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

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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PSladdenD16010011.jpg
Two versions of the same strip with enlargements of all slides. Slide 1 - captioned 'Heavy transport drivers on right George and Hardy GD 1945'. Four men standing in front of four lorries (at least one of which is a petrol bowser) with nose of a…

NWilsonRC170113-31.jpg
A cutting from a newspaper with Reg and John Bushell's names recorded as prisoner of war. Handwritten on it is Evening Standard 12.4.44.

LPayneAJ1315369v1.pdf
South African Air Force observers or air gunners log book for Alan John Payne, navigator, covering the period from 7 November 1942 to 8 August 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war squadron duties. He…

LDeytrikhA1381508v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

LDeytrikhA1381508v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 February 1944 to 15 October 1950. Detailing his flying training, operational flying and test flying. He was stationed at RAF Hornchurch, RAF North Weald, RAF Bognor, RAF…

BDowardATansleyEHv2.pdf
Biography of Ernest Tansley's daughter Anne. Writes of background and family. Gives service history of her father including joining, training in England and the United States and eventual posting to 57 Squadron at RAF Scampton. Writes of her memories…

SChristianAL29160v10040-0004.jpg
A group of six airmen studying a map. Behind is a biplane. Four airmen are wearing leather helmets and two are in standard uniform. On the reverse is handwritten 'Arnold Hornchurch 1934' and typewritten a press release.

LChristianAL29160v1.pdf
Pilot's Flying log book for Wing Commander A.L. Christian, covering the period from 1 December 1936 to 8 May 1941. Detailing his flying training, instructional duties and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Upper Heyford, RAF Upavon, RAF…

SChristianAL29160v10114-0001.jpg
Four photographs on a page.
#1 is Arnold's wife, Catherine, taken in 1928.
#2 is a woman, Molly, with four children - Buster, Nancy, Cathie and Neil.
#3 is two men (Allan and Tom) with four children - Buster, Neil, Nancy and Cathie.
#2 and 3 were…

SDryhurstHG1332214v10004.jpg
Account of scattering ashes of Harold Dryhurst over Stansted airport. He was killed in an aircraft crash. Includes accounts of funeral and of accident.

PChadwickR19030019.jpg
Side view of a single engine, two seat biplane, registration K5063 parked on grass. On the reverse 'Avro Prefect at Woodford c 1930'.

PEdgarAG19010024.jpg
Four images of 18 Canberras taken from underneath.
The second image has a Crown Copyright stamp and 'North Weald 15 Sept 54'.
The third and fourth have Nelson's column with the Canberras above.

SWeirG19660703v080001-0017.jpg
Top left - view across lake of building in far distance. Captioned 'Lake in grounds of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, 10.6.44'.
Top left - view across field of trees and building in the distance. Captioned 'Boxted Hall from main road, Essex,…

MShawSR3002545-160211-110001.jpg
A brief description of bombing activity during the war. Starting with the ineffectual early operations to 1000+ bomber operations. He lists some of the operations then details some of the hazards for returning aircraft. After the war Stan took a new…

MPotterPL1878961-150914-18.jpg
Part made out for Warrant Officer P L Potter qualified for 1939/45 star.

PSaundersRA-HE17060023.jpg
Mother and daughter sitting on the promenade railings at Thorpe Bay.

EWilsonRCWilsonWJ-M420725-0001.jpg
A postcard from Reg to his parents.

SSimpsonHEW180633v10004.pdf
Contains rules of the association and personal details of Henry Simpson and receipt for subscription for 1943.

EAirMinSimpsonHW461021-0003.jpg
To Henry Simpson's father informing him that the value of the gratuity was £14:14:0
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