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PStandivanAG17010005.jpg
Top: Arthur's basic training flight, posed in two ranks outside their civilian billets in Blackpool.
Bottom: Arthur with some of his fellow tradesmen in the Mobile Servicing Squadron somewhere in France, posed in three ranks on the steps to one of…

SPerryWRP1317696v50004.pdf
On Blackpool and District Branch of Aircrew Association paper. A few RAF songs remembered (& modified!) by Peter Perry.
The flying Fortress, the navigators lament, the bomb-aimers ballad. Shaibah blues, No flak at all, the airman lament, three old…

SPerryWRP1317696v50001.pdf
On Blackpool and District Branch of Aircrew Association paper. A few RAF songs remembered (& modified!) by Peter Perry.
The flying Fortress, the navigators lament, the bomb-aimers ballad. Shaibah blues, No flak at all, the airman lament, the winco's…

PStandivanAG17020060.jpg
Two photographs one of four individuals observing a damaged railway track.
The second a formal recruit course pose in two rows in front of a row of houses, captioned 'Blackpool'.

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BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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PBiltonGHA1802.jpg
Twenty-three airmen wearing tunics with side caps kneeling and standing in three rows in front of a brick building. Bay window and doorway in building and sign 'Weeton House 47' above door.

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Writes while on course in Blackpool. Mentions studying for exams and relates how well he did. Comments on cakes she sent and the weather. Asks after family news and asks her to send black tie.

P78Sqn1750.jpg
Nine airmen wearing tunics sitting and standing in three rows. In the background brick built houses and a fence. On the reverse, signatures and note '13 Oct 1940, Blackpool'.

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P78Sqn1749.jpg
Nine airmen all wearing tunics, eight with side caps and one with peaked cap, sitting and standing in three rows. In the background a brick house. Captioned 'Blackpool, new recruit'.

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P78Sqn1748.jpg
A large group of airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps sitting and standing in four rows in front of the entrance to a large building with bay widows. Captioned 'O.T.C. Blackpool 1940'.

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OWierT500238-170122-02.pdf
Gives personal details, postings, locations.

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…

BHookingsEWHookingsEWv1.pdf
From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

PClarkeE1502.jpg
A large group of men wearing uniform tunics with side caps sitting and standing in four rows with trees in the background. Submitted with caption 'Photo of Wireless Operators class, Blackpool 1940 E Clarke is Middle Row, Far Left'

PNolanJF1605.jpg
Fourteen men standing in line with eleven women sitting on the ground in front. All wearing civilian clothes in front of the port wing of a Wellington Mk X. On the reverse the names of some participants and titled 'A.I.D. staff Messrs Vickers…

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MNolanJF150621-160517-02.jpg
Dates of main events of life of J F Nolan including birth, education, army service 1939-1941, then Air Ministry AID in various locations including Vickers Armstrong and A V Roe.

SNolanJF150621v10034.jpg
Blank form for leave from Aeronautical Inspection Department at Vickers Armstrong, Squires Gate.

SNolanJF150621v10032-0001.jpg
Notifying him that he was to move on long term detachment to Vickers Armstrong Blackpool with effect from 18 August 1944.

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Letter from [indecipherable signature] saying how pleased they are to know that she has heard from Bob.

PJeziorskiAFK17010020.jpg
Andrezj standing at the wing tip of a Dragon Rapide. On the reverse 'June 26th 1950. Squires Gate, Blackpool. Rapide with Pilot C. Jones'.
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