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- Spatial Coverage is exactly "England--Wiltshire"
Top - newspaper cutting the 'Last Take-off - RAF says goodbye to "the Lanc"' with photograph of airborne Lancaster. Describes how last Lancaster made last operational flight - a tour of Coastal Command…
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Also included are a pass out and an invitation to a dance at RAF Stradishall.
Tags: 50 Squadron; 83 Squadron; 9 Squadron; aircrew; bombing; Dominie; Lancaster; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Operation Dodge (1945); Oxford; Pathfinders; Proctor; RAF Bardney; RAF Coningsby; RAF Evanton; RAF Hemswell; RAF Silverstone; RAF Skellingthorpe; RAF Swinderby; RAF Syerston; RAF Turweston; RAF Yatesbury; Stirling; training; Wellington; wireless operator
Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and post war flying. He was stationed at RAF West Freugh, RAF…
Tags: 101 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; C-47; Conspicuous Gallantry Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Distinguished Flying Medal; Lancaster; Meteor; Mosquito; navigator; operational training unit; Proctor; RAF Brize Norton; RAF Halfpenny Green; RAF Hemswell; RAF Leeming; RAF Lichfield; RAF Lindholme; RAF Ludford Magna; RAF Middleton St George; RAF Millom; RAF Upavon; RAF West Freugh; training; Walrus; Wellington; York
Tags: 170 Squadron; 625 Squadron; aircrew; Anson; bombing; Dominie; Halifax; Halifax Mk 5; Harvard; Hurricane; Lancaster; Lancaster finishing school; Lancaster Mk 1; Lancaster Mk 3; Lincoln; Magister; Meteor; Mosquito; Oxford; pilot; RAF Dunholme Lodge; RAF Hemswell; RAF Kelstern; RAF Little Rissington; RAF Madley; RAF Peplow; RAF Sandtoft; RAF Scampton; Shackleton; Spitfire; Stearman; Tiger Moth; training; Wellington; York
Photograph 2 is a three quarters portrait of James Wrigley in a sidcot flying suit, captioned 'Yatesbury 1941'.
Photograph 3 is a wedding party…