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MHolmesWC176554-180703-06.pdf
Cover shows a guinea pig in top hat and tails, inside a humorous account of plastic surgeons, a history of the guinea pig club and a menu for dinner on 26 September 1992, a cartoon and the guinea pig club anthem.

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Archibald McIndoe standing and speaking. The top table guests are seated. In the foreground are the backs of several airmen seated on one of the long tables. Captioned 'HQ1545' and on the reverse 'Archie'.

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Sir Charles Portal, consultant plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe, Air Chief Marshal Sir Alec Coryton, Wing Commander Albert Ross Tiller RCAF (plastic surgeon) seated on the top table. Captioned 'HQ1526' and on the reverse 'Portal'.

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Half length portrait of Sergeant Arthur Atkins standing in uniform wearing side cap. On his uniform a pilot's brevet and sergeants rank stripes. In the background a house and trees. Captioned 'Worthing Sussex'.

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LAtkinsAH418514v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Arthur Atkins, covering the period from 12 November 1942 to 12 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAAF Benalla, RAAF Somers, RAAF Malalla, RAAF Ascot Vale,…

LLoudonAE432960v1.pdf
Flying log book for Arthur Loudon, navigator, covering the period from 10 July 1943 to 12 July 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAAF Bradfield Park, RAAF Mount Gambier, RAAF East Sale,…

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On the front, a side view of a single engine biplane with enclosed cabin. In front on the left three men and a further to man to the right by the tail. To the right a hangar with open doors. Captioned '"Avro" Biplane, Enclosed Type, British Record 24…

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A view along the promenade at Bexhill, taken from a hotel window. There are four cyclists and a person walking a dog plus a group of men. On the reverse 'From our bed room. D flight just rounding the corner. The white building in the distance is…

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A portrait image of the sea front promenade at Bexhill, looking towards Hastings. Only two pedestrians visible. On the reverse 'Somewhat the same, we drill on the prom here, just beyond the shelter'.

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A view of the sea front promenade: rough seas and only one man in view. On the reverse 'Taken from bedroom - looking due south'.

YGeachDG1394781v3.pdf
Second of David Geach's diaries, describing his training for aircrew at Kingstown, Heaton Park, Hastings and Harrogate until his embarkation to Canada on the Queen Mary. Covers the period from 20 June 1942 to 7 October 1942.

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A formal dinner with the Canadian airman standing giving a speech. Several airmen and civilians are seated around him, one man is smoking. Caption 'HQ1530' and on the reverse 'RCAF reply Fredericks??'.

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Sir Charles Portal speaking, on his left Archibald McIndoe and Sir Alec Coryton. On his right an unnamed civilian. Captioned 'HQ1531' and on the reverse 'Lord Portal'.

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A Christmas card with a sketch of the Sackville Hotel, Bexhill from Harry Redgrave to his wife and daughter.

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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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MSmithBM582378-170220-01.pdf
Preface covers his training as an apprentice at RAF Halton and subsequent training as an electrical fitter at RAF St Athan. Outlines career with transition to ground engineer and then other postings. Continues with time as an instructor teaching a…

LBriggsDW56124v1.pdf
Donald Briggs served as a flight engineer with 156 Squadron Pathfinders flying Lancasters from RAF Upwood between 27 May 1944 and 31 March 1945. The incomplete log book includes 62 daylight and night time operations to French, German, Dutch and…

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Letter to parents saying they are ready to depart but do not know where and when. Shows concern over uncertainty and writes of regard for parents and they should not worry about him. Telegram announces that he has arrived at Emsworth near Portsmouth…

MWareingR86325-161005-76.jpg
List of events covering joining the RAF, selection for pilot, training and start of operations.

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Group of seven airmen around a piano with an eighth airman seated, playing. On the wall five flags. Captioned 'HQ1537'. Some of the airmen have facial burn scaring and two are wearing dark glasses.

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A list of addresses where F G Bower stayed interspersed with names and addresses of colleagues.

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Left page:

Top left - Joy Dawson in fur coat standing in front of a tree.
Top right - Stephen Dawson in raincoat standing in open countryside.
Caption for top left and top right photographs 'The first of us and the last of winter, February…
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