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14 Women’s Auxiliary Air Force personnel at Morecambe with a road and a row of buildings visible in the background. They are arranged in two rows, with the first row seated on a park bench, the second standing behind the first. There is a corporal…

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A group of 15 airmen arranged in three rows. At the front is a board with Class 376 "A". On the reverse is '376 'A' B----- Snoops Course Weeton' and 15 names, signatures and their exam results.

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A brochure advertising the 1935 Blackpool Illuminations

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36 airman in three rows. All have forage caps on and most are wearing Greatcoats. In the centre of the front row on the ground is a blackboard with '24A EQUIP/ACCTS' on it. In the background to the left of the photograph is the end of a wooden…

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Photograph 1 is a head and shoulders of a woman captioned 'Alice 1942'.
Photograph 2 is a half length image of an airman with a side cap, captioned 'Blackpool 1941'.
Photograph 3 is a woman and two children sitting on a doorstep, captioned…

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A card advertising accommodation at 45 Palatine Road, Blackpool.

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Lists for Distinguished Flying Cross and Medal. Includes Pilot Officer James Douglas Hudson, Nelson, Lancashire.

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Twenty-six airmen, wearing tunic and side caps, in three rows in front of a building with open door/window on the right. Albert Cluett is third from the left of front row. On the reverse of first photograph '28 Flight, J Sqdn, No 1 Squad, Morecombe…

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Gives account of Distinguished Flying Cross to Flight Lieutenant Leslie Roberts of Brierfield and Pilot Officer James Douglas Hudson.

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On 23 August 1947 near Adlington, death of Roy Chadwick in aircraft crash.

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Contains personal information and postings/locations from joining to discharge on 28 February 1947. Notes that he was reported missing on 27 August 1940, was subsequently interned in Tunisia. Notes he was recommended for commission.

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A torn handwritten envelope to Mrs Wynn postmarked Lincoln.

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Address in Lancashire postmarked Glamorgan.

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On her Majesty's Service envelope. Addressed to Mrs K Wynn postmarked Norwich, Norfolk.

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Notice that Frank Hobbs required to join for service on 10 October 1940 at No 10 (Signals) Recruit Centre, Blackpool.

LAnsellHT1893553v1.pdf
The log book covers the training and operational duties of Flight Engineer Sergeant Harry Thomas Ansell, from 14 April 1944 to 24 May 1945. He trained at RAF Torquay, RAF St Athan, RAF Stockport and was stationed at RAF Wigsley, RAF Syerston, RAF…

YMadgettHR1330340v3.pdf
Beginning of the year daily entries describe weather, training and activities at Medicine Hat. Course finished mid February and takes leave to see female friend in United States before travelling to St Johns. Voyage in convoy back to United Kingdom…

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Andy Andrews worked in a gentleman's outfitters shop and volunteered for the Air Force in 1941. He trained at RAF Cardington and Blackpool and after crewing up he flew operations with 10 Squadron from RAF Melbourne. He discusses the members of his…

AHaighG150902.mp3
George Haigh was already a keen footballer when he volunteered for the Royal Air Force and became a physical training instructor. He was posted to RAF Morecambe where he provided basic training to new recruits. He discusses the mixed level of fitness…

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Gladys Gildersleve was working for a laboratory when she decided to join the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. She began her training at RAF Bridgenorth and at RAF Morecambe. Her first posting was to barrage balloons at Swansea Docks. She eventually…

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Joyce Colley grew up in Leicestershire and Somerset. She was working as a trainee hairdresser before she was conscripted into the Women's Auxiliary Air Force in 1944. After training she worked as a teleprinter operator in an underground bunker. She…

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Philip Bates grew up in Lancashire and joined the Royal Air Force in 1940. He served as ground crew with Coastal Command before remustering as aircrew. He flew operations as a flight engineer with 149 Squadron until his aircraft was shot down and he…

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Certifies that Irene Green was appointed as an air raid warden on 11 March 1944.

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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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