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PRidingRH21040015.jpg
Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a river.
#2 is a city at the side of a river.
#3 is a city with a regular grid street pattern and a river under the wing of an aircraft.
#4 is Montreal with three bridges crossing the St…

PRidingRH21040013.jpg
Four oblique aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a bridge crossing a frozen river and another bridge leading to a small island.
#2 is two bridges, Honor Mercier, crossing the St Lawrence river.
#3 is the Jacques Cartier bridge…

PRidingRH21040002.jpg
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'.

PPerryWRP17050014.jpg
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…

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…

PPeckP16010044.jpg
Nine photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is an airman in his hotel bed.
Photo 2 is three airmen sitting on a balustrade.
Photo 3 is a misty view over Montreal.
Photo 4 is the cannon outside the Sun Life building.
Photo 5 is three airmen posed at…

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PPeckP16010042.jpg
Postcards and one photo of Montreal.
Photo 1 is Caleches at the Lookout, Mount Royal.
Photo 2 is the Canadian Pacific Railway Station.
Photo 3 is The Duchess of Richmond and Harbor Bridge.
Photo 4 is the view of Montreal from Mount Royal.
Photo…

PPeckP16010005.jpg
Peter's account of his early days training in Canada then his return across the Atlantic to Scotland.

PSaundersEJ20010071.jpg
Six photographs and a tram ticket from an album.
Photo 1 is a view out of the carriage looking to the engine, captioned 'The Train to Halifax'.
Photo 2 is a tow truck attaching a hook to the back of a saloon car, captioned 'Result of ten hours in…

PCothliffKB15030159.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 207. F/O Powell, RO. 429'

PCothliffKB15030142.jpg
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'

PCothliffKB15030116.jpg
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'

PCothliffKB15030114.jpg
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.

PCothliffKB15030103.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 116. F/O Proudfoot. 427'

PCothliffKB15030067.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. ???. P/O Maclennan. 427'

PCothliffKB15030021.jpg
Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 121. Sgt. Collver. 427'

PCothliffKB15030010.jpg
Two photographs of WB Britton and crew. In the first the men are arranged in two rows beside their aircraft. In the second the seven airmen are arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated 'LMG. 171. F/O…

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.'

MPhilbinGBJ13999-151020-010001.jpg
Gerry Philbin's talents in hockey whilst serving in the RCAF are described. He then transferred to the UK to fly Halifaxes. During an operation they were shot down and only he and Sergeant Millard survived. He was captured but escaped with the help…

EFordTAFordAG-[Mrs]4303XX.jpg
Letter from Terry Ford to his mother and father. He writes that he is sending them socks and stocking with his friend Don as he is coming home.

EFordTAFordAG-[Mrs]-Y-M421028-0001.jpg
Terry Ford writes home describing his journey across Canada en-route to his training school at Neepawa. He mentions the scenery, the people and the differences in the way of life between home and Canada he encountered.

YGeachDG1394781v4.pdf
Third of David Geach's diaries describing his service & personal life training as an Air Bomber in Canada. He describes his ground & flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local Canadian towns and New York. He details train…
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