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PTansleyEH1701.jpg
Man wearing flying helmet and goggles sitting in the rear cockpit of a Stearman Biplane. Captioned 'EH Tansley during training at Carlstrom Field, Arcadia, Florida. Early 1942'. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor

PTansleyEH1636.jpg
A man wearing flying jacket and helmet standing in front of a Stearman biplane. Other aircraft in line behind. Captioned 'Dad's first flying instructor at Carlstrom Field taken in February 1942. Mr J E Don. I thought it might fit in with the one of…

PTansleyEH1610.jpg
Line of airmen standing at ease wearing flying overalls and helmets in front of a line of Stearman biplanes. Another line of airmen facing the aircraft with parachutes on the ground. Captioned 'Carlsrom Field circa late 1941, British cadets being…

NTansleyEH181113-01.jpg
Thirty six airmen wearing khaki uniform and side caps sitting and standing in three rows. They are all holding scrolls. On the wall behind United States and British flags. Captioned 'First graduating Class of British cadets at Calstrom field, August…

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BDowardATansleyEHv2.pdf
Biography of Ernest Tansley's daughter Anne. Writes of background and family. Gives service history of her father including joining, training in England and the United States and eventual posting to 57 Squadron at RAF Scampton. Writes of her memories…

PTansleyEH16040004.jpg
Full length portrait of an airman wearing khaki uniform standing in the open with buildings in the background. On the reverse 'Ernest Tansley (Ernie) in Carsltom Field, USA, 22/1/1942, his 28th birthday'.

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PTansleyEH16020018.jpg
A airman wearing khaki uniform stands sideways against a palm tree. In the background single story barracks. On the reverse 'Carlstrom Filed, Arcadia Florida, USA, 22nd Jan 1942'.

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PTansleyEH16020005.jpg
Man wearing flying helmet with goggles and jacket standing in front of a PT-17 Stearman biplane with another aircraft in the background. On the reverse 'My 1st American instructor, Mr J K Don, Carlstom Field, Arkadia, Fla, Feb 1942'.

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APriestR160720.mp3
Ron Priest worked in accountancy before the war and then served as a rear gunner, flying twenty five operations with 149 Squadron from RAF Lakenheath all on Stirlings. Describes his training in England, Canada and the United States, under the…
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