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From Mary Stewart expressing shock over news that Hedley was missing, especially after news of award of Distinguished Flying Medal.

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Writes thanking Mrs Madgett for letter and concern over condition of relation in hospital. Catches up with news and notes she is posted to Farnborough.

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List of locations and jobs from 1941 ATC summer camp, and from joining Royal Air Force in May 1943 until demob in March 1946. Included transfer to Navy in June 1945, then worked on Barracuda, Firefly and Oxford aircraft.

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Personal details at HMS Godwit

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Personal details at HMS Gosling

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Personal details, postings to Gosling and Godwit and character.

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28 airwomen arranged in three rows. Initial Training Course, 1944. Muriel is third from right in the back row. On the reverse 'RAF Wilmslow Training Camp'.

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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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Margaret Cuthill volunteered for the WAAF in Edinburgh. She went for her basic training at Wilmslow before completing her training as a teleprinter operator at RAF Cranwell. She was then posted initially to 14 Maintenance Unit. After the war she…

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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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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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