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LWoodsEH751788v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Horace Woods, navigator, covering the period from 28 November 1939 to 10 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties, operations with transport command and…

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Letter of sympathy over bad news of Ian.

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Letter to Kath from Norah writing how sad she is to hear about Ian.

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Daily entries for most of year 1941, First half of year entries cover events in England before joining Royal Air Force. Entry for May includes call up papers and travel to Stratford on Avon. June move to Scarborough. August to Wilmslow, sea journey…

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Writes that he has now moved to Winslow, Cheshire and about his journey and activities after arrival. There is little to do and passes available for Manchester and surrounding towns. Mentions meeting and old friend and more on activities as well as…

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Written from Wilmslow, Cheshire and describes conditions; mainly that they are confined to camp and have nothing to do.

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Written from Wilmslow. Writes that he is off Wednesday night and provides new address in Canada and asks for it to be passed on. Says that letters will be forwarded from Scarborough and as he is at sea they will not hear from him for some time. Tells…

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LStevensP[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Peter Stevens, covering the period from 6 June 1940 to 7 September 1941 when he was taken prisoner of war and then from 26 July 1945 to 22 January 1947 and from 28 September 1952 to 19 September 1953. Detailing his flying…

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Certificate of burial for Roy Chadwick in parish of Woodford in city of Chester on 27 August 1947. Annotated 'Grave Number M.W. B13 and 14'.

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On 23 August 1947 near Adlington, death of Roy Chadwick in aircraft crash.

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Roy Chadwick born On 30 April 1893 in Widnes. Includes other family details.

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Addressed to Mrs F Lapham thanking her for Christmas greetings and sending their's in return. Signed Barnes Wallis. Enclosed is photograph of Barnes Wallis and a women seated looking up at another woman who is leaning down to talk to them. Three…

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Writes they are thinking of her and stockings being sent. and hopes lack of have not caused her catching a chill. Discusses family activity and news.

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Looking forward to seeing her at weekend and requesting train arrival time. Glad school is going well and that measles epidemic is subsiding. Talks of photographs and pullets but no special news.

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Glad that oral exams went alright and offering advice on taking examinations. Asks if extra tuition and talks on other school activities. Catches up on family news and events, jam and sweets being sent tomorrow. Planning to drive over on Sunday and…

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Addresses to the Wells House Malvern Wells thanking her for letter and adding family news. On the front artwork illustrating the poem Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross.

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Writes that new accommodation will be good and provide privacy during her school certificate term. Catches up with news. He will send application form for summer camp to school and enclosed booking fee. Provides data on eggs laid by chickens.…

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Thanks for letters and glad settled at school. Talks of clothes and food sent. Enquires about life at school and mentions hard work required for exams. Talks of weather and family activities and successes with laying chickens.

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Recounts recent correspondence and food parcels. Talks of school activities and effects of bad snow conditions. Catches up with family news and events. Plain postcard with address to St Elphin's School on front.

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Mentions thaw has set in but blizzard reported raging in Yorkshire. Wonders what conditions were like in Derbyshire. Catches up with family and enquires after school activities. Parcel with apples and oranges on the way and congratulates on…

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Note to go with identity card. Mentions he was at Air Ministry until late and had to drive home. Hope she will not get German Measles. Talks of visits and meetings and flying in the turbine driven Lincoln.

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Writes he is surprised that most girls are going home for half term despite snow and that he has informed the school that she will now also be going home. Encloses money for travel expenses and assures that they did want her home but thought rail…

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Regrets she will not be able to travel home for half term due to weather and that the roads are too bad for them to visit her. Hope that school has enough fuel to keep heating going. Remarks that weather crisis will spur the country to get things in…

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Discusses Rosemary's tiredness and school activities. Catches up on family news and hopes she had received jam and sweets. Talks about thaw of snow and hope she has been warm at school. States they have been warm at home due to stockpiling coal, gas…

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Corrects her spelling of receipt and asks about photographs. States he has recovered from shingles and is feeling well. Mentions that mother has obtained some jam and goes on to discuss weather and heavy snow. Hopes she is warm enough at school.…
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