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

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…

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

A ticket issued to Jose.

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

Letter to Kathleen from Fred Hardman who expresses his sympathy on hearing that Ian is missing.

A clothing ration book issued to Colin.

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

Letter of appreciation to all members of the Lancashire civil defence warden's service. Includes Special order of the day after the service had stood down from 2 May 1945 and offers appreciation of work done. States that work was in close cooperation…

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.

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 card issued to Colin after his medical examination.

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

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

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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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…

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

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'

#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…

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

Gives personal details, postings, locations.

Contains some personal details.

A copy of Arnold's birth certificate
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