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

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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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Cab on the left and trailer to the right with wing sections loaded vertically. Derby Works in the background. Submitted with caption ' Repair of Lancaster bombers. Completed main plane loaded for despatch'.

Identification kindly provided by Nigel…

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Wing centre section with part of fuselage on a two wheeled trailer with truck cab in front. Derby Works in the background. Submitted with caption 'Repair of Lancaster Bombers. Completed centre section ready for despatch'.

Identification kindly…

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Wing centre section of Hampden with engine nacelles and undercarriage vertically on a two wheeled trailer. In the background a brick building with windows left and right. Submitted with caption 'Repair of damaged Hampden bombers. Loading process…

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In excess of 100 people sitting and standing in three rows. On the front row left women wearing dresses or suits and on the right women in white coats. Men with dark suits between the two group of women in front row. The centre and rear row are all…

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A newspaper cutting announcing that Charles has been awarded a DFM. He completed 35 operations and on the last one his aircraft crashed.

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

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

YNolanJF150621v1.pdf
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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