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APeelPAG170831.mp3
Mike Peel was a Lancaster pilot and served on two squadrons before becoming a prisoner of war late in 1944. He was an active sportsman and played tennis in his eighties but unfortunately is no longer with us. Using his logbook, letters, and…

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Bill would spend his school holidays with his grandmother in Scotland. He went to St Edward Island in Canada to do a reconnaissance course, after which he went to Harrogate to await posting. He did another course on Chipmunks before being posted to…

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Andrew hitchhiked from Edmonton to Calgary and then on to Mountain View by train. Gunnery training was in a Bolingbroke which had a mid-upper turret; bombing training was done in an Anson. Andrew was then posted to navigation school in Quebec for…

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Terry Ford writes to his family about enjoying the course now that the weather has improved. By the end of the course he will be a qualified navigator and a pilot. He has received a letter from Uncle Claude inviting him to go to New York with him.

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

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Flying Officer T.A. Ford’s RCAF Pilot’s Flying Log Book, from 11th July 1942 to 27th August 1950, detailing his training in Great Britain and Canada and operations as a pilot and flying instructor. Also includes post-war duties with Transport…

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24 airmen arranged in three rows. All the airmen have pilot's wings.

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Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is four civilians on bikes, captioned 'Cycling out to Stanhope Beach'.
Photo 2 is two civilians on bikes, one drinking from a can, captioned 'Fil refreshes himself'.
Photo 3 is four civilians resting by a…

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Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman and two civilians sitting in front of a sign for a park, captioned 'Pete Phil & Self at Prince Edward National Park.
Photo 2 is two civilians and an airman standing in front of a farm, captioned…

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PFordTA17110048.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is six men on a beach, captioned 'At Keppoch Beach day before we left'.
Photo 2 is 12 airmen standing on the station platform, captioned 'On station at Sackville, N.B.'
Photo 3 is four airmen on the station…

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The telegram advises Terry Ford's father than he has received his wings and commission.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his parents. He writes that he has been invited to go to New York with his uncle; that he had a day off; about the weather; going to the cinema and that the course is quite interesting. He also asks how all his family are.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his parents. He writes thanking them for all the correspondence he has received. He writes about family, friends, about his social activities and his course which he is finding quite complicated.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about his weekend off and his activities, about the weather and about his course which is going well.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about family and friends, his social activities, and that his course is now coming to an end and is looking forward to finding out where he goes next.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about family, friends and colleagues, about his social activities and his exams.

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that his course has completed and he will be coming home soon. He mentions where some of his colleagues are being posted to. He also writes that he would have liked to stay in Canada a bit longer as the pay…

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Letter from Terry to his family. He writes that he has had his Wings Parade and is now in Prince Edward Island for his next course, which will be for nine weeks.

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Letter from Terry Ford to his family. He writes about his flying, his friends, social activities and the weather.

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

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C. L. Hughes’ Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 8th January 1942 to 8th July 1945, detailing his training, operations and instructional duties as a Navigator. He was stationed at RCAF Charlottetown (32 Air Navigation School),…

LMaywoodRM1623169v2.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for R M Maywood, Navigator, covering the period from 31 December 1943 to 25 September 1946. Detailing his flying training, Operations flown and post war flying. He was stationed at…

LDickerAHG18112199v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for A H G Dicker, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 30 April 1953. Detailing his flying training, post war duties with 205 squadron, 52 squadron, 203 squadron and instructor…
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