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Ten men arranged in two rows. On the reverse 'Home Guard Edgcott U. Hall 1940's Tug of War Team'.

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A formal group of 34 men arranged in four rows. In the second image each man is named in a printed caption.

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Jean's stories about growing up in wartime England. Food features in her tales as do crashed RAF aircraft. She describes village life and personalities then tales about her village school.

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Hector's stories about growing up in wartime Edgcott. His family moved there in 1941 when he was 10. He covers his school life, working on his father's farm, mock fighting, playing on a bombing range, working as a cowman, tractor work, working in a…

EWadesonTEWadesonJ430408.pdf
Thanks her for letter and comments on news and asks her to trace a friend. Continues with gossip and says he wished he could get some leave but it would be a while. Continues with account of sleeping during a lecture and missing tea. Continues with…

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Thanks her for the great time he had when he was last home. Writes a little of his activities. Says he was enclosing some Canadian stamps, one of which was fairly scarce as well as a photograph of an Abbey. Closes saying he has little news.

MSmithBM582378-170220-01.pdf
Preface covers his training as an apprentice at RAF Halton and subsequent training as an electrical fitter at RAF St Athan. Outlines career with transition to ground engineer and then other postings. Continues with time as an instructor teaching a…

LPennLE413929v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for L E Penn, covering the period from 31 December 1942 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Dauphin, RCAF Pennfield Ridge, RCAF Yarmouth, RAF…

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Notifies him that Flying Officer M A Monks's personal effects had been despatched by rail. Gives information about possible eventual disposal of uniform items. Inventory of items enclosed.

LMcPhersonGM430468v1.pdf
Air gunner’s flying log book for G M McPherson, covering the period from 29 August 1943 to 9 April 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed RCAF McDonald, RAF Turweston, RAF Silverstone, RAF Shepherds Grove, RAF…

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Young girl standing in front garden of a cottage. On the reverse, caption 'Joan Haze,l Kath's cousin, Edgcott'.

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Reg and Kath on the church steps on their wedding day. Three people standing behind them, two young girls standing to one side. On the reverse caption, 'Reg & Kath Busby Dec 30 1944 Edgcott Church'.

LMcDermottC1119618v1.pdf
Air Gunner’s flying log book for C McDermott covering the period from 7 July 1941 to 28 July 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes course results, gunners briefing note and target details. He was stationed at RAF…

LBeethamMJ19230517v5.pdf
M J Beetham’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 25 May 1964 to 10 July 2005. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Gaydon (232 OCU), RAF Thorney Island (242 OCU), RAF Khormaksar, RAF…

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…

MWoolfAS157533-170629-04.pdf
From RAF central depository to Arthur Woolf's father advising that listed personal effects have been dispatched.

LValentineLD185002v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two for Leslie Valentine, covering the period from October 1943 to 27 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and duties with 2nd Tactical Air Force communications flight. He was stationed at RAF Finmere,…

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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.

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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.
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