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AHughesJ171102.mp3
Janet Hughes’ father, Reginald Charles Wilson, volunteered for the RAF in August 1941. In January 1942, he was posted to America under the Arnold training scheme and was later remustered to train as a navigator in Canada. After forming a crew at…

LCoxJ133397v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for John Cox, covering the period from 9 January 1942 to 12 June 1944. Detailing his flying training and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF Perth, USAF Tuscaloosa, USAF Gunter Field, USAF Turner Field, USAF Kelly Field,…

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Gives personal details, dates of service as airman and recommended for commission 26/7/43. Lists postings for training and to 9 Squadron. Mustered as pilot, then observer and navigator.

SGillK1438901v10013.pdf
Starts with account of movements in RAF for 1941. Continues lwith entries for daily activities. Embarks Greenock, Leaves Milford Haven on 8 January for voyage across Atlantic and describes voyage to Canada. Arrives Moncton 20 January describes daily…

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A large group of airmen in column led by colour party marching to the right with two story barrack blocks in the background. Submitted with caption 'Urner Field 1942 sixth rank second file Don Cameron'.

SGillK1438901v10017.pdf
Mentions travel by rail to Moncton and comments on cold weather. Writes of his activities, food available and local shops. Goes on to describe onward train journey to the United States including food, countryside, weather and stops. Arrived at Turner…

SGillK1438901v10018.pdf
Writes of life at Turner Field, Georgia, including food, putting on weight, weather, pay, the hospitality and American people, local churches, American cars and on base activities. Continues with description of visits to local town. Expecting to be…

SGillK1438901v10019.pdf
Catches up with family news, birthdays and other news. Mentions he had now moved to Carlstrom Field, Arcadia, Florida. Describes living conditions and provides sketch map of camp. Comments on food, weather, and that they had not yet flown, Writes…

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Pedestrians passing the sign for London, Albany. Behind are railway wagons. On the reverse 'London Avenue Albany not sure there are still train sidings there now'.

LStimpsonMC155249v1.pdf
Pilot’s flying log book for Maurice Cecil Stimpson, covering the period from 19 December 1941 to 30 July 1943. Detailing his flying training and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Perth, USAAC Alabany, USAAC Moody Field, RAF Little…

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Maurice seated in the back of a car wearing sunglasses. On the reverse 'Maurice in 1942 having a break as Top Gun!'

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Maurice, in flying helmet, looking up at the sky. The image has been damaged or marked. On the reverse 'No! They're not bees'.

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Maurice and Pete seated in a barbers with two assistants posing for their photographs. On the reverse 'Haircut time for Pete and Maurice in Albany'.

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Two men in swimming shorts by a pool. On the reverse 'Pete & I at Darr Swimming Pool. Nellie See what difference the filters make to the clouds'.

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Maurice standing by a car in an Albany street. On the reverse 'What a car, Albany'.

YStimpsonMC155249v1.pdf
An intermittent record of Maurice's year. It starts with some time in the UK then he travels to Perth then the US for pilot training.

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An airman and a policeman standing on a street corner in Albany, as identified on the reverse.

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Left - formations of airmen around flag pole in area surrounded by barracks. Captioned 'Retreat formation, Turner Field, Albany, Georgia'.
Top right - four airmen wearing tunics standing in line in front of a barrack block. Captioned 'Ken, Ted, Bert…

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Top left - an airman wearing flying suit standing on a path with buildings in the background. Top middle - an airman wearing flying suit standing with his foot on the landing wheel of a Stearman biplane. Top right - an airman wearing tunic and side…

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Three men and two women sitting on the front of a car. On the reverse 'From the Left Possibly Pete, Dave (Davis) and Terry?'

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Top left - two man in civilian clothes sitting on a wall with a fence and trees in the background. Top right - a view over water of trees, Bottom left - a view over water at trees and buildings. Bottom right - a view over water of trees and a bridge…

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Pennant for Darr Aero Tech, Albany, Georgia.

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Top left - an open air swimming pool. Top right - a group of men some sitting against wall and other standing by a building. Left middle - view over airfield of a hangar. Right middle - a Stearman biplane on apron with two story buildings in the…

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Seven men in shorts posing as a group. On the reverse 'Fixed at last'.
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