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LAndrewsPF181152.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for P F Andrews, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 16 August 1943 to 13 December 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying. It also…

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Reply to a request from Cheshire that 4 Group provide crew. Not possible at present due to heavy commitments and new squadrons forming.

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Thanks him for letter and invitation but as he is now in command of a squadron it is impossible for him to make any arrangements.

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States he has no vacancy at the moment but will have in a few days and writes he would like him then.

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Asks if Cheshire has vacancy for wireless operator on his squadron. Served under him at RAF Linton-on-Ouse and recent returned after evading on the continent.

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Requests supply of two dozen chamois leathers at price quoted of 45 shillings per dozen.

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A Rhodesian flight engineer, he requests information on how to get posted to Cheshire's squadron. Previous tour on 78 Squadron and currently on 425 Squadron, which is becoming all French Canadian. Happy to drop rank but wished to remain with…

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On headed note paper J Craven and Co Ltd, Adelaide, South Australia. Writes that he was glad that Cheshire had been able to find a pewter mug in memory of son. Notes they have had other bad news in that daughter's fiance Bruce Davies an air gunner on…

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Letter from Eric Farmer (ex RAF Sergeant) stating he used to be with Cheshire on 35 Squadron requesting asking him to give talk to the Dewsbury British Legion.

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Three senior Royal Air Force officers wearing greatcoats and peaked caps waiting by a car in the foreground with airman standing by rear door. In the background a building with door. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the…

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Three senior Royal Air Force officers wearing greatcoats and peaked caps are walking line abreast towards the camera. There are cars left and right behind them with door openers alongside and the front right of a car is visible bottom left. In the…

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A group of six Royal Air Force personnel walking on a snow covered path. The first five are wearing greatcoats and peaked caps and the rearmost a tunic and side cap. On the reverse 'G/Cpt Bradbeer, Station Cdr, Wing Commander Willie Tait. Given by…

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Three airmen in shirt sleeves sitting on the ground with a bicycle alongside. Surrounding them are three air force personnel wearing tunic and carrying gas mask cases, The one on the left has pilot's brevet and the one on the right sergeants stripes.…

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Envelope addressed to Group Captain Cheshire, DSO, DFC at RAF Marston Moor. Postmarked London.

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Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Eric Horace Woods, navigator, covering the period from 28 November 1939 to 10 July 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties, operations with transport command and…

LCattyMA164193v2.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for M A Catty, covering the period from 15 October 1943 to 21 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and post war flying duties. He was stationed at RCAF…

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes that he is moving from RAF Finningley to RAF Waddington and he will look for a place for Jessie to stay nearby.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to Jessie. Harry writes about life in the RAF including returning from his leave to Doncaster and a simulated night raid on an oil refinery in Osnabruck.

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A letter from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes about life in the RAF including his navigation practice and how a friend is missing after an operation.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes that he is trying to find her somewhere else to stay in Doncaster as she is unhappy living in Peterborough and is looking forward to his leave.

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife Jessie. Harry writes from RAF Finningley about his life including the bad weather. He describes a recent incident where, due to the weather, a Hampden was shot at by a Spitfire by mistake and the…

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A letter and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife. Harry wishes her a happy birthday and writes about life at RAF Finningley including night-time look-out duties.

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A letter with card and envelope from Harry Redgrave to his wife. It is their fifth wedding anniversary and he looks forward to a time when the war is over and they can be at home again together. He thinks it is unlikely he will have leave a…
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