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LHadfieldL1066643v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for L Hadfield, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 14 March 1941 to 6 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

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Air-to-air photograph. The seaplane is flying straight and level and the biplane is banking to the left. Behind is a large number of storage tanks, Tamar river with Devonport dockyard centre and Torpoint left.

Identification kindly provided Johnny…

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A formation of nine biplanes flying over the River Plym in Plymouth; Laira Bridge and Pomphlett Lake left of centre.

Identification kindly provided by Gareth Hughes of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Facebook Group.

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv3.pdf
Gives outline of service history. Goes on to describe joining the RAF, early training, journey across the Atlantic to Canada for pilot training. Gives account of training in Canada and on return to the United Kingdom. Writes of operations on 106…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv2.pdf
Memoir starts by describing early life and education in Tunbridge Wells before moving to Cornwall. Writes about beginning of the war. Volunteered for aircrew in Plymouth (which had been bombed the day before) shortly after his 18th birthday.…

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Congratulations from all at Bideford post office

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Gives personal details and lists document attached.

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Declaration on joining Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve for aircrew. On the reverse findings of medical board fit for aircrew positions.

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Medical questions for William Roy Peter Perry

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For William Roy Peter Perry - includes personal and medical details.

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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Andrezej Jerziorski's wartime memories. Andrezej Jerziorski was born in Poland but after he and his father were evacuated from France, he managed to join the RAF and flew in Coastal Command during the war, stationed as far apart as Scotland and…

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Top left - an airman wearing battledress and side cap with training flash walking in a park alongside a woman wearing overcoat.
Top right - Two airmen standing side by side wearing tunics with brevet and peaked caps.
Bottom left - head an shoulders…

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Top left - three-quarter length image of an airman standing in a field looking at a stone bridge in the middle distance. Captioned 'Ivana and Horse Bridge, Cornwall, 14.2.45'.
Top right - An airman leaning on a road sign with distances to Tavistock,…

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Top left - view across open countryside with village in the distance. Captioned 'Budleigh Salterton from the links, 12.1.44'.
Top right - A man standing on grass with seashore and bay to right and village in the distance. captioned 'Budleigh…

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Top left - view of church in mist with trees in foreground. Captioned 'One of Exeter's churches in fog, 14.1.44'.
Top right - view of sea shore with bay and cliffs. Captioned Landram Bay, Peak Hill in distance, 15.1.44'.
Bottom left - five airmen…

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SWeirG19660703v080001-0011.jpg
Top left - view of ducks in foreground with tree surrounded pond in distance. Captioned 'Kew Gardens, Richmond, Oct 43'.
Top right - view across lake of trees. Captioned 'Kew Gardens, Richmond, Oct 43'.
Bottom left - view of a Tiger Moth in a…

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SWeirG19660703v050001.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Keith F Thiele, covering the period from 20 January 1941 to 18 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties including his conversion to single seat fighters with operations over…

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