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Top - an airman wearing tunic and side cap with his arm around a woman wearing dress and hat. In the background a window. Submitted with description 'Photo of an RAF airman in service dress with a civilian woman. Identities and location…

Twenty-six airmen, wearing tunic and side caps, in three rows in front of a building with open door/window on the right. Albert Cluett is third from the left of front row. On the reverse of first photograph '28 Flight, J Sqdn, No 1 Squad, Morecombe…

RAF personnel document for Alfred James Dickerson with some details and notes killed in action 28/12/42. List of postings eventually to 106 Squadron. Notes alongside explains units posted to and some acronyms.

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.

An account by Mike Warburton (nephew of William Warburton) of how he made contact with the relatives of the other crew members of Lancaster DV400.

Andrezj standing at the wing tip of a Dragon Rapide. On the reverse 'June 26th 1950. Squires Gate, Blackpool. Rapide with Pilot C. Jones'.

Application made by Sarah Green requesting £47 on 14 October 1946. Covered by request dated 25 October 1946 from Customs and Excise requesting clarification of information on the form.

Blank form for leave from Aeronautical Inspection Department at Vickers Armstrong, Squires Gate.

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

A ticket issued by the Army for travel between Bexhill and Preston.

Arnold and Catherine's wedding photograph with Arthur, the best man, Nancy, Molly, George and Audrey. They are standing outside the church. Arnold is in uniform.

Two photographs of Arnold and Catherine standing outside the church. Arnold is in uniform.

A copy of Arnold's birth certificate

Top: Arthur's basic training flight, posed in two ranks outside their civilian billets in Blackpool.
Bottom: Arthur with some of his fellow tradesmen in the Mobile Servicing Squadron somewhere in France, posed in three ranks on the steps to one of…

Two photographs one of four individuals observing a damaged railway track.
The second a formal recruit course pose in two rows in front of a row of houses, captioned 'Blackpool'.


Photos 1 and 4 are the same, Arthur and his bride outside the church.
Photo 2 is the bride and he father walking into the church.
Photo 3 and 5 are the same, Arthur, his bride, the best man and Carol's bridesmaid.
Photo 6 is bride and groom, best…

A detailed account of Reg Payne's service in the RAF. He starts with a list of 18 RAF bases where he served in his 5 years of service. He was 16 when war was declared but volunteered for the RAF at 17. After tests he was selected for training as a…

Biplane registered E4360 in water just out from beach. One man by starboard wing and another behind. Several men and one woman walking on the beach in front. On the reverse 'On Douglas Sands Isle of Man, an Avro 504K floatplane of the Avro Transport…

On the left an autogyro facing top left and alongside a twin engine monoplane with a man kneeling on port wing. Behind a single engine biplane with a man on ladder by upper wing. Several other men stand on hardstanding. In the background buildings…

Front quarter airborne view of a single engine, two seat biplane registration G-ACHO. Both cockpits occupied and Avro trademark forward of registration on fuselage. Bellow right a large factory with chimneys. On the reverse 'The Avro Cadet over…
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