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LColeC1605385v1.pdf
Navigator’s, air bomber’s, air gunner’s and flight engineer’s flying log book for Warrant Officer Colin Cole from 5 August 1943 to 23 September 1946. Detailing training schedule and operations flown. Served at RAF Yatesbury, RAF Mona, RAF…

PDawsonSR16010017.jpg
Left page.

Top left - Joy Dawson in swim suit sitting in a garden.
Top right - Stephen Dawson in swimming trunks reclining on mat in garden.
Captioned for top left and right photographs ' Hesslemount - May 28th, Bathing Beauty, and…

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Left page.

Top left - two girls in winter coats either side of a pram with baby. Fence and trees in the background. Captioned 'Janet, Chris and Sheila, March 1950'.

Top right - Two men standing in front of a house. The man on the left has his…

EMullinsRNCochraneDH451109.pdf
A letter written by Reg Mullins to Don Cochrane. There is a discussion on wartime colleagues and getting married. Reg is a co-pilot on Lancastrians but misses his time in the RAF.

LAmbroseBG1604870v1.pdf
Navigators, air bombers, air gunners and flight engineers flying log book for Basil Ambrose, flight engineer, covering the period from 5 July 1944 to 11 July 1946. Detailing engineers training, flying training and operations flown and post war…

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Photograph 1 is a side view of a Lincoln, captioned ''Dirty Dog' (Lincoln RF505 'D') 97 Sqdn Karachi, Pakistan, 1948.'
Photograph 2 is ten airmen arranged in two rows, the front row of six is seated with four men standing behind. It is captioned…

PWrigleyJ17050009.jpg
Side view of Lincoln 'RF505'. There are access ladders and bombs awaiting loading.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

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A man wearing light suit and tie standing behind a desk looking at a document. To the right a man wearing suit seated. On the left a man in spectacles seated. On the desk a sign '[..]kistan Jute Association'. In the background a wooden double door.

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John Shipman was born in Stathern, Leicester and as a teenager would cycle to Melton Mowbray to attend ATC meetings. He joined the RAF and started training as a flight mechanic. He joined a troop ship to start his posting and the journey took a very…

ABrandonJP180302.mp3
June Brandon was born in India, returning to England when her father died. She joined the WAAF and went into the Photographic Section, loading cameras on Spitfires then carrying out development of the films. She served at several RAF stations,…

AHendersonIG171017.mp3
Ian Henderson was born in Lockerbie and studied law at the University of Edinburgh for two years before joining the Royal Air Force. He travelled to Canada onboard the RMS Mauretania to train as a pilot, after two months near Edmonton on Oxford and…

ARogersLC160822.mp3
Lawrence Rogers joined the Royal Air Force at 17, and trained to become a wireless operator. He served with 218 Squadron at RAF Woolfox Lodge and then with 75 Squadron, flying in both Ansons and Lancasters, He eventually completed 32 operations with…

ARossiterHC150913.mp3
Harry Rossiter grew up in East London but his family moved to Essex which gave Harry a “ringside view” of the Battle of Britain. He volunteered as a bicycle messenger and tried to join the Royal Navy as a telegraphist. He was encouraged to join…

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A full-length photograph of a man in uniform fatigues, with sergeant's stripes. He has his hands in his pockets, and is not wearing a cap. He is standing in a large open space, with a pond behind and to his right. In the background can be seen a…

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A man wearing only white shorts, dark socks and white shoes is sunbathing in a chair outside a brick and concrete building with pillars. On the reverse, 'I was just about to sneeze when Eddie took this one Glad. But his shadow spoils this one', and ,…

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A man, in tropical uniform, is squatting in front of a cactus bush. In the background a featureless, desert-like landscape extends to the horizon. On the reverse, 'me, a cactus bush and the wilderness of India!!' and, 'Taken outside camp', and, 'Oct…

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An airman in uniform is sat outside on some stone steps. On the reverse, 'I think this is the best one duck, me on the end of my pipe' and, 'Nov. 46 M'Pur. (1)'

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A programme for an ENSA show starring Elizabeth Kaye, Biddy O’Connor, Ann Dennis, Rita Massara, Joan Whitfield and Ken Noyle.

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A programme for a boxing competition.

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A concert programme listing the songs that will be sung and the names of the singers.

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A programme for a variety show to held in the Station cinema.

MShipmanJ1694683-181126-06.pdf
The first edition of a magazine produced by RAF Mauripur. Articles about station life, sports reports, a film review and adverts.

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Three bills from three different meals.

MShipmanJ1694683-181126-08.pdf
A notebook containing dates of aircraft daily inspections and snags during 1945.

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A programme for Aladdin
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