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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…

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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…

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

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Four items from Allan's time as a prisoner of war.
#1 is a 10 Reichspfenning note used in the POW camps.
#2 is a Coventry badge with an elephant.
#3 is a metal plate
#4 is a metal badge with a leather strap. It is stamped with Stalag 4B
The four…

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The telegram advises that Allan has arrived in England.

EAirMinSmithAH440111.jpg
A telegram advising that Allan is a prisoner of war and is unwounded.

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A telegram advising Allan Smith's father that he is missing.

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Names and next of kin of crew. Flight Sergeant Ronald Johnson - WOP/Air Gunner, Flight Sergeant William Jack - air gunner, Flight Sergeant Joseph Sagar - air gunner, F/O John Berrington - pilot (Rhodesian), Acting F/L Laurence Flynn - pilot…

BScottEWScottEWv1.pdf
Text and numerous b/w photographs (some of which are also located in sub-collection albums) covering from immediately before and during World War II - (1939-1946). First page has colour photographs and description of prisoner of war medal. Continues…

MEvansA157299-170424-02.pdf
Disparages Field Marshal Milch’s statement from 19th May 1941 by referring to the superior strength of the RAF, the plane-building capacity of the United States and Canada, and war production of United Nations. Göring and Hitler still in power…

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Top left - view across river with boat of trees and church in the distance.
Top right - view of theatre across river.
Bottom left - view of row of Tudor beamed houses. Captioned 'Nine Gables'.
Bottom right - Row of two story Tudor beamed thatched…

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Top left - monument with seated statue on top surrounded by trees. Captioned 'Shakespeare's Statue'.
Top right - three story Tudor house with beams and lattice windows. Captioned 'Harvard House'.
Bottom left - view across river of trees with…

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Top left - thatched cottage with hedge and wall in foreground. Captioned 'Anne Hathaway's Cottage'.
Top right - Three story Tudor house with upper bay windows. captioned 'Shakespeare's Birthplace'.
Bottom left - view inside room with Shakespeare…

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Left - head and shoulders portrait of an airman wearing tunic with side cap. Captioned 'Stratford on Avon, promotion to L.A.C., November 3rd 1941'.
Top right LAC badge.
Bottom right - a five story square building with formal grounds in front.…

OWierT500238-170122-02.pdf
Gives personal details, postings, locations.

BWierTWierTv1.pdf
Starts with commentary on family in Poland and names recorded on visits to Poland. Continues with account of early life, school and life in Poland before the war.
Flashback 1. Mentions first operation on 300 Squadron at RAF Faldingworth. Continues…

BPayneTPGunningFVv1.pdf
A biography of Vivian, born in Beaminster in 1920. He trained at Aldergrove and served at Bassingbourne, Wattisham, West Raynham, Watton then Wyton. Losses were high. He was shot down near Le Bourget, his two crew members dying with him. Additional…

BHookingsEWHookingsEWv1.pdf
From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

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Head and shoulders portrait of a pilot wearing tunic with pilot's brevet and side cap. Inscribed 'All my love Ian Dec 43’ and in pencil Redding, Rugby'. 'Submitted with caption 'I Denver Dec 1943'.

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Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

LBeethamMJ19230517v5.pdf
M J Beetham’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book covering the period from 25 May 1964 to 10 July 2005. Detailing his flying training and operations flown as pilot. He was stationed at RAF Gaydon (232 OCU), RAF Thorney Island (242 OCU), RAF Khormaksar, RAF…
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