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Peter Bellingham worked as a post office engineer before volunteering for the Royal Air Force. He trained in Rhodesia and South Africa and completed a tour of operations as a bomb aimer, dropping supplies with 138 Squadron from RAF Tempsford. He…

LColeC1605385v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s and flight engineer’s flying log book for Warrant Officer Colin Cole from 5 August 1943 to 23 September 1946. Detailing training schedule and operations flown. Served at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Mona, RAF…

PCushwayAW16010026.jpg
The first photograph is a group of 20 airmen arranged in two rows in front of a building. Captioned 'No 2 A.F.U. Millom. Mar 1942 Cushway, Humphrey, Rolf, Obbard, Chapman, Yates, Howe, Curle, Brewer, Eastwood,
Avery, Lovell, Gorfunkle, Alexander,…

AParkerF171130.mp3
Frederick Parker joined the Royal Air Force and served as ground personnel, where he worked at an air gunnery training unit at RAF Silloth with target tugs.

AFreethR160531.mp3
Reg Freeth grew up in Wales and worked for the Civil Service in the Labour Exchange before he volunteered for the Royal Air Force. He trained as an observer in South Africa and flew operations served as a bomb aimer with 61 Squadron from RAF…

LFreethR1319543v10001.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Warrant Officer Reg Freeth, bomb aimer, covering the period from 7 February 1942 to 8 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations and Instructor duties. He was stationed at…

EGomersalOKeepLiddleCol940109.pdf
Extracts from log book from 12 July 1943 to 20 October 1943 covering Coastal Command training at 6(C) operational training unit Silloth, Cumberland and 303 Ferry Training Unit Talbenny, South Wales and trip from United Kingdom to Mogadishu via…

LGomersalO139719v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Oliver Gomersal from 17 September 1943 to 7 November 1944. He trained as a navigator in Great Britain and in South Africa and was stationed in East Africa and Yemen with 621 Squadron.…

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

EGortonHGortonLCM430706.pdf
He writes of arriving safely at RAF Cark.

EGortonHGortonLCM430709.pdf
Harold writes about life on base at RAF Cark and his social life. He includes details of his some of his colleagues.

EGortonHGortonLCM430711.pdf
Includes news of activity at RAF Cark, including details of night flying and also social activities. He also writes of the invasion in Sicily.

EGortonHGortonLCM430713.pdf
Letter from Harold Gorton to his wife including two poems. He writes about job offers his wife may take and writes about activities at RAF Cark.

EGortonHGortonLCM430715.pdf
He writes of an flying incident with one of his pupils and recounts an evening in the mess with his colleagues.

EGortonHGortonLCM430718.pdf
He writes about his night flying and taking three Home Guard for a flight in his aircraft.

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He writes of their meeting for 24 hours and his journey back to RAF Cark.

EGortonHGortonLCM430726.pdf
He writes of the situation in Italy and his night flying as well as his social life. He also mentions the Commanding Officer of RAF Cark receiving the Air Force Cross from the King.

EGortonHGortonLCM430729.pdf
He writes about his social activities and flying over Bobbington, near Wolverhampton and Rhyl.

EGortonHGortonLCM430730.pdf
He writes about night flying, the weather, and his activities on base at RAF Cark.

EGortonHGortonLCM430802.pdf
He writes of visiting family, his night duty and the weather.

EGortonHGortonLCM430804.pdf
He writes of his family, feeling unwell, his night duties and social activities at RAF Cark.

EGortonHGortonLCM430807.pdf
He writes of his family and his journey to Farnworth and an auction taking place in Bolton. He mentions a colleague who is missing after a operation to Hamburg.

EGortonHGortonLCM430808.pdf
He writes about buying a house, night flying tests and social activities.

EGortonHGortonLCM430809.pdf
He writes about the social and flying activities on RAF Cark. He also writes of his family and friends.
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