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Tells of early life in London, joining the Woman's Auxiliary Air Force in 1941 and training as a driver. Relates experiences at RAF Scampton and then with 57 Squadron as a tractor driver pulling bomb trolleys. Subsequently went to East Kirkby.…

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Birth certificate for Albion John Turner from Portsmouth district born 6 October 1911, registered 9 October 1911. Copy dated 4 October 1937.

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Letter informing her that her late husband was buried in section D, grave no, 268 in Wilhelmshaven cemetery on 13 September 1939.

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A man wearing a suit stands between two girls by the balustrade of a bridge. In the background, the Elizabeth Tower, Big Ben and part of the Palace of Westminster.

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Three woman standing in a group by the balustrade of a bridge. On the right other pedestrians. In the background, the houses of parliament with the Elizabeth Tower and Big Ben. Scaffolding surrounds the tower.

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Acknowledges receipt of £26 by way of a loan on A J Turners life insurance policy. Life insurance was sum assured £100 and loan to be paid back over six months.

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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…

ECummingMHolmesWC491112.pdf
First letter is notice of appointment on a short service commission of 5 years as Flying Officer in the Air Control branch. Second letter confirms arrangements and reporting instructions to RAF Biggin Hill.

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YHedgesEC19260127v1.pdf
Mentions anniversary of death of Uncle George December 1942. Daily activities for January and some of February and sporadic entries after that. Writes of going to pictures and walks. Contains some telephone numbers and addresses of friends.

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Offers heartfelt sympathy signed by King George.

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Recollection of Eric Horsham from his early years in Plumstead, training at Lords, Torquay, St Athans, Marston Moor then 102 Squadron at Pocklngton. On one operation they were badly damaged but made a successful forced landing at Woodbridge, assisted…

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Contains foreword by the Queen of the Netherlands as well as news about training of Dutch paratroopers, the Dutch merchant Navy, the queen and government of the Netherlands in London, an eyewitness account of the Battle of the Java Sea, an item on…

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Notes that the King will hold investiture at Buckingham Palace on 4 December 1945.

YPearceAT1874945v4.pdf
Memorandum items addresses of friends and acquaintances, mentions many days/evenings out and what sort of time he had in Belfast, Lincoln, Gainsborough and many others. Mentions various journeys and postings, lists birthdays. Jots down daily…

YPearceAT1874945v3.pdf
Contains personal information, address and telephone numbers of acquaintances. Entries for registered for RAF 9 Jan 43, fireguard duty days, swimming, medical appointment, passed selection board for Air Gunner 26 MaR 43,Holiday dates, call up papers…

YPearceAT1874945v2.pdf
Contains addresses in London and one in Stalag XXB Germany. Entries for bithdays, maths, fire watching, dancing classes, holidays, fractured arm 15 September and hospital appointments September and October, fire guard.

YPearceAT1874945v1.pdf
Contains address in Falmouth Rd London SE1, some personal details. Includes entries for a prisoner of war address, birthdays, maths, fire watching, met Grace (May), dancing, classes, holidays, address for Mary O'brian London.

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Top left two Lancasters in light paint scheme flying to the right. Below London with St Paul's Cathedral dome and river Thames beyond.

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Air to ground view of central London including Trafalgar Square on the bottom right with Whitehall running up to top left.

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In the foreground a floating pier on the Thames. In the background the Festival of Britain showground with the Skylon and the Dome of Discovery.

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Air-to-air view of two Lancasters, TL-G and TL-P in light paint scheme over Chelsea. At the top, the Thames with bridges and Battersea.

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Air to ground view of the Mall running left to right with Buckingham Palace right middle.

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Air-to-ground view of Wellington Arch. Hyde Park, Green Park and Constitution Hill are partially visible. Taken from rear turret.

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Young girl wearing skirt and jacket sitting in front of a Spitfire on display at Trafalgar Square. In the background multi-storey buildings, one with Bovril and BOAC advertisement.

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Air-to-ground view of Waterloo Bridge with the Thames running top left to right. An air-to-air view of the starboard wing and engines of a Lancaster with light paint scheme is visible on the top left edge.

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