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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Scarborough"

SAdderM175073v10033.pdf
Letter and explanatory note. Catches up with news of friends. Writes of visit by his parents to Scarborough and describes activities including dinner at the Victoria hotel. Mentions receiving inoculation and being confined to barracks. Writes of…

SAdderM175073v10037.pdf
Letter and explanatory note. Comments on Alex's new course and news. Mentions exams he had taken and provided results. Mentions his sister visiting with friend previous Sunday and possible future visits. Mentions recent invasion exercises and…

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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.

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.…

SAdderM175073v10092-0003.jpg
Full length image of an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing on grass with shrubbery in the background. Three versions of same image.

SAdderM175073v10092-0001.jpg
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'.…

YAdderM170573v2.pdf
Day by day description of events and activities for 1941 and 1942. Records films seen, war news including RAF operations, football matches played, weather, going to cadets, air raids, dates with Mary, social events, meeting friends, fire watching…

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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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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.

E[Author]WareingJ440829-0001.jpg
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.

PSearleROJ17050020.jpg
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'.

PSearleROJ17030083.jpg
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.

PSearleROJ17030078.jpg
Postcard of the swimming pool and south bay, Scarborough.

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EMadgettLR-AGMadgettHR410614-0001.jpg
On the front a photograph of the Grand Hotel above the beach with Scarborough in the background. On the reverse he thanks parents for letter and chocolate and other items. Request they send pyjamas. Speaks of weather and upcoming examinations.…

EMadgettLR-AGMadgettHR410624-0001.jpg
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…

PSearleROJ17030096.jpg
Rex in uniform, sitting on a balustrade overlooking a beach at Scarborough. He is carrying a rolled up towel.

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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…

PSwainsDNJ1701.jpg
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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