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Three items from a scrapbook:

Item 1 is a newspaper cutting titled 'Venture Adventure is ATC Motto'.

Item 2 is an Air Training Corps membership card for AS Coller. It has a caption 'Originally named Air Defence Cadet Corps ADCC'.

Item 3 is a…

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Two photographs of ATC cadets. They are captioned 'Luton Beds 1941 or 1942 ATC'.

Photograph 1 - 18 cadets plus instructor arranged in three rows with arms crossed.
Photograph 2 - a group of cadets marching with eyes left, in a town street. There…

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Page 3 from the scrapbook with three items on top, AS Coller's Service and Release Book, a 4/- postal order payable to AS Coller and his grade card.

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Brief recollection of Eric Horsham from his early years in Plumstead, training at Lords, Torquay, St Athans, Marston Moor then 102 Squadron at Pocklngton. On one operation they were badly damaged but made a successful forced landing at RAF…

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A group photo of five rows of airmen. Underneath each individual is identified. Ken Munro is identified in the fourth row from the back, 9th from left.

OJeffreyS1139581-160518-03.pdf
Show service from 12 March 1941 until release 10 May 1946. Reports that he was a skilled engine mechanic.

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List of twenty-nine letters sent by Donald Baker to his mother between June 1940 and September 1941. Also notes he was shot down on 5 November 1941.

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Forty-nine airmen wearing tunic and side caps, sitting and standing in four rows. In the background a brick building with two windows. On the reverse 'P/O Baker, Cranfield, FTC, Advanced Flying Training Unit, flying Oxford trainers'.

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Thanks her for letters and acknowledges receipt of their cable and photographs. Catches up with news of family/friends. Says he will cable every two weeks to let them know he is OK. Mentions wings and commissioning had been granted but does not wear…

LMackieGA855966v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for George Alexander Mackie, covering the period from 17 September 1940 to 30 September 1942. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Meir, RAF Cranfield, RAF…

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A page from Stan's memoirs starting with the airship R101, Cobham's Flying Circus, Air Training Corps, glimpses of his service activities then ending with the 54 Maintenance Unit.

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24 airmen arranged in three rows. On the front is annotated '411 1944 Feb 27'.On the reverse 'Squad End of Training Photograph. No. 2. Recruit Training Centre. Cardington. February. 27th. 1944'.

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RAF Form 543 issued to Frank Horry. It contains details of his service record.

LLeavissED1818433v3.pdf
Student pilots progress book for E D Leaviss, covering the period from 17 September 1984 to 21 September 1984. Detailing his flight taken as a refresher course at London gliding club Dunstable. Aircraft flown was Schliecher K21.

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Report of inquest into the death in an aircraft crash of Harold Gainsford Dryhurst.

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Account of crash of HS-125 onto Vauxhall van assembly block, Luton in which Harold Dryhurts was killed.

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Account of scattering ashes of Harold Dryhurst over Stansted airport. He was killed in an aircraft crash. Includes accounts of funeral and of accident.

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Describes crash of HS-125 in which Harold Dryhurst was killed.

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ADavisR[Date]-01.mp3
Ron Davis talks of his joining the RAF and early training at Cardington, Bournemouth and Halton. He trained as a fitter and was posted to RAF Scampton on Hampdens with 49 Squadron. Ron tells many stories of life as groundcrew at RAF Scampton…

BJonesTJJonesPWv1.pdf
Memoir including photographs of the crew and aircraft. Thomas Jones was a flight engineer on Stirling and Lancaster and completed 64 operations on two tours. Describes early life, joining the RAF, selection and training., crewing up and first posting…
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