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EMeredithJRosserLV440315.pdf
Writes that he is about to join a Pathfinder squadron despite trying to get on Mosquito, but does not know where yet. Carries on to write of the great difficulty of getting onto a Mosquito squadron. Recommends that if Rosser get posted to main force…

LPerryWRP1317696v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for W R P Perry, covering the period from 24 November 1941 to 19 April 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Ansty, RCAF De Winton, RCAF Calgary, RCAF Moncton, RAF Ossington, RAF Scampton, RAF North…

BPerryWRPPerryWRPv2.pdf
Memoir starts by describing early life and education in Tunbridge Wells before moving to Cornwall. Writes about beginning of the war. Volunteered for aircrew in Plymouth (which had been bombed the day before) shortly after his 18th birthday.…

PHayhurstJM1706.jpg
Jose and Buster standing in a park. Jose is in her WAAF uniform. On the reverse is handwritten 'Mr Mather 3917 [indecipherable]
Aunt Florries address
46 Pereira Rd
Harborne
Birmingham'.

MHayhurstJM2073102-170725-330001.jpg
A form issued to Jose. It includes her rail ticket.

LRouseHC911641v1.pdf
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner’s log book for H C Rouse covering the period from 11 October, 1940 to 16 December, 1945. Detailing his flying training and operations flown, also includes Gunnery Course results, mine laying operations, bomb loads, a…

LSoltysiakB781032v1.pdf
Sergeant Bronisław Soltysiak’s RAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 4 September 1940 to 13 August 1942, detailing his training and operations as a pilot. He was stationed at RAF Carlisle (No. 15 Elementary Flying Training School), RAF Stormy Down…

SWeirG19660703v080001-0019.jpg
Top left - view down a wet town street with two story buildings either side. On the right a pub. Submitted with caption 'Coach & Horses Gloucester, 8.7.44'.
Top right - photograph removed. Captioned 'Kay Ferry, Idlicote - Shipston, 23.7.44'.
Bottom…

SWeirG19660703v080001-0009.jpg
Top left - view across river of a multi-story building. Captioned 'Memorial Theatre reflected in the Avon, Stratford - on - Avon [sic], Oct 43'.
Top right - view of buildings across river. Captioned 'The Avon from the Memorial Theatre Oct…

SWeirG19660703v080001-0008.jpg
Top left - Marble arch monumental gateway. Captioned 'Marble Arch from Hyde Pk gates, Oct 43'.
Top right - three policemen walking along path towards camera with trees either side. Captioned 'Three "Bobbies" Hyde Park London, Oct 43'.
Bottom left -…

SWeirG19660703v050001.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Keith F Thiele, covering the period from 20 January 1941 to 18 February 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties including his conversion to single seat fighters with operations over…

SWeirG19660703v030001.pdf
Pilots flying log book for J S Ross, covering the period from 19 July 1941 to 23 December 1942. Detailing his flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Peterborough, RAF Little Rissington, RAF Upavon, RAF Church Lawford, RAF…

MTerryD938465-170619-04.jpg
A notification of a certificate awarded to Dennis for good service and a leave pass.

LBennettHW561480v2.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 7/8/43 to 14/10/48, detailing training and instructional duties as a pilot.
Based at RAF Brough (No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School), RCAF Station Neepawa (No. 35 Elementary Flying Training…

BThomasJHThomasJHv1.pdf
Covers enlistment and early training in the Royal Australian Air Force. Continues with description of journey to England via the United States and training in England. Lists his crew formed during training. Joined 102 Squadron with Halifax Mk 3 on 12…

MWakefieldHE174040-171016-220001.jpg
Form with list and numbers of items in (Brighton Laundries (B'Ham) laundry made out for Kriescher D M.

SBrennanJ1210913v20003-0008.pdf
Text for a lecture. Joined RAF as air observer in June 1941. List initial training postings, conversion to Halifax, crewing up and posting to 102 Squadron at RAF Pocklington in May 1943. Describes preparation for operations and lists 6 operations…

PJonesJT17040001.jpg
A white, detached, shirt collar with names and addresses.

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