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The letter was issued to Ron after his return from France. It advises Ron's service number, rank and squadron.

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RAF Form 1657A issued to Ron to cover his Yellow Fever vaccination.

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His letter expresses delight that Ron has arrived in London.

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The events after Ronald was shot down on the morning of D-day.

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An evacuee at the start of the war, He later became one of three Meteorological Officers at RAF North Creake. He discusses the role of the Met Officer.

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Sends belated seasons greeting and congratulations on his marriage. Catches up with news of friends. Relates some of his activities since the end of the war and writes about his current employment. Concludes with catching up with news of his family.

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv3.pdf
Gives outline of service history. Goes on to describe joining the RAF, early training, journey across the Atlantic to Canada for pilot training. Gives account of training in Canada and on return to the United Kingdom. Writes of operations on 106…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv2.pdf
Memoir starts by describing early life and education in Tunbridge Wells before moving to Cornwall. Writes about beginning of the war. Volunteered for aircrew in Plymouth (which had been bombed the day before) shortly after his 18th birthday.…

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Officer pilots' tie club, reason for formation and membership rules, subscription, address and levie.

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Letter informing AOC 5 Group that Sgt William Roy Peter Perry was commissioned in rank of pilot officer. Issues new service number.

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J Flint’s Flying Log Book covering the period 30 August 1938 to 16 February 1944.
Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Tollerton (27 E&RFTS), RAF Hanworth (5 EFTS), RAF Yatesbury (10 EFTS), RAF Brize…

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Sets out details of association, history and subscriptions.

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Appointing William Benjamin Baker DFC a pilot officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

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Top - a large group of trainee airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of a brick building with large windows criss-crossed with blast tape. On the reverse signatures. Captioned 1 - 'Heaven help poor old…

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Joined in 1942 and then details training and tour on 115 Squadron, gunnery course, tours as gunnery instructor. Further tour with 625 Squadron, crashed twice before another instructors tour. Mentions 14 ops on first tour and 20 on second. Comments on…

BMillingtonRWestonFv1.pdf
A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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Five photographs from an album.
#1 is a WAAF holding a dog. Behind is an ambulance. It is captioned 'Pat at Bentley Priory'.
#2 is three WAAFs and two airmen in the sun, captioned 'Joan, Bill, Peg, Maggie & Freddie, sunning themselves outside…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman in flying gear standing at the entrance of an aircraft.
#2 is Lord's cricket ground.
#3 is Marion and a Commer Q2 15 cwt van RAF 92275.
#4 is Marion at the wheel of a Austin K6 Crew coach.

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Eight photographs from a scrapbook.
#1 is two WAAFs and three men sitting in the sun. It is captioned 'Joan, Roy, Bill [indecipherable] Control Officer.
#2 is a pilot standing in a snowy landscape. It is captioned ' "Mac" gave me this snap on my…

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A Ju 88 with RAF markings taken from over the wing of a Stirling. Samuel Guyan standing underneath a Ju 88 in a hangar. From information kindly provided by the donor. 'JU88 at Farnboro - September 1943 - Photo taken from within BK784. From 24'th to…

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City fire guard certificate made out for JJ Bartram on 1 December 1943. Letter and enclosed defence medal.

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Maurice's father with a ewe and lamb and a land girl. On the reverse 'Harry teaching land girls Parkfield'.
Parkfield Lodge is at Headstone Lane and the entrance to the lane that ran down to the house is just opposite the Headstone Lane…
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