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S102SqnRAF19170809v10006.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10002.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

LRosserLV745193v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book 2 for L V Rosser, covering the period from 22 July 1943 to 6 August 1945. Detailing his instructor duties, flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Edgehill, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Gamston, RAF…

LRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L V Rosser, covering the period from 4 March 1939 to 19 July 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Kidlington, RAF Woodley, RAF Grantham, RAF Kinloss, RAF…

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Writes that there would shortly be vacancies in civil aviation for qualified pilots and asks if he would like his name put forward and asks for flying hours.

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ACurtisL90XXXX.mp3
Leslie Curtis describes how, when flying from Gibraltar to Malta, his Wellington (Z8773) experienced engine failure and he was forced to ditch in the Mediterranean Sea. The sole survivor, Leslie was picked up after four days by the destroyer, HMS…

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States that he would not be possible for him to be a fully qualified wireless operator/air gunner for a long rime and invites him to consider an alternative as a flight engineer. Outlines flight engineer training.

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A white, detached, shirt collar with names and addresses.

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PProbynEA17010030.jpg
Two photographs of a burning Albemarle with '44' on the nose. They are captioned 'RAF Hampstead Norris, Berks. August 1946.
There are two leave passes from Hampstead Norris for Ernest Probyn.

LThompsonAJB121138v1.pdf
Pilot Officer A.J.B. Thompson’s SAAF Observers or Air Gunners Log Book from 17th January 1942 to 4th February 1943, detailing his training and duties as a Bomb Aimer. He was stationed at: SAAF Queenstown (No. 47 Air School), SAAF Port Alfred (No.…

LMcCredieJ418236v1.pdf
Air Forces in India pilots flying log book for J D McCredie, covering the period from 12 August 1942 to 24 December 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at RAAF Temora, RAAF Point Cook, RAF South…

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On the right of two album pages. Twenty-two men wearing tunic or battledress, some with brevet sitting and standing in three rows with trees and part of a building in the background. Captioned 'RAF White Waltham, No 9 Course officer training RAFVR(T)…

PDentJ20020011.jpg
Left page - left - view of the bottom of an airborne Lancaster in bank to the left. Registration TW661'. Hangars in the background at bottom. On the right six thumbprint sized head and shoulders portraits of an airman wearing tunic with half brevet…

BYeomanHTYeomanHTv1-01.pdf
Starts with a poem and then a series of stories which together form the memoirs of Harold Yeoman, an officer who served in Bomber Command during the war, initially as a pilot on Wellingtons and then as an Intelligence Officer. He relates his…

LValentineLD185002v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L Valentine, covering the period from 7 October 1941 to 29 August 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Theale, RAF Clyffe Pypard, RAF Medicine Hat, RAF Shawbury, RAF Stradishall, RAF Bicester and…

MLayneWH963102-170607-01.pdf
Includes certificates as a prisoner at Dulag Luft and Stalag Luft 6, sketch map showing locations of prisoner of war camps, list of crew with brevets, Churchill's speech, cartoons of prisoner life, contents of Red Cross parcels, notes, signatures,…

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Notes her husbands national saving certificates were held in safe custody at their office and could only be released to her on written instructions of her husband.

EOCRAFCentDepLayneAJ431129.jpg
Glad to note her husband was safe as a prisoner of war. Advises her that effects could not be released without written authority of the prisoner himself. Ask her to forward any letter from him to this respect.

EOCRAFCentDepLayneAJ431006.jpg
Notes her change of address and regrets that they were not in a position to give information on her husbands effects as they had not been received yet.

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Offers sympathy and informs her that her husband's personal effects would be despatched to the standing committee of adjustments at RAF Colnbrook.
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