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Gives personal details, joined RAF 21 November 1940, commissioned 21 October 1944 and released 6 January 1947.

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Informs her that her son was missing as a result of air operations 21/22 July 1943

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Two newspaper cuttings concerning award of Distinguished Flying Medal for Borrowash airman, Pilot Officer John Brennan. Gives some personal information and mentions his Halifax ditching in the North Sea and being in dinghies for 18 hours. Includes a…

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On Gee, Walker & Slater Ltd headed notepaper congratulating him on behalf of the company's directors on being awarded a decoration and his recent marriage.

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Notes hours worked each day as well as rest days, leave and other appointments.

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Diary with record of hours worked on each day of the year. Includes rest days, leave and the occasional appointment. Some other notes.

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Dates of main events of life of J F Nolan including birth, education, army service 1939-1941, then Air Ministry AID in various locations including Vickers Armstrong and A V Roe.

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Manifold notebook marked private with a few handwritten notes inside referencing AIS (aeronautical inspection directorate), aircraft wing company, LMS Derby and addresses.

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Notifies him of upgrading to examiner and that he will be stationed at L.M.S Rly Co Derby. Covers some financial and domestic issues.

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Sates that J F Nolan has been accorded household status and asks that he instructs Nolan to claim lodging allowance with effect from 7th September 1942.

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Notifies him of temporary attachment for further training to the L.M.S Railway Company in Derby.

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List of places and dates where Frank Nolan studied or worked. Of note were placements at Vickers Armstrong at Squires Gate, A V Roe at Chadderton and various ministry of aircraft production aeronautical inspection directorate locations.

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Notifying him that he was to move on long term detachment to Vickers Armstrong Blackpool with effect from 18 August 1944.

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20 Air Training Corps cadets marching in front of their school. On the reverse 'Springfield School 1943'.

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A large group of marching men on parade. On the reverse '1943. Local Ack Ack battery on church parade, led by ATC band passing West Rd. Spondon'.
Included is a poor quality photocopied image. On the reverse 'Dale Road's Heavy Ack-Ack battery passing…

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A card with
'Air Training Corps.
'A' Flight.
1117 & 2069 Sqdn.
Spondon. 1941-44'.

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A group of air cadets marching along a street, led by drummers. On the reverse '2069 Sqn 119 March 1943 Wings for Victory Parade 1943'.
A second lower quality image is included. On the reverse '2069 Sqdn Spondon A Flight band leading Wings for…

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A group photo of the 2069 Air Training Cadet squadron. Stan is back row, sixth from left.
On the reverse the men are named.
A second identical but slightly better quality image is included. On the reverse of this is 'Original photo 42-43'
A third…

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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 issued to Stan Shaw by the RAF Volunteer Reserve. It postpones Stan's calling up.

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His story begins in June 1941 when the Air Minister broadcast that a new cadet force was to be set up. Stan joined immediately. Initially they marched then received training in relevant subjects - Maths, Physics, Theory of Flight, Navigation, Morse…

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RAF Form 295B issued to Stan Shaw.

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A membership card issued to Stan Shaw by the Borrowash Flight 1117 Squadron.

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A list of addresses where F G Bower stayed interspersed with names and addresses of colleagues.
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