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Flying log book for Geoffrey Walter Dixon covering the period from 23 June 1942 to 2 May, 1943. Detailing his flying training. Includes various certificates, a telegram, Air Ministry Release of Log Books procedure and a photograph of G W Dixon in…

Geoff Dixon's first log book, from 9th March 1942 to 26 June 1942 as he began his flight training in Canada at the No 4 Elementary Flying Training School RCAF Windsor Mills, Quebec.

13 airmen in two rows in front of a Fairey Battle. Each man is named on the front. On the reverse each man has signed his name and 'A/C Fairey Battle Course 45A Observers No 9 Bombing and Gunnery School Mont-Joli PQ July 1942 Back Row RCAF Front RAF…

Ron and his friend at the beach at Ste Flavie. On the reverse 'Tony and myself on the beach at Ste Flavie Mont-Joli June 1942'.

Three trainee airmen in summer uniform at the beach. On the reverse 'Ted, Cyril & Sidney in summer uniform Beach at Ste Flavie Mont-Joli June 1942'.

Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a snow filled street, signposted 'Riverside Drive'.
#2 is a church surrounded by snow.
#3 is Victoria railway bridge.

Four views of Victoria Bridge bridge across St. Lawrence

Four photographs from an album.
#1, 2 and 3 are views of the parish church of Sainte-Flavie by the roadside and from the Saint Lawrence River.
#4 shows the church of St-Rémi-de-Métis in Price.

Identification kindly provided by Michael Paré of…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an area of cut down trees.
#2 is a sawmill processing the cut down trees.
#3 is three houses at Ste Flavie on the St Lawrence.
#4 is a dinghy with two houses behind at St Flavie, St Lawrence.

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is four trainee airmen at the top of an escape slide.
#2 is the four trainees sliding down the slide.
Both are captioned 'AVR 1942'.
#3 is three trainee airmen in khaki at St Flavie the St Lawrence
#4 is two…

Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a double fence and a town in the distance.
#2 is a church viewed across a frozen river.
#3 and 4 are two horses pulling a large sled with three or four people.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.


A group of 31 airmen arranged in three rows. Ron is marked with a post-it. A second post-it states 'Here are the photos of grandads training in Canada in 1942 age 21 Some places are Quebec, Montreal and Rivers'.

Top left - view down a valley of a distant inlet. Captioned 'Port Arthur, Lake Superior, Canada, 42'.
Top right - an airman wearing tunic standing in front of a railway track with train behind. Other figures in the distance right. Captioned 'Phil at…

A record of Sam's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

The front of two boats at a jetty along Saint Lawrence River. In the distance, Québec.

Identification kindly provided by Norman Stewart and Alastair Disley of the Unidentified photos of the British Isles Facebook Group.

Writes that heh had a good weekend with friends. Mentions an injury to his knee. Writes of a long trip to overnight at a station in Québec. Says he only has a few more trips and his final exams to go. Writes that he received photographs they sent…

Reports receiving a large amount of mail from family and friends. Writes he is having the time of his life and describes events surrounding his 21st birthday with visit to Montreal. Says he should be off to navigator school shortly. Compares speed of…

Thirteen airmen sitting and standing in two rows. Wearing battledress or tunic they all have a number on left chest. In the background left a flight safety poster and notice on the wall. On the reverse names of nine of the personnel in the photograph…


Page captioned 'Montreal, Canada September 1942'. four photographs, first is of a low rise skyscraper, captioned 'Sun & Life building'.
Second a view of the city captioned, Montreal from Mount Royal'.
Third is similar captioned ' Another view…
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