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BPerryWRPPerryWRPv2.pdf
Memoir starts by describing early life and education in Tunbridge Wells before moving to Cornwall. Writes about beginning of the war. Volunteered for aircrew in Plymouth (which had been bombed the day before) shortly after his 18th birthday.…

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Four rows of trainees and one officer. At the bottom is handwritten '1941 Scarborough'. On the reverse 'October 1941 10 ITW Scarborough'.

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An address book kept by Maurice. It includes a list of when he wrote letters.

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Head and shoulders portrait group photograph of D Swains with two other aircrew cadets, captioned “Scarborough – June 1944” with handwritten details of the individuals.

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List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.

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Front has b/w photograph of Scarborough open air theatre and north side amusement park with boating lake and grandstand. Text says author having a nice time in Scarborough.

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A speech given by Keith. He recalls his 30 operations and his time training at Scarborough, Brough and Canada. Initially a pilot he was reassigned as a bomb aimer. He was posted to East Kirkby. He details some of his operations.

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The group is arranged in three rows. It is captioned 'No 4 Flight No 1 Squadron 10 ITW RAF May 1942'. Underneath each individual is named.
The image is taken at the Manor Hotel in Scarborough.

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Seven images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is three airmen and two airwomen sitting on the grass in front of a hut.
Photo 2 is seven airmen dressed in flying kit. Homer Lawson is identified with a cross. They are standing on a flat roof in front of a…

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The letter thanks Dick Curnock for sending photographs and a letter. He describes a short holiday in Manchester and discusses prices of meals, drinks and taxis.

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Rex walking along a path with a rolled towel in his hands. He is in his RAF uniform. Behind is North Bay swimming pool. On the reverse 'at Scarborough 1944'.

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Rex in uniform, sitting on a balustrade overlooking a beach at Scarborough. He is carrying a rolled up towel.

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Five b/w photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Rex in uniform sitting on a wall.
Photo 2 is Scarborough castle from the north.
Photo 3 and 4 are Rex's girlfriend on the rocks.
Photo 5 is a postcard of North Bay, Scarborough.

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Postcard of the swimming pool and south bay, Scarborough.

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Ted Neale's recalls his absence of memory of the food at No 1 Aircrew Reception at Lords Cricket Ground, apart from the fresh milk. He was posted to Scarborough where the food was so bad that they ate fish and chips and flapjacks at a nearby cafe.…

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Ted Neale's account of his early experience from the age of 17. The factory where he worked burned down in a bombing attack so he volunteered for the RAF. He was posted to Scarborough then Carlisle to train on Tiger Moths. He met a girl called Mary…

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Maurice Marriot was working for the railway before he joined the RAF. He trained as a navigator and joined an Australian crew. When the war ended he was posted a role of glider towing at RAF Leicester East. He was then posted to 194 Squadron in the…

YMadgettHR1330340v2.pdf
Daily entries for most of year 1941, First half of year entries cover events in England before joining Royal Air Force. Entry for May includes call up papers and travel to Stratford on Avon. June move to Scarborough. August to Wilmslow, sea journey…

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Writes from ITW in Scarborough that he arrived there safely. Says he has got through navigation exam and they are going to Canada or America and not Rhodesia. Writes about packing kit and going to the beach. Continues with talk of mail and that kit…

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Written from Wilmslow. Writes that he is off Wednesday night and provides new address in Canada and asks for it to be passed on. Says that letters will be forwarded from Scarborough and as he is at sea they will not hear from him for some time. Tells…

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Writes of Morse exam then navigation, big meal, a wedding attended and going to the beach. Talks of money and how he spends his days. Goes on to write about training, class photographs, his laundry and requests from other people for letters.

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Title 'The Sands, South Bay, Scarborough' In the foreground a beach and sea with boats and people bathing. Behind the beach the ground rises. On the left a large multistory hotel and to the right other buildings. On the reverse, addressed to his…
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