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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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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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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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Photograph 1 is a three quarters portrait of a leading aircraftswoman.
Photograph 2 is of nine airmen and four airwomen in three rows outside a building. A sign reads 'Dental Centre and Laboratory 17 I.T.W.'
Photograph 3 is a three quarters…

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Formal photograph, 52 airmen and one officer in three rows, aircrew training flashes in their hats. Captioned 'No 10 ITW (Initial Training Wing, Royal Air Force. Photo in front of our billet, the Manor Hotel Scarborough. The HQ was in the Grand Hotel…

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Postcard of the swimming pool and south bay, Scarborough.

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

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

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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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An airman wearing tunic and side cap arm-in-arm with a female wearing coat and holding handbag. In the background foliage. Captioned 'This photograph with his sister Edith and one of Mervyn alone were taken at Scarborough while he was a cadet'.…

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Full length image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing on grass with shrubbery in the background. Three versions of same image.

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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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Top left a programme for grand opera house Scarborough with advertisements, folded on first item, front cover on second and inside on third.
Bottom left - Kenneth and Vera Gill arm-in-arm, man wearing tunic with sergeant rank, woman wearing skirt…
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