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SDunnFT1319229v10002-Transcript.pdf
Transcript of F Dunn's memoir describing life before and after joining the RAF. Includes induction and starting off in the RAF in England and then sea voyage to South Africa and then initial training in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

SDunnFT1319229v10002-0001.pdf
Autographical account of life at the beginning of the war including service in ARP in Swindon. Reasons for volunteering for the RAF. Registered for military service in February 1941. Waiting for call-up. Induction at St John's Wood London and…

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Four pages of notes to help users get the best out of B.A.B.S. (Beam Approach Beacon System.)

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Certifies that Mr Powell had attended Anson airframe course.

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OGorfunckleN1260360-170801-01.pdf
RAF Form 543 with brief details of Norman's service in the RAF.

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form. No better quality copies are available.

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Notes difficulty with form and enclosing another. Goes on to and gives further instructions for action.

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RAF Form 543 for Edward, listing his service record.

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The letter from the wife of a crew member, Sergeant Bartle, asks if she has heard anything about the crew. She has been in touch with Pilot Officer Griffin's wife and Pilot Officer Walsh's wife. Air Gunner Grellier's mother also wrote to her.…

MRainfordJR131201-150925-02.pdf
Short note of dates and service in Royal Artillery and RAF. Killed in action at Sola, Norway on 21 February 1942

BTaylorJTayorJv1.pdf
An autobiography of Jim Taylor's time in the RAF before the war. He spent time training with Oliver Bell, who is recorded in the memoir.

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Give some personal details of Pilot Officer A Kularatne (pilot) including presumed killed 16 February 1944 while on 102 Squadron. Includes list of postings, musterings and next of kin details.

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A newspaper article describing an attack on Nuremberg. It is annotated 'No 9 27/8 1943'.

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An article about the bombing of Remscheid. It is annotated 'No 5 30/7/43'.

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A memoir written by a Royal Australian Air Force wireless operator. Firstly he describes major events in the war but he continues with his own experience training in Canada then commencing further training in the UK. Only three pages are…

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To Flying Officer L Hadfield stating final payment of £7:6:11. Includes payment arrangements and war gratuity payment totalling £84:9:0.

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Payslip for December 1945

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Payslip for November 1945.

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Payslip for November 1945

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Payslip for October 1945

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The letter from the Chief Draughtsman at Lancashire Dynamo and Crypto Ltd expresses delight that Ron has returned to the UK, safely.

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The letter from Ron's cub master expresses sorrow that Ron is missing.

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Two copies of a telegram stating that Ron is missing.

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The telegram advises that his son, Ron, has arrived back in the UK.
There is a second identical copy.

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A newspaper article about Ron after he was shot down over France. A second cutting has a brief note about Ron returning home after being missing in France.
[The details in the article are incorrect. His aircraft was a Wellington, it was shot down on…
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