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LStewartEC87436v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for E C Stewart, covering the period from 2 July 1940 to 25 November 1944. Detailing his flying training, instructor duties and operation flown. He was stationed at RAF Sywell, RAF Cranwell, RAF Ansty, RAF Walsgrave, RAF…

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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Lists of Ceylonese in three batches and miscellaneous arrivals who volunteered for and joined the RAF with some details of their service. Includes b/w photograph of Sergeant Rex De Silva in 1943.

LAlgarHKM1801102v4.pdf
Aircrew flying log book for H K W Algar, navigator, covering the period from 2 September 1964 to 13 July 1966. Detailing his flying duties with 38 squadron, and instructor duties with maritime operational training unit. He was stationed at RAF Luqa…

LAlgarHKM1801102v3.pdf
Aircrew flying log book for H K M Algar, navigator, covering the period from 11 August 1959 to 25 August 1964. Detailing his flying duties with 204 squadron and 38 squadron. He was stationed at RAF Ballykelly, RAF Kinloss and RAF Luqa. Aircraft flown…

LAlgarHKM1801102v2.pdf
Flying log book for navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner, flight engineers for H K M Algar, Navigator, covering the period from 6 April 1954 to 12 June 1959. Detailing his flying duties with 36 squadron, bombing trials unit, royal aircraft…

PRidingRH21050066.jpg
Nine photographs from an album.
#1 is Portes des Bombes, Floriana.
#2 is Kings Gate, Valletta. Several pedestrians are walking about.
#3 is an unclear view.
#4 is an airman sitting on a wall.
#5 is a view along a road with traffic in the…

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PRidingRH21050062.jpg
Eight photographs from an album.
#1 is three airmen in khaki sitting on the tail of a Hudson.
#2 is two airmen leaning on a wall in the hills.
#3 is seven airmen in khaki leaning and sitting on the tail of a Hudson.
#4 is six children in a row…

LRidingRH1525125v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for R H Riding, navigator, covering the period from 5 January 1942 to 25 April 1948. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war flying with 1332 heavy conversion…

PPerryWRP17050006.jpg
Top left - stone masons working on classical buildings on side of street. Captioned 'Masons at work, Valetta'.
Top right - six RAF officers wearing khaki shorts, jackets and peaked caps standing in line with trees and a hut in the background.…

PPerryWRP17050005.jpg
Top left - view from aircraft of harbour with surrounding city. Captioned 'Grand Harbour, Valetta, Malta'.
Top right - view of naval warship in harbour with city either side. Captioned 'HMS Gambia, Grand Harbour, Valetta'.
Bottom left - view…

ACurtisL90XXXX.mp3
Leslie Curtis describes how, when flying from Gibraltar to Malta, his Wellington (Z8773) experienced engine failure and he was forced to ditch in the Mediterranean Sea. The sole survivor, Leslie was picked up after four days by the destroyer, HMS…

PBennettHW1702.jpg
A seaplane at Kalafrana Base, Malta.

PDoxseyJA18010048.jpg
Top left - front quarter view of a York parked on hardstanding. Captioned 'Our York at Almaza, Cairo'.
Top right - view down onto the entrance of a hotel with driveway surrounded by palm trees. Captioned 'Heliopolis Palace hotel, Cairo Feb…

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PDoxseyJA18010047.jpg
Top left - two men, one wearing swimming trunks, the other shirt and shorts standing either side of a local boy on a beach with trees in the background. Captioned 'Engineer (J Ormerod) a Sinhalese boy and self on beach at Negombo, Ceylon, March…

ASouterKP210710.mp3
Kenneth Souter was born in Sunderland. His father ran a business importing wooden pit props. Kenneth learned to fly at Cambridge, and his first air experience flight was on the 5th of July 1939, and after training he went solo on the 31st of July…

PStewartEC17110059.jpg
A double exposed image with Roman ruins, scaffolding and a horse. On the reverse 'RAF Malta - Sightseeing -1944'.

PStewartEC17110054.jpg
Porte des Bombes archway in Floriana, Malta. On the reverse 'RAF Malta - ? Floriana Sightseeing - 1944'.

PStewartEC17110050.jpg
A stone built building identified as the Officers Mess, A set of steps leads to the entrance. On each side are terraces with umbrellas and officers drinking. On the reverse 'Officers Mess - RAF (?Malta)1945'.

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PStewartEC17110044.jpg
A view of the harbour at Valetta. On the reverse 'With the RAF in Malta - 1944/5'.

PStewartEC17110032.jpg
A WAAF in a horse drawn carriage, in front of ruins. On the reverse 'Malta. Your mum - in a Gharry RAF Malta 1944/5 en-route from HQ Air Command, Singapore to UK.' and, in pencil 'Mum in Malta Mum RAF Malta 1944'.

PStewartEC17110026.jpg
A WAAF standing by a street sign with 'Tangmere Road'. She is standing beside a RAF car. On the reverse 'Waiting for our aircraft to be serviced after forced landing at Malta - 1944'.
The image has been damaged.
A second image shows a man leaning…

PStewartEC17110014.jpg
A view over the harbour. On the reverse 'HQ Air Command En-route from Singapore 1945. Malta RAF (Sight seeing)'.
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