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During his time as medical officer at RAF Waddington, James Burt was responsible for inspecting sanitation and food hygiene as well as general medicine. On one occasion he also had to travel to RAF Tangmere to investigate the death of a member of…

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Detailing Tommie's discharge from the Royal Army Service Corps on 21 August 1940, with the rank of corporal, as his services were no longer required, Provides personal details and confirms his participation with the British Expeditionary Force.

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Harry joined the Royal Australian Air Force on 25 June 1942 as a wireless operator/air gunner and received his initial training in Australia before going to Canada for his trade training.

He sailed on the SS Johan Van Barneve to San Francisco and…

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Discusses his training and service with Air Sea Rescue in Great Britain and Malta

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A large group of trainee airmen arranged in front of No 1 Elementary Air Navigation School, Eastbourne College. One man is circled.

Additional information kindly provided by Robin Talbot and Paul Wells of the Unidentified photos of the British…

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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,…

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Two men wearing civilian suits and a women with Vera Lynn.


Andrew and Katy on Vera’s right side facing the camera. Taken in the 1980s, they were receiving an award from the Post Office for their branch in Shoreham by Sea.

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A group of soldiers arranged in five rows. On the reverse three men are named with their home town. Also 'Taken 22 June 1943 at Gloucester'.

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Seven airmen in flying kit, standing at the rear of their Halifax. 158 Squadron, Lissett, Johnny Johnson crew. A second copy is annotated '158 Sqdn RAF Lissett 4 Group 1944' and each man is identified with their crew position. Another copy has each…

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An autobiography of Jim Taylor's time in the RAF before the war. He spent time training with Oliver Bell, who is recorded in the memoir.

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Gives personal details, service as an airman, commissioned service with promotions, postings including 75, 149 and 109 Squadrons, honours and awards including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar, mentioned in despatches, and air…

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Forty-six airmen wearing tunics and side caps sitting and standing in four rows. One officer wearing peaked cap sits in centre of second row up. Titled 'B Flight No 2 Squadron, 3 I.T.W Hastings, October 1939'. Captioned 'Bob Palmer second row from…

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A newspaper article about attacks on Hanover and Emden. It is annotated 'No 12 27-9-43'.

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A memoir written by a Royal Australian Air Force wireless operator. Firstly he describes major events in the war but he continues with his own experience training in Canada then commencing further training in the UK. Only three pages are…

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for L Hadfield, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 14 March 1941 to 6 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

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Course at SRTU Thorney Island when Frank was with 98 Squadron at Wahn, Germany. A2 Pass with credit.

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A biography of Vincent, Arnold's father.

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RAF Form 296 issued to Jose to allow her to travel from RAF Barton Hall to RAF Wratling.
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