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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Preston (Lancashire)"

Short note of dates and service in Royal Artillery and RAF. Killed in action at Sola, Norway on 21 February 1942

Starts with some banter about war news and comment about German fifth column operations and other war news. Continues with other news and gossip about recent journey. Goes on about Germany atrocities and casualties and situation on the continent.…

A copy of Arnold's birth certificate

RAF Form 296 issued to Jose to allow her to travel from RAF Barton Hall to RAF Wratling.

RAF Form 295 issued to Jose to allow her to travel home.

A ticket issued to Jose.

A ticket issued by the Army for travel between Bexhill and Preston.

Contains some personal details.

Gives personal details, postings, locations.

Lined paper covering a letter from the ministry of aircraft production stamped GTC Preston.

List of places and dates where Frank Nolan studied or worked. Of note were placements at Vickers Armstrong at Squires Gate, A V Roe at Chadderton and various ministry of aircraft production aeronautical inspection directorate locations.

A newspaper cutting with two job adverts - assistant painting surveyors and a painting clerk of works for the Council architect's department, Preston.

A clothing ration book issued to Colin.

A letter sent to Colin commanding him to attend a medical at Preston.

#1 A port side view of a Mitchell on the ground. Two more are behind.
#2 A front, port side view of a Mitchell 'Y' with its engines running.
#3 Air to air image of the port side of two RAF Mitchells.
#4 Colin McDermott and Two Airmen standing at…

Colin and his mother standing outside her house. Colin is in uniform and smoking. On the reverse 'Mother & Me Sgt Air Gunner Ada & Colin 4, East View Deepdale Rd Preston'

A card issued to Colin after his medical examination.

Captain Flying Officer Charles Ronald Phillips and list of crew and next of kin.

Letter from Sergeant Ian Hay to his father Squadron Leader Hay. He writes thanking him for his letter, advising that the weather is very cold in Scotland and that he is now operational as Rear Gunner on Ansons. He also writes that he is currently…

Bob Sharrock's story. He was born near Wigan, his father a coal miner. He worked locally until old enough to sign up. He trained at Lords cricket ground, Torquay then St Athan. Posted to Dishforth, he suffered a compressed spine during a Halifax…

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RAF service and release book, listing the terms and conditions of his leaving the RAF on the 31st of May 1946, as well as assessment of character and statement of aptitude and qualities., Includes instructions covering the event of re-mobilisation.
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