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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Harrogate"

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Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

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Offers congratulations on award to both of DFC and DFM. Offers tea if they are ever in he location.

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General Information about Fred. It records his date of birth and death with a comprehensive list of his family. Included are details of his funeral.

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

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Album page note 'Return to UK - December 1942 on Queen Elizabeth I'.
Top left - view across park with trees at distant church. Captioned 'The Stray, Harrogate'.
Top right - view down town street with tees and buildings either side. Captioned…

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Thanks him for cable and that he had just finished the last of his leave. Mention staying on base until the rest of his crew apart from one were buried at Harrogate. The other crew member's body was sent to Dorchester for a private funeral. Writes of…

An00509's autobiography. Seventeen chapters and an epilogue. Chapters 1-4 deal with early life and schooling. Chapter 5-14 the war years and 15-17 after the war.

This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University…

BMilesRJMilesRJv1.pdf
A detailed Biography of Reg' service and post service life.

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A card issued to John for recording his fitness.

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Terry Ford writes to his parents about his trip to Knaresborough with his friend John. He requested various items of clothing and footwear.

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A letter from Terry Ford to his family, where he writes about Paul Gibbs (the cricketer). Terry has also met up with Denis and they have had a few beers and played games of shooter. He has completed dinghy and parachute drills.

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A letter from Terry Ford to his family where he writes about arriving at RAF Finningley and not expecting to be there longer than a week. He has met up with Dave Park and Alan Harris. Terry went to the pictures and saw “Take my tip” and another…

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A letter from Terry Ford to his famliy where he writes about his pleasant crossing back to England and that he is hoping to be on leave the following Tuesday or Wednesday. He is amazed by the greeting they received upon arrival back in Harrogate and…

BHopgoodPMHopgoodPDv1.pdf
The detailed biography begins with government measures at the start of National Service. Philip Hopgood volunteered and enlisted at Padgate, Warrington. He was classified as medically Grade 1. Initial training was at RAF Regent's Park (Lord's Cricket…

YGeachDG1394781v3.pdf
Second of David Geach's diaries, describing his training for aircrew at Kingstown, Heaton Park, Hastings and Harrogate until his embarkation to Canada on the Queen Mary. Covers the period from 20 June 1942 to 7 October 1942.
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