and middle Mediterranean. Delivered by RAF and USAAF.

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MPeadonAH1578531-160504-01.pdf
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.

PShawSR16010037.jpg
The winner of the cycle race receiving a trophy. On the reverse 'Ray Herd receiving prize. Tura'.

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PShawSR16010035.jpg
Two cyclists in a race. Background is blurred. On the reverse 'Cycle Race TURA'

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SBakerDA19210428v20068.jpg
Informs her they have forwarded letter to her son and gives his address at Dulag Luft.

PSaundersEJ20010080.jpg
Five photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 4 are bridges over the Nile.
Photo 2 is a view across the river.
Photo 3 and 5 are head and shoulders of Sam.

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PSaundersEJ20010079.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Wag and Len walking along a street.
Photo 2 is a car on a street.
Photo 3 is an open air cafe.
Photo 4 is a group mainly squatting on the pavement, captioned 'Boot Blacks (Shoe shine Captain George?)'.

LSaundersEJ924532v1.pdf
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as navigator 16 January 1941 to 9 January 1946. He was stationed at RCAF Winnipeg (6 AOS), RCAF MacDonald (3 B&GS), RCAF Rivers (1 ANS), RAF Harwell (15 OTU), RAF Shallufa (38 and 40 Squadrons), …

BThickettPSaundersEJv10017.jpg
Details of Sam's citation for his DSO, further training in Navigation and as an instructor. He then returned to transport in the Mediterranean. His last flight was from Malta to Cairo.
There are three photographs of his wife.

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These pages are mostly biography of Sam's time in Egypt and his time with transport aircraft in the Mediterranean region.
Photos 1, 2 and 3 are scenes from Cairo.
Photo 4 is a side head and shoulders profile of Sam.
Photo 5 is a Battle aircraft in…

BThickettPSaundersEJv10010.jpg
A description of Sam's further training in the UK then operations at Malta.
Photo 1 is an informal group photograph with airmen, two WAAFs and three dummies.
Photo 2 is an air-to-air view of a Wellington.

LTillbrookEHA188677v10001.jpg
Ernie's logbook front page with his details as a flight engineer and a page from February 1946.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital…

PFordTA17110068.pdf
Two postcards of the interior of the Palace Hotel, Heliopolis, taken from an album.
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