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

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Identity card issued to Harry Fearns on 13 Feb 1943. It records he was medically examined in Sheffield and placed in Grade 1. Final page gives various post-war addresses.

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

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

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RAF Form 295B issued to Stan Shaw.

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

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

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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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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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