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LPalmerRAM115772v1.pdf
Robert Palmer’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 12 April 1940 to 12 May 1942 detailing his training and operations as a pilot and instructor. He was stationed at RAF Desford (No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Grantham (No. 12 Flying…

LGalenP[Ser#-DoB]v1.pdf
Peter Galan’s Flying Log Book from 2 May 1943 to 26/27 March 1944, detailing training and operations as a navigator. His pilots on operations were Flying Officer Blyth and Flight Sergeant Foster. Based at RAF Abingdon (No. 10 Operational Training…

LRidingRH1525125v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R H Riding, navigator, covering the period from 5 January 1942 to 25 April 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 1332 heavy conversion…

MRosserLV745193-190517-45.jpg
Lists food enclose in parcel sent to Mr and Mrs L V Rosser.
The parcel contained soap and dripping, and tins of cheese, jam, and steak.

LRosserLV745193v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book 2 for L V Rosser, covering the period from 22 July 1943 to 6 August 1945. Detailing his instructor duties, flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Edgehill, RAF Wing, RAF Little Horwood, RAF Gamston, RAF…

LRosserLV745193v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for L V Rosser, covering the period from 4 March 1939 to 19 July 1943. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Kidlington, RAF Woodley, RAF Grantham, RAF Kinloss, RAF…

ESpencerRBRosserLV431222.pdf
Writes complaining about his current location. Mentions the trip he had been promised and that he let him know about his end of the job. Asks that Vic does not mention his Africa Star. Sends regards to Vic's family.

ESmithDCRosserLV451121.pdf
Speculates on Rosser's current (civil/military) status and therefore addresses him as 'Mr'. Writes that he arrived in India some months ago but after the Japanese surrender and that he was flying transport on Dakotas from Rangoon. Comments on…

ESmithDCRosserLV421003.pdf
Writes about his new station, the local area and places to go. Writes that they had not done much yet due to weather but he had gone solo. Writes a little about his flying, ground school and staff. Continues with description of sports and athletics.…

EShortlandDARosserLV460621.jpg
Writes that there would shortly be vacancies in civil aviation for qualified pilots and asks if he would like his name put forward and asks for flying hours.

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ERosserARosserLV440124.pdf
Asks after Lewis's Christmas and writes about his own activities over the holiday. Continues with banter and gossip.

ERosserARosserLV431015.pdf
Writes that it would probably better for him to stay where he was which he was now enjoying. He says was likely to remain there for the duration and the situation was generally good with plenty of leave and good trains. Catches up with news of…

ERosserARosserLV431001.pdf
Writes that he arrived at an awful place after long journey of 14 hours. Mentions making enquiries about a transfer but not holding out much hope. States that he is instructing on wireless and describes activities and thinks he might be able to do…

ERosserARosserLV421201.pdf
Explains why he had not written and complains about his current location and course. Expects to be there for another 10 weeks before being sent to a station to act as a wireless operator. Mentions many people on aircrew courses and adds a little…

ERosserARosserLV411025.pdf
Writes that it was not possible or legal for him to get petrol coupons. Comments on Lewis's latest love life and plans for his next leave. Continues with information on his activities.

EMoonMRosserLV440708.pdf
Writes from RAF El Ballah, Egypt. Mentions letter had been finally been received from Vic. Catches up with news. Envious that Rosser was going back to old job and wished he could have the opportunity to fly with him. Describes a little of life in…

EMoonMRosserLV431010.pdf
Writes just to let him know he is still in circulation and has little news. Writes about his 'staying in camp business' and how fit he feels as a result. Reminisces over past events and mentions his Flying Officer had come through. Says he is trying…

EMoonMRosserLV430715.pdf
Apologises for taking so long to write and asks how things are with Vic. Mentions possible future meetings. Complains about his job and reminisces for old days and comments on returning to ops.

EMoonMRosserLV430419.pdf
Writes about shopping to get kitted out. Mentions that he enjoyed meeting Vic in York. Mentions exhibiting in his new uniform. Asks his love to be passed on and that he was looking forward to an early return to Oxford. Sends best wishes.

EMoonMRosserLV420711.pdf
Writes that he has been very busy and asks how Rosser is getting on. Comments on girl friends/partners. Mentions how he was on standby for 1000 raids but was not called for which he though was just as well as two of his friends were lost (Cologne and…

EMoonMRosserLV420421.pdf
Relates history of his recent postings and that he was happy at Morpeth as it was near his home and girlfriend even though he would have liked to joined Rosser. Asks how things are with him. Mentions he has leave coming and describes some of his…

EMoonMRosserLV420328.pdf
Writes that he had received news of Rosser and letter was attempt relieve browned off feelings. Comments that his course would shortly be over and he could leave that awful place and hopes he could join Rosser at his Operational Training Unit Tells…

EMeredithJRosserLV440315.pdf
Writes that he is about to join a Pathfinder squadron despite trying to get on Mosquito, but does not know where yet. Carries on to write of the great difficulty of getting onto a Mosquito squadron. Recommends that if Rosser get posted to main force…

EMeredithJRosserLV420705.pdf
Mentions lucky trip to Cologne and subsequent DFC. Mentions seeing Rosser in a bus queue in Oxford but missed meeting up. Writes a little about his operation to Cologne (flown as an Operational Training Unit crew) where he was engaged by fighter…

EMeredithJRosserLV420603.pdf
Apologises for taking so long to answer letter. Mentions Cologne and Essen operations and fighter engagement on the former which resulted in damage and belly landing at RAF Manston. Catches up with news of families and colleagues as well as some oh…
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