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Top left - distant view of airport terminal, Captioned 'Control, Mauripur airport, Karachi'.
Top right - in the foreground a single storey building with three two storey building behind. Captioned 'Officer's mess and quarters, Mauripur airport,…

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Top left - view looking down from aircraft of a city below. Captioned 'Tel Aviv, Palestine from 10,000 ft'.
Top right - view of secluded garden with trees and building in background. Captioned '"little bit of heaven" at Shaibah, behind officer's…

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Top left - view on landing from aircraft window of airport buildings including control tower. Runway in foreground. Captioned 'Taken just as we landed at Dum-Dum aerodrome, Calcutta, March 46'.
Top right - snake charmer with snake in basket.…

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For show "Fastair' with programme of acts and other events. Christmas 1945 RAF Mauripur.

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Christmas greetings and Christmas dinner menu.

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Menu for Christmas eve dinner 24 December 1945. On the reverse signatures and location: RAF officers' mess Mauripur, Karachi, Sind, India.

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For mess at Mauripur Sind, SEAAF Christmas 1945. Includes wine list, list of toasts and Christmas day dinner menu. On the back are signatures.

BJoynerJHJoynerJHv1.pdf
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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Nine photographs of Jack's postings. They are dated 1950-1951.
Photo 1 is a view over Changi, Singapore.
Photo 2 is a man selling blankets, captioned 'Mauripur-Pakistan'.
Photo 3 is a building, captioned 'Temple Hill Mess'.
Photo 4 is a street…

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Details of Sam's citation for his DSO, further training in Navigation and as an instructor. He then returned to transport in the Mediterranean. His last flight was from Malta to Cairo.
There are three photographs of his wife.

PFordTA17110070.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Punch and Judy show on Bournemouth beach.
Photo 2 is Terry Ford in khaki and shorts leaning on a chair, captioned 'Mauripur again'.
Photo 3 is five airmen, two sitting on steps and three standing,…

PFordTA17110067.pdf
Four items from an album.
Item 1 is a photo of five men in swimming trunks at a beach bar, captioned 'Eric, Ken, Cliff and self'.
Item 2 is a photo of a man in trunks sitting on a chair, captioned 'John at boat club, Karachi'.
Item 3 is a postcard…

PFordTA17110066.pdf
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Terry Ford in khaki and shorts captioned 'Self outside billet Mauripur'.
Photo 2 are Terry Ford and two men, all in swimming shorts, captioned 'Cliff, Todge and Self'.
Photo 3 is Cliff and Terry Ford.…

PFordTA17110065.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is accommodation at Mauripur, captioned 'Billets at Mauripur, nr Karachi. Group of Bearers'.
Photo 2 and 4 are oblique aerial photos of the Taj Mahal.
Photo 3 is the starboard side of an Avro York, captioned…

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An Avro York, MW206, at Al Ahabad, Pakistan.
Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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PLawsonHA16010014.jpg
Seven photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a passenger ship taken from another ship.
Photo 2 is a man in a canoe.
Photo 3 is Homer Lawson on a ship. He is wearing khaki and in shorts.
Photo 4 is four men and a woman sitting on steps. Behind are…

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Three items from a photo album.
Item 1 is Homer's card from the Karachi Ordnance Officers' Shop.
Item 2 is a slip allowing Homer to wear five medals.
Item 3 is Homer's temporary members card for the Srinagar Club.

LLawsonHA19210824v1.pdf
Observer’s and air gunner’s flying log book for H A Lawson, navigator, covering the period from 19 January 1943 to 2 November 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown, instructor duties and post war duties with 77 squadron. He was…

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Born in Manchester, he was 20 years old in 1940 when he joined up and volunteered for aircrew. He trained in South Africa, Canada (Moncton and Trenton), the Unites States (Lakeland), and was torpedoed in the Atlantic on his way back. Maurice flew…

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A certificate issued to John Shipman on his completion of a training course at RAF Mauripur.

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John's membership cards for October and November 1945

YShipmanJ1694683v2.pdf
Intermittent record of John's time at RAF West Kirby then Blackpool for training. He covers the sail from Liverpool to Durban, then India, first Bombay then train to Karachi. Once established at RAF Mauripur he records his daily work and…

YShipmanJ1694683v1.pdf
John's day by day record of his work at RAF Maipur. It covers the RAF 'strike' and his return to the UK
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