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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…

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Letter from David Donaldson to station commander at RAF Foulsham requesting temporary release for a period of six to nine months in order to study and sit solicitor's, final examinations. Enclosed document listing his service since September 1939…

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Certificate of registry of birth of Charles Randall Godfrey. On the reverse stamped RAF Officers records, Air Ministry 7 May 1947.

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Card Number Number DFE 6368 168. For Charles R Godfrey originally from Potters Bar. Shows several changes of address in Coreley Staffordshire and eventually St Ives in 1947 and 1948

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Formal photograph 16 servicemen and one civilian in two rows, front row seated rear standing in front of hangar door, captioned ' Coastal Command Communications Squadron Oct '59-Dec '61'.
Image of aircraft in British Eagle paint scheme, captioned…

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LStoreyDP1334123v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for David Storey, navigator, covering the period from 3 October 1942 to 6 June 1946, and from 25 June 1949 to 29 November 1952. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and…

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Account of Evelyn Payne who lost her brother over Stuttgart but made new friends in Allgau. Relates brother lost as member of Lancaster crew on 28 January 1945. States that only many years later did family learn of the circumstances under which he…

LRobinsonFA33520v1.pdf
Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 8 September 1938 to 22 January 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes flight certificates, congratulatory messages and notes of appreciation from senior officers, a…

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Left - Dovercourt Man gets GCM - part of cutting also on the right side.

Top center - crippled bomber lights full on won dog-fight. Account of enemy fighter attack on a bomber, wounding four crew and damaged aircraft. One enemy hit and the other…

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Top left - view along Pipers Hill towards Great Gaddesden, Hemel Hempstead, St John the Baptist church is centre right.
Top right two houses with shrubbery in front.
Centre middle - trees.
Bottom left - St John the Baptist, Pipers Hill, Great…

ALonghurstWJ180407.mp3
William Longhurst served as an engine mechanic through the Second World War. He was a member of the Hackney Wick Air Defence Cadet Corps before volunteering to enlist in the RAF after his seventeenth birthday. Following basic training at Skegness,…

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…

YDexterKI127249v1.pdf
Day by day diary recording events from his joining the Air Force in April 1941 up until 8 November 1942. Covers time at 1 Initial Training Wing and No 1 Elementary Flying School at Hatfield including interview with the British Broadcasting…

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Addressed to Colonel Rooney, 603 Squadron United States Army Air Corps thanking him for kindness and hospitality shown to Flight Lieutenant Morley and crew one of David's squadron who diverted to his base at RAF Nuthampstead.

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Requests caterpillar badges for himself and his crew after they baled out on night of 24 December 1944.

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Writes of recent entertainment and the weather. Continues with description of crafts and fun fair. Mentions friends visiting, that he has convalesced and he has taken up Spanish.

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Comments on her joining the service, Continues with news of acquaintance and general banter about her. Hopes to be home for her 21st. Mentions strict censorship.

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Letter telling of journey and offering many endearments and loving comments.

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Reports arrival of her previous letters and says he is now stationed in Hertfordshire a few miles from Royston. States that the Americans had left the place in a mess. Writes about Australian cricket side's scores and performance. Gives address of…

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Thanks him for letter and congratulates him on his escape. Encloses a letter of recommendation for Jack's commission. Mentions that he is very busy in the Middle East.

E[Author]WareingJ440919.pdf
Say that they are delighted to know that Bob is safe and wish him a speedy return. Passes on other news and gossip. Ask if she has had any other news.

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Tells of how pleased they were to hear that Bob is safe, and that a rocket bomb dropped a short distance from school. Also, of the play that is being rehearsed.

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EHigginsKWRosserLVXX0712.pdf
Catches up with news after recent meeting and thanks him for posting on letters. Writes about cost of sending his bicycle by train and explains why it is essential in his current location. Catches up with gossip and his activities and flying.…

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On De Havilland headed paper. Notes that Cheshire has received two Mk XVI Mosquito with equipment and notes. Says that they will provide any other information if required.
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