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Covers baths, treatment of parts, tests and records. On the reverse letter requesting supply of materials.

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Writes that he is on leave and they were having beautiful weather. Relates his journey on leave via Hull and Leeds and tells of his activities. Mentions a day in London and catches up with news of friend who had transferred to Mosquito and had many…

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Catches up with news and acknowledges receipt of £20. Mentions going to Leeds for dance and shows of which he was not impressed despite good reviews. Also acknowledges receipt of photographs and mentions Christmas greetings received. Continues with…

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Gives excuses for poor correspondence. Mentions he has now been on squadron for a month and still likes it. Catches up with her recent news and activities. Sends late birthday greetings. Mentions he has just had leave after completing five trips in a…

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Comments that there seems to have been little Australian air mail over for anyone the last month. Apologises for not writing and describes recent leave in London and day in Leeds. Reports arrival of parcels from home. Talks of future leave, one week…

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Letter and explanatory note. Remarks that it had been eight week since he had leave and he could use some now. Mentions that he expected to go to a squadron later that week. States that previous night was first night free for a week due to weather…

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Marion's life detailed, from birth, including her days with the RAF.

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Head and shoulders portrait of a young man wearing civilian jacket and tie. On the reverse '1940'

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Term report 1936-37 from Junior Technical School, Leeds. List subjects, results and remarks.

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Note with address of Kenneth Gill in Leeds.

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Left - an airmen wearing tunic and side cap standing in front a a tree and fence. Captioned 'October 1941 at Colton'.
Right - half-length image of two airmen wearing tunics and side caps outside a brick building with door. Captioned 'Outside the…

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Photograph of four sergeants wearing tunics with half brevet and side caps. Text account of navigators who had recently graduated from training. Gives names, home addresses and location of training.

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Top left a programme for grand opera house Scarborough with advertisements, folded on first item, front cover on second and inside on third.
Bottom left - Kenneth and Vera Gill arm-in-arm, man wearing tunic with sergeant rank, woman wearing skirt…

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Left - A large group of airmen wearing tunics with side caps standing in two rows in front of an Anson. One officer in centre standing has a lighter uniform and peaked cap. Annotated with signatures and home towns of many of the participants.
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A man wearing suit and glasses sits alongside a girl writing at a desk while other children look on. Captioned 'Sir Hubert Houldsworth, Pro-Chancellor of Leeds University examines the work of Carol Coultate (8), at Halton Moor Primary School'.

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Birth certificate Kenneth Gill, on 19 November 1922 in Leeds.

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Document covering Leeds and Hunslet schoolboy's trip to the Rugby League Cup Final at Wembley on April 18th 1936.

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Document covering Leeds and Hunslet schoolboy's trip to the Rugby League Cup Final at Wembley on May 8th 1937.

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Occasional daily inputs. Mentions going to Lords (initial aircrew) in July, Leuchars for training in late July then back to London. Mentions some flying experiences in November.

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Sends good wished for 1942. Contains news of congregation members. In particular announces the engagement of Kenneth Gill and Vera Longden. Also notes Kenneth Gill home on leave. Letters from the boys and other church news.

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Entries detailing daily activity including shift work at AV Roe, friends, entertainment, health, weather and family news. Mentions letters from Ken, and his arrival back in October.

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Mentions travel by rail to Moncton and comments on cold weather. Writes of his activities, food available and local shops. Goes on to describe onward train journey to the United States including food, countryside, weather and stops. Arrived at Turner…

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Writes of life at Turner Field, Georgia, including food, putting on weight, weather, pay, the hospitality and American people, local churches, American cars and on base activities. Continues with description of visits to local town. Expecting to be…

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Catches up with family news, birthdays and other news. Mentions he had now moved to Carlstrom Field, Arcadia, Florida. Describes living conditions and provides sketch map of camp. Comments on food, weather, and that they had not yet flown, Writes…

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Writes about recent poor weather, that flying had suffered and no one had gone solo. Hopes better weather coming so he should either go solo or be eliminated from pilot training. Comments on life, facilities, training, discipline and activities.…
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