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LWhalleyJ1113651v1.pdf
Jack Whalley’s Royal Air Force Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book from 9th July 1941 until 10th October 1952. Initial training at No. 9 Air Observers School as an air observer, navigator, air gunner and bomb aimer. Further training as…

SBanksJF1578295v1.pdf
Correspondence returning John's flying log book and a piece of war medal ribbon to which he was entitled, his RAF service health records, a certified copy of his attestation, a signed farewell menu from 47 Squadron and his service and release…

PParryWE2217.jpg
An airman and his bride, two bridesmaids, a best man and the father of the bride. They are standing outside Holy Cross Shrewsbury.

MSaundersJWG1324708-180307-13.jpg
John's medical classification and orders given for his return to unit,

MRussellJSS1615354-150724-010001.jpg
John was ground crew, initially a Flight Mechanic Engines from 12 February 1943, having gained experience he received further training to Fitter II E from 19 October 1943. He was promoted to LAC 1 November 1944 and then corporal 1 November 1945. He…

LWilliamsonF2-1061862v1.pdf
Frank Williamson’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 15 December 1940 to 25 February 1943 detailing training, operations and instructional duties as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Desford (No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Shawbury…

LForthHO19200321v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one for H O Forth, covering the period from 7 March 1938 to 15 September 1940. Detailing his flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAF Desford, RAF Shawbury, RAF Manston, RAF Boscombe Down, Auberive France,…

BBurnsDRBurnsDRv1.pdf
Draft of memoir with contents page - giving service history. Followed by pages with reference to photographs for name and rank, deferred service, ground training dates and places, training in Canada, back home for service flying, 5 Group, 51 base,…

LThirskTP1378816v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for T P Thirsk, covering the period from 10 November 1944 to 4 October 1945. Detailing his flying training and flying duties with the empire air navigation school. He was stationed at RAF Montrose and RAF Shawbury. Aircraft…

PPowellNI19060004.jpg
Top left - airman wearing battledress standing by gate in wooden fence with house in the background. Captioned '?'. Top left/centre - man wearing civilian jacket and tie by the fuselage of a York. Captioned 'Postwar ? Cosford'. Top right/centre -…

AMilesR20090123-0001.mp3
Reg Miles's memoir in three parts. Part one Reg describes his childhood in St Peter’s on the Isle of Thanet, his family, school, lack of money, and holiday jobs. Reg joined the Royal Air Force as an apprentice, known as a ‘Brat’, in January…

LJolliffeFSW197221v2.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners, flight engineers log book 3 for F S W Jolliffe, navigator, covering the period from 7 October 1952 to 30 November 1956. Detailing his flying training and flying duties with experimental flying department, central…

SJolliffeFSW197221v10014.pdf
Frank's course result a pass for No 16 Staff Navigator Course also his Form 716.

PKeenEDL1807.jpg
An airman wearing battledress with brevet and medal ribbons standing holding the saddle of a bicycle which is propped against a Nissen hut. On the reverse 'RAF Tilstock, Mar 45, Willy the ______ from the west'.

PKeenEDL1805.jpg
An airman wearing battledress with brevet standing outside a building with open door and windows. Door has number 8 above it. On the reverse 'RAF Tilstock, Mar 1945, "Sparky Boy".

LKeenEDL1451093v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for E D Keen, flight engineer, covering the period from 30 July 1943 to 18 May 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

POatesJ1738.jpg
A cartoon of 54 group featuring a civilian and an airman, toilet pans, a fake Latin motto, 9 Flight A Squadron and Bridgnorth.

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

PFieldPL19060026.jpg
Left page:
top - colour photograph of a man and a woman wearing sun hats and another woman sitting round a table in a garden with house in the background.
Bottom - b/w photograph of four men hurdling over a wooden fence in a race.
Caption on…
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