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The service record of Albert Thomas Smith covering the period from his enlistment on 15 January 1926 to discharge on 23 March 1953. It includes reference to Albert being twice mentioned in despatches and being awarded the British Empire Medal and the…

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Covering the period 3 December 1941 to 1945 it details Jack's initial training, sailing from New Zealand to Canada and subsequent train journey, visiting a fox farm, canoeing, taking exams and getting the results and trips in the snow. Qualifying as…

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Ronnie Abbott’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book between 14 July 1936 until 20 September 1945. Underwent pilot training at Hamble Flying School, No. 6 Flying Training School, No. 5 ATC, before being posted to 50 (B) Squadron. In August 1945 posted to 21…

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A West Bromwich school bus. Cars can be seen on the right and the left of the photograph. The reverse of the photograph reads "West Bromwich school bus".

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A letter sent from the West Bromwich Education Committee, signed by L.G. Rose, Evacuation Officer. The letter provides a list on what is necessary to prepare for when an evacuation is ordered, including what to pack.

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A document from the West Bromwich Education Committee providing information and advice on the evacuation of West Bromwich.

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A letter concerning the proposed government evacuation scheme detailing the circumstances for the proposed evacuations. The letter is signed by L.G. Rose Director of Education and Evacuation Officer.

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A letter to George Shephard Johns' grandfather from George thanking him for his letter and post order. George says his mother was glad to see him.

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Letter to George Shephard John's mother from Florence R Field. The letter informs Mrs Johns that George has arrived and reassures George's mother to not worry.

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A letter signed by the headmaster of West Bromwich Grammar School, P. W. Butler. The letter concerns the decision to evacuate students.

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A pamphlet created giving government advice and information for their evacuation scheme. The pamphlet details payments, conditions, assembly points and how to register for the scheme. The last page asks for volunteers to help with the scheme.

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A letter sent to George Shephard Johns' parents concerning the government evacuation scheme. The Municipal offices ask George's parents for a contribution for an allowance.

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A letter from George Shephard Johns sent to his mother and father, Harold Johns and Florence Shephard. George thanks his parents for their letter he received and lets them know he will be starting school and needs some books. He also tells his…

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A postcard from George Shephard Johns sent to his mother and father, Harold Johns and Florence Shephard. In the postcard George thanks his parents for the card he received from them.

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A hand written letter sent to George Shephard Johns from a relative. The letter concerns sending sympathies to George on the death of his mother. The letter also provides general family updates concerning George's relatives.

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John's Service and Release Book covering the period 2 March 1942 to 26 February 1946.

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Norman Long's log book as bomb aimer from 26 September 1943 until 21 June 1945. Trained at 48 and 42 Air Schools, 3 AFU, 30 OTU, 1662 HCU, 1 LFS before operational posting to 460 Squadron (RAAF). Served at RAF Hixon, RAF Blyton, RAF Hemswell, RAF…

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He thanks her for various items she has sent and discusses their financial situation.

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Pilots flying log book three for H O Forth, covering the period from 2 January 1943 to 16 March 1946 and from 3 January 1950 to 20 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties, operations flown, and post war flying with 77 Squadron. He…

LForthHO19200321v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book two, for H O Forth, covering the period from 2 September 1940 to 31 December 1942. Detailing his operations flown, flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Linton-on-Ouse, RAF Upavon, RAF Brough and RAF…

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Keith joined the RAF 11 Nov 1941 and was released as a WO on the 19 June 1946, from the no 104 PDC Hednesford. He served in the Middle East from 26 Jan 1946 until 12 June 1946.
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