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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland"

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Gee chain chart covering west of Scotland, North of Ireland and the North Atlantic

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Account of troops in Scotland marooned without supplies and bomber loaded with 700 pound of bread drops supplies. Further supplies were dropped over a few days.

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Top, a composite panoramic view of open countryside.
Second row left, waves breaking on a shoreline. Coast in the distance. Second row centre, sea shore with groynes in middle distance and a building further back on the right.
Second row right, a…

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Red lion standing against sun burst with title 'Empire Exhibition Scotland. 1938'.

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Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Pilot Officer Godfrey from 3 of February 1941 to 25 of September 1945 detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Aircraft flown were Dominie, Proctor, Wellington, Hampden,…

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Royal Air Force observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Sydney Grimes, wireless operator, covering the period from 2 July 1942 to 22 August 1945. Detailing training, operations flown, instructional duties and post war flying. He was stationed…

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Simson Reid was born in Scotland and was able to have a flight with Alan Cobham’s Flying Circus which although short, fostered an interest in aviation. He volunteered for the Royal Air Force and was posted to flying Hampdens as an air gunner. As…

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Ernest Cutts was born in Mallee in Victoria and at the age of fifteen he passed the Commonwealth Public Service Exam, joining the Military Post Office as a civilian junior postal officer. At eighteen he enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force and…

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He describes his first interest in the RAF, in 1938. He joined the Air Defence Cadet Corps, and later in 1941 the Air Training Corps. He was called up by the RAF in February 1942, and proceeded through initial training and the Initial Training Wing…

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Photograph 1 is of three airmen by the nose of a Lancaster, captioned 'Sid Munn? Knight & Self Kinloss'.
Photograph 2 is of three airmen, one leaning on a propeller blade, no caption.
A third photograph is missing and is captioned 'Sgts mess…

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Navigator's air bomber’s and air gunner’s flying log book for Flight Sergeant Leonard Green, wireless operator, covering the period from 15 December 1942 to 20 January 1946. He was stationed at RAF Manby, RAF Wigtown, RAF Bitteswell, RAF…

LWoodC1451225v1.pdf
The log book covers the training, operational career and and post war flying of Colin Wood from 8 July 1943 to 7 February 1946. He trained in Canada and in Great Britain and was stationed at RAF Metheringham, RAF Coningsby and RAF Full Sutton. …

LWoolgarRLA139398v1.pdf
Observer's and air gunner's flying log book for Flight Lieutenant Reg Woolgar from 29 November 1940 to 21 July 1947. Detailing training schedule, instructional duties and operations flown. Served at RAF Yatesbury, RAF West Freugh, RAF Upper Heyford,…

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John Young grew up in Scotland and was a locomotive fireman on the railways until he volunteered to join the Royal Air Force. He completed a tour of operations as a flight engineer with 432 Squadron from RAF East Moor. After the war he returned to…

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Halifax aircraft in numerous rows on a grassy field.

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Thanks for parcel she sent, especially as night flying had precluded his from shopping for essentials. Continues to describe activities around Christmas 1942 including being on search and rescue standby on Christmas day and a sortie to Lossiemouth…

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Letter from David Boldy to his mother and brother. Discussed new cleaning task that he has been completing around; mentions two restaurants he visited and a date he failed to attend; showed interest in joining the aircrew and speaks about the…

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about his daily activities after leaving Scotland for Hastings, and visiting his mother and Steve whilst passing through London. He comments the current military situation.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about being stationed in Scotland, waiting to start the air observers school. He has visited Edinburgh and been swimming locally.

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Letter from David Boldy to his father about being stationed in Scotland and visiting Edinburgh.
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