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  • Spatial Coverage is exactly "Scotland--Aberdeenshire"

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,…

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

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'.

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…

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…

ECameronDCameronM440710.jpg
Informs her that first tour was complete.

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'.

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…
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