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LHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force pilots flying log book for W C Holmes, covering the period from 18 August 1942 to 18 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying with 512 squadron and transport command. He was stationed at…

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RAF service and release book, listing the terms and conditions of his leaving the RAF on the 31st of May 1946, as well as assessment of character and statement of aptitude and qualities., Includes instructions covering the event of re-mobilisation.

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Half length portrait of three airmen wearing battledress with half brevet and side caps. Ben Openshaw is on the left with observer brevet.

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Five airmen, two in front and three behind all wearing tunic and side caps with training flashes. Ben Openshaw is front left.

On back, handwritten '979 Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17'

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Five rows of trainee airmen, three sitting and two standing, all wearing tunics and side caps. In the background a brick building with ornamental windows. On the reverse 'Blackpool 1941'.

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Congratulates him on safe arrival home and encloses a cheque from welcome fund.

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Gives four address in Ashton-under-Lyne with stamps for 1946 and 1947.

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Second page has colour photograph of Arthur Hollis, wearing blazer with medals, standing in a field at an event. Narrative covers early life in Hornchurch and Carshalton including schooling and hospital admissions. Writes of Dulwich College studies…

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Thanksgiving eulogy for the life and times of Arthur Hollis OBE, DFC of Bomber Command which covers his childhood successes whilst at Dulwich College, his subsequent enlistment into the RAF in 1941, and his pilot training in Florida and the UK. It…

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From A.V.Roe and Co Limited on headed paper. Congratulates him on award of Victoria Cross. Offers him a silver model of a Lancaster which he hopes he will accept.

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From A.V. Roe & Co Limited on headed paper. Thanks Cheshire for visit and hope he will be able to visit the company. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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On headed paper from A.V. Roe and Company Limited concerning a visit to to the company by Martin and some members of 617 Squadron to collect a model. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor

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To chief engineer of Messier Aircraft Equipment Ltd thanking him for diary. Provides a pleasant memory of three years flying Halifax. Writes he is now flying Lancaster but hopes they can meet again.

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Formal photograph of 22 WAAFs in three rows, row of houses, hotel and larger building in background. Isabel Aitcheson fourth from right in front row. On the reverse all are named and 'Morecambe 5/10/42'.

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Eight WAAFs, in uniform standing in a row on a town street (two photographs).

First photograph: on reverse on post-it 'Isabella Dougall nee Aitcheson on right'. Another copy of the same photograph: on reverse, the girls christian names are listed…

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A certificate issued to Martin Catty stating he was inoculated against yellow fever.

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Thanks David for letter and assistance. Regrets hearing of more losses on the squadron.

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Congratulates him on recent award and writes briefly about arriving in Blackpool.

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A card advertising accommodation at 45 Palatine Road, Blackpool.

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A brochure advertising the 1935 Blackpool Illuminations

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Thanks for letter and discusses battledress. mentions future move to Blackpool and current activities including sport. Ian is avoiding lectures by playing sport. He describes punting on the Nidd. He is due to depart shortly for Blackpool.

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They advise her not to correspond to her husband until it is established whether he is a prisoner of war.

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Gives details of the outturn of service estate of the late Pilot Officer I A Wynn and total was £40 9s 11d. Payable order would be sent in a few days.

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Opened envelope with Air Ministry RAF Form 2002.C and Glyn, Mills and Co markings.

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Kathleen Wynn is surprised she has received no grant and lays out what she would expect with two children under 14 years old. Points out that it is unfair for someone who has a husband on active duties to be worse off than another with a husband…
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