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A march past of airmen and WAAFs. An officer is saluting and the Mayor and Mayoress are standing by. The lead group of airmen are just marching past St Edward's Passage. Gonville and Caius College rear left, St Mary's church rear right.

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Top left - three airmen wearing battledress and side caps standing in line with trees in the background. Submitted with description 'Three airmen in uniform, standing in front of hedge. Left to right: P/O Roberts - rear gunner, F/O Bob Wake - bomb…

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Jeff's grave - a wooden cross with a wreath and the date 10 February 1945. On the reverse 'Binbrook Cambridge'.
Behind are the graves of Sergeant J P King, 16 January 1945 and Flying Officer S W Goodman DFM, 16 January 1945.

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A note with some details of the Lancaster crew of PB812. It includes the names of six airmen including Jeff Downing.

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Report on William Jones out of bounds without a pass. Captioned 'Black Mark Jones'.

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A registered letter envelop addressed to David Geach from RAF Witchford

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To Mr and Mrs Madgett writing sorry for news that Hedley is missing but sure he will turn up. Pleased that Hedley got the Distinguished Flying Medal. Signed Mac.

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Five airmen standing in a row. The second from the left has navigator's brevet and the second from the right a pilot's brevet. In the background a Mosquito with clover leaf nose art and five double rows of bomb symbols. Noted as being '109 squadron…

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Standing on front steps of a house, men either side of older woman in apron. On the reverse 'June 21st 1940, Cambridge, 101 Mowbray Road, "Back from France", Jackson, Auntie Pollendine, and AB'.

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Coxed eight rowing boat being propelled close to river bank near Cambridge University Rowing Club boathouse in Cambridge. David Donaldson is rowing as number five.

Identification kindly provided by Andy Pringle, Toby Clempson and Tori Smith of the…

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MClydeSmithD39856-160919-04.pdf
Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

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William Barfoot, in Sidcot suit, is seated on a chair at Marshalls pilot training, Cambridge. He is carrying his flying helmet and goggles, wearing flying boots, gloves, and a scarf. Papers are in his knee pocket; buildings are in the…

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William Barfoot is standing in a Sidcot suit at Marshalls pilot training, Cambridge. He is in a field, wearing flying helmet and goggles, flying boots, gloves, and a scarf. Papers are in his knee pocket; buildings are in the background.

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William Barfoot is standing in a Sidcot suit at Marshalls pilot training, Cambridge. He is in a field, wearing flying boots, gloves, and a scarf. Papers are in his knee pocket.

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Fred's life story from early days sneaking downstairs to drink the dregs at his parent's public house, playing rugby and studying hard, becoming an accountant, learning to be an accurate rifle shooter then joining the RAF as a an air gunner. He…

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A brief description of Stan's time at 54 Maintenance Unit.

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A page from Stan's memoirs starting with the airship R101, Cobham's Flying Circus, Air Training Corps, glimpses of his service activities then ending with the 54 Maintenance Unit.

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A document listing the activities of the Maintenance Unit Repair and Salvage unit. It describes the recovery of damaged aircraft which could be rebuilt and returned to service. The make up of the team is described.

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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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A compliments slip addressed to David Geach from his Commanding Officer

MHattersleyCR40699-160506-110001.pdf
A duplicate book with letters handwritten by Peter Hattersley to various people and organisations.

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Discusses the results at Trinity College Cambridge.
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