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LTyrieJSB87636v1.pdf
Flying log book for J S B Tyrie covering the period from 1 July 1939 to 9 August 1959. Detailing his flying training and operations flown Following which he was shot down 9 April 1941 and became a prisoner of war. Returning to flying duties 25 May…

LMarriottMW1627148v1.pdf
Flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for M W Marriott, navigator, covering the period from 6 May 1944 to 12 June 1947. Detailing his flying training and post war flying duties with 194, 96 and 110 squadrons. He was stationed at RCAF Rivers,…

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Air-to-air view of three white Shackletons flying over an airshow for the Queen's Coronation. On the ground are large numbers of aircraft, people and parked cars.

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Programme for event held at RAF Odiham, including a menu. Fred is referred to as an Honoured Guest, as is Andy Wiseman.

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Post card. On the left a pavilion with steps. On the right a two story building with many windows. In front a fence running left to right. Envelope 'Nellie G Smith, 60 Commercial Road, Southampton'.

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Large group of servicemen some standing and others sitting on the grass all in front of University War Hospital in Southampton, Highfield Campus. Servicemen are in 'hospital blues' with most also wearing uniform caps, a few also with walking sticks.…

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Writes thanking Mrs Madgett for letter and concern over condition of relation in hospital. Catches up with news and notes she is posted to Farnborough.

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Details of enlistment 31 May 1943 and discharge on transfer to Navy 18 June 1945. Dated at Lee-on-Solent 7 July 1945

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Birth certificate for Albion John Turner from Portsmouth district born 6 October 1911, registered 9 October 1911. Copy dated 4 October 1937.

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A man wearing white jumper, trousers and boots sits holding the tiller in the back of a boat at sea. In the background a sea shore and buildings. On the reverse 'September 1951, To Penelope from Grandpa Turner with lots of love, This photo was taken…

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On the left a woman with light top and belt stands next to a man wearing suit and tie and holding an umbrella, To the left an open door and in the background parts of other houses and a lattice fence. On the reverse 'Kaye and John before we married…

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A group of three girls standing in summer dresses. To the left, two women , one with baby, sit. On the right two women stand looking off to the left. On the reverse 'Penny, Carol and [..]. Southsea 1955 on a ship'.

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Three quarter length portrait of a man wearing jacket and tie sitting on a bench with grass bank and large building in the background. On the reverse 'John, Southsea'.

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Shows entry as apprentice on 30 august 1927. Details next of kin, and description. Shows service as fitter at Gosport and Khartoum before No 4 Flying Training School, 216 Squadron and 9 Squadron. Promoted Flight Sergeant in June 1939. Discharged on 4…

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Writes he is about to embark on a ship and there will be no mail while aboard for about 5 weeks. Destination is a mystery but he speculates about the future, Catches up with family news.

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Eighteen young men sitting in two rows behind a Lewis machine gun all wearing tunics, peaked caps and shorts. Behind stands and instructor with white coat, In the background part of a tent and trees. Captioned 'O.T.C. Oxney Farm, 81'. Note on the…

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To 54 Base Coningsby. Writes that he is enclosing results of Farnborough 'George' (automatic pilot) team to 617 Squadron. Has produced phenomenal improvement in all aircraft,

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From Royal Aircraft Establishment. Thanks him for enlargement of Limoges. Also thanks him for information about side-slip and add some experiences.. Mentions horizon and that they have received two Mustangs for marking. Would like to call at…

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To Royal Aircraft Establishment stating that present scale of operation precludes visits for some time. Is returning memorandum that was lent.

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Letter to Royal Aircraft Establishment thanking them for looking after them on their visit, which will be of great help in future plans.

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From officer at Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough. Thanks respondent for memorandum and goes on to discuss that operational efficiency of Bomber Command could be greatly enhanced by maintenance in good order of automatic pilot.

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From officer at Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough. Apologises for late arrival of an unspecified object enclosed. Goes on to describing difficulties in obtaining various types of car. Continues with discussion of performance of 'George'.

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From Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough provides information from experts at Royal Aircraft Establishment Farnborough concerning trimming Mosquito VI to avoid sideslip. After technical explanation goes on to discuss fitting new artificial…
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