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ABowkerD151117.mp3
David Bowker joined the Air Force and was originally training to be a wireless operator / air gunner but remustered as a pilot. He discusses rudder lock on early versions of Halifax. Jacqueline Bowker his wife, discusses her life during the war and…

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…

PShawSR1605.jpg
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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PShawSR1612.jpg
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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Three-quarter length image of an airman wearing battledress with half brevet standing in front of a low wall with trees in the background. On the reverse 'July 43, Church Broughton, D Verne Westley, Navigator, Midland Jc. W.A.'.

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PShawSR1621.jpg
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…

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-10.pdf
An address book kept by Maurice. It includes a list of when he wrote letters.

PShawSR1620.jpg
A card with
'Air Training Corps.
'A' Flight.
1117 & 2069 Sqdn.
Spondon. 1941-44'.

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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…

LAtkinsAH418514v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Arthur Atkins, covering the period from 12 November 1942 to 12 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla, RAAF Somers, RAAF Malalla, RAAF Ascot Vale,…

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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…

PThomasAF20020017.jpg
Photo 1 is the Pavilion Gardens and Waterfall, Buxton.
Photo 2 is the moors, near the Cat and Fiddle. In the foreground is a rock with a road winding up a hill.

PShawSR1623.jpg
20 Air Training Corps cadets marching in front of their school. On the reverse 'Springfield School 1943'.

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PSaundersEJ20010002.jpg
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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PTwellsE15070110.jpg
A newspaper cutting with a photograph of Group Captain Tait, Mrs Twells, Mr Twells, Councillor Wilson and Mrs Wilson. The 617 Squadron Association were presented with a silver salver by Derbyshire County Council.

LStewartEC87436v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

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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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Address to Miss Rosemary Chadwick, St Elphin's School, Darley Dale, Matlock. Derbyshire

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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Ernie Twell's death certificate

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

MNolanJF150621-160517-02.jpg
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.

LRichardsonF146443v2.1.pdf
Pilots flying log book 2 for F J Richardson, covering the period from 3 March 1943 to 8 October 1945. Detailing his operations flown, flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Langar, RAF Ossington, RAF Church Broughton, RAF…
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