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MClydeSmithD39856-160919-04.pdf
Histories of twelve Tiger Moth aircraft flown by Denis Clyde Smith while undergoing ab-initio training at Sywell.

LDeytrikhA1381508v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Andrew Deytrikh, covering the period from 20 May 1941 to 1 February 1944. Detailing his flying training and operational flying. He was stationed at RAF Brough, RAF Montrose, RAF Grangemouth, RAF Portreath, RAF Zeals, RAF…

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Order of service for confirmation service at Charterhouse school. Includes seating plan for candidates includes David Donaldson

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Diary commences on joining Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 3 October 1940 and training at Babbacombe, Newquay and passing out as an aircraft fitter. Posting to RAF Kenley 6 January 1942 and association with fighter pilots Bluey Truscott, Paddy…

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Gwyn Price was living a rural lifestyle until he volunteered for the RAF. His dream was to train as an RAF pilot but since there was a surplus of pilots he chose to train instead as a flight engineer. On operations Gwyn observed the surreal feeling…

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Top, a photograph of an airman wearing battledress with air gunners brevet and side cap.
Bottom, a post card from Ivor to his mother Mrs M A Fraser saying he received her card and has no further news.

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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,…

LLarmerLO430037v1.pdf
Royal Australian Air Force flying log book for Laurence Larmer covering the period from 7 April 1943 to 3 August 1945. Detailing flying training and operations flown. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla, RCAF Dauphin, RAF Fair Oaks, RAF Banff, RAF…

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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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Written from Charterhouse wishing his father a happy birthday and asking if his present is satisfactory. He continues with comments on weather and school. Asks permission to buy a scarf. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by…

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He writes that he has returned back to camp and starts work in the morning.

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Catches up with family and writes of going to pictures. Mentions weather and snow. Comments on the work he has done and talks about life on the station. Mentions importance of his work on engines. Says he is off to French class.

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He is cross about his telegram going missing and he asks his wife to try and sort it out so that he can get his 9d back.

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Relates trip to London and describes show at the Palladium and tea at the Canadian Beaver Club. Mentions some damage to buildings in London. Writes that that he has found an old toy engine at his billet for his son David. Talks of troops scheduled…

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Written from school; mentions limit on letters and censor. Goes on to describe recent activities.

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Thanks her for her letter and includes details of other member of her husbands crew.

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Congratulates on birth of daughter and writes he would be honoured to be a god parent.

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Christmas card with seasons greetings and writes of life in India including sports and drill. Catches up with family news.

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Thanks him for birthday present and writes of others she has received. Penned by her mother

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Congratulations on award of Distinguished Service Order.

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From wife Joyce discussing family matters. Says she is lonely and asks if she can come up to visit. Catches up with family news.

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Thanks him for letters and is sending books and and a shirt. Apologises that she cannot get to London due to work. Catches up with family news and mentions financial and health matters. Enjoyed brother Norman's letter and hopes he is enjoying new…
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