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Comments on recent letters and reports death of squadron pig. Continues with banter and gossip. Mentions that he cannot write about his operations. Writes that he would be back in Belfast next Sunday and hopes to meet up with him.

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Memorandum items addresses of friends and acquaintances, mentions many days/evenings out and what sort of time he had in Belfast, Lincoln, Gainsborough and many others. Mentions various journeys and postings, lists birthdays. Jots down daily…

ENorthWANorth[Fa-Mo]441009.pdf
Alan writes thanking for a letter and newspapers. He went to Belfast on his day off, visiting the cathedral and the City Hall.
He has been doing a lot of flying.

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Robert McClements grew up in Northern Ireland and after working in various jobs he volunteered for the Royal Air Force. He flew a tour of operations as a mid upper gunner with 10 Squadron. He discusses the model of his aircraft that a German…

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Fred McCullough discusses his series of abstract art works which are an homage to his uncle, Sergeant Harry McCullough, a flight engineer with 61 Squadron. He was killed on his tenth operation and is buried at Durnbach Cemetery.

LWierT500238v2.pdf
Pilots flying log book for T Wier, covering the period from 3 October 1955 to 25 September 1959. Detailing his flying duties as a production test pilot with 48, 23 maintenance Units. He was stationed at RAF Hawarden, RAF Benson, and RAF Aldergrove.…

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

LHadfieldL1066643v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for L Hadfield, wireless operator/air gunner, covering the period from 14 March 1941 to 6 May 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RAF…

Patrick Rowland volunteered for the RAF in Belfast. He trained as a mechanic. He was posted with 149 Squadron. He volunteered for overseas posting because his brother was a prisoner in the Far East. He did not know at the time that his brother had…

EDarbyCAHWellandJ440510.pdf
He has been kept busy training. The weather has been changeable and he has been doing a lot of walking. Food is good.

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Records his time in the Air Training Corps before joining the RAF, his training as an air gunner and his first operation.
Post war his squadron took part in the repatriation of Army personnel from Italy and his unit was in India at around the time…

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George Rex Armstrong served in the RAF as a flight engineer. He was born in Belfast and grew up in Donaghadee. Decided to join the RAF because he wanted to follow his brother Ted, who flew forty operations with 617 Squadron. Mentions being in the…

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Alfie Martin was born near Belfast in 1920. He applied for the Air Force but his mother was worried about the dangers and so he withdrew his application. He joined the army and when the RAF advertised for soldiers to transfer the RAF he volunteered.…

BBoydKGBoydKGv1.pdf
Written by Ken Boyd the brother-in-law of a Bomber Command pilot Wilfred Comrie who was killed in a crash at RAF Pocklington in March 1943. Wilfred was an American who joined the RCAF in May 1941 and served on 102 Squadron. Ken Boyd was a first…

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Writes that her son was a member of Robert Wareing's crew. She is pleased that Robert is recovering, but has had no further news of her son Bertie Campbell, who is missing. They did not know he was flying until he was reported missing - he took his…

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She writes that her son is also missing and she understands that Mrs Wareing’s husband, Squadron Leader Bob Wareing was one of the crew. She asks that if Mrs Wareing has any news of her son she would be grateful if Mrs Wareing would let her know.

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She writes thanking Mrs Wareing for provided information on a Mrs Pillot in France who tends the graves of the men who were killed in action. She states that when the war is over she will visit them. She also hopes that Mrs Wareing’s husband will…

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A list of the other six members of Reg's crew...Harvey, Laurie Underwood, Jack McArdle, Bill Ross, John Bushell and Alec McCarroll.

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A biography of Fred. In addition it includes histories of aircraft and squadrons he served in, Details are included of airfields he served at. Additionally there are biographies of various servicemen associated with Fred's squadrons and service.
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A card issued to Beatrice in September 1950.

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One is a sergeant with half wing brevet and wireless operator flash on sleeve, the other is an airman. Captioned 'Horace and myself August 1940 Belfast'.

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