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MRedgraveHC743047-160216-050001.jpg
A brochure advertising the 1935 Blackpool Illuminations

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A group of 38 airmen arranged in four rows and are wearing side caps with a white flash indicating they are under training. The photograph is in a cardboard mount with a handwritten '1941' at the top. On the cover is 'Dalette Studio' and an address…

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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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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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MRedgraveHC[Ser#-DoB]-160216-04.jpg
A card advertising accommodation at 45 Palatine Road, Blackpool.

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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Give some personal details of Pilot Officer A Kularatne (pilot) including presumed killed 16 February 1944 while on 102 Squadron. Includes list of postings, musterings and next of kin details.

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

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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…

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

PStachiewiczM17010023.jpg
Photo 1 is a group of Polish airmen marching along the promenade at Blackpool. In the background is Tussauds.
Photo 2 is a half length portrait of a civilian woman in a coat. She has an RAF badge and is wearing a head scarf.
Photo 3 is a person in…

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PStachiewiczM17010022.jpg
Items 1 and 2 are black and white paintings of Blacpool street scenes.
Items 3 and 4 are airmen marching.
Item 5 is a pass from RAF Weeton, dated 17 October 1940.

PPeckP16010047.jpg
Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 and 3 are train coaches.
Photo 2 and 4 is the promenade at Blackpool.
Photo 5 is a sergeant airman standing with his hands in his pockets.
Photo 6 is a different sergeant standing with his hands in his…

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PStachiewiczM17010021.jpg
Two photographs of the interior of the Officer's Mess at Blackpool..

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PDentonDH20017.jpg
Sitting on low wall, looking out over promenade and sea, North Pier and Blackpool Tower in background.

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An envelope addressed to Mrs M Edwards with 'Good news from Blackpool' on the outside.

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…

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Five airmen, two in front and three behind all wearing tunic and side caps with training flashes. Ben Openshaw is front left.

On back, handwritten '979 Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17'

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