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John Blair and his bride. The groom is wearing Flight Lieutenant’s uniform with navigator’s brevet. The bride is in a white dress with short veil and bouquet. Caption at bottom reads: 'John Jellicoe Blair & Margaret Eileen Kirkham – March 1,…

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Couple in car. Woman in a wedding dress, holding a bouquet, sitting next to Flight Lieutenant A Wint, in uniform. Submitted with caption: 'Norma and Arthur Wint at their wedding in England, 1945. Flight Lt. Wint, from Jamaica, was an RAF pilot…

The Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book for Andrew Bain <br />
This is the Log Book of Andrew Bain covering the period from 26 June 1942 until August 1943. In June 1946 the log book was stamped by the RAF Central Depository ‘Death Presumed’. He qualified as an Air Gunner on the 31 October 1842 and as an…

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Gee chain chart, sheet 1 covering the south of England and Wales and the very north of France.

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Gee chain chart, sheet 1 covering East England and West Netherlands

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Gee chain chart, sheet 3 covering the English Channel, North France, Belgium.

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Large brick building on tree-lined street, captioned 'View of St James Secondary (Private) school, taken from College Street ie side of school. this was my academic abode from about 1929 to 1938.'

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Six individuals and five cropped heads, standing in front of wooden building, captioned 'Some 6th form members St James 1935, with backs to Tuck Shop, Left to right ? Self, Dennis Walmsley (my best friend), Jim Sullivan, Maurice Evans, Douglas…

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St James' 1st XI team 1938, names on reverse, captioned 'St James 1st XI Football team. Takenaround 1935-36.'

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St James' school prefects 1935, names on the reverse, captioned 'St James prefects 1935.'

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Three young men receiving trophies from elderly lady standing behind trestle table, school children in the background. Signature on reverse. Captioned 'St James annual sports meeting 1st June 1938. Being presented with long jump cup - also won two of…

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Top left. Head and shoulders photograph of Ivor Jones, in uniform, captioned 'Sq Ldr Ivor Jones 1941 Linton on Ouse', ''The Colonel' had been previously Indian Army'.
Bottom left. Photograph of Mary Brown, civilian clothes, seated in a field of…

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Robert McClement's Flying Log Book for Navigators, Air Bombers, Air Gunners, Flight Engineers’, from 2 January 1944 to 18 February 1945. Details training schedule and operations flown. He served at RAF Pembrey, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Riccall and RAF…

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On the left a woman in a dress. On the right a man in grey suit and tie with his arm round the woman. behind them left a trellis and right a tree. In the background a house. On the reverse 'Grandma and Grandpa, Streatham ?1964-66?'.

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Map showing portion of north west England. Marked with parallel routes from Bradford to Lake District, Whitehaven/Bees Head and onward into the Irish Sea. Another route from Morcombe Bay to Whitehaven.

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Bob Frost recounts experiencing the London Blitz as a member of the Auxiliary Fire Service. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force and trained at the Air Gunnery School at Evanton, Scotland. He was then posted to the Operational Training Unit at RAF…

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Some cows, trees and distant low hills. Captioned 'Last view of England. Wilmslow. Cheshire. July 1941'.

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Side, slightly rear view of Stirling Mk 3 XY-T EH906 on a dispersal. Wheel chocks, one access ladder and a stepladder are visible. In the background, Nissen huts, drums and bicycles.

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother and brother. Exclaims the benefit French reinforcements after a peace treaty; discusses his financial affairs and mentions his daily routine and chores; he describes the taking of his ‘ghastly’ official…

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Letter from sergeant David Boldy about his continued training as air gunner on bombers. Finds the new posting to be boring compared with South Africa.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about being on a new station. Describes the prospect of attending a gunnery leaders’ course. Enjoys working with his new crew. Misses South Africa and mentions two girl he met whilst there, Shirley (Cape Town)…

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Flight Officer William Anderson began his service in the Royal Air Force at the age of eighteen when he signed up in Edinburgh. In this interview he speaks about his training, reporting to Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, being paid at the London…
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