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States that he had satisfied the technical requirements for category "A" licence for Bristol 170 landplanes.

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States that he had been recommended for category "A" licence for the DH 104 (Dove)

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States that he was required to attend for oral examination.

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States that with reference to recent examination a recommendation had been forwarded to the ministry of civil aviation that he had satisfied requirements for "A" licence for Anson aircraft.

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Acknowledges preliminary application for aircraft maintenance engineer's licence. Sets date and place for examination.

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Eight airmen seated in a tent. Information supplied with the collection states 158 squadron, Lissett, Johnny Johnson crew.
There is a second copy with details on the reverse of each man, his crew position and his address.

MThornhillCE2049456-170515-02.pdf
24 pages of an address book.

OGorfunckleN1260360-170801-01.pdf
RAF Form 543 with brief details of Norman's service in the RAF.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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The telegram advises that Norman is now reported dead.

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RAF Form 2022 signed by JHP Dwyer

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The letter from the wife of a crew member, Sergeant Bartle, asks if she has heard anything about the crew. She has been in touch with Pilot Officer Griffin's wife and Pilot Officer Walsh's wife. Air Gunner Grellier's mother also wrote to her.…

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Sent to Miss Irene Wheeler from Leslie Cowell (F/Sgt on 178 Squadron RAF CMF). Has drawing of map of Mediterranean and text Christmas 1944.

BBoydKGBoydKGv1.pdf
Written by Ken Boyd the brother-in-law of a Bomber Command pilot Wilfred Comrie who was killed in a crash at RAF Pocklington in March 1943. Wilfred was an American who joined the RCAF in May 1941 and served on 102 Squadron. Ken Boyd was a first…

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Mentions day operations by two Mosquitos on 15 February. Gives description of night operation to Berlin with total of 891 aircraft dispatched. Lists types and numbers. Gives outline of weather and account of operation, results of bombing, amount of…

BTaylorJTayorJv1.pdf
An autobiography of Jim Taylor's time in the RAF before the war. He spent time training with Oliver Bell, who is recorded in the memoir.

S102SqnRAF19170809v10006.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

S102SqnRAF19170809v10002.pdf
Biography of Rohan Amerasekera. Consist of early life, war service in the RAF including training eventually as as a navigator. Operational tours on 158 Squadron and 35 Squadrons. Lists his crew. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross in January 1944.…

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Author (probably Roy J de Niese) gives some information on recruitment and training of Ceylonese volunteers for the RAF. Includes his recruitment and initial training in Ceylon, travel to Great Britain, enlistment, elementary flying training and…

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Left - Squadron Leader R.A.M. Palmer V.C., D.F.C. & Bar. Father and brother receive medals. Article explains that Robert Palmers father received the Victoria Cross and his brother his Distinguished Flying Cross at investiture at Buckingham…

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Gives operational history and descriptions of actions on operation to Cologne in December 1944 where he showed conspicuous bravery. He had a record of prolonged and heroic endeavour which was beyond praise.
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