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EWakefieldHEWakefieldWE-[Mo][Date]-01.pdf
Writes about the issue of the 1939-45 star which he and his crew had received. Relates that he had to bale out after his aircraft had been in collision with a Halifax. mentions damage received and describes crew abandoning the aircraft. Goes on to…

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A certificate from G. Q. parachute company appointing Flight Sergeant P J Hogan RAAF to be a member of the G Q Club. At top colour artwork showing a man on parachute against blue sky with white clouds.

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Thanks him for letter and the gift of a parcel of food. He states that contents were distributed to those still with them that were working at the time that the particular parachute that saved his life was manufactured. Says his address was given to…

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Thanks him for cable and that he had just finished the last of his leave. Mention staying on base until the rest of his crew apart from one were buried at Harrogate. The other crew member's body was sent to Dorchester for a private funeral. Writes of…

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Reports on recent mail and his leave, movements on posting to new station. Due to start flying again shortly although this might be delayed due to poor weather. Writes of new addition to crew, an English flight engineer. Notes that while there are a…

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Volunteer Reserve Sergeant and an RAF Officer receiving an aircraft propeller which has a presentation plate on it, submitted with caption; “No. 24 RFS winning the annual navigation trophy at Kenley June 1949”

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The letter refers to an erroneous posting then transfer to Waddington. He will be flying Manchesters. He is billeted with an old couple who don't tolerate drinking. He enjoyed seven days of leave in Coventry and surrounding towns.

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Writes that in case she had not heard that there was a message for her from 86325 R Wareing over the German radio - am well recovering from burns - write Stalag Luft 1.

LCarpenterRB1291451v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R B Carpenter, bomb aimer, covering the period from 16 May 1941 to 30 April 1945 and from 13 November 1950 to 27 May 1953. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post…

LRobinsonFA33520v1.pdf
Flying log book for F A Robinson covering the period from 8 September 1938 to 22 January 1951. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, includes flight certificates, congratulatory messages and notes of appreciation from senior officers, a…

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Rear quarter view of a canard biplane on the ground. A pilots sits at the front with another man behind. Three men are gathered to the rear and another is behind the port wing. In the background a fence along edge of field and trees beyond. Captioned…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-022.pdf
The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Editors comments, the transport of food parcels, Emergency supplies for the camp, POW cooking, articles about Christmas in…

LBoltonJD67631v2.pdf
Pilots log book for John Derek Bolton, covering the period from 17 March 1946 to 14 June 1947. Detailing his civilian flying duties. He was based at Heathrow, Kenley and Redhill. Aircraft flown were, Cambridge Sailplane, Kite 1 Sailplane, Lancaster,…

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Thanking him for donating the land for the Runnymede Memorial where his sons name is inscribed.

Register no 7 1939-1945 Part IX. Register of names. Hedley Madgett on page 551.
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of Lincoln.

Memorial register 7 - introduction. Covers wartime history of Royal Air Force, the men who served, description of the memorial, photographs of the memorial.
This item is available only at the International Bomber Command Centre / University of…

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Thanks them for account of Hedley's doings. Comments on bombing in Germany and Italy. Notes it takes months to get any news of missing crews. Catches up with news. From Ada and Aunt. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the…

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Relates news they have heard on Peenemünde operation and states they will not give up hope. Catches up with news. From Ada and Aunt. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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Condolence letter on bad news about Hedley and catching up with news. From Ada and Aunt. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

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On Vickers-Armstrong headed paper classified secret. Write saying that he will send bombing charts at once.

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Classified Secret on Vickers-Armstrong headed paper. Thanks Cheshire for lending him distribution chart for 617 squadron. Looking at revised probability data. Graphs sent to Director Bombing Ops.
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