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SFarrAA1434564v10001.pdf
Flying log book for A A Farr, air gunner, covering the period from 29 December 1943 to 6 October 1944. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Mount Joli, RAF Church Broughton, RAF Binbrook, RAF…

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View from aircraft of tower and dam wall with tree covered hill in background. On the right part of a wing. On the reverse 'My side - tight turns at Ladybower'.

PHaggerJ2015.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of a dam wall with lake behind surrounded by hills.

PHaggerJ2012.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of a dam in distance with water flowing over. Surrounded by hills.

PHaggerJ2010.jpg
At the bottom a dam wall with lake above. On far side steep tree covered hills. Top left part of a wing.

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Four photographs of views of the countryside.
Photo 1 is a bridge at Ilan Hall.
Photo 2 is the Pack Horse bridge, Derwent.
Photo 3 is a view at Millers Dale, Derbyshire.
Photo 4 is the Youth Hostel at Hemel Hempstead.

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Sam on a bike, captioned 'N.C.U. Sports - Egg and Spoon Race'.
Photo 2 is a group of cyclists including Sam, captioned 'N.C.U. Jubilee Ride'
Photo 3 is a large building, captioned 'Derwent Youth Hostel'.

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LTinningHW19585v1.pdf
Herbert Tinning’s Royal Australian Air Force Observer’s Air Gunner’s And W/T Operator’s Flying Log Book from 25th August 1942 to 11th March 1945. Recording his training as a navigator in Australia and Great Britain and a full tour of…

LLucasWE122826v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for W E Lucas, covering the period from 7 November 1940 to 18 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Derby, RAF Montrose, RAF Lossiemouth, RAF Honington,…

LShawSR3002545v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for S R Shaw, covering the period from 21 July 1942 to 1 March 1947. Detailing flying with the Air Training Corps and following training as an airframe fitter his service flying, and his flying with the…

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A group of veterans lined up in front of a town major and air force officers. Tram cables can be seen on the image.

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

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

LEdmundsAE430709v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for A E Edmunds, covering the period from 18 August 1941 to 4 October 1945. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Penhold, RAF Hatfield, RAF Prestwick, RAF Dishforth, RAF…

LLovattP1821369v1.pdf
Pilots / Air Gunner’s flying log book for Peter Lovatt covering the period from 12 April 1944 to 20 June 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Burnaston (16 EFTS), RAF Barrow/Walney Island (10 AGS), RAF…

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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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Five aircrew wearing battledress and side caps in front of a corrugated iron hut. three have visible brevet (one pilot and two half brevet). Captioned 'Max Barry's Wellington Crew, 1,2,3,4,5, Church Broughton 27 OTU, November 1943, 1 Max Barry, air…

LBarryMR419764v1.pdf
Flying log book for air gunner for M R Barry, covering the period from February 1943 to 10 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Ballarat, RAF West Sale, RAF Lichfield, RAF Church Broughton, RAF…

BCuthillMSFHCuthillMSFHv1.pdf
Margaret Cuthill's account of her time in the WAAF. At the age of 17 she volunteered for the WAAF and was enrolled as a teleprinter operator. She was sent to Wilmslow for training. After four weeks of drill and physical exercise she was posted to…

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Thanks him for letter and is glad he is making excellent progress.

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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.

LSmithEW174520v2.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Warrant Officer Ernest Smith, from 3 April 1943 to 29 June 1944, recording operations and instructional duties. He served at RAF Hixon, RAF Blyton, RAF Grimsby (Waltham), RAF Binbrook, RAF Wickenby, RAF Bircotes, RAF…

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Dinah Smith was born in Bamford, Derbyshire in 1937, moving to Darley Dale when her father found a new job as an aqueduct linesman. Dinah outlines her experiences of school, friends, foraging for food, and celebrations during the war. She also…
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