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LPerryWRP1317696v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book one, for W R P Perry, covering the period from 24 November 1941 to 19 April 1943. Detailing his flying training. He was stationed at RAF Ansty, RCAF De Winton, RCAF Calgary, RCAF Moncton, RAF Ossington, RAF Scampton, RAF North…

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The four men are standing in the snow. On the reverse 'Moncton. Maurice far right others unknown 1942 so returning to UK'.

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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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Maurice standing in front of a railway carriage belonging to Canadian National. On the reverse 'On the way up from the States'.
On a second copy of the reverse is added 'Maurice. Training complete on the way back to MonctonCanada [sic] for return…

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13 airmen in front of a wooden hut. Jack is top row, extreme right. On the reverse is 'Moncton Haphazard Snaps'.

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Hazel Carby discusses her father Carl's early life in Jamaica, his experiences training in Canada and serving as aircrew in the RAF, and how he and his family were treated in London in the post war period.

She also discusses her research into her…

LPennLE413929v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for L E Penn, covering the period from 31 December 1942 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Dauphin, RCAF Pennfield Ridge, RCAF Yarmouth, RAF…

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Tom's memoir of his early RAF days. He talks about his cousin, Vivian Gunning who died in a Blenheim in June 1940.
Tom joined the RAF at 15 after altering his birth certificate. He trained in Canada as a pilot.

ETansleyEHTansleyAE411211.pdf
Settling into new location after arriving safely in Canada. Catches up with family news and talks a little of his activities. Comments on lack of blackout compared to home and writes of hospitable local people. Mentions arrival of snow and how well…

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Blue pennant with RAF Badge at Moncton, N.B.

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Top left - view from a train of steam locomotive coming the other way. Top right - view across water of train yard with loading building. Centre middle - a side view of a steam locomotive. Bottom left - view from train. Bottom right - view across…

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Top left - group of airmen waiting on platform of train station. Top right - Side view of a train with people alongside. Centre middle - View down residential street with snow covered ground. Bottom left - ornamental reindeer and slay outside a house…

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Top left - view down a snow covered road. Top right - snow covered countryside. Centre middle - a church with snow covered ground. Bottom left - view down a main street of a town. Bottom right -view vertically up the side of a tall building. On the…

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Top left - view over water with trees on far side. Top right - water with ice flows. Centre middle - an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap sitting on rock on shore at edge of sea. Bottom left - view of snow covered shoreline. Bottom right - view…

PHughesCL16010029.jpg
Top left - an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap crouching in the snow on a road. Top right - a man standing in the snow in front of a church. Centre middle - snow scene with trees on left and house on the right. Bottom left a river/canal runs…

PHughesCL16010027.jpg
Top left - an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap standing in a road with house in the background left. Top right - an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap standing in a road. Centre middle - a man standing by the side of a large locomotive.…

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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A messing bill for $4.40 from RAF Moncton

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Peter's account of his early days training in Canada then his return across the Atlantic to Scotland.
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