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PFreemanRRE1904.jpg
A group of trainees arranged in four rows in front of the Trenance Hotel, Newquay.
On the reverse are the signatures of some of the trainees. A yellow post-it note states 'RRE Freeman 2nd row from left row 3'.

LDickerAHG18112199v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for A H G Dicker, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 30 April 1953. Detailing his flying training, post war duties with 205 squadron, 52 squadron, 203 squadron and instructor…

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
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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SWeirG19660703v080002-0006.jpg
Top left - an airman wearing battledress and side cap with training flash walking in a park alongside a woman wearing overcoat.
Top right - Two airmen standing side by side wearing tunics with brevet and peaked caps.
Bottom left - head an shoulders…

LDeytrikhA1381508v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

PJeziorskiAFK17010018.jpg
Five airmen standing beside their aircraft.
Information supplied with the collection states -
'RAF St. Eval, 304 squadron; my crew:-
From the left:
Air gunner/radio operator Sgt. Kucharek
First pilot - F/O - AFK JEZIORSKI
Navigator - F/O -…

SChristianAL29160v10040-0008.jpg
Two photographs of holiday snaps.
#1 is Arnold and his two boys, captioned ' L-R: Arnold Louis, Derek Allan, Brian Arnold Holidays - 1937'.
#2 is four children captioned 'from top: Brian, Margaret (family friend), Derek, June summer holiday -…

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10016-0002.jpg
Letter to I R Jenkinson informing him of award of DFM to his son. Enquires whether he will go to Buckingham Palace to receive it.

MEylesCW900473-170410-28.jpg
Enlisted in 1939, ground staff until re-mustered as aircrew, Feb 1943 to RAF St Eval, anti-submarine sweeps. May 1943 to 78 Squadron, 1943 instructing at OTU, July 1944 to 35 Squadron Pathfinders, total of 66 operations. Demobbed February 1946.

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

BBurnsDRBurnsDRv1.pdf
Draft of memoir with contents page - giving service history. Followed by pages with reference to photographs for name and rank, deferred service, ground training dates and places, training in Canada, back home for service flying, 5 Group, 51 base,…

PPearceAT16030023.jpg
A collection of photographs in an album. From top left to bottom right:
1. Target photograph showing three bombs falling towards cloud and fields. There is no caption to identify the target.
2. Target photograph. The ground is mostly obscured by…

SPerryWRP1317696v20011.jpg
Congratulations your Tideford friends are very proud - Lavis

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10043-0004.jpg
In the centre a church with tower. In front a graveyard with stones. Trees left, centre and right. Caption with details.

SJenkinsonPR1826262v10043-0003.jpg
Top - colour photograph of a church tower on the right and a two story house on the left with hedge in front and trees left and right. Captioned 'Constantine village church'.
Bottom - note with some facts about Constantine Cornwall.

SJenkinsonLP1316403v10065.jpg
Notes that fund was to be shared between 147 people who served with H M forces. Encloses cheque for £4.0.0 for addressee share.

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PCushwayAW16010005.jpg
Cornwall and Devon scenes. The first is of a bay with The Headland Hotel above houses. Captioned ' Newquay, Cornwall'. The second is of a rocky island and cliffs, captioned 'Off Pentire Head, Cornwall, Apr 1941'. The third is of a bay and headland…

SWeirG19660703v080001-0024.jpg
Top left - three-quarter length image of an airman standing in a field looking at a stone bridge in the middle distance. Captioned 'Ivana and Horse Bridge, Cornwall, 14.2.45'.
Top right - An airman leaning on a road sign with distances to Tavistock,…

PThompsonKG15010097.jpg
Formal course photograph, 47 servicemen posed in front of white Lancaster, captioned 'No 55 Course at School of Maritime Reconnaissance, - Aug/Nov '55, RAF St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall'. Annotated 'This Lancaster & the rest on the unit were scrapped…

PCushwayAW16020014.jpg
A view across a sandy bay. In the background is a low headland.
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