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.
Henry, volunteered for the RAF and learned to fly Tiger Moths at Brough. He then was transferred to South Africa on a troopship. His flying training came to an end after a poor solo flight. He was retrained as a navigator. On completion of his…
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…
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…
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'
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…
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.
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'.
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…
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'.
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'.
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…