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Leading aircraftsman William Barfoot standing arm-in-arm with his wife in civilian clothes, outside a house at Brandon.

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William Barfoot in dress uniform and side cap with white flash is standing outside a house, arm-in-arm with his wife who wears Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform. A sailor is on the right hand side; his cap ribbon reads 'HM Patrol Vessels'.

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Mrs Barfoot in Women’s Auxiliary Air Force dress uniform with cap at Brandon, standing in front of a house porch.

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William Barfoot in dress uniform with side cap bearing a white flash is standing against a tree trunk with one hand in pocket.

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Head and shoulders portrait of Mrs Barfoot in Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform at Brandon.

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A wedding group is standing in front of a wall at Brandon; a man on the left wears civilian clothes, William Barfoot stands arm-in-arm with his wife and a bridesmaid. Both ladies are wearing wedding dresses with hats and holding bouquets.

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Mrs Barfoot in her wedding dress is standing in front of a building at Brandon, holding a bouquet.

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William Barfoot in dress uniform with observer brevet standing arm-in-arm with his wife in wedding dress in front of a brick wall.

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Wedding group photograph of eight people standing in front of a wall. William Barfoot, is in dress uniform with observer brevet, is standing in the middle hand in hand with his new wife who is wearing her wedding dress. A bridesmaid, a man in a suit,…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about working on a farm in Ipswich with Ronnie, but sacking themselves over a labour dispute/strike; now they have moved to another farm near Colchester instead. They visited Felixstowe on a number of occasions.

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Apologizes for not writing and relates daily goings on at RAF Stradishall. Mentions a visit to Doncaster, having to get up early for flying almost every day, a football match, not night flying yet and the fact that they are very isolated.

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Thanks for parcel and comments on how slow the post is. Describes activities at Royal Air Force Lakenheath including a concert, a play and a dance. Thinks that he may get to see sister in a months time. Comments huge funeral in Wales.

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Thanks for parcel she sent, especially as night flying had precluded his from shopping for essentials. Continues to describe activities around Christmas 1942 including being on search and rescue standby on Christmas day and a sortie to Lossiemouth…

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Note stating he will be leaving at 6.30 tomorrow and his new address will be Sergeants Mess Royal Air Force Lakenheath. Received 20 cigarettes and will write soon.

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Detailed description of impressions, emotions and events leading up to and then during Bertie Gray’s first trip in a Stirling aircraft. Includes descriptions of stalling, corkscrewing and flying on two engines.

Royal Air Force navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for L W Green, air gunner, covering the period from 16 June 1944 to 8 July 1945. Detailing training, scores on gunnery course, and operations flown and post war…

BYatesYates1501.pdf
The memoir covers Sergeant Officer A Yates' time as a prisoner of war from September 1942 to April 1945. He was initially imprisoned in Stalag VIIIB in Upper Silesia, he was evacuated with 30,000 others to escape the advancing Russian Army. He and a…

LBellinghamPF1397635v1.pdf
The log book covers the training and operational career of bomb aimer Peter Bellingham from 10 March 1943 to 21 February 1946. After training in South Africa he flew Halifaxes and Stirlings with 138 Squadron, taking part in 30 night operations over…

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Peter Bellingham worked as a post office engineer before volunteering for the Royal Air Force. He trained in Rhodesia and South Africa and completed a tour of operations as a bomb aimer, dropping supplies with 138 Squadron from RAF Tempsford. He…

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From the director of manning regretting that James Bank's re-enlistment in the air force cannot be authorised.

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From the General Secretary stating that he had received further information from Air Officer Commanding Records that James Bank's re-enlistment had been turned down on medical ground and that no purpose would be served by further medical board.

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From Group Captain commanding records office concerning James Bank's re-enlistment. Notes that the matter has been forwarded to the Air Ministry as Mr Banks was previously discharged on medical grounds. This would delay his application.

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From Group Captain in command of records office. Further to previous letter noting that while Mr Banks application to re-join the Royal Air Force had been considered, and that his health was now good, there was a risk of breakdown under service…

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From Air Officer Commanding records office. Points out that the records office has already written to tell Mr Banks that his re-enlistment request had been carefully considered by the Air Ministry who decided that it was not possible to offer further…
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