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Left page.

Top left - Stephen and Joy Dawson in centre of wedding photograph of nine people in front of church door. Captioned 'Most important half'.

Top right - Stephen and Joy Dawson stand in front of wedding party photograph of group in…

LJonesWC1852503v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air gunner’s and air bomber’s flying log book for W C Jones, wireless operator, covering the period from 13 December 1943 to 23 May 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Madley, RAF…

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Two-storey brick house with tiled roof. In front bushes and wooden fence. In the centre behind the fence a woman waving. To the right a man in boater hat, further to the right two children. From costumes in photograph probably dating to early 1900s.…

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Two storey brick house with tiled roof. The front garden has a large tree and wooden fence. A man with hat and jacket is standing in the garden, next to a seated woman.

Identified from #18435 as a later photograph of Upper Barn Farmhouse.

BPickeringEPickeringv1.pdf
Three articles in the same document. The first 'About the contributor Eileen Pickering nee Gascoyne' describes early life, growing up as well as describing parents, school and success at swimming. The second article 'A story of her work at Bletchley…

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

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Top left first page - three-quarter length portrait of an airman wearing tunic and side cap. Text notes that he joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long…

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Joined Royal Air Force in 1936 as a Halton apprentice armourer. Promoted to flight sergeant at the beginning of the war he began a long association with 57 Squadron then flying Blenheims as part of British Expeditionary Force in France followed by…

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Congratulations from squadron and award of Conspicuous Gallantry Medal.

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Announces he is back in England. Letter to follow

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To wife Ursula. Announces convalescing from diphtheria, detained in RAF Hospital Wroughton. Allowed visitors daily after midday, longing to see you. On the reverse train times.

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Announcing that he would be discharged from hospital and home Friday.

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Reporting he had been re-admitted to hospital.

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Reports he is discharged home tonight.

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For W/O Valentine J R M, ex prisoner of war. Gives medical classification, dates for 19 days leave and orders to report to regional hospital Cosford.

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Starting with conscription in 1942 as a flight mechanic at RAF Skegness. Working up to a flight engineer but failing as he started working at RAF Halton training as a flight mechanic, then attending a fitter course. Volunteered for the flight…

LDixonW2206823v1.pdf
Sergeant W. Dixon’s RAF Navigator’s, Air Bomber’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23rd September 1943 to 4th April 1945, detailing his training and operations as a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner. He was stationed at RAF Yatesbury (No. 2…

LBranderAP424362v1.pdf
Sergeant A P Brander’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 17th August 1942 to 27th January 1944, detailing his training and operations as an Air Gunner. He did not record the names of some of the bases he flew from, but it is…

LSaudersAC295399Armv1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Lieutenant A C Saunders, covering the period from 5 July 1945 to 27 September 1945. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Booker. Aircraft flow were, Tiger Moth and Hotspur glider.

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86 Halton apprentices wearing tunics and peaked caps in five rows in front of a building with at least two stories. Captioned '38 Entry B Squadron No 2 Wing RAF Halton, takne April 1938. Ken Hicks row 4, 5 from the right'.
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