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Nine photographs showing a ferry and Niagra Falls, captioned 'Ferry from Toronto to Niagara' and a colour postcard of the Falls.
Telegram date stamped 21 June 1942 giving Keith Tompson's father his new address, No1 Manning Depot, Toronto.
Canada…

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Top left - head and shoulders image of an airman wearing greatcoat and side cap. Top right - head and shoulders image of an airman wearing flying suit with door in the background. Centre middle - a woman in a dress sitting on steps of a brick…

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An envelope with a 15c Canadian stamp commemorating the first non-stop transatlantic flight. There is a 617 squadron badge and on the left a Lancaster. Underneath is a Vulcan and under that 'Commemorating 617 Squadron Association Reunion Toronto…

BHookingsEWHookingsEWv1.pdf
From birth in 1920 until operational pilot in 1944. Covers early life in Battersea and Morden in London, family life, school and first jobs after leaving school at 14 years old. Describes family experiences at beginning of the war volunteering for…

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-019.pdf
Ex-Air Force POW Association news sheet. This edition covers a planned five-day reunion planned for August 1985, a planned convention of the National POW Association in Hamilton, a planned reunion at Toronto for RCAF and RAF veterans, a reminder that…

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 174. F/L Sherlock A.A. 427'
The wireless operator's listing is annotated with his training record.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 173. F/L Sherlock E.T. 427'
On the left of the caption is annotated Operational Training Unit lengths of duty for most of the crew.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '194LMG. F/O Mulholland. 427'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 144. F/O Wilshir. 427'

PCothliffKB15030049.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 185 'LMG. F/O Hardy. 427'

PCothliffKB15030045.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 142. F/O Gorman. 427'

PCothliffKB15030082.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '193 LMG. Millard. 427'

PCothliffKB15030137.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above.

PCothliffKB15030009.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 156 F/O Brittain, W.B. 427.'

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 135. F/O Sherman. 427'

YMadgettHR1330340v3.pdf
Beginning of the year daily entries describe weather, training and activities at Medicine Hat. Course finished mid February and takes leave to see female friend in United States before travelling to St Johns. Voyage in convoy back to United Kingdom…

MOHaraHF655736-161121-05.pdf
Lambeth notebook with daily diary covering 25 to 30 June 1941 during journey from Iceland towards Canada on HMS Ranpura. Followed by account crossing from Greenock, Scotland to Iceland on ship Royal Ulsterman, stopover in Iceland, journey on HMS…

AWyldeHJ161218.mp3
Herbert James Wylde was working in local government in Glasgow before he volunteered for aircrew training with the RAF. He started pilot training and had gone solo when he was sent to Canada to continue training. While there he began training as a…

AThomasPG180302.mp3
Peter was born in Nelson, Lancashire and had two brothers. He was sixteen when he left school in 1940 and got a job until joining the Royal Air Force in 1943. He went to London Air Crew Reception Centre before going to Initial Training Wing at RAF…

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Letter from the father of Jim Ferrier, the Canadian bomb aimer in the crew to Mrs Wilson, the wife of the captain. He thanks her for contacting him as he was not informed of addresses of next of kin of other crew. He holds out hope of news and says…

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Peter writes to Terry about receiving his wings and a commission.

MCurnockRM1815605-171114-014.pdf
News-sheet of the Canadian Prisoners of War Relatives Association. This edition covers the danger of rumours, editorial policy on letters, NCOs organise at Stalag IVB, Mrs Ian Campbell's work for POWs, Canadian Red Cross Prisoner of War shipments,…
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