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LLambournJP1851376v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for John Lambourn, flight engineer, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 8 December 1944. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF St…

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Thanks for letters and wished father happy birthday. Forgot is was his birthday and describes all his letters and presents. Thanks everyone. Will send washing home soon. Pilot has gone for x-ray.

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Received parcel and letter. Visited Bury St Edmunds. Describes local area, camp facilities and local village with pub. Looking forward to using his bike. May remain but could move if parent station near Mildenhall becomes serviceable. Currently…

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Complains at receiving no letters from home. Have done no flying at pilot has injured his knee again. Writes of activities and local amenities.

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Writes he will now be staying at East Wretham. Possible conversion course in two weeks bur currently training on Wellington. Pilot arrived after touring country looking for Honnington. Most crews have now arrived. Describes strange living…

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Relates journey to new station and 115 Squadron somewhere in Norfolk/Suffolk. Arrived at Honnington but no 115 Squadron. Arranged transport to correct base at Wretham. Well looked after at Honington by American maintenance squadron. Many other…

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Writes he was pleased to receive a long letter from her catching up with family and friends news.

LHolmesWC176554v1.pdf
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…

EHarrisATHolmesWC440630.pdf
Postgram dated 30 June 1944 from Air Chief Marshall A T Harris congratulating William Holmes on award of Distinguished Flying Cross. It is sellotaped to a document dated 30 June Signed by A T Harris.

BBarkerRBarkerRv1.pdf
An account of operation as Pathfinder against German naval and submarine base at Kiel when his aircraft was shot down by 'Schrage Musik' equipped night-fighter which cause the aircraft to break in two. Describes crew actions during bomb run and…

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Lists crew as ' Pilot Officer J E Newton-Clare, 33492, Sergeant C O Clarke, 745257, Sergeant W Thom[..]son, 637247, Sergeant W L Powell, 641379'. Date 6/7 September 1940'. Notes discrepancy in bomber command records and war diaries over whether…

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Reconnaissance photograph of a village surrounded by open fields. A main road runs top centre to bottom. The image is orientated with south at the top. Captioned '0020, OCU331, 006519Sep55.1445Z, 20"Can/50 F/O JONES, RESTD'. On the reverse…

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Air Ministry map of East Lincolnshire and North Norfolk, centred on The Wash. Air gunnery and air artillery ranges are marked, as are some airfields, in pen. The reverse, showing the outer cover, has, 'Delaney' hand-written in red. Cover shows this…

LWoodsEH751788v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Horace Woods, navigator, covering the period from 28 November 1939 to 10 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties, operations with transport command and…

LCattyMA164193v2.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for M A Catty, covering the period from 15 October 1943 to 21 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at RCAF…

LBrownJ2205595v1.pdf
Flying log book for navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers for Jeff Brown, air gunner, covering the period from 18 August 1944 to 31 December 1951. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed…

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Humorous requests permission to go to Wales. Signed Thomas the Bomb. Approved by Wing Commander Donaldson 192 Squadron. Stamped 'Historic Document No __ permanent preservation, transfer to air ministry (A.H.B.) custody when closed'.

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Thanks David for letter and assistance. Regrets hearing of more losses on the squadron.

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Notes that Acting Wing Commander David Donaldson D.S.O and bar, D.F.C, R.A.F.V.R was mobilised on 3 September 1939 until 1st October 1945.

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Writes to inform David of two crews coming to him from training unit; Flying Officer Stephens and Flying Officer Mitchell. Catches up with news.

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Congratulates the warrant officer on the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Sends congratulations and is full of pride. Telephone out of order.
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