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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.

PWeedenRC1713.jpg
Top front quarter view of Lancaster TW892 with white upper paintwork, squadron code 'TL-L' flying over Regent Street, London.

Identification kindly provided by Liam Moore of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Group.

PPearceAT16030027.jpg
Top - air-to-air view of five Lancasters in light paint scheme in formation.
Bottom left - air-to-air view of two Lancasters in formation over water.
Bottom middle - side view of Lancaster squadron letters TL in front of a hangar.
Bottom right…

PPearceAT16030032.jpg
Top - air-to-air view of six Lancasters in echelon formation with clouds in the background. All have light paint scheme.
Bottom left - ground to air view of formation of 12 Spitfires followed by one six Mosquito aircraft . Building bottom right.…

MThorpJF1623333-160412-04.pdf
Some information about 467 Squadron's history and about Lancaster R5863 'S Sugar' which is currently in the RAF museum at Hendon. Mentions operations on 6 June 1944. Includes colour photograph showing front quarter of a Lancaster inside a museum. In…

PPollockHAJ1615.jpg
50 trainee airmen and instructors arranged on the steps at Regents Park. On the reverse 'see folder. Regents Park Aug. 43'.

PDavyH17010001.pdf
Three photographs.
#1 A group of trainee airmen including two officers arranged in four rows. At the bottom and upside down is a caption' Herbert Davy Rear Gunner 626 Squadron ACRC St John's Wood London May 1943'.
#2 is Herbert leaning against a…

PHorshamES1709.jpg
Copy of a photograph of a group of RAF personnel with no visible brevets. They are arranged in seven rows, with the front four seated and the last three standing. There are two markers at the left-hand side indicating the rows in which Eric Horsham…

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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.…

MWhybrowFHT170690-160926-160001.jpg
The memoir written by Fred during his time with the Auxiliary Fire Service at the age of 18. He observes a land mine parachuting to earth. It landed on the fire service sub-station killing 28. He persuaded his Station Officer that he wanted out and…

MNealeETH1395951-150731-0190001.jpg
Ted Neale's recalls his absence of memory of the food at No 1 Aircrew Reception at Lords Cricket Ground, apart from the fresh milk. He was posted to Scarborough where the food was so bad that they ate fish and chips and flapjacks at a nearby cafe.…

MAllenJH179996-160512-020001.jpg
An account of Jim Allen's life from 1941 to 1997. He details meeting his future wife and their intermittent courtship. There is great detail about his social life and relationship with his future wife. There are two pages of photographs:
First page:…

EAirMinMadgettLR431230-0001.jpg
Acknowledges a letter sent to Under-Secretary of state by Mr L R Madgett and stating that it will be actioned.

MWareingR86325-161005-480001.jpg
Acknowledges her letter of 24 October 44

MWareingR86325-161005-620001.jpg
Acknowledges receipt of letter dated 11 September 1944,

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

MStimpsonMC155249-190922-10.pdf
An address book kept by Maurice. It includes a list of when he wrote letters.

MMcDonaldDA410364-151013-01.pdf
Folder containing admission to the King’s Box, Royal Albert Hall on March 25th 1944 for a Grand Concert to to celebrate Sir Henry J. Wood 's75th Birthday. Contains programme and appreciation.

MDonaldsonDW70185-180125-06.jpg
Admit one to witness investiture dated 23 November 1943

MDonaldsonDW70185-150610-020003.jpg
Admission for one to witness investiture.
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