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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'.

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

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

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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…

MNolanJF150621-160517-01.pdf
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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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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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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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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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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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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Notifies him of temporary attachment for further training to the L.M.S Railway Company in Derby.

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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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The letter asks Charles where he would like his Distinguished Flying Medal to be sent.

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The letter accompanies Charles Distinguished Flying Medal and a letter from the King.

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Written as civil defence duties finished. Thanks for loyal support. Notes final parade on 10 June 1945.

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Requests supply of two dozen Merlin 20, 22, and 38 fuel computers. Recognises that supply is limited but current squadron operations require strict watch on fuel consumption not possible with current equipment.

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

YNolanJF150621v2.pdf
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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