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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Saskatchewan--Regina"

Charle's RCAF service paper.

1:506880 Chart of Swift Current-Regina.

Reg Harrison grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan and enjoyed watching aircraft when they flew over. He had his first flight as a youngster when he was lent five dollars by a shopkeeper. He volunteered for aircrew as soon as he was of age and began his…

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'

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…

Letter From Terry to his family. He writes that he has just been to Regina and has sent a parcel to them with items he has bought. He also writes about the weather saying that it is well below freezing therefore they are unable to be outside for more…


Letter from Terry to his family. He writes thanking them for their letters and money and says that he has just been on leave to Regina; about the weather and his exams.

An air chart covering the Swift Current and Regina area of Saskatchewan.

Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a street scene, captioned 'Weyburn Main St'.
Photo 2 is an aerial view of a railway line and a few houses, captioned ' The town? of Yeomans'.
Photo 3 is a horse and sled outside a store. The caption has…


Terry Ford writes to his family about waiting for some tremendous news – it was about Churchill meeting Roosevelt in Africa. He writes about the contents of a parcel he has sent and who the items were for. No flying recently due to the snow.

A letter from Terry Ford to his family where he writes about social and domestic events, a desire to visit the States, an improvement in the weather, the loss of one of his friends on an operation and future flying.

Top left an ornate multistory public building with a tower on the front. In the foreground several people on pathways. Captioned 'Town Hall, Regina'. Top right - two views mounted overlapping showing panoramic of a park with lake behind. In the…

Top left - a large multistory public building with dome in the centre. Top right - in the distance on the far side of a lake, a large building with dome in the centre. Both photographs captioned 'Parliament Buildings, Regina'. Bottom left - a city…

Fourth of David Geach's diaries describing the final part of his training in Canada. He writes of his service and personal life training as an air bomber. He describes his ground and flying training experiences, social life both in camp and in local…

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Joan Ilma Massey was born in India where her father served with the British Army. She joined the WAAF in 1940 at the age of seventeen. She did her initial training at West Drayton and worked in Whitehall for a time. After she was demobbed she went to…

Daily entries for most of year 1941, First half of year entries cover events in England before joining Royal Air Force. Entry for May includes call up papers and travel to Stratford on Avon. June move to Scarborough. August to Wilmslow, sea journey…

Writes from Swift Current that he has been very busy but had hitch hiked to Regina on day off and visit to McNelley's. Describes visit to the town with daughter and then took train back. Describes railway station and Canadian trains. Mentions final…


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