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BHumesELHumesELv1.pdf
Recalls joining the RAF as a flight mechanic in 1939 and then employed as a barrage balloon operator. Describes his subsequent selection for aircrew and training in London, St Andrews, Manchester and in advanced navigation at Dumfries. Next covers…

BHookingsEWHookingsEWv1.pdf
From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

MSaintTJ1452007-180212-01.pdf
Diary from joining the RAF in may 1941, through training as groundcrew and then volunteered for aircrew and eventually trained as air gunner and posting to 514 Squadron. Describes operations while on the squadron and notes details and losses.…

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List of crew and next of kin. Nest of kin addresses.

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Mail returned as it referred to an enemy broadcast. The government did not want the enemy to know that anyone listened in England to their broadcasts.

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Some personal details and return to unit.

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Four men on steps, two wearing white flying suits and two in coats one with hat. A further man wearing white flying suit stands at the bottom of the steps. Steps with Avro logo stand against the rear cabin door of an Avro Tudor. On the reverse 'Avro…

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Three quarter length portrait of four men wearing suits and academic robes standing behind a table covered with documents. Roy Chadwick second from right wearing CBE. On the reverse 'November 30 1946, L-R Chancellor of Manchester University Sir John…

PChadwickR19040059.jpg
Three-quarter length portrait of a seated man wearing suit, tie and academic dress. On the reverse 'Vital original photo. Roy Chadwick CBE FRAS FRAeS given an Hon Masters of Science at Manchester University. One of the lovliest 194[..] vital photos,…

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Four men on steps, two wearing white flying suits and two in coats. A further man wearing white flying suit stands at the bottom of the steps. Steps with Avro logo stand against the rear cabin door of an Avro Tudor. On the reverse 'Avro News Service…

PChadwickR19040034.jpg
Three-quarter length portrait of a seated man wearing suit, tie and academic dress. On the reverse 'Roy Chadwick CBE MSc FRAS FRAeS, awarded Hon Master of Science by Manchester University 1943'.

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A four engine airliner at the entrance of a hangar with doors open. A group of men stand by the rear door. On the reverse of first photograph - 'The Avro Tudor 1 at Woodford 1947, original photo'. On the reverse of second photograph - 'The Avro…

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PChadwickR19040008.jpg
Three quarter length portrait of a seated man wearing university robe. On the reverse 'Roy Chadwick CBE in the robe of honorary master at Manchester University July 1944 at the age of 51 years'.

PChadwickR19030024.jpg
A man wearing suit and tie and hat standing by the port lower wing of a single engine biplane parked on grass. Aircraft from front quarter view, registration K3189. Trees in the background. On the reverse 'Arthur Ainsworth, the works manager at…

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Front quarter airborne view of a single engine, two seat biplane registration G-ACHO. Both cockpits occupied and Avro trademark forward of registration on fuselage. Bellow right a large factory with chimneys. On the reverse 'The Avro Cadet over…

PChadwickR19030015.jpg
A man wearing dark suit and hat standing by the rear cockpit of a single engine, two set biplane registration K.3189.The aircraft in rear quarter is parked in a field. On the reverse 'Arthur Ainsworth, works manager Woodford with Tutor K3189 with…

PChadwickR19030013.jpg
A single engine biplane standing surrounded by men in front of a hangar with open doors. On top of the hangar a windsock. Captioned 'Woodford Aerodrome, Bramhill'. On the reverse 'The hangar 1930s are still here and used by devotes of Avro. It was…

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Four men standing in line under the engine and port wing of a three engine monoplane with enclosed cabin parked on grass, registration VH-UXX, 'Faith in Australia'. Four signatures above the wing. On the reverse 'Australian pioneer aviator Charles…

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On the left an autogyro facing top left and alongside a twin engine monoplane with a man kneeling on port wing. Behind a single engine biplane with a man on ladder by upper wing. Several other men stand on hardstanding. In the background buildings…

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Four men standing in line in front of a three engine monoplane with enclosed cabin parked on grass, Registration VH-UXX and 'Faith in Australia' on rear starboard fuselage. There are four signatures over the front fuselage. On the reverse 'Pioneer…

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Wings and fuselage framework of aircraft in workshop. Engine mounted at right side. Two men working behind starboard wing and others, including one standing in doorway, in the background. Four men working at bench on right side. On the reverse…

PChadwickR19010045.jpg
In the centre a large multi-story building with two turrets on the roof. Smaller building connected to the right and other smaller buildings to the front. On the left a tall chimney. In the foreground open field. Captioned '725..4, British…

PChadwickR19010039.jpg
A large number of aircraft fuselages some with engines mounted others with none, parked outside a multi-story brick building. On the left part of a crane. On the reverse '26, 1914, outside Park Works, Newton Heath, often used photo in magazines,…
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