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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland--Aberdeenshire"

LSinclairET137290v1.pdf
Eric Sinclair’s Pilot’s Flying Log Book from 25th August 1941 until 30th June 1947. Training started at No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School followed by No. 36 Service Flying Training School in Canada in January 1942. Further training at 14…

LArrowsmithDR427789v1.pdf
Pilots flying log book for Douglas Ross Arrowsmith, covering the period from 15 January 1943 to 3 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at 1 Elementary Flying Training School RAF RAAF…

PBakerWB16040004.jpg
Top - a large group of trainee airmen wearing greatcoats and side caps sitting and standing in three rows in front of a brick building with large windows criss-crossed with blast tape. On the reverse signatures. Captioned 1 - 'Heaven help poor old…

PCookOG1603.jpg
A large group pf men all wearing tunic and all but one side caps sitting and standing in four rows with stairs (right) and building in the background. Submitted with caption; 'No 1 Pactc Kings College Aberdean [sic] 1943 Repaired'.

ECameronDCameronM440710.jpg
Informs her that first tour was complete.

PThomasB1801.jpg
Bessie Thomas left school at the age of fourteen and worked at the Consett Iron Company working as a typist. At the age of eighteen at the time of Dunkirk she joined the Women's Auxiliary Air Force where she wanted to be a radio operator but there…

AMearsCE170921.mp3
Charles left school with no formal qualifications and was undertaking further education when the Second World War commenced. Being too young to enlist, he joined the Air Defence Cadet Corps and - upon reaching 18 - he eventually was able to join. He…

PBrittainJT1735.jpg
Oblique aerial photograph of a runway In the distance running from lower left to middle of the image, surrounded by fields with a village in the centre. On the reverse 'Dyce airfield near Aberdeen, from low flying Lancaster'.

EGortonHGortonLCM440201.pdf
He writes of flying to RAF Banff, meeting ex-colleagues and the weather.

AMaywoodRM151109.mp3
Dick was born in Peterborough and volunteered for the Royal Air Force in 1941. He was called up to Lord’s Cricket Ground in 1942. Dick went to No. 6 Initial Training Wing at Aberystwyth. He then went to RAF Desford, flying Tiger Moths and was…

AYoungM150515.mp3
Margaret Young grew up in Scotland and worked in a ladies shoe department. She volunteered for the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force at the age of 18 and served as a wireless operator. She talks about the medical and reception centre and training,…
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